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‘Saturday Night Live’ Documentary Will Be Released This Summer

After 40 years of hilarious skits and satirical news reports, director Bao Nguyen felt inspired to create the SNL documentary that will be Live From New York! , the film that will open the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival this month. The documentary showcasing Saturday Night Live‘s history will officially hit theatres on June 12, playing in major cities […]

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Elliott Smith Documentary ‘Heaven Adores You’ Screening Dates Revealed

Last year, we reported that a new Elliott Smith documentary was on its way to reaching the public’s eye. The film, titled Heaven Adores You, is directed by Nickolas Rossi. For the first time, it features unheard tracks, interviews with Smith’s friends and collaborators, and more previously guarded. Today, Rossi’s team announced the film’s theatrical release. Starting on […]

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Amy Winehouse Documentary ‘Amy’ Hits Theaters July 3

The late Grammy-winning jazz/R&B icon Amy Winehouse will be remembered around the fourth anniversary of her death with a feature-length documentary film that will hit UK theaters on July 3. Directed by Asif Kapadia, the documentary will tell Winehouse’s heartbreaking story of life and death, giving fans an inside look on her side of the […]

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HBO Releases Trailer For Kurt Cobain Documentary, ‘Montage of Heck’

Although Nirvana’s infamous frontman Kurt Cobain passed away over 20 years ago, his life story continues to be a topic of intrigue. Directed by Brett Morgen, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck takes a look inside the life of a tortured artist and features interviews with family members, including Cobain’s wife Courtney Love, and never-before-seen home […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Hunting Ground’ Offers A Haunting Look At Campus Rape

Film: The Hunting Ground Directed by: Kirby Dick Genre: Documentary Though some may argue otherwise, I think it’s safe to say that most would agree all cases of alleged sexual assault should be investigated thoroughly. Living, as we all do, in the 21st century, we have learned that is rarely the case. From the military […]

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Kurt Cobain Documentary, Featuring Hours Of Unreleased Music And Art, To Be Released In 2015

Earlier this month, a “new” mixtape emerged, curated by the late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. Entitled Montage of Heck, it featured a mixture of Nirvana demos, random radio bits, music from bands like the Beatles and Simon & Garfunkel, and, in true Cobain fashion, toilets flushing and people vomiting. This mixtape’s title will lend itself […]

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Foo Fighters Tease More New Music in Preview for ‘Sonic Highways’

Foo Fighters have released an exciting new trailer for their upcoming HBO series Sonic Highways, which documents the process of writing and recording their upcoming album of the same name. The trailer highlights some of the places that the band visited while working on the project, some of the artists they spoke with, and most […]

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‘Citizenfour’ Trailer: Edward Snowden Shares His Story

If you had asked me two weeks ago to tell you the films I thought would be competing for Best Documentary at the 2015 Oscars, the first two titles I would have said Rich Hill and The Overnighters. Watching reactions from New York Film Festival on Twitter this weekend however, I realized a film that […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Harmontown’ Fails to Capture Dan Harmon’s Appeal

Film: Harmontown Directed by: Neil Berkeley Starring: Dan Harmon, Jeff B. Davis, Erin McGathy I’ll be honest. Prior to receiving my screener for Harmontown, I had no idea who Dan Harmon was. I don’t watch Community. I don’t listen to his Harmontown podcast. That doesn’t mean I never will. It just means it hasn’t happened […]

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Nas Announces ‘Time Is Illmatic’ Documentary & Tour Dates

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of his debut record, Illmatic, multi-platinum artist, Nas, has announced via Twitter that his documentary, Time Is Illmatic, will be coming to forty theaters all over the country on October 2, with a premiere screening in New York City and Los Angeles on October 1. This one-night screening will […]

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‘Starring Adam West’ Trailer: The Story Of A Superhero Icon

Though many young people today have never seen a full episode of the original Batman television series, it’s likely they know actor Adam West as having been the first man to wear Bruce Wayne’s signature cowl on screen. Why? Because Adam West is a celebrity whose fame transcends time. He’s been pouring his heart and […]

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LISTEN: New Foo Fighters Audio Clip from ‘Sonic Highways’

As we here at UTG have talked about in the past, HBO’s new eight-part documentary series featuring David Grohl (as the director) and the other members of Foo Fighters, entitled Sonic Highways, is scheduled to hit the airwaves on October 17 this year. The documentary’s trailer showcases bits of the band’s new music off of […]