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Independent Film Festival Boston 2015 – Day 8: ‘Me And Earl And The Dying Girl’

As the 13th Annual Independent Film Festival Boston drew to a close on Wednesday, a wave of melancholy seemed to hit every viewer eagerly waiting for the closing night film, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, in a sold out theater at Coolidge Corner Theater. Brian Tamm, the fest’s Executive Director, took the stage […]

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Sundance Movie Review: ‘Boyhood’

Film: Boyhood Directed by: Richard Linklater Starring: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Lorelei Linklater Most great “coming of age” movies (Say Anything…, Almost Famous, you get the idea) are about a moment. Hell, you can even say that about the ones not directed by Cameron Crowe — from The 400 Blows to The Way […]

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Sundance Movie Review: ‘Hellion’

Film: Hellion Directed by: Kat Candler Starring: Aaron Paul, Josh Wiggins, Juliette Lewis It’s rare for a film to treat father-son relationships and relationships between young men with the care and sensitivity seen in Hellion. What’s even more surprising is that the film comes from a promising new female writer/director in Kat Candler, expanding on […]

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Richard Linklater’s Ambitious ‘Boyhood’ Gets Sundance Premiere

Reuniting Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy every nine years to film another entry in the Before… franchise makes for quite the ambitious endeavor, but director Richard Linklater may have outdone himself with Boyhood. Often referred to as the “The Twelve Year Project,” Boyhood was filmed as a series of 12 shorts between the years of […]

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Sundance Adds Zach Braff’s Kickstarter Movie and Gives ‘Clerks’ a 20th Anniversary Screening

Zach Braff, otherwise known as that one guy who made that indie film the the good soundtrack (just kidding, let’s not forget Scrubs), started a Kickstarter to support his first feature film since Garden State titled Wish You Were Here. Turns out the latter will be screening at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival along with numerous other big names. This […]

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Dave Grohl Forms Another Supergroup For A One Time Live Performance

Dave Grohl was the drummer for Nirvana, then the live drummer and guitarist for Mike Watt, then formed the Foo Fighters. After he made it with the Foo, he did Probot, briefly joined Queens of the Stone Age, and eventually formed Them Crooked Vultures. We can add another band to his last, although this one […]

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Dave Grohl’s “Sound City” Documentary Will Premiere At Sundance Film Festival

Dave Grohl has been a busy man drumming for Queens Of The Stone Age and working on his documentary, Sound City. We now know when and where the much-teased documentary will premiere: Park City, Utah at the Sundance Film Festival in January. The documentary has had several teaser trailers thrown up on the internet with […]

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UTG’s 31 Days Of Halloween: “Excision”

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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MOVIE TRAILER: Beasts of the Southern Wild

The most talked about film at this year’s Sundance Film Festival will soon be arriving in theaters and UTG has your first look at the trailer. Beasts of the Southern Wild is the kind of “little film that could” story that cinephiles hope to find every year. Prior to Sundance the film had little-to-no press, […]

New Beastie Boys short film

Adam Yauch from the Beastie Boys will be writing and directing a short film based off their song “Fight For Your Right” and will be casting Elijah Wood, Danny McBride, Seth Rogen, Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, and Jack Black.