Watch: Short Film TIME Takes A Different Look At Prison

When the words 'prison film' are thrown around we often have certain expectations about what that's going to be like: intense, violent, certainly uncomfortable, perhaps introspective and humanistic. This pendulum often swings hard to the left (The Shawshank Redemption) or... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Watch The Slick Trailer For Malaysian Musical Thriller MIRIP

Coming soon in Malaysia is musical thriller Mirip, a film that clearly draws on the nation's Indian influences with its bright colors and slick production design. Details - at least in English - are quite scarce but the first trailer... More »
By Todd Brown   

Exclusive: Directors & Producers Are All Lowlifes, Says The Trailer For Uchida Eiji's LOWLIFE LOVE

Directors & Producers Are All Lowlifes! Or so says director Eiji Uchida in the tagline of his latest black comedy, Lowlife Love. We've been big fans of the director here at Twitch since his deliciously dark comedy Greatful Dead broke out... More »

KLOWN FOREVER Picked Up For U.S. By Drafthouse Films

As announced by Tim League at Fantastic Fest last night, Drafthouse Films has acquired the Danish comedy Klown Forever for U.S. distribution. The company also distributed the original Klown several years ago as well as the Danish television series of... More »
By Peter Martin   

Fantastic Fest 2015: Nicolas Winding Refn's THE ACT OF SEEING On View

"The cycle jungle of hot steel and raw flesh!""Lovers caught in a dark tide of sinister TERROR!""Everything you might imagine is shown in this motion picture!"Loglines such as these recall the mostly lowbrow films of wildly varying quality which played... More »

Dragons! Ancient Tombs! And Portals! Watch The Full Trailer For CHRONICLES OF THE GHOSTLY TRIBE

With less than a week before Lu Chuan's sci-fi adventure film Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe hits Chinese theaters, the "ultimate" trailer has arrived.  Based on Zhang Muye's best-selling novel series "Ghosts Blow Out the Light", it follows the... More »
By Al Young   

HALFWORLDS: Watch The Trailer For Anwar's Dark HBO Fantasy

Indonesian director Joko Anwar - a long time favorite around these parts - makes the move to television with the upcoming HBO Asia original series Halfworlds. A dark fantasy tale about supernatural creatures living amongst us, Halfworlds hits the air... More »
By Todd Brown   

Bauhaus' Peter Murphy To Star In And Co-Produce Chris Alexander's BLACKGLOVEKILLER

This hit the trades yesterday but is still worth mentioning. Bauhaus front man Peter Murphy will star in and co-produce Chris Alexander's fourth film, Blackglovekiller. Also joining the cast, and front man of another legendary rock band, is Nivek Ogre... More »
By Andrew Mack   

AND THEN THERE WERE NONE: Fox Buys Christie Novel Rights For THE IMITATION GAME's Morten Tyldum

Deadline is reporting that 20th Century Fox has bought the rights for Agatha Christie's classic mystery novel And Then There Were None and they have tapped The Imitation Game's Morten Tyldum to direct it. The novel follows 10 strangers who are... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Raven Banner Catches CRABS! Seeks Medical Help

Raven Banner Entertainment has got a case of the Crabs! The Toronto based production and sales company have come aboard the indie creature feature and will serve as executive producers. "We never thought we'd say this but we are so happy to... More »
By Andrew Mack   

EXCLUSIVE: UNISOL's John Hyams To Helm The Refn Produced MANIAC COP Remake

We have just received word from ground zero at Fantastic Fest that John Hyams, director of the recent Universal Solider films Regeneration and Day of Reckoning, will direct the upcoming remake of the cult film Maniac Cop. Innocent people are being brutally... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Crowdfund This: Southern Gothic Goes DIY In UNFINISHED BUSINESS

For many of us, our childhoods were filled with ghost stories. Whether it was around the campfire, or sneaking a read with the flashlight under the covers, or catching a midnight movie, there was something vital and enduring about those... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Watch The Trailer For Cyberpsychadelic VIDEOPHILIA (AND OTHER VIRAL SYNDROMES)

Rotterdam's Hivos Tiger Award winner Videophilia (and Other Viral Syndromes), directed by promising Paruvian talent Juan Daniel F.Molero - the recent winner of the Grand Prix at the Split Film Festival - has launched an English friendly trailer. Since... More »
By Martin Kudlac   

Exclusive: Images And Music Sample From THE BURNING KISS

The team behind new Australian feature The Burning Kiss has some exclusive images and a sample of the score to share with Twitch's readers.  "Mario Bava's The Whip And The Body and avant-garde filmmakers like Stan Brakhage and Danny Perez were... More »
By Hugo Ozman   

Ithaca 2015 First Wave Promises A Freakish Mix Of Classic And New Weird

Coming up in November, the Ithaca International Fantastic Film Festival 2015 edition is set to rock the upstate NY college town with some inspirational freakiness. The festival has teamed up with new horror streaming provider Shudder to present the retrospective... More »

ZINZANA (RATTLE THE CAGE) Trailer is Malicious Fun

As I mentioned in our Fantastic Fest 2015 World Premiere Preview post, I'm eager to see Zinzana (Rattle The Cage), among other films. The feature gives off a decidedly Tarantino-esque vibe full of malice, violence, and black humor. The terrific... More »

Have A Taste Of WHAT WE BECOME In The First Trailer For The Danish Horror Film

Due to have it's world premiere at the upcoming Fantastic Fest in Austin, TX the first trailer has arrived online for Bo Mikkelsen's Danish horror film What We Become. And while the trailer will no doubt trigger the requisite 'are... More »
By Todd Brown   

New Poster Art For Brazilian Horror THE FOSTERING

Brazilian horror feature The Fostering (O Diabo Mora Aqui) is about to be unleashed upon the festival circuit in October at the Sitges Film Festival - where it was selected for the Brigadoon section. Directed by Dante Vescio and Rodrigo... More »
By Fernando Toste   

Fantastic Fest 2015: It's A Classic Horror Grab Bag In THE BABYSITTER MURDERS Trailer

Ahead of its big screening at Fantastic Fest down in Austin, director Ryan Spindell and the fine folks at Trapdoor Picturess have offered up a fresh trailer of their award winning short film The Babysitter Murders. While you may at... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Trailer for Short ASHEN Hints At Gorgeous Nostalgia

Earlier this year, we shared the incredible sci-fi short Hibernation. Jon Mikel Caballero's film was a throw-back to old school 1970s science fiction, as much about human relationships as about the science, beautifully shot and perfectly performed. Lucky for... More »
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