Bauhaus' Peter Murphy To Star In And Co-Produce Chris Alexander's BLACKGLOVEKILLER

This hit the trades yesterday but is still worth mentioning. Bauhaus front man Peter Murphy will star in and co-produce Chris Alexander's fourth film, Blackglovekiller. Also joining the cast, and front man of another legendary rock band, is Nivek Ogre... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Raven Banner Catches CRABS! Seeks Medical Help

Raven Banner Entertainment has got a case of the Crabs! The Toronto based production and sales company have come aboard the indie creature feature and will serve as executive producers. "We never thought we'd say this but we are so happy to... More »
By Andrew Mack   

EXCLUSIVE: UNISOL's John Hyams To Helm The Refn Produced MANIAC COP Remake

We have just received word from ground zero at Fantastic Fest that John Hyams, director of the recent Universal Solider films Regeneration and Day of Reckoning, will direct the upcoming remake of the cult film Maniac Cop. Innocent people are being brutally... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Crowdfund This: Southern Gothic Goes DIY In UNFINISHED BUSINESS

For many of us, our childhoods were filled with ghost stories. Whether it was around the campfire, or sneaking a read with the flashlight under the covers, or catching a midnight movie, there was something vital and enduring about those... More »
By Ben Umstead   

COLOUR OUT OF SPACE: SpectreVision Backs Richard Stanley's Lovecraft Adaptation

It was a couple Summers ago that we sat in the pitch sessions for the Frontières International Co-Production Market at Fantasia and Richard Stanley (Hardware and The Dust Devil) described his vision for adapting H.P. Lovecraft's Colour Out Of Space to... More »
By Andrew Mack   

HOLD THE DARK: Jeremy Saulnier Will Direct Adaptation Of Novel

The Wrap is reporting that Jeremy Saulnier, director of Murder Party, Blue Ruin and Green Room, will work again with producer A24 and his Blue Ruin star Macon Blair on an adaptation of William Gilradi's novel Hold the Dark. Blair... More »
By Andrew Mack   

TALES OF HALLOWEEN: Creepy Children And The Many Arms Of Pollyanna McIntosh In Exclusive Gallery

The horror anthology Tales of Halloween is coming to U.S. cinemas, VOD and iTunes on October 16th. We have a set of exclusive stills from two of the ten tales. We get a look at a group of creepy children who... More »
By Andrew Mack   

MISSION TO LARS: Hey Toronto! Win A Double Pass To Opening Night!

Raven Banner Entertainment picked up Canadian right to the documentary Mission To Lars, that follows siblings Kate and William Spicer as they attempt to fulfill their brother Tom's lifelong dream, to meet Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich. The doc will open... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Exclusive: Z FOR ZACHARIAH Gets Some Poster Love

It's no secret that I'm a huge fan of Craig Zobel's follow up to Compliance, the thrilling post-apocalyptic flick Z For Zachariah. It seems that Berlin-based designer Victor Staaf is also a fan, as he's created these three images of... More »
By Jason Gorber   

Ithaca 2015 First Wave Promises A Freakish Mix Of Classic And New Weird

Coming up in November, the Ithaca International Fantastic Film Festival 2015 edition is set to rock the upstate NY college town with some inspirational freakiness. The festival has teamed up with new horror streaming provider Shudder to present the retrospective... More »

ZINZANA (RATTLE THE CAGE) Trailer is Malicious Fun

As I mentioned in our Fantastic Fest 2015 World Premiere Preview post, I'm eager to see Zinzana (Rattle The Cage), among other films. The feature gives off a decidedly Tarantino-esque vibe full of malice, violence, and black humor. The terrific... More »

GET OUT: Jordan Peele To Write And Direct Horror Flick

Well now. This is very interesting news. The Wrap is reporting that Jordan Peele, one half of the sketch comedy duo Key & Peele will write and direct a horror flick called Get Out for Blumhouse Productions and QC Entertainment. The... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Fantastic Fest 2015: It's A Classic Horror Grab Bag In THE BABYSITTER MURDERS Trailer

Ahead of its big screening at Fantastic Fest down in Austin, director Ryan Spindell and the fine folks at Trapdoor Picturess have offered up a fresh trailer of their award winning short film The Babysitter Murders. While you may at... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Fantastic Fest 2015: DARLING Poster and Trailer Are Old School

Oh hey there, Glass Eye Pix, nice to see you again! The poster and trailer for their latest production, Darling, is here. Now that I've seen both, I'm really looking forward to the film's promised descent into insanity. The world premiere... More »

Toronto Audiences Can Experience A Live SEANCE September 25th - October 11th

Though we focus heavily on film and television here at Twitch every now and then we stumble across something in another medium (heh) that's just too good to pass up. Such is upcoming live theatrical experience Seance. Hosted by illusionist... More »
By Todd Brown   

Toronto 2015 Review: ANOMALISA Considers The Human Condition With No Strings Attached

When the philosopher says, "Hell is other people," he perhaps means that in trying to figure ourselves out, we are beholden to our reflections and interactions with other people. Or maybe he is talking about the modern customer service experience. In... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   

Exclusive NAVY SEALS VS. ZOMBIES Clip: Shoot, Dang It, Shoot!

Let's face it: if a movie is titled Navy SEALS Vs. Zombies, that pretty much says it all, doesn't it? So why, in this exclusive clip, is there any hesitation about highly-trained military men shooting zombies, especially when they start... More »
By Peter Martin   

Jean Luc Herbulot's DEALER Gets A Global Rollout In October, Check Out A New Clip And The International Trailer!

We've been keeping a close eye on Jean Luc Herbulot's gritty French crime thriller Dealer for quite a while now and following a lengthy festival run the film will soon be available around the globe with a worldwide digital release... More »
By Todd Brown   

The Spoonkiller Cometh. Richard Gale's GINOSAJI Needs Your Help On Kickstarter!

It was a few years back now that writer-director Richard Gale created a legitimate online phenomenon with his short film The Horribly Slow Murderer With The Extremely Inefficient Weapon. The tale of an ordinary man pursued around the world for... More »
By Todd Brown   

Bang! Bang! BLACK Takes Toronto 2015's Discovery Award

Today is the last day of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, and the awards have been announced. One in particular has put a giant grin on this writer's face. Black -- the Belgium shoot-'em-up that sandwiches right in between... More »
By Chase Whale   
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