All the ingredients are here for me to adore Frank. You've got a quirky premise surrounding a bunch of musical fun, a standout performance by one of the world's best actors, a mix of the somber and the slapstick all... More »
Shedding light on important issues through the power of narrative filmmaking can be a tricky proposition. The very nature of fictional storytelling can sometimes make the issues brought to the forefront seem less worthy of inspection (i.e.: 'it's just a... More »
The slasher flick Jersey Shore Massacre will hit cinemas on August 22nd and VOD, DVD and Blu-ray on August 26th. We have the red band trailer to share with in hopes that the sight of blood and boobs may entice... More »
It would appear that the relationship struck between Martin Scorsese and Andrew Lau when Scorsese directed The Departed - an adaptation of Lau's Infernal Affairs - continues to bear fruit. Scorsese is now serving as executive producer on Lau's latest... More »
The ever sardonic Aubrey Plaza stars as Beth, alongside Dane DeHaan's Zach, in this frequently odd but half-cooked zombie comedy from the writer of the excellent I Heart Huckabees. Director Jeff Baena only lends some of his brain to... More »
Jean Claude Van Damme heads to the American south in indie action film Swelter and the tension is just like the weather: Hot. The story revolves around a criminal gang who - ten years before - robbed a casino. Four... More »
Acclaimed documentary Barzan has found itself a home for US distribution and we've got your first look at the official poster prior to the September 2 release on Amazon and iTunes and September 4th release on other VOD platforms.TRAVERSE MEDIA... More »
A night of fun ends badly for a trio of bullied high school kids but not in the way you might think ... Rob Grant's Toronto International Film Festival selected short does what all good speculative fiction should do: Taking... More »
As much as I loved the first U.S. trailer for The Guest, I have to admit that the new British trailer kicks ass in a much more direct manner. Dropping all pretensions to polite behavior, the trailer immediately sets up Dan... More »
Sports docs are fickle things. Often they're little more than highlight reels, adding a bit of social drama in to make the story seem more relevant than just the drama tallied on the scoreboard. Yet when done right, the... More »
Do you like samurais? Do you like cops? Do you like deadly vengeance? Do you have a few coins of monetary value lying around that you'd like to donate to a worthy project that just happens to be a sequel?... More »
For those of you waiting to watch Don Thacker's Motivational Growth, or own a copy of your own, here is the news you have been waiting for. Three distribution companies are teaming together to bring the festival hit to small... More »
Next week, production begins here in Toronto on the upcoming horror flick Hunter's Moon. The film is written and directed by Matt Campagna (Six Reasons Why). This is the first film in Canada to be shot on the new Sony... More »
They've gone from a group of friends making fake trailers for movies that never existed to clashing with Troma to now launching their latest feature film - giallo comedy The Editor - on one of the biggest stages in the... More »
Romantic comedies that discredit the integrity of a main character lose me entirely. Near the beginning of the new romantic comedy What If (titled The F Word in other territories), directed by Michael Dowse (Goon), the character played by Daniel... More »
Highly entertaining if slightly indulgent, The Dog looks at the life of John Wojtowicz, the man who was portrayed by Al Pacino in Sidney Lumet's classic Dog Day Afternoon. Wojtowicz is a pretty fascinating guy who crammed more than his... More »
Yes, yes, yes! I haven't loved everything that director Adam Wingard and writer Simon Barrett have made -- A Horrible Way to Die and You're Next being the most notable -- but I very much like the new trailer for... More »
A decade is an absolute eternity online, a marker that I certainly never thought I'd reach when registering the first domain for Twitch ten years ago now, and yet here we are. Honestly, I never thought much of anything about what Twitch might become when it first started up. Nothing...
The November Man tries to inject a bit of an older James Bond style into the contemporary spy game, and despite some good intentions it all falters.Also, talked about a couple of much anticipated films from the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival, including Jon Stewart's Rosewater and Dan Gilroy's NightcrawlerVideo...
It's Toronto time yet again and Twitch will be on the scene with our team of reviewers and interviewers getting you all the latest from the diverse array of films making their bows (or North American bows) at the fest. Keep your eyes on Twitch's Toronto Home for each day's...
This month, the Master of Suspense himself, Alfred Hitchcock would have been celebrating his 115th birthday. But while he shuffled off his mortal coil back in 1980, his legacy remains as healthy as ever thanks to a hugely innovative, influential, enduring and damn entertaining body of work. In a career...
Released this week on Blu-ray in the US, Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (known as just Michael Kohlhaas in the rest of the world) tells a story of rebellion and revenge, starring Mads Mikkelsen. And he is awesome in it, as James Marsh explains in his review....