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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ pillages anything of intrigue

Film: The Huntsman: Winter’s War Directed by: Cedric Nicolas-Troyan Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Jessica Chastain There once was a princess named Snow White. She was the fairest in the land. The queen didn’t take kindly to that. They fought and Snow White won out. But what if there was more to the story? What […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Space Station 76’ Is A Scattershot But Charming Throwback To Retro Sci-Fi

Film: Space Station 76 Starring: Patrick Wilson, Matt Bomer Directed by: Jack Plotnick Picture the old episodes of Star Trek where the Starship Enterprise members carried around communicators that looked like flip phones and had bulky flashy lights on them. That kind of fake-ness that made you laugh at how dated future technology looked is the […]

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‘Lord of the Rings’ Trilogy to Screen With Live Orchestral Accompaniment

Sci-fi nerds, rejoice. For the first time ever, Peter Jackson’s entire Lord of the Rings trilogy will be screening in America with live orchestral accompaniment. The Oscar-winning series, based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s novels, will see its live debut in New York City at Lincoln Center in April 2015. Mark your calendars. As the New York Times reports, […]

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Check Out The First Trailer For ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’

The end is near. Before we get there, however, there is one last battle we must fight. Warner Bros. has released the first official trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. The film, which will serve as the conclusion to Peter Jackson’s Hobbit series, will pick up seconds after events at the […]

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Success Continues For ‘The Hobbit’ This Pre-Christmas Weekend

Despite the debut of so many other heavyweights this weekend, including the highly anticipated Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, studio estimates are showing that The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug will come out as the highest grossing film. The movie, which made its original US release last weekend with over 70 million in sales, saw some […]

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Actor Christopher Lee Releases Second Metal Album

Actor Christopher Lee, who has been in over 200 movies, decided to release his second metal album on his 91st birthday, May 27. The album, Charlemange: The Omens of Death, is a sequel to his 2011 release, Charlemange: By the Sword and the Cross. Lee is known for his villainous roles in the Lord of the Rings, […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

It’s been nine years since our last visit to Middle-earth, and yet it feels like we’ve hardly been away at all. Lord of the Rings was the cinematic event of the early Noughties, leaving an indelible mark on many a youngster and inner youngster. At the time, having just come off one of the riskiest […]

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UTG’S 31 DAYS OF HALLOWEEN: “Dead Alive”

Of all the holidays celebrated worldwide, no one day is more loved by the UTG staff than Halloween. With the arrival of October, the time has finally come to begin rolling out a plethora of features and special announcements we have prepared in celebration of our favorite day, including the one you’re about to read. […]

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WATCH: The Hobbit (Trailer 2)

HAPPY TOLKIEN WEEK EVERYBODY! If you weren’t excited like me already, here’s another reason to be stoked: the new trailer for Peter Jackon’s The Hobbit released today, and it’s breathtaking. Sure, the first trailer that was released got me so unbelievably happy, but for whatever reason hearing all of the characters speak, interact, and feeling […]

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Peter Jackson Announces The Hobbit to Be Three Films, Not Two

Well, there you have it. There have been rumors the past few weeks that Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit would be turned into not two films as previously announced, but three. There haven’t been any official confirmations, until now. Peter Jackson himself announced via his Facebook page, on behalf of all of the studios involved, that […]

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MOVIE TRAILER: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Here it is! Finally, after months of set pictures and waiting, an official trailer for the first part of the Hobbit film pair has made it’s way onto the tubes. For those who are familiar with The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, you will be happy to know that the film is not only […]

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THE DROP: Free album + video from Kraddy, songs from Flux, Zedd and more!

The evolution of Under The Gun Review continues this week with the latest installment of our electronica feature, The Drop. Written weekly by resident basshead Jake White, The Drop is your go-to source for weekly electronic/dubstep/techno news! If you’re an emerging talent in this area or have a news tip you’d like to see featured, […]