Tag: turkey

SICCIN 4 Trailer Delivers Another Burst Of Turkish Horror Madness

Director Alper Mestci will soon return to Turkish cinema screens with Siccin 4, the latest entry into his popular series of local horror films. And Mestci certainly appears to be familiar with the principal rule of sequels - give them...

Locarno 2017 Review: METEORS Exhibits A Poetic Side of Docu-Fiction Hybrids

Turkish filmmaker Gürcan Keltek introduces his first feature-length film Meteors living a double life as a documentary and fiction film while preserving the urgency of its message in both instances

Turkish SciFi Comedy ARIF V 216 Continues The GORA Universe!

It was back in 2004 that Turkish writer and star Cem Yilmaz caught our attention with his very silly - and very fun - scifi comedy G.O.R.A. The story of a Turkish carpet salesman kidnapped by extraterrestrials and plunged into...

COLD OF KALANDAR Trailer: Turkey's Oscar Nominee Stuns

With stunning cinematography shot in seemingly death defying locations high in the Black Sea mountains, Cold of Kalandar looks as visually powerful as it seems emotionally dense.   The film, which Turkey is pushing as its nominee for the category of...

Escaped Cons, A Bow Wielding Bounty Hunter And A Lusty Gorilla In The Trailer For Gonzo Turkish Comedy SEN SAG BEN SELAMET

Turkish director Ersoy Güler appears to have unleashed something gloriously strange with upcoming comedy Sen Sag Ben Selamet. Burçin Bildik stars as an escaped convict on the run and having to cope with all manner of challenges, everything from the...

The one great thing in a very shitty movie.

Movie(making) is a very interesting and sometimes strange medium. For all the masterpieces and great works, which always are and will be a subjective matter, there are an incredible lot of movies that equal to the amount of zzzero, nothing,...

The Director Of SICCIN And MUSALLAT Delivers Fresh Horrors With ÜÇ HARFLİLER 3

Though audiences abroad may not be familiar with the name of Alper Mestçi he has quickly become one of the dominant forces within Turkish genre film. Having started as a writer Mestçi first appeared on the feature scene with 2007...

WTF Is This? Turkey Goes Bollywood In BIR BABA HINDU

In my years following the cinema of India, from big budget blockbusters to no-budget crapfests, I've seen some weird shit. However, nothing from India has come close to preparing me for the mind-bending collision that is Turkey's Bollywood-style musical comedy...

A Madsen And A Baldwin Go To Turkey And Things Go Badly In New Teaser For MAGI

Dabbe director Hasan Karacadag dips his toes into international waters with the upcoming Magi - or, rather, he brings the international to him in Turkey - and the results are all sorts of messed up according to the new teaser...

SICCIN 3: Latest Entry In Turkish Horror Franchise Delivers A Gloriously Over The Top Trailer

'Subtle' is not a word likely to be applied to any of Alper Mestçi's Siccin films and with the trailer for the third entry in the Turkish horror franchise frreshly released I think we can all agree that this is...

Review: BASKIN, Confidently Creepy, Weird, Bloody And Awesome

When many people think of contemporary Turkish cinema, the first thing that comes to mind is the Palme d'Or-bait that is the films of Nuri Bilge Ceylan. Methodical (ahem, slow) dramas like Once Upon a Time in Anatolia and Winter's...

Toronto 2015 Review: BASKIN Is Creepy, Weird And Amazing

When many people think of contemporary Turkish cinema, the first thing that comes to mind is the Palme d'Or-bait that is the films of Nuri Bilge Ceylan. Methodical (ahem, slow) dramas like Once Upon a Time in Anatolia and Winter's...

DABBE 6 Trailer: Of Turkish Myths, And Nightmares, And Blood, Oh, A Lot Of Blood

I won't lie: a new trailer for Dabbe 6 features a copious amount of blood. But it also includes a plethora of puzzling, perhaps nightmare-inducing, imagery that is kinda amazing to see. This is an extended trailer, and I have no...

BASKIN: Watch The Deeply Disturbing Trailer For Can Evrenol's Feature Debut

Turkish helmer Can Evrenol feels very much like one of our own here at Twitch. We've been covering his work since back in 2009 when he first came to our attention with his sophomore short film The Chest, and we've...

Bad Things Happen In The SICCIN 2 Trailer. Many, Many Bad Things.

Look at that baby. Look at it. Does that look like a happy baby? No it does not. Not even a little bit. And this is the sort of thing that happens - and happens a lot - in Turkish...

A Nightmarish Vision Of Impending Parenthood In Özkan Aksular's MUNAFIK Teaser

A simple concept very well executed is what you get in the teaser for Özkan Aksular's upcoming Turkish horror film Munafik (Hypocrites). While it's hard to get too specific with English language information on the film - the never reliable...

Biplanes Battle In Turkey's SON MEKTUP

Biplanes swoop and spin, cannons pound away on war ships, guns blaze, heroes weep, and things are just generally epic sized in the teaser for Özhan Eren's upcoming Turkish war picture Son Mektup. Set during the Battle of Gallipoli in...

Turkish Horror Goes For The Big Jumps In HELAK: KAYIP KOY Trailer

Subtle? I don't think anybody will be saying that about writer-director Özgür Bakar's upcoming Turkish horror film Helak: Kayip Koy. From pictures flying off walls to rivers full of floating corpses to assorted spirits getting up close and personal there...

Can Evrenol Wraps BASKIN, Check The First Images Now!

Turkish director Can Evrenol has long been a favorite in these pages, his often horrific short films winning fans around the globe on the short film circuit. His most recent short effort - Baskin - is unquestionably his strongest, which...

Principal Photography Begins On Turkish Horror Flick BASKIN

Just sharing a couple e-mails with Twitch lord and master Todd Brown today and he asked me to let everyone know that principal photography has begun on the Turkish horror film Baskin. Director Can Evrenol and his crew are buckling down...