Archive for June, 2015

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Big Game’ Is The Original Action Film Summer 2015 Needs

Film: Big Game Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Onni Tommila Directed By: Jalmari Helander In a summer overrun with sequels and visually impressive, yet predictable action epics, Finnish director Jalmari Helander has found a way to make adventure films feel new once again. There is a long-running tradition amongst the people in Finland where, upon reaching […]

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iLoveMakonnen Is Planning To Steal Your Girl With His New Track

If French Montana is known for repetitively saying “Hanh!,” then iLoveMakonnen may soon be known for his use of “Huuuuuuughhhhhh!” on his latest track. Kicking off the weekend with a party track sure to have clubs and frats going crazy, iLoveMakonnen dropped “Where Your Girl At” seemingly out of the blue. The song finds the […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Patrick Brice Discusses His New Film, ‘The Overnight’

It’s hard to throw a stone in the world of modern indie movies without hitting some up and coming filmmaker who one or more publications has dubbed the latest ‘visionary’ storyteller. Everyone has someone they’re rooting for in the race to see who graduates from one-time genius to career-long writer/director who influences countless future storytellers, […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Creep’ Is Incredibly Unsettling

Film: Creep Starring: Patrick Brice, Mark Duplass Directed By: Patrick Brice I have never seen a found footage film quite like Creep, but I always wanted to. It’s a combination of horror, drama, and comedy that is so tightly wound that you never know what to expect from one moment to the next. Credit for […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Ted 2’ Is The First Major Misfire Of Summer 2015

Film: Ted 2 Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane Directed By: Seth MacFarlane Having established a new hero in the world of profane comedy with his initial outing, Seth MacFarlane has proven with Ted 2 what A Million Ways To Die In The West alluded to over a year ago: America’s turn of the millennium funnyman […]

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Game & Drake Swap Bars About The Realities Of Fame On “100”

The Game and Drake just delivered a new single that is destined to take hip-hop by storm in no time at all. Remember when Drake was spotted dropping a few unreleased bars to a sold out Detroit crowd late last month? That so-called freestyle was actually an unannounced preview for the Toronto native’s latest collaboration […]

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Lydia Announce Fall Headlining Tour With Seahaven, Turnover & The Technicolors

Having recently wrapped up their successful summer tour alongside The Early November and Restorations, Phoenix indie rock outfit Lydia have just announced that they will be back on the road this Fall. This upcoming tour will be held in support of their impending full-length record, the direct follow-up to 2013’s Devil, which is estimated to […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Avalanche Sharks’ Has Bite, But No Brains

Film: Avalanche Sharks Starring: Alexander Mendeluk, Kate Nauta Directed By: Scott Wheeler Monster movies have never been for everybody. From the dawn of cinema–when the likes of King Kong first appeared–there have been some who simply do not grasp why so many people enjoy watching poorly realized fictional creatures terrorize people on screen. I’ve never […]

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You Can Now Listen To The New Refused Album, ‘Freedom’

It has been over seventeen years since their last full-length album, The Shape Of Punk to Come; but Swedish punk band Refused are finally back with new material. Due out on June 30 via Epitaph, Freedom is produced by Nick Launay (Arcade Fire, Yeah Yeah Yeahs). “It’s not a reunion anymore,” frontman Dennis Lyxzén shares. “This […]

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UTG PREMIERE: theWhen – ‘Layer Zero’

Streaming exclusively now below is the brand new EP from theWhen, titled Layer Zero. The record contains a huge sound, mixing modern electronic, rock and pop elements to deliver memorable track after memorable track. Tracks like “Better Than Now” and “Learning To Try” stand out through a mixture of electronic grit and sheer melodic infectiousness. […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Dope’ Is A Fittingly Titled Teen Masterpiece

Film: Dope Starring: Shameik Moore, A$AP Rocky Directed By: Rick Famuyiwa Every year audiences are given numerous coming-of-age tales based around themes of self-discovery and love, but what ever happened to growing up in response to the stupid decisions we make when we’re young? Dope, the latest feature from writer/director Rick Famuyiwa, has the answer. […]

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Foreign Tongues Launch Pre-Orders For Debut LP, Stream New Track

In case you weren’t unaware, I really like Foreign Tongues. The New England-based act are gearing up to release their debut LP, Fragile, As Said Before, on July 24 via No Sleep. Pre-orders are live here. Substream is premiering a new track from the LP, “Assembly,” which is a heartbreaking cut about dealing with the […]