PAY THE GHOST: RLJ Entertainment Inc. Acquires Nic Cage Thriller

Those of your looking to fulfill your regular intake of Nicolas Cage can look forward to the September 23rd release of the thriller Pay The Ghost. One year after his young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, Mike Cole (Nicolas Cage)... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Crowdfund This: Fredrik Hana's SISTER HELL Is In Post And Needs Your Help!

Over the course of running things here at Twitch for nearly eleven years now I've had opportunity to come across a pretty solid collection of talents working in the short film world, talents blessed with a force of vision and... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

FUCKKKYOUUU: Gorgeous, Bizarre First Images From Eddie Alcazar's Flying Lotus Short

Well now, here's a creative union that appears to be bearing gorgeously bizarre fruit: Indie filmmaker Eddie Alcazar - who we've been tracking in these pages for years - has teamed up with maverick musician Flying Lotus to create Fuckkkyouuu,... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Watch New Trailer For Tsukamoto Shinya's A SNAKE OF JUNE

In their continuing quest to deliver the finest offbeat East Asian cinema to the English speaking world, the UK's Third Window Films presents Tsukamoto Shinya's A Snake of June on Blu-ray, this September 28th. To celebrate the new release, they've... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Fantasia 2015: And The Awards Go To...

The 19th edition of the Fantasia International Film Festival concludes tonight with sold out repeat screenings of festival favorites Cop Car, Attack on Titan and Deathgasm. There are also screenings of Assassination Classroom and a repeat screening of A Christmas Horror Story. Team Twitch... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

BONE TOMAHAWK: RLJ Entertainment Inc. Acquires North American Rights

RLJ Entertainment Inc. has acquired the North American (US and Canadian) rights for S. Craig Zahler's upcoming western Bone Tomahawk. The film stars Kurt Russell along with Patrick Wilson (Insidious), Matthew Fox (Lost), Lili Simmons (Banshee), and Richard Jenkins (Cabin in... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Frontières 2015: Lux Capta Films To Produce Canadian Crime Flick 'LUDE BEHAVIOR

More good news to come out the Frontières Co-production Market which happened the other weekend during the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal. Local gentleman Renaud Gauthier, director of festival hit Discopath, presented a new project, 'Lude Behavior, during the pitch sessions... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Crowdfund This! Exclusive Clip For Retro Horror THE BARN

The good folks at Pittsburgh's Nevermore Productions have taken to IndieGoGo to finish their retro indie horror The Barn and they've sent us an exclusive clip to help spread the word. It's Halloween 1989, best friends Sam and Josh are... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   
  

BENDING STEEL: Watch This Exclusive Clip From Strongman Documentary

We have an exclusive clip to share with you from Dave Carroll's documentary Bending Steel. You may watch it and the trailer below.Overcome by an unwavering determination to become a professional Oldtime Strongman, Chris Schoeck trains out of his basement... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Now On Home Video: THE TREATMENT And RECKLESS From Artsploitation Films

Artsploitation's July releases are in our hot little hands (a wee bit late, but that's on me, not them), and they are really solid films from North America's most confrontational distributor of contemporary world cinema. How do they stack up?... More »
By Charlie Hobbs   
  

BLOOD FEAST: The Bloody Indiegogo Campaign Has Started

A heads up for all you gore fans out there that the crowdfunding campaign for the remake of Blood Feast is now up and running. You can head on over to the Indiegogo campaign page and review all the perks... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Texas Frightmare Weekend 2016: First Guests Announced

The Southwest's biggest horror convention, Texas Frightmare Weekend, has announced their first three major guests for the Spring 2016 edition. This year will mark their 11th anniversary, and with every passing year the convention gets bigger and more exciting. I've... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

LEFT 2015: Win A Pair Of Tickets To The Toronto Premiere Of SOME KIND OF HATE

Our friends at the Lost Episode Festival Toronto are giving us three pairs of tickets to give away to the Toronto premiere of the new horror flick Some Kind Of Hate. LEFT 2015 runs next weekend, August 7th through 9th... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

THE LAST SURVIVORS: Check Out An Exclusive Clip From Tom Hammock's Post-Apocalyptic Film

Tom Hammock - a frequent collaborator with Adam Wingard, having served as production designer on The Guest and You're Next - steps into the director's chair with post-apocalyptic outing The Last Survivors and with the film due to hit DVD,... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Mayhem 2015: AAAAAAAAH! And THE INVITATION First Films On Fest Lineup

Steve Oram's Aaaaaaaah! and Karyn Kusama's The Invitation are the first two films announced for this year's line-up of the Mayhem Film Festival in Nottingham, England. The festival will take place between October 15th and 18th. "We're really pleased to... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

THE LISTING: Watch The Trailer For Luke Jaden's Fantasia Selected Short

Fresh from the film's premiere at the Fantasia Festival in Montreal, Twitch is proud to present the trailer for Luke Jaden's horror short The Listing. Jaden is no stranger to these pages, the remarkably prolific young writer-director - I believe... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Deepa Mehta Turns To Guns And Crime In First Trailer For Her BEEBA BOYS

Guns and drugs and blood may not be the first things that spring to mind when thinking of acclaimed Canadian director Deepa Mehta but she's setting out to change that with her upcoming effort Beeba Boys. A crime story revolving... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Fantasia 2015 Review: TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE, Where Death Smells Like Watermelon!

It was not looking good my friends. A couple of us just got out of our last screening for the day at Fantasia and were about to hoof it down to a local comedy club for the first ever international... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Frontières 2015: Works-In-Progress Features Werefrogs, Crabs, The Apocalypse And A Woman In A Shower

The Works-In-Progress series at Frontières is always a good time because these are the films that are coming down the pipe in the not too distant future. These are the films to keep an eye out for in the coming year... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Frontières 2015: Takeaways From This Year's Pitch Sessions

There were a lot of great ideas presented at this year's Pitch Sessions during the opening day of the Frontières International Co-Production Market. It was a full morning of nineteen presentations from filmmakers both local and international. Unfortunately for Serbian filmmaker... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  
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