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‘Julia’ Trailer: Rape And Revenge On The Streets Of NYC

Rape and revenge films are a hard subgenre of horror for many people to handle. It’s one thing to put someone in a compromising position, but it’s another to base the central premise of your story on someone (usually a homely-yet-pretty white girl) being brutally raped by one or more men. It’s grisly and dark […]

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WATCH: Scarlett Johansson in First Trailer for Luc Besson’s ‘Lucy’

While Luc Besson has found success in recent years writing and producing the Taken movies, you’d have to go all the way back to 1997’s The Fifth Element to find his last memorable directorial effort. So what does one do when they find themselves in a bit of a rut? Well, they go back to […]

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Movie Review: ’13 Sins’

Film: 13 Sins Starring: Mark Webber Directed by: Daniel Stamm 13 Sins is the latest in a long line of unsettling films that prove there are very few things people are not willing to do in exchange for money. Making ends meet in 2014 is difficult for everyone I know, and that goes double (or […]

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Watch: Tom Hardy in First Trailer for ‘Locke’

Locke premiered back in September at the Venice Film Festival and more recently played at Sundance, but the first trailer for the Tom Hardy thriller has now made its way online as the film prepares for a proper U.S. release on April 25. The trailer brings to mind movies like Phone Booth and Buried, with […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Grand Piano’

Film: Grand Piano Starring: Elijah Wood Directed by: Eugenio Mira Hollywood has a long history of using unseen assailants to propel a storyline forward. The results of these efforts have been mixed throughout time. Some films play like ticking time bombs, slowly forcing the audience to slip ever-so-slightly toward the edge of their seats, others […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Lock-In’

Film: The Lock-In Produced by: Rich Praytor and Beverly Banks, Holy Moly Productions This past weekend, I watched a Christian-produced found footage horror film called The Lock-In with my girlfriend and friend. The Lock-In tells the story of three friends who unlock a demon when they bring a porn magazine to their overnight church lock-in. Read those […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Big Bad Wolves’

Film: Big Bad Wolves Starring: Lior Ashkenazi, Rotem Keinan Directed by: Aharon Keshales, Navot Papushado There have been a number of films featuring stories of revenge released in the last year, but I can promise you not a single one will leave the same kind of lasting impression as Aharon Keshales’ Big Bad Wolves.

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Open Grave’

Film: Open Grave Starring: Sharlto Copley, Joseph Morgan, Thomas Kretschmann Director: Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego Writers: Chris Borey, Eddie Borey The trick to a good thriller/horror is to only reveal enough plot to keep the audience intrigued. Most of these films involve trying to figure out who the killer is amongst a group of people that are stuck […]

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Understand the True Meaning of Stage Fright in the New Trailer for ‘Grand Piano’

Are you the type of person that gets scared to be on stage? The kind of person who loves to create but hates to perform because of the crippling amount of anxiety that comes with it? Well, imagine having those anxieties, and then being told that if you miss one note of your performance, you […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: We Are What We Are

Film: We Are What We Are Director: Jim Mickle Writers: Nick Damici, Jim Mickle Starring: Bill Sage, Ambyr Childers, Julia Garner Every family has their own rituals. Usually these are things that have been passed down generation to generation and more often than not it takes form as a recipe for a holiday, or a […]

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UTG’s 31 Days Of Halloween: ‘Repulsion’

Of all the holidays celebrated worldwide, no single 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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UTG’s 31 Days Of Halloween: ‘Saw’

Of all the holidays celebrated worldwide, no single 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. […]