MSG: MESSENGER OF GOD: Indian Film Reaches A New Level Of Weirdness

Hot on the heels of Rajukumar Hirani and Aamir Khan's clever, if not altogether original, takedown of the guru industry in India, PK, comes what is perhaps the most insanely ballsy Guru vanity project in history, MSG: Messenger of God.MSG... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Check Out The First Teaser For New GHOST IN THE SHELL Animated Movie

While the debate about the American live-action adaptation rages on fans of the Japanese animated Ghost in the Shell franchise have reason to celebrate. A teaser for the new animated film, due out in Japan this Summer, was just released. Though... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Review: LA ULTIMA PELICULA, Featuring A Melancholy, Amusing Apocalypse

The year 2012 was, for most of humanity, a waiting game. The Mayans predicted the world's end. Riots sprouted. Floods happened. Scandals erupted. It seemed the Mayans spoke true, but there was still no assurance that the world was on... More »
By Oggs Cruz   
  

KILLERS: Check A Gallery Of Exclusive Stills From The Indonesian Thriller

The Raid director Gareth Evans takes on a producing role for the Mo Brothers' Killers and with the Sundance selected thriller hitting theaters and VOD January 23rd we've got a gallery of exclusive images to share.A series of horrific murders... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

HEIST HE WROTE: Check The Trailer For The Kazakh Heist Comedy

It's been a while since we last had a look at a film from the central Asian nation of Kazakhstan in these pages but with Wanted director Timur Bekmambetov hailing from that nation and actively looking to spur and support... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

THE GRUDGE Helmer Enters The Video Game World With NIGHT CRY

Well, now, here's an intriguing and compelling collision of talents. Ju-On and The Grudge helmer Shimizu Takashi has joined forces with video game designer Kono Hifumi as a creative producer on Kono's 'spiritual successor' to his cult hit title Clock... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Ard's Dozen Of Musings About 2014

When we discussed the "Best of 2014" lists here at Twitchfilm, the first thing I asked was: "Can I do mine in February or March, please?". I'm so hopelessly behind on 2014's theatrical releases that it isn't even funny. Yes,... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM: Korosensei Arrives In The Live Action Teaser

In a land replete with things that make one arch an eyebrow and say, "Hmm?", Matsui Yusei's manga Assassination Classroom still manages to cut through the sheer volume of weird things stocking manga shelves to make you think, "Well, that's... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Bollywood Week Coming To Cancún, Mexico

The Mexican city of Cancún is set to host film productions from India in the near future and so it is organizing the first Bollywood Week outside of the United States in June. Cancún wants to let the Indian film... More »
  

KILLERS: Watch The US Trailer For The Sundance Selected Thriller

2014 Sundance midnight selection Killers hits US theaters and VOD on January 23rd from WellGo USA and there's a new trailer available now to sell you on this ultra dark tale.A series of horrific murders have just gone viral, posted... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Best of 2014: A Top 10 Of Japanese Films

As we say sayonara to 2014 it's time to take a look back on the films that lit up the Japanese cinematic landscape over the past year. Dominating the box-office top ten was the usual mix of animation (including two... More »
  

THE RAID Trio To Appear In STAR WARS: EPISODE 7 - THE FORCE AWAKENS

It would appear that the force is set to awaken in Indonesia.Though there has been no comment whatsoever from any of the performers or their representation, Twitch has learned that a key trio of performers from Gareth Evans' The Raid... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Hey Hong Kong! Win Tickets To See NIGHTCRAWLER Before It Opens!

Dan Gilroy's fantastic pitch black satire Nightcrawler finally hits Hong Kong cinemas on 29 January, including what is almost certainly Jake Gyllenhaal's finest performance yet. As career-driven, borderline psychotic go-getter Louis Bloom, Gyllenhaal walks that fine line between goofy, hilarious... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Vietnam Enters The Masked Hero Arena With Tokusatsu Comedy SIEU NHAN X

Vietnam is about to have a masked hero to call its own with director Nguyễn Quang Dũng's Sieu Nhan X slated for release over the 2015 Tet holidays. The Vietnamese New Year celebration, Tet coincides with Chinese New Year and... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Best of 2014: Top 15 Filipino Films

2013 was the year when Erik Matti released On the Job, showing the world that there was more to the Philippines than the suffering and dolor most of its films so valiantly depict. It was also the year when filmmakers Siege... More »
By Oggs Cruz   
  

Marshy's Favourite Asian Movies Of 2014 Part 2

While the first half of 2014 produced a number of genuinely impressive Asian films, including The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya, The Raid 2 and Black Coal, Thin Ice, the second half of the year felt a little lacklustre to... More »
By James Marsh   
  

J Hurtado's Top 10 Movie Memories Of 2014

Here we go again!My standard admonition about my own lists is that these are, in no way AT ALL, the best movies of the year. They are the ones that gave me the biggest thrills, made me think, made me... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Review: Dan Villegas' ENGLISH ONLY, PLEASE, Feel-Good Rom-Com That's Good For The Soul

Dan Villegas' English Only, Please opens with Julian (Derek Ramsay), a New York City-based financial analyst, on the hunt for a Filipino translator to translate the venom-filled speech he wrote for his ex-girlfriend and teach him to say the translation... More »
By Oggs Cruz   
  

J Hurtado's 13 Favorite Indian & Pakistani Films Of 2013-2014

I know, I know. It's cheating to have two years represented in my year end list. However, I didn't get a chance to make my lists last year, and these films deserve your notice.2012 was a banner year for Indian... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Review: THE TAKING OF TIGER MOUNTAIN, A Wartime Epic With A Sense Of Adventure

Tsui Hark scores a resounding success with his spirited adaptation of classic adventure novel Tracks in the Snowy Forest. Again exploring the visual possibilities of 3D, while eschewing the typically austere tone of most wartime epics, The Taking of Tiger... More »
By James Marsh   
  
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