MEN WHO SAVE THE WORLD: Watch The Trailer For The Quirky Malaysian Comedy

Move a house, find the Oily Man! Or, at least, that's what the villagers at the center of Liew Seng Tat's Toronto International Film Festival selection believe has happened in the upcoming comedy Men Who Save The World (Lelaki Harapan... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Find Hope In The Aftermath Of Horrific Violence With The Promo For South African Doc ALISON

The woman smiling at you above should arguably not be smiling. She shouldn't even be alive. And that Alison Botha not only survived an absolutely brutal attempt on her life but has transcended it to bring a message of hope... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

SEPTIC MAN: The Director Approved Drinking Game!

Jesse Thomas Cook's Septic Man is available on VOD in the U.S. today (August 12th) and will open in select cinemas on Friday, August 15th. For those of you who will be watching the film at home we have come up... More »
  

Melbourne 2014 Review: LIFE AFTER BETH, A Tame Zom-Com

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 »
  

Review: Lame Leads Sink THE PIRATES

Fast on the heels of Kundo: Age of the Rampant and Roaring Currents, the summer's latest period blockbuster enters a crowded field in a market that has of late become oversaturated with similar fare. With lowbrow, poorly executed humor tucked... More »
  

AUTOMATA Posters Show A Battered And Weary Antonio Banderas

It's been five years since Spanish director Gabe Ibáñez crept onto the film scene with his subtlely disturbing thriller Hierro, and I for one have been waiting in anticipation for his next project. It looks like the waiting is almost... More »
  

Australia's Japanese Film Festival Announces Dates, First Films And Screenings In More Cities

Australia's Japanese Film Festival (JFF), the largest Japanese film festival outside of Japan, has become bigger than ever. Now in its 18th year, the JFF will begin in mid-October in Adelaide and continue in other major Australian cities until its final... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

L'Etrange Announces The 2014 Lineup

One of the world's premiere genre film events, France's L'Etrange Festival have announced their 2014 lineup and - true to form - it's a doozy. What's coming? Read on to find out! L'ÉTRANGE FESTIVAL PARIS COMPLETE LINE-UP 20TH EDITION /... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

NYC Happenings: "Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: The Cinema of Patrick Lung Kong" Spotlights A Pioneer Of Hong Kong Cinema

It's a safe bet that the vast majority of regular readers of Twitch are very familiar with John Woo and Tsui Hark's A Better Tomorrow, the 1986 classic of Hong Kong action cinema. But it's an equally safe bet that... More »
  

Check The First Still From Adrian Garcia Bogliano's SCHERZO DIABOLICO

Argentinian director Adrian Garcia Bogliano never seems to stop working and - true to form - he's hard at it now with production under way on his second Mexican shot feature, Scherzo Diabolico. Bogliano reunites with his Here Comes The... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Lima 2014 Review: REFUGIADO, A Truthful Account Of The Impact Of Domestic Abuse

No topic is taboo when it comes to movies, but some of them do require care. If certain subjects are not handled correctly, filmmakers can be accused of being exploitative and/or insensitive. It takes a deft directorial hand successfully work... More »
  

Astron-6's THE EDITOR To Open Celluloid Screams: Sheffield Horror Film Festival

It looks like the festival run for The Editor is off to a flying start. Apart from its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, Celluloid Screams has just announced that the film will open their festival on... More »
  

MAPS TO THE STARS UK Trailer: David Cronenberg Points To Betrayal

With David Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars preparing to launch in UK cinemas on September 26, a new (safe for work) trailer has been prepared. It's very similar to the red-band trailer that came out earlier this year, before the film... More »
  

MCDULL: ME & MY MUM Trailer Will Delight Families And/Or Jaded Adults

Heading for release in Hong Kong on 1 October, McDull: Me & My Mum promises to delight family audiences and/or jaded adults. At least, that appears to be the intention. Anthony Wong, Sandra Ng, BabyJohn Choi, and The Pancakes are providing... More »
  

RISE OF THE LEGEND: First Trailer And Posters For A New Wong Fei Hung Story

UPDATE 8/11: We've swapped out the trailer for the high resolution version, below. Because you can never have too many movies about Wong Fei Hung, Roy Chow Hin Yeung's Rise of the Legend will tell the story of the martial arts... More »
  

Review: HEIGHTS (CUMBRES), A Subtle Character Piece Inspired By The Killer Of Cumbres Case

Inspired by a real life high-profile crime that happened in Monterrey, Mexico, Heights (Cumbres) is a film that in the wrong hands could have been a disaster, close to the sensationalist journalism that covered said case back in 2006. However,... More »
  

Melbourne 2014 Review: GOD HELP THE GIRL, A Twee Little Mess

Coming from Belle & Sebastian front-man Stuart Murdoch, God Help The Girl is a directorial debut disaster. The film is stung by lashes of awkward editing, a sloppy screenplay, and a cloying suffocation of artificial, twee characters.Our 'girl' in this modern... More »
  

Lima 2014 Review: GUEROS Takes You On A Ride Through Mexico City

Gueros, the debut film from director Alonso Ruiz Palacios, begins on a high note: a stylish, energetic opening detailing the inevitable collision between a woman carrying her baby on a stroller and a badly timed water balloon. This little act... More »
  

Mayhem Film Festival Presents Ten Days Of Genre Film During MAYHEM X

The Mayhem Film Festival will descend once again on Nottingham, England this October. To celebrate their ten-year anniversary, the festival is expanding their usual weekend-long program to ten days. Chris Cooke, co-director of Mayhem, says: "This year, Mayhem will be just... More »
  

First Poster Art And Images From Kiriya Kazuaki's THE LAST KNIGHTS

As post production is currently underway for Kiriya Kazuaki's English-Language debut, The Last Knights, a new poster art and several new images have arrived, giving us our first look at Clive Owen and Morgan Freeman. The action adventure is a... More »
By Al Young   
  
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