Hacksaws, Flying Saucers, and Improv: Round 2 with MONSTERS' Gareth Edwards

[Can't get enough of MONSTERS? Or maybe you don't have time to explore/enjoy Kurt's ultra-in-depth interview at the moment? Well, here's another option for you, a quick Q&A from Peter with our man of the hour, Gareth Edwards]Team Twitch has... More »
By Peter Gutierrez   

Allegories, Expectations and Effects: Round 1 with MONSTERS director Gareth Edwards

One of the more patient and subtle genre films to come along in some time, Gareth Edwards' directorial debut, Monsters, is a film with a title iconic and nebulous enough moniker to build a certain set of expectations like an... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   

TIFF 2010: Interview With Programmer Colin Geddes

Per TIFF's website: "Colin Geddes selects cutting-edge films for the Toronto International Film Festival's Real to Reel, Vanguard, Visions and Midnight Madness programmes. Since joining TIFF in 1998, he has introduced new talent and programmed many notable world premieres... More »
By Michael Guillen   

Anthony Hayes talks BENEATH HILL 60, THE SQUARE, MYLES BARLOW and new projects!!

Actor, writer and director Anthony Hayes has many nicknames. While "Tony" or "Hayes" are obvious, he's also been called "the John Turturro of Australian acting" given his tendency to nail standout supporting roles and the fact that filmmakers tend to... More »
By Simon de Bruyn   

NOT NECESSARILY NOIR: Interview With Elliot Lavine

"Of the darkness in men's minds; what can you say?"--Joni Mitchell, "The Wolf in Lindsay" Not to counter Joni's world-weary query; but, in fact, when it comes to the darkness in men's minds, film writers have a lot to say... More »
By Michael Guillen   


J Blakeson's twisty UK thriller The Disappearance of Alice Creed has been winning fans for itself around the globe on the festival circuit for the past year and this coming Friday general audiences in North America will finally get the... More »
By Todd Brown   

ANIMAL KINGDOM: Interview With David Michôd

Back in the mid to late '70s, long before I began writing on film, I had recently arrived in San Francisco and was already enjoying its thriving movie culture, which at the time included the key titles in what was... More »
By Michael Guillen   

MIFF2010: Richard Gray talks up his hot feature debut SUMMER CODA!

Forget marauding rubber tyres, world's greatest dads, machete maidens and 3D cane toads, the hottest ticket at this year's Melbourne International Film Festival is Richard Gray's debut Summer Coda. The romantic drama was the first film to sell out at the... More »
By Simon de Bruyn   

Fantasia 2010: Simon Rumley and Tim League Talk RED, WHITE AND BLUE

[Our thanks to Kier-La Janisse and the fine people at Fantasia for allowing us to reprint the following interview with Tim League and Simon Rumley originally conducted for the Fantasia blog.]Simon Rumley blew my mind in 2006 with his debut... More »
By Todd Brown   

Fantasia 2010: Philip Ridley Talks HEARTLESS

[Our sincere thanks to the Fantasia Festival and Kier-La Janisse for offering up some of the excellent, exclusive materials from the festival blog for wider consumption here at Twitch.]Fantasia is extremely proud to be hosting the North American premiere of... More »
By Todd Brown   

FRAMELINE34 2010: Interview With Executive Director K.C. Price

I waited almost a little too long to interview Michael Lumpkin, Frameline's former Executive Director, before his unexpected retirement. I told myself not to hazard the same mistake twice and to make a more concerted effort to get to know... More »
By Michael Guillen   


Before Australian writer/director David Caesar became a filmmaker, he was a truck driver. And while his short stint on the open road ended abruptly when he crashed his truck, the impressions of the culture stayed with him and informed his first... More »
By Simon de Bruyn   

JOSEPH LOSEY: PICTURES OF PROVOCATION: A Few Questions for Brecht Andersch

Like ships passing in the night, Brecht Andersch and I literally met on the BART train on our way home from a PFA screening, introduced by our mutual friend Brian Darr. His essay "Venus In and Out of Furs:... More »
By Michael Guillen   


My first conscious exposure to the films of Joseph Losey was with regard to the Film Noir Foundation's successful efforts to strike a restored print of Losey's 1951 eerie noir The Prowler. I say "conscious" because--though I had seen... More »
By Michael Guillen   

SXSW 2010: Sean Byrne Talks THE LOVED ONES

When Australian horror film The Loved Ones had its world premiere as part of the Toronto International Film Festival I had the chance to sit and talk with director Sean Byrne about his loving ode to the high school years.... More »
By Todd Brown   

THE MAGNIFICENT TATI: Interview With Michael House

It seems that every 10-15 years Jacques Tati is reintroduced to the American moviegoing public. The last wave was in the late '90s when the recently-restored color print of Jour de Fête (1949)--Tati's first directorial feature--traveled the art house... More »
By Michael Guillen   

David Michôd talks Sundance selection

The man with the most famous circumflex in Australian filmmaking - and the bane of sub-editors everywhere - David Michôd, bounced back into headlines again last week with the news that not one - but two - of his feature... More »
By Simon de Bruyn   

New Aussie horror fest brings Paranormal Activity

When you find out about a horror film festival named after the opening lines of a famous Simon and Garfunkel song, you know you're onto something special. And so it is with Hello Darkness, the latest genre filmfest on the... More »
By Simon de Bruyn   

An Interview With Director Tomm Moore

Already seen the full length animated feature Brendan and the Secret of Kells? Being screened at festivals all over the world, that might surely be possible. It took home the Audience Award at this year's Annecy International Animated Film Festival... More »

An interview with SHADOW director FEDERICO ZAMPAGLIONE

Following a fantastic reaction to Federico Zampaglione's Shadow at this year's Film 4 Frightfest in London, I was able to put some questions to the Italian rock star ahead of another two screenings at the Sitges International Fantastic Film... More »
By James Dennis   
  Next »
Page 3 of 5