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2015’s Most Underrated Films

It’s the time of year for countdowns and reflection, and in the world of entertainment much of that tends to concern the film industry. Often we see the best movies of the year coming out in November and December, so the days leading up to New Year’s become filled with discussions about which is best, […]

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Passing The Torch: The End Of An Era For UTG

I started Under The Gun Review with a $10 loan from my parents that I probably never paid back. At the time, my only goals were to get free music, gain access to concerts I couldn’t afford, meet my heroes, and create something to further bolster my resume. All those things were accomplished in a […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Before The Streetlights – “Private Browser”

Recent Antique Records signees Before The Streetlights recently asked us to lend them a hand in premiering a track from the upcoming label debut. We didn’t know at the time that the band planned to drop the track in question on Thanksgiving, but once we became aware of their goals we leapt at the chance […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Shelter’ Is Captivating And Depressing In Equal Measure

Film: Shelter Starring: Anthony Mackie, Jennifer Connelly Directed by: Paul Bettany Paul Bettany’s first feature behind the camera, Shelter, is without a doubt one of 2015’s most depressing new films. It’s a heartbreaking look at life on the streets and the relationships shared by those who have no place to call home, as well as […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Come Wind – “Found” (Lyric Video)

Friday is here, and while we are sure there are several new albums calling for your attention we must beg of you to hold off just a bit longer on enjoying those releases. Why? Because we have something so good to share that you would only be doing yourself a disservice by clicking off UTG […]

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REVIEW: One Direction – ‘Made In The A.M.’

Artist: One Direction Album: Made In The A.M Genre: Pop If the impending hiatus rumors turn out to indeed be true, there is a good chance Made In The A.M. will be the last new material we receive from One Direction for the foreseeable future. To claim that knowledge of that fact doesn’t impact how […]

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Missy Elliot Returns With “WTF (Where They From)”

There were a number of rumors regarding the potential for new Missy Elliot material after the hip-hop icon appeared alongside Katy Perry during the Super Bowl earlier this year, and today we learned that those stories were indeed true. “WTF (Where The From)” is the brand new single from Missy Elliot. Yes, the same Missy […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Wrecker’ Runs On Fumes

Film: Wrecker Starring: Anna Hutchison, Andrea Whitburn Directed by: Micheal Bafaro In Wrecker, two girls in a Mustang cross paths with a murderous tow truck driver on an empty stretch of highway with a deadly past. What’s the worst that could happen? There is something to be said for simplicity in horror, and in the […]

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WATCH: Eric Church Debuts New Song “Mr. Misunderstood” At CMA Awards

Surprise album releases are no long reserved for rappers and pop stars whose labels don’t want to promote their garbage LP. Earlier this week, the internet was lit on fire after reports of people who belonged to the fan club of country singer Eric Church were receiving a new, 10-song album in their email. The […]

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Weezer Ask “Do You Wanna Get High?” On New Song

God bless Weezer. You never know what Rivers Cuomo and his cohorts will deliver from one album to the next, but over the last month the world has slowly been getting a grip on what will almost certainly be the next phase of Weezer’s existence. Two songs have surfaced since the beginning of October, and […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse’ Is Dumb Fun

Film: Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse Starring: Tye Sheridan, Logan Miller, Joey Morgan Directed by: Christopher Landon Every time I think I have seen what will certainly be the last enjoyable horror-comedy involving zombies, a new title appears with something fun or unique that pulls me and my hard-earned money back into a theater. […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Nasty Baby’ Is An Unforgettable, Albeit Flawed Film

Film: Nasty Baby Starring: Tunde Adebimpe, Kristen Wiig Directed by: Sebastián Silva Nasty Baby may be the most surprising movie of the year, but to discuss why that might be true would be to ruin what is sure to be a one-of-a-kind experience for even the most dedicated cinephile. Filmmaker Sebastián Silva stars alongside Tunde […]