Destroy All Monsters: Fighting and Fucking in 300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE

On International Women's Day, my girlfriend took me to see 300: Rise of an Empire. She liked the original 300 movie a lot more than I did (I didn't), but she's my girlfriend and I love her, and naturally I... More »
By Matt Brown   
  

STAR WARS: EPISODE VII Update - Shooting Dates, Timelines, and More

It's been some time since there's been solid information about the latest film in the Star Wars series, but we've now received information directly from the studio itself. It's been more than a year since the big announcement that J.J. Abrams... More »
  

Twitchvision: Jason Gorber Talks NEED FOR SPEED, GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL and ENEMY

Aaron Paul makes his big budget big screen debut with Need For Speed, Wes Anderson's got another of his beautiful confections with Grand Budapest Hotel, and Denis Villeneuve takes a dark take on being endoubled in Toronto with Enemy.Video embedded... More »
  

New To Netflix: Middle-Tier Prestige TV, Parenting, Classic Epics and Modern Silents

This week's entry of New To Netflix has a heavy focus on quality TV that doesn't quite get the twitter chatter or critical limelight of Breaking Bad, True Detectives and House of Cards but is still quality stuff. In there is... More »
  

The Full Lineup For Dallas IFF 2014 Is Pretty Incredible

I've been attending the Dallas International Film Festival since the first installment, when it was still AFI Dallas. I can honestly say that 2014's full lineup is probably the strongest, most Twitch-friendly line up that the Dallas IFF has had... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Review: BETTER LIVING THROUGH CHEMISTRY Triggers Gag Reflex

For such an obviously small and grass-rootsy kinda dark comedy, Better Living Through Chemistry has a surprising lot going for it. Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde, Michelle Monaghan. That's a lot of solid talent rounding out the three leading parts, all... More »
By Jim Tudor   
  

Review: Do We Need NEED FOR SPEED?

I like Aaron Paul. I've met the guy a couple times over the last few months, and he seems like a mensch. He was at Sundance for Hellion, and came across as a genuine, down-to-Earth guy who was more... More »
  

The Many Faces Of Michael Fassbender

This week, 12 Years a Slave has been released on the home-viewing platforms, hot on the heels of it winning the Best Picture Oscar. So in this week's installment of "Many Faces", I'd like to focus on the actor playing... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

Review: BAD WORDS Is Jason Bateman's Dark And Funny Directorial Debut

The career of Jason Batemen is rather fascinating. Rising from a sidekick on Silver Spoons early in his career, he stumbled through a number of films that his sister's sit-com sibling would pass on (including the truly egregious Teen Wolf Too). He showed... More »
  

Dog Watches TV, Bites Rapist In Clip From Sam Fuller's WHITE DOG

Sam Fuller's classic thriller White Dog gets the Masters of Cinema treatment later this month, with a brand new dual format Blu-ray/DVD release hitting UK shelves on 31st March. The film stars Paul Winfield and Kristy McNichol in the story... More »
  

TAPED Director To Remake THE BIRDS For Michael Bay

Variety is reporting that Diederick Van Rooijen has been hired to direct a remake of Alfred Hitchcock's classic thriller, The Birds, to be produced by Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes and Peter Guber's Mandalay Pictures for Universal.Van Rooijen is probably best... More »
  

Destroy All Monsters: We Are Not True Detectives

I came to True Detective late. I batch-consumed episodes 1-5 while in the midst of my own existential crisis over the course of a weekend, a couple of weeks back - which, if you're going to do this show at... More »
By Matt Brown   
  

70s Rewind: 15 Favorite Vehicular Mayhem Movies

With The Need for Speed racing into theaters this coming Friday, March 14, it's time to revisit my favorite movies with car chases from the 1970s, a particularly rich decade for vehicular mayhem.... More »
  

Twitchvision: Jason Gorber Talks 300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE and STALINGRAD

After last week's Oscar festivities, we're back with talk of the sequel to 300, Rise of an Empire. Silly, half naked fun, but worth seeing on the big screen if you're ever going to want to.Also a brief look at... More »
  

SXSW 2014 Review: CHEF Cooks Up Profound Retrospect

I've been waiting 15 years to give Jon Favreau the glowing review he's earned in spades with his return-to-roots film Chef. He has no doubt had a very interesting career since his initial indie splash Swingers back in '96, but... More »
By Zach Gayne   
  

SXSW 2014 Review: NEIGHBORS Goes Directly For The Raunch

To put it bluntly, asking why things happen in Hollywood studio comedies is besides the point. It's all about getting to the funny as expeditiously and as often as possible. Neighbors, a new Hollywood studio comedy by Nicholas Stoller, quickly... More »
  

SXSW 2014 Review: VERONICA MARS, Older But Still Wisecracking

The idea of a wisecracking female detective in her late twenties may not be quite as fresh as a wisecracking female detective in high school. But the formula that creator Rob Thomas and company developed for a television series is... More »
  

On Remakes And Profiteering

It is an entirely predictable response, one that has played out so many times at this point that it has almost entirely lost its meaning in some quarters while in others it is accepted blindly as fact because, hell, if... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Hey, Toronto! Win A Pair Of Tickets To See Brian De Palma's CARRIE On The Big Screen!

Hey, Toronto! The Twitch presented Stephen King retrospective Kingdom Of Fear continues at the TIFF Bell Lightbox tomorrow night with a screening of Brian De Palma's Carrie and we want you to be there!The very definition of the teenage outcast,... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Hey, Toronto! Win A Pair Of Tickets To See Paul Verhoeven's ROBOCOP On The Big Screen!

Hey, Toronto! Has the recent remake of Paul Verhoeven's RoboCop left you with a hankering to witness some vintage robotic law enforcement on the big screen? Well, you're in luck! The Verhoeven original screens tonight at 9:30 at the TIFF... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
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