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MOVIE REVIEW: ’12 Years A Slave’

Film: 12 Years A Slave Directed by: Steve McQueen Screenplay by: John Ridley Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt “I don’t want to survive,” Chiwetel Ejiofor’s Solomon Northup tells a fellow slave shortly after being abducted and sold into slavery. “I want to live.” But for 12 years, he had no choice. 12 Years […]

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First ’12 Years A Slave’ Trailer Has Oscar Contender Written All Over It

Most of the nerd universe is wrapped up in Comic-Con this week, but there is plenty happening outside the world of heroes and creatures to be excited about as well. Specifically, the brand new trailer for the upcoming Steve McQueen directed epic, 12 Years A Slave. Starting decades before Lincoln would abolish slavery, 12 Years […]

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M83 Perform On Last Call With Carson Daly

M83 took their energetic and fun live performance to Last Call with Carson Daly. They whipped up some very entertaining versions of their tunes “Steve McQueen” and “Intro” (with Zola Jesus) and can be seen by simply heading through the jump. Click past to enjoy and let Under The Gun Review if you have picked […]



Film: Shame Starring: Michael Fassbender Director: Steve McQueen One of the year’s most discussed titles, thanks partially to being branded with a NC-17 rating, Shame is a film unlike any other released in 2011. Directed by Steve McQueen and lead by the undeniably talented Michael Fassbender, the film offers audiences a candid look at the […]



Throughout the history of the MPAA, any film given an NC-17 rating had pretty much received the mainstream “kiss of death.” The rating, which restricts entrance to a film to only those above the age of 17, turned away theater owners who rely heavily upon ticket sales from teens to keep the lights on. Luckily […]


AMP Music Productions announce a competition for filmmakers

AMP Music Productions, an independent record label, has announced a £11,000 ($14,893) competition for filmmakers. Contestants are requested to submit an original film, or music video, that incorporates one of four songs off of Mike Marlin‘s upcoming album, Man On The Ground, which is to be released in early 2012. The submissions can either be made […]