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AFM 2014: Horror Flick WRECKER Getting Hauled To U.S. By XLrator Media

The U.S. rights for the upcoming demonic truck horror-thriller Wrecker were acquired by XLrator Media from IndustryWorks Pictures up here in Canada. IndustryWorks will distribute the pic here in Canada and is handling international sales at AFM. The story follows best...

AFM 2014: Premiere Entertainment Group Will Handle Foreign Sales Of Creature Feature DARK WAS THE NIGHT

The foreign sales rights for Jack Heller's creature feature, Dark Was The Night, were picked up by Premiere Entertainment Group this week. Sales will begin at this year's American Film Market. The film stars Canadian actor Kevin Durand alongside Lukas Haas. Durand has...

AFM 2014: First Look At New JUNE Trailer

L. Gustavo Cooper's horror thriller June has been completed and will be introduced to the marketplace at the American Film Market (AFM) next month. Twitch is proud to debut the brand new trailer.June is the story about a nine-year-old orphan...

Rodriguez, El Rey Shooting FROM DUSK TIL DAWN: THE SERIES

Shooting has begun in Austin, Texas on From Dusk Til Dawn: The Series, the small screen spin-off of the Robert Rodriguez-directoed, Quentin Tarantino-penned film of the same name from 1996. The series will debut in Q1 of 2014 on Rodriguez's...

ROOM 237's Rodney Ascher To Document THE NIGHTMARE

News coming out of AFM is that Rodney Ascher, director of the incredible conspiracy documentary of Stanley Kubrick's The Shining and contributor to the forthcoming ABCs of Death 2, will direct The Nightmare for Content Film and Preferred Film &...

XLrator Media Nabs US Rights For Horror-Thriller FEED THE GODS

Got a hankering for some Bigfoot-like people-eating horror? Then stay tuned because XLrator Media just picked up the U.S. rights for Braden Croft's Feed The Gods and will distribute the title via their Macabre horror label. Production wrapped up over on...

AMERICAN MUSCLE's Very NSFW Trailer Commands You to Suck The Nub

Hit makers Snowfort Pictures have been on a hot streak lately with Cheap Thrills, Big Ass Spider and Jodorowsky's Dune all hitting the festival circuit in the last year. Up next is Ravi Dhar's directorial debut American Muscle. Currently...

Cheerleaders, Catfights, And The English Civil War Part Of Full Ithaca Lineup!

The rest of the lineup for the Ithaca International Fantastic Film Festival was announced today and if you are looking for something to heal those post Halloween blues then a trip to Central New York is in order, and you...

TIFF 2010 / AFI FEST 2010: CARANCHO: Interview With Pablo Trapero

Pablo Trapero was born in San Justo, Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1971. He wrote, directed and edited the short films Mocoso Malcriado (1993) and Negocios (1995) before directing his feature debut, the award-winning Crane World (1999), a black and white...

AFM 2010: CHOCOLATE Star Jija Yanin Joins Cast Of Prachya Pinkaew's Taekwondo Picture THE KICK

Gearing up for an imminent start to production with principal photography just weeks away is Ong Bak director Prachya Pinkaew's The Kick. Revolving around a Korean family of taekwondo masters living in Bangkok The Kick will see Pinkaew bring some...

FIREBALL Director Thanakorn Pongsuwon Going English Language And 3D With LETHAL STRIKE

Fireball director Thanakorn Pongsuwon may be the busiest man in Thailand right now. Not only does he have a pair of projects already on the go for Thai audiences - a prequel to Fireball and horror picture Bangkok Fable -...

AFM2010: Poster for Jason Eisener's 'Hobo With A Shotgun'!

Why, just the other day we display a number of glorious lobby cards for Hobo With A Shotgun. And lo' and behold a new poster emerges out of AFM as well. Keen! ...

AFM 2010: Official Poster Art For Noboru Iguchi's KARATE ROBO ZABORGAR And Yoshihiro Nishimura's HELLDRIVER

Earlier today I (almost literally) ran into the two key producers for Nikkatsu's Sushi Typhoon label, freshly arrived in Los Angeles for the American Film Market. And what have they brought with them but their new sales guides loaded up...

AFM 2010: Mel Gibson Has A BEAVER

Ah, Mel. You may not have a career any more but at least you've still got your beaver.Hope apparently springs eternal for producers and sales agents Summit Entertainment, the people with the unenviable task of selling Jodie Foster's The Beaver...

AFM 2010: AMERICAN PSYCHO Director Mary Harron Helms THE MOTH DIARIES

It's been a surprisingly rocky road for director Mary Harron since the Canadian born director unleashed American Psycho upon the world. She's done some very high profile television work since - directing episodes of The L Word, Big Love and...

AFM 2010: Fresh Images From Colombian Military Horror THE SQUAD

Jaime Osorio Márquez' El Paramo is a film we've been tracking here at Twitch for well over a year now. Military themed horror has a special place in our hearts and an early look at the script convinced that this...

AFM: Uwe Boll's IN THE NAME OF THE KING 2 "Coming Soon"

Will Burt Reynolds once again ride a horse? Will we be treated to the return of a hammer wielding Ron Perlman? Hell, is Jason Statham or anyone at all from the first one actually willing to come back for this?...

BURKE & HARE review

John Landis' Burke & Hare is one of those films where having watched it, you feel compelled to continually check you did, in fact, enjoy yourself. There's plenty to enjoy. It's an admirably scruffy little period piece based (if...

AFM 2010: First LIVID Promo On Display

With their 2007 debut feature Inside (A L'Interieur) directors Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo took a young woman and locked her in a house with a deranged killer. It was tense, bloody, fantastic stuff. And now in 2010 Maury and...

First Artwork For Horror Anthology PARIS, I'LL KILL YOU

What does it look like when Joe Dante, Vincenzo Natali, Christopher Smith, Paco Plaza, the Inside boys, Xavier Gens and Ryuhei Kitamura get together to raise a bit of havoc in Paris? It looks kind of like this. The first...