Todd Brown
Founder and Editor; Toronto, Canada

Todd founded Twitch in September of 2004 under the assumption that nobody in particular would care. Some people did, so he kept going. Todd is also Director of International Programming at Fantastic Fest, a partner at XYZ Films and father to a remarkably geeky child.

SEA FOG: Watch The Teaser For Bong Joon-ho Produced Thriller

The Host director Bong Joon-ho slides into the producer's chair for his Memories Of Murder co-writer Shim Sung-bo's directorial debut, Sea Fog (HaeMoo), the based-on-a-true-story tale of a fishing vessel whose attempt to transport illegal immigrants ends very badly, indeed.With... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Moscow 2072 Is Plagued By MAFIA In New SciFi

Some things change while others stay the same. That appears to be part of the guiding principal behind Saric Andreassian's upcoming Russian science fiction film Mafia (Мафия). Set in a 2072 Moscow clearly littered with new technology, progress has not... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Hey, New York! Win An Awesome NYAFF Prize Pack!

Hey, New York! The always amazing New York Asian Film Festival kicks off today and they want you to have free stuff! Lots of free stuff! Yes, that's right, merely presenting a massive stack of fantastic films isn't enough for... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

OVER YOUR DEAD BODY: Watch The Blood Soaked Full Trailer For Miike's Latest

After a lengthy foray into more mainstream fare, Japan's premiere cinematic bad boy is back into the horror genre where he made his name in a big way. Yes, Miike Takashi has laid on more of the red stuff with... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

SNOWPIERCER: Tilda Swinton Delivers An Inspirational Speech In New Clip

Tilda Swinton's got a little something going on in this new clip from Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer, a wee bit of righteous indignation as she informs Chris Evans, Jamie Bell and the rest of the lower class insurgents in this post-apocalyptic... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Get Stomped By The NYAFF 2014 Trailer!

Brace yourselves, New Yorkers! The 13th edition of the New York Asian Film kicks off tomorrow and things are going to get crazy. I mean, look at the header image. That's how these guys roll. And if you prefer your... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Six New Stills From Ghibli's WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE

With a release for Yonebayashi Hiromas's adaptation of Joan G. Robinson's children's novel When Marnie Was There approaching Studio Ghibli have posted a series of new stills on their Twitter account over the past couple days with more promised to... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

THE ROVER Giveaway! Win A Poster Signed By Pattinson, Pearce And Michod!

David Michod's post-apocalyptic follow to Animal Kingdom, The Rover, is in theaters now and Twitch is very happy to have a signed poster for the film to give away to one lucky reader. Michod and his two leading men -... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AT THE DEVIL'S DOOR: Watch The Trailer For The Latest From THE PACT Writer / Director

Formerly known as Home, the latest from the writer-director of The Pact has got itself a new title and a new trailer leading up to its VOD release August 8th and theatrical run September 12th from IFC Midnight.When ambitious young... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

COLD IN JULY: Watch The UK Trailer For Jim Mickle's Gritty Thriller

Quite possibly the most widely acclaimed US director to not yet break through in a significant way on his home soil, Jim Mickle boasts multiple selections to Cannes and Sundance on his resume without a single one of his films... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: SIDDHARTH, A Beautifully Tragic Portrait Of India

It is every parent's worst nightmare: You entrust your child to the care of another and when the allotted time for their return arrives, they simply do not. They're just gone and you're left not knowing where or how or... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Walk Down The Witch's Path With The Teaser For Jeremiah Kipps THE MINIONS

Here's an intriguing bit of work from New York City based director Jeremiah Kipp with the first teaser for his new short film The Minions. There's not so much out there regarding plotline beyond that it involves witchcraft and a... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

LUPIN THE THIRD: Kitamura Delivers Rollicking Action With Full Trailer For Live Action Adaptation

Fans excited at the prospect of Versus director Kitamura Ryuhei tackling hugely popular manga and anime property Lupin The Third in a new live action adaptation, you now have more reason to be excited. The first trailer for the upcoming... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

FURY: Brad Pitt Battles Germans And Shia LaBeouf's Moustache In Trailer For David Ayer's Latest

The simple fact that Brad Pitt is christened 'Wardaddy' would be enough for me to write off David Ayer's Fury from the outset- that and the fact that it also stars the perennially irritating Shia LaBeouf - if not for... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

THE DIVINE MOVE: Dive Into Korea's Gambling Underworld With The First Teaser

When it comes to high stakes gambling prone to lead to outbursts of extreme violence the board game go does not seem a likely candidate. But, hey, Tazza: The High Rollers managed to take the card game of hwatu and... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Check The First Posters And Stills From Fantasia Premiere THE MIDNIGHT SWIM

Soon to have its world premiere at the Fantasia Festival in Montreal, Twitch is pleased to present the first five images and a pair of posters for Sarah Adina Smith's The Midnight Swim.Spirit Lake is unusually deep. No diver has... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Dario Argento Hurt In Fall, Confined To Weeks Of Home Care

Iconic Italian director Dario Argento has reportedly suffered a number of injuries in a fall and been confined to home care until the end of July. According to manager Paolo Zaleti, Argento has sustained injuries to his head, back, neck... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Kurosawa And Asano Reunite For JOURNEY TO THE SHORE

After some false starts it appears Japanese auteur Kurosawa Kiyoshi has himself a new project and he's bringing a familiar face with him.Film Biz Asia reports that Kurosawa's Bright Future star Asano Tadanobu will take the male lead opposite Fukatsu... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Wong Kar Wai Adapting Romantic Drama I BELONGED TO YOU

Hong Kong auteur Wong Kar Wai appears to have his next project, author Zhang Jiajia posting on his Weibo account that WKW has licensed a short tale called The Ferryman from his collection I Belonged To You. The story revolves... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

ATTACK ON TITAN: Watch The Teaser For The First Feature Film

An overwhelming international hit on both the printed page and television screen, acclaimed manga and anime Attack On Titan is poised to conquer the big screen as well.Director Araki Tetsuro returns to the controls to edit the existing television series... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
  Next »
Page 5 of 740