First Teaser For Slick Vietnamese Thriller NU DAI GIA

It was just a few years ago that director Le Van Kiet made waves with his sophomore feature The House In The Alley, one of the first true horror films ever produced in the nation. Le followed that with the... More »
By Todd Brown   

A VIOLENT PROSECUTOR: Watch The Trailer For The Hwang Jung-min Starring Prison Thriller

Hangdog Korean character actor Hwang Jung-min has made his career playing an assortment of cops, lawyers and blue collar style antiheroes, constantly finding new variations to play on his natural strengths and it appears he has done so again with... More »
By Todd Brown   

Hey Australia! Don't Miss Madman's Massive December Giveaway!

To celebrate the Australian release of Ghost In The Shell Arise 2 on home video, Madman is giving you the chance to win one of FIVE awesome Ghost In The Shell prize packs!Each prize pack consists of the following:  - Ghost... More »
By Hugo Ozman   

Hey Australia! Win Tickets To See IP MAN 3 In Cinemas!

In 2015, Australian distributor Magnum Films has had a phenomenal year, releasing one hit film after another. Some of the highlights included Monster Hunt and Lost In Hong Kong, the 2 biggest films in Chinese box office history; Our Times,... More »
By Hugo Ozman   

'Tis The Season For Little People ...

There are, from time to time, moments of weird synchronicity in the international film world, times when the film gods appear to think that doing something odd once just isn't sufficient and so they lay it down a few times.... More »
By Todd Brown   


One of the nicer surprises of this year was Assassination Classroom, Hasumi Eiichirô's live-action adaptation of the hugely popular manga and anime about an indestructable alien schoolteacher who will destroy the Earth unless his students manage to off him within... More »
By Ard Vijn   

Acclaimed Chinese Crime Flick MR. SIX Rolls Out This Weekend, Check Out The Latest Fabulous Trailer!

Widely praised on the festival circuit - having hit both Venice and Toronto on its successful run - Guan Hu's slick Chinese crime film Mr. Six hits Chinese screens on December 24th with China Lion releasing the picture day and... More »
By Todd Brown   

Sakaguchi Tak Throws Down In First RE:BORN Teaser

After an announcement video and a follow up teaser showing some behind the scenes work, we finally have some proper footage of Versus star Sakaguchi Tak's reunion with his Death Trance director Shimomura Yuji in the form of the first... More »
By Todd Brown   

Yamaguchi Yudai Poops On The Grave Of Good Taste With Live Action CHINYUKI Teaser

Twitch-fave director Yamaguchi Yudai - he of gonzo comedy oddities Cromartie High, Battlefield Baseball and Yakuza Weapon among others - is coming back to the big screen with a live action adaptation of cult favorite manga and anime Chinyuki: Taro... More »
By Todd Brown   


Set to arrive in the thick of the U.S. presidential primary season, The Manchurian Candidate promises to be a timely release from the Criterion Collection in March 2016. On a happier note, Edward Yang's masterful A Brighter Summer Day will... More »
By Peter Martin   

Lee Byung-hun, Gang Dong-won And Kim Woo-bin Team Up For MASTER

Three of Korea's biggest male stars are teaming up for Master, a new action-thriller about a cop and con artist. Playing those lead roles will be Lee Byung-hun and Gang Dong-won, who both had films that became surprise blockbusters last... More »
By Pierce Conran   

Exclusive Clip: MOJIN: THE LOST LEGEND Kicks Some Kung Fu Zombie Ass

Releasing in North American theaters this weekend is Mojin: The Lost Legend, the latest film from Wuershan, director of Painted Skin: The Resurrection. While the Painted Skin sequel was a bit overwrought and tragic for its own good, it looked pretty great on... More »
By J Hurtado   

Upcoming Blu-ray Releases: Three Kitano Classics By Third Window Films

Earlier this year, we posted news about UK distributor Third Window Films' line-up of titles for 2015. Included in that list were three classic films by the legendary writer/actor/director Kitano Takeshi, and there was much rejoicing. Well, while those titles... More »
By Ard Vijn   

Trailer: BHOOLOHAM, Nathan Jones & The Worst On-Screen Boxing Ever

Australian giant, and TwitchFilm favorite, Nathan Jones (Tom Yum Goong, Fearless, Muay Thai Giant, Troy, Mad Max: Fury Road) continues his conquest of every Asian regional cinema industry with his latest appearance in upcoming Tamil language boxing action/drama Bhooloham.While Nathan... More »
By J Hurtado   

I AM A HERO: First Trailer For Japanese Zombie Film Is Suitably Epic

Sato Shinsuke's adaptation of popular Japanese manga I Am A Hero had an early bow at the Sitges Fantastic Film Festival, where it took home some major awards, and with the Japanese theatrical release coming soon the first theatrical trailer... More »
By Todd Brown   

ULTRAMAN X Coming To The Big Screen! Check The First Trailer Now!

Long running Japanese hero franchise Ultraman hit the small screen in Japan this past summer with its whopping 27th distinct series Ultraman X and if what you like is out space heroes battling giant monsters then this is the TV... More »
By Todd Brown   

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Tops Online Critics Awards

George Miller's action epic continues to pick up steam in awards season as it was named Best Film of 2015 today by the Online Film Critics Society, of which a number of Twitch's contributors are members. Miller also nabbed the... More »
By James Marsh   

Kurosawa Kiyoshi Teases Latest Thriller CREEPY

Fans of Kurosawa Kiyoshi do not have to wait for long for his next film: even though Journey to the Shore is still on its finishing lap worldwide, Kurosawa returns in 2016 with his latest thriller, Creepy. The film stars... More »

Hey Australia! Win Tickets To See SURPRISE In Cinemas!

Thanks to Australian distributor Magnum Films, we have FIVE double passes for Surprise to give away to our readers. This new comedy from China is based on a popular internet series and features characters from Journey to the West. For a... More »
By Hugo Ozman   

THE RED TURTLE Swims Ashore September 2016

Toho Studios made some announcements concerning their 2016 lineup today and with it the release date of The Red Turtle, the first foreign work to be co-produced by acclaimed animation house Studio Ghibli. The film is set to become the... More »
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