Exclusive: Theatrical Poster Premiere For THE CURSE OF SLEEPING BEAUTY

TwitchFilm has your first look at the theatrical poster for Pearry Teo's upcoming fantasy flick The Curse of Sleeping Beauty.    "The Curse of Sleeping Beauty" is an entirely new, dark vision of the classic Brothers Grimm adventure. Thomas Kaiser... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Blu-ray Review: A POEM IS A NAKED PERSON Boasts More Rock, Les Blank - Via Criterion

The cinema of Les Blank is one of wonder, a childlike sense of openness and discovery.  It's a mischievous wonder, the kind of freedom not dissimilar to the five year old who insists on wearing a Halloween costume to church... More »
By Jim Tudor   
  

Happy Easter From Luchagore Productions!

Hey parents!  Looking to curtail your children's consumption of Easter candy and chocolate? Show them this. It is A Luchagore Easter, the newest holiday short from the crazy kids of Luchagore Productions (El Gigante and A Luchagore Christmas).  Then tell your... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Review: CITY OF GOLD, Discovering Los Angeles By Eating

Do you still live in the city where you grew up? I was born and raised in Los Angeles, spending most of my time in the suburban communities of the San Fernando Valley before moving away in 1984. When I... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Review: BLEED, A Mixtape Of Horror Genres

Tripp Rhame's Bleed is a backwoods horror film, and with a prologue set in the 70s, you keep expecting the Sawyer clan to rear their ugly heads at any moment. However, it very quickly becomes a bit more than that.... More »
  

Sidney Lexi Plaut's DARK SAMURAI Gets A Global Release, Check A New Trailer Now!

It was all the way back in 2014 that we first shared a trailer for Sidney Lexi Plaut's Dark Samurai, a gorgeously hynoptic imagining of the life of legendary samurai Miyamoto Musashi. Coming from Denmark of all places, the film... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Rotterdam 2016 Interview: Director Steve Oram Talks AAAAAAAAH! "Not Everyone Would Have Wanted To Have Somebody's Testicles On Forehead"

While on the prowl in Rotterdam, TwitchFilm bumped into Steve Oram, the English actor who may be spotted in television series Tittybangbang, The World´s End or Ben Wheatley´s chiller Kill List. Steve Oram co-wrote Wheatley´s dark touristic comedy Sightseers where... More »
By Martin Kudlac   
  

DOWNHILL: Slick First Poster For Chilean Horror Flick

Chilean director Patricio Valladares is preparing to present his latest horror flick, Downhill, at Le Marché du Film at Cannes this year. He asked Twitchfilm to share with you the first poster for his flick. After his best friend dies... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

BLOOD IN THE SNOW 2016: Festival Announces New Dates And A New Location

Being a film nerd - geek - connoisseur in Toronto is easy. At any given week we have an embarrassment of riches and opportunities to see some of the best that local and international cinema has to offer. From gathering... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Miklós Jancsó's PRIVATE VICES, PUBLIC VIRTUES Blu-ray On The Way From Mondo Macabro

Coming soon from our friends at cult film specialists Mondo Macabro is the wonderfully bizarre erotic odyssey Private Vices, Public Virtues from Hungarian director Miklós Jancsó. The film comes from a time when exploring eroticism onscreen in all of its... More »
By Charlie Hobbs   
  

The Many Faces Of Mathieu Amalric

This week sees the North American release of Arnaud Desplechin's My Golden Days, a film which, as Ben Croll states in his review, is rife with French film clichés, but still "a wonderful, thoughtfully crafted work". And bookending the story... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

Review: THE PROGRAM Portrays Lance Armstrong As A Fascinating Liar

British filmmaker Stephen Frears is no stranger to bringing a controversial and highly publicized real life case to the big screen. With both The Queen and The Program, Frears explores how much the reality of an influential figure can differ... More »
  

Aussie Teaser FELICITY, Polanski's WHAT?, & THAT'S SEXPLOITATION! Coming To Blu-ray From Severin

Severin Films, friends of TwitchFilm and longtime champions of the seedier side of cinema, have announced a trio of exciting Blu-ray releases for the next two months in the form of Australian skin flick Felicity,  obscure Polanski weirdness, What?, and Frank Henenlotter's... More »
By Charlie Hobbs   
  

Review: TOO LATE, A Los Angeles Private Eye Tale In 35MM

There is a classic Hollywood feel that prevails throughout Dennis Hauck's debut feature Too Late. Namely this is due to the fact that it's shot on good old 35MM film -- a feat almost never attempted in today's world of... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   
  

Review: In KRISHA, The Filmmaking Sizzles

Jean-Luc Godard once said that all you need for a movie is a gun and a girl. With Krisha, a rich psychological thriller about family secrets, mental-breakdown and addiction, director Trey Edward Shults proves that one can make compelling cinema... More »
By Ben Croll   
  

Review: THE BRONZE, Endlessly Watchable Comedy Gold

This summer is sure to produce an onslaught of mindless trash disguised as comedy. Adam Sandler will make more cool millions, Paul Blart will potentially earn more undeserved revenue, and comedic celebrities who have shone in better films will be... More »
By Zach Gayne   
  

Review: In A SPACE PROGRAM, An Amusing DIY Mission To Mars

The moon landing conspiracy theories have been around -- and a constant subject for documentaries and narrative films -- since Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon in 1969.   The story goes that Stanley Kubrick was hired by NASA... More »
By Dustin Chang   
  

SXSW 2016 Review: PET Stirs Up Emotions That Are Not Easily Caged

A woman is locked in a cage by a man who wants to change her. That's both a metaphor for too many modern relationships and the premise of a new film by director Carles Torrens (Apartment 143). Seth (Dominic Monaghan),... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

PSYCHOPATHS: Filming Wraps And The Full Cast Is Revealed For Mickey Keating's Next Film

Yesterday Screen Daily announced more cast members for Mickey Keating's Psychopaths, his fifth film whch just wrapped up principal photography in Los Angeles.    The first cast members already announced included Jeremy Gardner (The Battery, Spring), Helen Rogers (Body, V/H/S),... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE? Why Yes, Yes I Do See A Trailer For The Short Film

My friends Justin and Serena made a Christmas themed short film called Do You See What I See? In it they have killed or scared off a lot of my other friends from here in the Toronto area. Yep, the duo... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  
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