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Director John Carpenter streams “Distant Dream” from ‘Lost Themes II’

The Master Of Horror, director John Carpenter (Halloween, The Thing), is set to release his second solo album, Lost Themes II, on April 15 through Sacred Bones Records. Serving as the follow-up to his 2015 debut, Lost Themes, the new album will feature 12 tracks of original music, and today, Carpenter has shared the album’s […]


Retro Promenade’s ‘Carpenter’ Mix Honors The Master Of Horror With Synth Success

As much as I adore John Carpenter‘s Lost Themes album that was released earlier this year, I craved more. I’ve been in a huge ‘eerie synth’ mood for awhile now, having seen films such as The Guest and It Follows, and listening to lots of Perturbator. If you’re anything like me, a new mixtape that […]

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UTG’s 31 Days Of Halloween: ‘The Thing’

Of all the holidays celebrated worldwide, no single day is more loved by the UTG staff than Halloween. With the arrival of the year’s best month, 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 […]


Get Ready, A “Pinocchio” Prequel Is On The Way

I don’t know how many people saw the box office report this weekend, but Real Steel is once again number one and Fox’s prequel/remake of The Thing failed miserably. You’d think studios would start to realize the hype of remakes, prequels, and sequels is starting to die down, but as you’ll soon learn that seems […]


MOVIE TRAILER: The Thing (Red Band)

Only weeks away from release, The Thing finally gives us something worth sinking our teeth into. The remake that’s actually a prequel with the original’s name (confused? us too) is due out this October, but today the internet was blessed with its’ first legitimate look at the film thanks to a stunning red band trailer. […]


The first official trailer for the upcoming prequel to The Thing, which is also entitled The Thing has arrived. Apparently claiming it’s a prequle (or reimagination or whatever line you choose) means you can use a familiar name, but change the central storyline. Regardless, check it out below and read along after for a more […]