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Movie Sequel Round-Up: Prometheus, X-Men: First Class, And Thor 2

It may seem that Hollywood is swiftly becoming naught but a hotbed of sequels and reboots, but three high-profile projects in the news this morning at least have real potential. First up, Ridley Scott has been hinting at a sequel to his recent sci-fi opus Prometheus, with sources pointing to a 2014 or 2015 release date. […]

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WHAT THE FILM?! “X-Men: First Class”

What The Film?! is a weekly column exclusive to Under The Gun Review that brings to light the plot holes Hollywood hoped you’d never notice. Written by comedy writer Dane Sager, this column shows no mercy to films that try and pull the proverbial wool over our eyes. If you know a film with major plot holes […]

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Scene & Heard (Week 4): X-Men First Class

Written by UTG critic Grace Duffy, Scene & Heard takes a look at the music that makes our favorite films so memorable. Whether it’s the 400-piece orchestra Christopher Nolan used for The Dark Knight, or the dozen or so bands that contributed to the soundtrack of Top Gun, there is no denying the impact music […]

“X-Men: First Class” opens at #1

The weekend box office figures are in and, to almost no surprise, X-Men: First Class has come out victorious. Opening slightly weaker than hoped at $54 million, the film still did better than the original film incarnation in 2000 (which opened at $50 million). Last week’s number one film, The Hangover 2, dropped a staggering […]