ANOMALISA Trailer Considers The Human Condition

Easily one of the cinematic highlights of the year, Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson's animated drama Anomalisa was one of the big sales at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, and for good reason. The first trailer for the film has... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   

Crowdfund This: Keep Brooklyn's Spectacle Theater In The Picture

Please note, the author of this article is Christopher Bell, former contributor to The Playlist and director of feature film The Winds That Scatter -- BUWalking around Brooklyn's biggest punchline of a neighborhood ain't what it used to be. In... More »
By Ben Umstead   

THE SUBLET: Your First Look At The Poster For Canadian Horror Flick

TwitchFilm is pleased to give you the first look at the poster for John Ainslie's upcoming chamber piece, the psychological horror flick The Sublet. The film is about to start its tour on the festival circuit so it is time... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Learning From The Masters Of Cinema: Cornel Wilde's THE NAKED PREY

Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, The Naked Prey remains the only film directed by Cornel Wilde to be widely available, a situation that based on this example, is a lamentable state of affairs indeed. An incredibly physical actor, who was... More »
By James Marsh   

DEFINITION OF FEAR: Jacqueline Fernandez Horror Flick To Open Delhi Film Fest

Word to the wise. If you go to the cabin for a weekend away and someone in your group whips out a Ouija board, make that person sleep IN the car. Nothing good ever comes from Ouija boards in cinema!... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Giveaway: Win A Blu-ray And More For SOME KIND OF HATE

RLJ Entertainment is releasing Adam Egpyt Mortimer's excellent change-up on the slasher genre, Some Kind of Hate, on DVD and Bluray in the U.S. on November 3rd. We have two blu-rays to give to two lucky readers. In Some Kind of... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Warsaw 2015 Interview: Kenny Riches on Off-Kilter Comedy THE STRONGEST MAN

Quirky indie comedy The Strongest Man by Kenny Riches has been traveling the world since its Sundance world premiere and recently visited Europe Poland's capital city where the film competed in the first and second film section. The titular protagonist, Cuban... More »
By Martin Kudlac   

WRECKER: Two Girls In A Hot Rod Stop In The Middle Of The Road...

Micheal Bafaro's indie thriller Wrecker, perhaps his homage to the great car chase movie Duel, will open in cinemas on November 6th then it will be available on VOD and iTunes on November 10th. TwitchFilm has an exclusive clip to share... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Toronto After Dark 2015 Review: PATCHWORK's Combo Of Laughs And Gore Will Leave You In Stitches

Jennifer, Ellie and Madeleine could not be more different from each other. Jennifer is a professional businesswoman ready to celebrate her birthday and closing a big deal at work. Ellie is a party girl looking for a good time. And... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Margaret Mead Film Festival 2015 Expands The Boundaries Of Documentary And Visual Anthropology

The Margaret Mead Film Festival, one of New York's finest documentary and visual anthropology showcases, returns for its 2015 edition, screening from October 22-25 at the American Museum of Natural History. This year's edition will screen 57 films from over... More »

5 Reasons To Check Out This Weekend's Film Independent Forum In LA

Anyone of us who has attended a film festival has been in the following tight spot: It's that one between seeing a possibly great movie or attending a grade A industry panel that could give superb insight into the world... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Kickstart This! Support Indie Survivor Horror Thriller HERE ALONE

From the producer of Crabs! and Diverge, two films from Frontieres@Fantasia which I wrote about, come a new indie flick, Here Alone, and it needs your help to complete production. This will be the debut feature film for Rod Blackhurst,... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Toronto After Dark 2015 Review: THE HEXECUTIONERS, Welcome To The Job From Hell

Sanctioned euthanasia is a full blown industry and Malison is just starting to get her feet wet at her new job. After a rough start she is paired up with seasoned veteran Olivia and together they head out to the... More »
By Andrew Mack   

St. Lawrence 2015 Preview: Twitch's Top Picks From The "Fourth Coast" Fest

The first ever St. Lawrence International Film Festival is about to kick off, October 22 - 25. But where one might that be? Well, St. Lawrence University is in the town of Canton, New York, and Canton is in the... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Blood In The Snow 2015: SHE WHO MUST BURN, BITE And SAVE YOURSELF Lead Canadian Film Festival Lineup

The mandate of the Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival is that it only plays Canadian genre films. Isn't it nice to know that our big country with the tiny population houses so many demented minds that they can... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Toronto After Dark 2015 Review: THE HOLLOW ONE Demonstrates More Depth Than Its Title Lets On

Rachel Wade left the family farm two years ago for the big city after a tragic accident took the life of her mother. Now living in downtown Seattle the disappearance of her father compels her to return and face her... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Toronto After Dark 2015 Review: THE DIABOLICAL Covers The Basics Of Haunted Houses With A Hint Of Sci-Fi

Let us jump right into The Diabolical, because that is what writer/director Alistair Legrand and writing partner Luke Harvis do. Right off the hop we meet Ali Later as Madison, a single mom who is trying to hold on to... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Twitch Readers! Go See ROOM For Free

One of the knockout hits on this Fall's festival circuit has been Lenny Abrahamson's Brie Larson-starring Room. With a seemingly bleak premise, the film succeeds wildly at capturing an incredible perspective and doing it in an emotional and uplifting way.... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   

DEDfest 2015: CAMINO, GRIDLOCKED And GOODNIGHT MOMMY Highlight Second Wave

DEDfest kicks off in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada next Tuesday and they have announced the remaining films in their lineup. There are a lot of standouts including Goodnight Mommy and Ugandan action flick Who Killed Captain Alex? You can read all... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Aruba 2015 Wrap-Up: More Reviews, Awards Announced, And Final Impressions From One Happy Island

Sunday, October 11, 2015 -- Just beyond the surf and the sand, the lights dim inside a movie theater. Then comes the digital coo of a projector and one final round of images thrust upon the screen for the audience... More »
By Ben Umstead   
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