Twitch's Best of 2013 - Best Supporting Performance

The year that was 2013 has almost run its course, so the time has come for Team Twitch to pool its ever-growing troupe of contributors from the four corners of the planet, gather its collective thoughts and pay special tribute... More »

SPRING Is Springing To Life With A Set Visit & Photos

Late November. A field in Italy. Directors Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, producer David Lawson, the actors and crew of the film Spring have arrived to shoot the final scene. This is the day: they must get the shot, and... More »

Twitch's Best of 2013 - Best Screenplay

The year that was 2013 has almost run its course, so the time has come for Team Twitch to pool its ever-growing troupe of contributors from the four corners of the planet, gather its collective thoughts and pay special tribute... More »

INEDIT-NESCAFE: Musical Documentaries In Chile. An Overview.

The Inedit Film Festival is a travelling endeavour that goes around the world showing documentaries and films that have the music as their main selling point, any kind of music and any type and genre of film is accepted, and... More »

Madman Enlightens Your Xmas With Thought Provoking Docos

As per usual Madman Entertainment's slate of DVD and Bluray releases for the holiday season just keep on giving, and this year is no exception. There are a slew of critically recognized and audience engaging documentaries that have recently been... More »

New To Netflix: Time, Terrorism, Wuxia, And Snowboarding

This week's entry of New To Netflix continues with more time travel. Cinema itself is kind of a time machine, so watch as I contort this notion. Transporting us back to a time and place, or at least an idea... More »

Twitchvision: Jason Gorber Talks FROZEN, ARMSTRONG LIE, PHILOMENA And More

Back again this week after about 12 hours of travel, only managed to make a few stumbles that I'll directly attribute to jetlag. Still, got to gush about the people of Tallinn, Estonia that hosted me for the Black... More »

Crowdfund This! Giallo Masters Return! Poster Art! Prisons O'Plenty! The End Of The World!

Our weekly overview of interesting projects in the world of crowd funding returns with a second installment of Crowdfund This. And all fans of old school Italian genre film will want to pay particular attention ...Remember you can use the... More »
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Welcome to the first part of The Stack Holiday Gift Guide! This segment covers books that any self respecting geek would be thrilled to find under the tree. Some of them are art books of the kind that inspire filmmakers... More »

The Stack: THE HOBBIT Extended Version, TANK GIRL, RUSSIAN ARK, And More

This episode brings us up to date with our releases through November 26. The mix of old and new is exhilarating. The absolutely breathtaking Russian Ark makes its Blu-ray debut. Hannah Arendt does as well, telling the story of the woman... More »

Crowdfund This! THERE WILL BE NO STAY - The Executioner's Documentary

You might have caught Todd's awesome new Crowdfund This! Feature this weekend and there are quite a few great projects worth your coins over there. We've got one more supplemental film campaign you have got to check out! There... More »

Indie Beat: Top 5 Most Intriguing Indies In December

As the calendar sheds the final days of 2013, the holiday blockbusters wind up as do the prestige movies, which makes it pretty darn quiet out there in the worlds of the independents and foreign language releases. Still, there are... More »

Errol Morris on Photography, Truth and JFK: NOVEMBER 22, 1963

Errol Morris has posted a short documentary interview with Josiah "Tink" Thompson  author of the book "Six Seconds In Dallas" (In 1966, while working for Life Magazine, he was allowed to examine a first-generation copy of the film and a set... More »


I took a week off to prep the Gift Guide, which is shaping up to be a doozy. So is this week's reminder episode of recent home entertainment releases, featuring The Beauty of the Devil (1950) from Rene Clair and (finally)... More »

Indie Beat: Old Ways And New Directions With Filmmakers Andrea Sisson and Pete Ohs

I met Andrea Sisson and Pete Ohs (collectively/creatively known as Lauren Edward -- their middle names) the night their documentary I Send You This Place screened at WestFest, an experiment in micro-festing put on here in Los Angelese by the... More »

New To Netflix: THE MASTER, Australian Stop-Motion, Latin Science Fiction, And More

Another grab-bag of Netflix picks from the various territories around the world showcases the eclectic nature of the acquisitions of the service. stop-motion animation from Australia, science fiction found footage from Ecuador, P.T. Anderson's "Master" case study on the culture... More »

AFI Fest 2013: Twitch Picks 13 Can't Miss Titles

The days are getting shorter and LA temperatures are dropping into the mid-70s. Yes, it's fall and that means AFI Fest is here. The Hollywood-set festival kicks off tonight with the opening night film Saving Mr. Banks and closes next... More »

ZERO CHARISMA, THE GUILD, And The Odd Sensation Of Nerd Envy

If I wanted to be really fancy and insufferable, I might start by remarking how interesting it was to catch Andrew Matthews and Katie Graham's Zero Charisma at New York Comic Con earlier this month: screening a film about gamers... More »

Destroy All Monsters: Regarding Prosthetic Vaginas

On the subject of prosthetic genitals, as used in a lesbian sex scene: what's the difference? The iceberg of conversation around Blue Is The Warmest Colour has the movie (as a movie) at its tip, while everything below the water... More »
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Indie Beat: Top 5 Most Intriguing Indies In November

When we get down to awards season, it becomes even harder to discern the nature of so-called independent and limited releases. Like October, many of November's limited releases, start out as such, but are in fact "high-pedigree" studio films (or... More »
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