Kitano Pits Old School Versus New In First RYUZO 7 Teaser!

After spending the past few years in the ultra violent world of his Outrage films iconic writer-director-performer Kitano Takeshi is looking to put a more comedic spin on yakuza culture with his latest, the upcoming Ryuzo 7 (Ryuzo to Shichinin... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Exclusive Clip And New Red Band Trailer For Sono's WHY DON'T YOU PLAY IN HELL

Drafthouse Films is bringing the madness to US shores with Sono Sion's Why Don't You Play In Hell hitting select theaters and VOD platforms across the nation on November 7th and we've got an exclusive clip from the film along... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Get Behind The Scenes Of Panna Rittikrai's VENGEANCE OF AN ASSASSIN

Though the now sadly departed action maestro Panna Rittikrai was best known as a fight choreographer thanks to his long history with Ong Bak star Tony Jaa his skill set actually ran far deeper than that and I would suggest... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Superstar Rajinikanth Returns In The Teaser For LINGAA

It's been a long 4 years since a live-action Superstar Rajinikanth strutted cinema screens in Shankar's brain-melting Enthiran. In the meantime, Superstar limped onto cinema screens in motion capture dud, Kochadaiiyaan, made while he was recovering from a pretty severe... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets To Korean Horror MOURNING GRAVE At The Reel Asian Festival!

Yes, Toronto, the Reel Asian Festival is upon us again with this year's impressive slate of films running at venues around the city from November 6th through 16th. And once again Twitch is on board as a community sponsor which... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Yamamoto Eiichi's 70s Erotic Anime BELLADONNA OF SADNESS Is Being Restored For US Release

Los Angeles based distributor Cinelicious Pics has been turning heads over the last few months. The brand-new company may have licensed only a few titles yet, but those include some Twitch favorites, like for example Ragnar Bragason's Metalhead, and Anurag... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

Hey Australia! Win Tickets To See Johnnie To's DON'T GO BREAKING MY HEART 2 In Cinemas!

Johnnie To may be best known for his high-octane crime thrillers, but he has also achieved considerable critical and commercial success with his romantic comedies. Needing You... and Love On A Diet are prime examples, while the more recent Don't... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

Tokyo 2014: The Safdie Brother's HEAVEN KNOWS WHAT Takes Top Prize

Tokyo International Film Festival wrapped up with a closing ceremony to announce the winners of its many awards. The Competition Section consisted of 15 films presided over by Jury President, Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn. The jury was... More »
  

Trailer: Pang Ho Cheung's WOMEN WHO FLIRT Sees Chinese & Taiwanese Beauties Fight Over Huang Xiao Ming

Hong Kong director Pang Ho Cheung heads back to the mainland for his latest romantic comedy, Women Who Flirt, which showcases the A-list talents of Zhou Xun and Huang Xiao Ming, as well as Taiwanese beauties Siu Teng and Xie... More »
  

China Lion To Release Pang's WOMEN WHO FLIRT Overseas Ahead Of Mainland

China Lion Film Distribution has announced it will be handling the North American, as well as Australia and New Zealand release of mainland Chinese rom-com Women Who Flirt, opening the film in these territories ahead of the film's domestic release.Directed... More »
  

Tokyo 2014: Audience Award Ticket Giveaway!

Tokyo International Film Festival is well underway and excitement is mounting for the announcement of the winning films at the Festival closing on Friday. In addition to the top prize, the prestigious Tokyo Grand Prix, the Audience Award is presented... More »
  

Win A Copy Of Kim Ki-duk's MOEBIUS!

Korean auteur Kim Ki-duk's Moebius is out on DVD and BluRay in the US from RAM Releasing today and they've got five copies to give away! The husband - distracted by an affair with a young woman; the wife -... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

First Teaser For Van M Pham's CHUNG CU Is Like A Flashback To The Golden Age Of Asian Horror

Do you remember when it felt like you couldn't turn a corner in any Asian film culture without stumbling across something utterly horrifying? It wasn't that long ago, after all, when directors in Japan, Hong Kong, Korea and Thailand were... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Terracotta Launch Their Classic Kung Fu Label With HERO OF SHAOLIN, Watch The Trailer Now!

UK based Terracotta Distribution launch their new Classic Kung Fu Collection on November 10th with the release of 1984 effort Hero Of Shaolin and we've got the trailer for the film to whet your appetite.A troop of monks from the... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Why Don't You Play In Blood?! New Stills From Sono's WHY DON'T YOU PLAY IN HELL?

It's been a while since Todd originally reviewed this kickass film at TIFF 2013, but Why Don't You Play in Hell? is finally coming our way and its meta, movie-making madness will be unleashed on the masses! As Todd put it,... More »
  

PK: Watch Aamir Khan's Wide-Eyed Wonder In First Trailer

In 2009, director Rajkumar Hirani and actor Aamir Khan made a film that rewrote the box office record books. 3 Idiots was a universally acclaimed comedy placing the 40-something Khan as a mercurial spectre of three friends' college past. In the... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Get A Taste Of Can Evrenol's BASKIN With These Storyboard Images

It was just yesterday that we learned Turkish director Can Evrenolwas moving ahead with a feature length expansion of his acclaimed horror short Baskin and today we have a bit of a taste of what's in store with a gallery... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

First Teaser For Tzang Merwyn Tong's FAERYVILLE

It's been a long time coming for Singapore's Tzang Merwyn Tong and long in the works passion project Faeryville. Tzang's feature debut after a string of highly acclaimed shorts Faeryville has been eight years in the making, its story of... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Can Evrenol's Terrifying BASKIN Expanding To Feature Length

It was all the way back in 2009 that Twitch first wrote about Turkish filmmaker Can Evrenol. The occasion at the time was his short film The Chest, a micro budgeted affair with some technical limitations as a result which,... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Check Out The Lineup And Trailers For NYC's 11th South Asian International Film Festival

I've had the privilege of covering New York City's South Asian International Film Festival (SAIFF) since 2010, shortly after I came on board at Twitch. Each of those five years has brought at least a couple of films that have made... More »
By J Hurtado   
  
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