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We’re getting a new ‘Tomb Raider’ movie, and Alicia Vikander is Lara Croft

You may remember Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Cradle of Life with Angelina Jolie in the titular role from the early 2000s. Although there have been a number of Tomb Raider video games since then, the movie series has lain dormant. Now MGM and Warner Bros. are taking another crack at […]

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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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Ex Machina’ Is More Than Just Skin Deep

Film: Ex Machina Starring: Domnhall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Alicia Vikander Directed by: Alex Garland In the massive sci-fi canon that viewers have been subjected to today, you start seeing more similarities than differences and feel that not enough thought is being poured into a concept. Alex Garland, the man behind Dredd and Sunshine, uses that […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Writer/Director Alex Garland Talks ‘Ex Machina’ And The Auteur Theory

The Beach, 28 Days Later, Never Let Me Go, Dredd, Sunshine. These may all be sci-fi titles that you have seen or heard of in the past ten years. Alex Garland is the man who helped shepherd them to completion. Not only is he the writer on all of those aforementioned products, he is also […]

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First Two ‘Ex Machina’ Trailers Will Make Your Jaw Drop

Alex Garland won his way into the heart of film fans everywhere with 28 Days Later, and now he’s back with a new futuristic story that is sure to leave you screaming for more. Ex Machina is a science fiction effort that was picked up for distribution by A24 Films earlier this week. The film […]