I, Frankenstein - Ron Balicki and Diana Lee Inosanto Talk Bringing Martial Arts to Movies

Ka-li (noun): 1) One of the manifestations and cult titles of the wife of Shiva and mother goddess Devi, especially in her malevolent role as a goddess of death and destruction, depicted as black, ...

Fantasia Film Festival: The Last Tycoon puts the Mel in Melodrama

The Last Tycoon Directed by Wong Jing Written by Wong Jing, Manfred Wong and Koon-nam Lui China, 2012 For the last little while now, Chinese cinema, Hong Kong-made films in particular, have been ...

The 5 Best Music Videos Of The Week

5) Die Antwoord “Cookie Thumper” Directed by Ninja I couldn’t help but include the latest from Die Antwoord because their videos are so insanely weird and awesome. “Cookie Thumper” is no different, ...

Graphic Review: Batgirl Volume 2: Knightfall Descends

DC Comics delivers more excitement with Batgirl Volume 2: Knightfall Descends. The graphic novel collects issues #0 and 7 through 13 of the monthly title. It's written by series regular Gail Simone ...

Cold Steel (2011) Movie Review

Noted editor and director David Wu blasted back into Chinese cinemas in 2011 with “Cold Steel”, a wartime sniper thriller that after enjoying success at international festivals finally lands on DVD. ...

Watch 'Battle Of The Drumlines' (Short Shouts!)

This morning's Short Shout! is a short documentary titled Battle Of The Drumlines, a film by Show Love. It explores the concept of the drumline, featuring footage and interviews filmed in Brooklyn in ...

Zombiegeddon: Holiday Gift ideas for the Zombie Survivalist in your home

With 12-21-12 coming quickly, many zombie survivalists feel this will be the day for the zombie outbreak. So with that being said, what should you get the zombie survivalist in your home? First up is ...

Dominic Purcell Stares Down The Economic Crisis Through The Barrel Of A Gun In Bailout Trailer

You know what feels better than bankruptcy? Cold steel and hot lead. And that's the guiding principal behind Uwe Boll's Bailout: The Age Of Greed, a film that plays a lot like a much lower budget spin ...

Hey, Toronto! Reel Asian Kicks Of Tomorrow!

Hey, Toronto! The sixteenth annual Reel Asian festival kicks off tomorrow with a typically fantastic slate of screenings from all around Asia. Twitch is proud to co-present screenings of Filipino ...

Hey, Toronto! Win A Pair Of Tickets To See David Wu's Cold Steel At Reel Asian!

Hey, Toronto! The 16th annual Reel Asian Film Festival kicks off November 6th and we want you to be there! Twitch is co-presenting the November 10th screening of David Wu's Cold Steel and we've got a ...

Fantastic Fest 2012: Battle of the Snipers – Cold Steel vs. Tower Block

Every year Fantastic Fest is at the forefront of genre film programming, providing a veritable feast of degradation, mutilation and violence to it’s utterly insatiable audiences. Many times you’ll ...

Fantastic Fest Review: Cold Steel

It occurred to me halfway through Cold Steel (Bian di lang yan) that Fantastic Fest has no icon for "romance." There's "comedy" and even "date movie," which seems relegated only to ironic situations, ...

Reel Asian Sneaks a Few Titles. The One You Should Care About is Cold Steel

Having its sweet 16th anniversary this year, Toronto's Reel Asian Film Festival continues to showcase cinema from from China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kashmir, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand; ...

Fantastic Fest: ‘Cold Steel’ Highlights the Hellish Ballet of War

Editor’s note: This film was originally featured as part of our Fantasia Fest 2012 coverage, but it’s also playing Fantastic Fest, so we’re bringing it back. Mu, a young hunter with a staggering ...

Second Wave of Fantastic Fest 2012 Films Announced

The second wave of genre films slotted to play this year’s Fantastic Fest has been unleashed upon the masses. Among the the are two of the year’s most anticipated films, Looper and Sinister. Continue ...

Second Wave of Fantastic Fest 2012 Announced!

It’s hard to believe that in a month and two days that Michael & I, along with two other writers from St. Louis, will be making our annual 14 hour drive to Austin, Texas for one of our favorite ...

Second Wave of Fantastic Fest Films Announced

Second Wave of Fantastic Fest Films Announced The first wave of films for the Austin based film festival Fantastic Fest featured a lot of titles that caught our eye, like Dredd 3D, Cockneys Vs. Zombies, Room 237 and the original The Shining. ...

Fantastic Fest 2012: Second Wave Announced; New Images from The American Scream, Holy Motors, Sinister, and More

The second wave of films playing this year's Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas, has been announced, and all we can say is start packing your bags right now! From the Press Release: Two of the fall ...

Fantastic Fest’s Second Wave Includes ‘Holy Motors,’ ‘Looper,’ and ‘The ABCs of Death’

Fantastic Fest is truly a unique event. There’s plenty of room for arthouse films and, on some occasions, the big awards players, but one theater that hosts There Will Be Blood might, the next night, ...

Sweet Sixteen: Fantasia Becoming the Cannes of Genre Film Fests

An adolescent’s sixteenth birthday marks a turning point in life when maturation occurs at a much more rapid pace and the teenager begins to be faced with difficult and important decisions that will ...

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