2015 Oscar Results (Updating Live)

It’s 2015, and the time has come once again to look back on last year’s achievements of those in the film industry. The 87th annual Academy Awards are taking place today, and there are plenty of strong contenders for many of the categories. Some of the more notable features nominated for several awards tonight include […]

A Complete List Of 2015 Golden Globes Winners

The Golden Globes were tonight, and if you’re anything like the UTG crew you didn’t have the time or desire to watch the three-hour telecast you could just as easily follow on Twitter. We paid attention to winners as they rolled in, but out of thirty contributors I would wager no one on our staff […]

MOVIE REVIEW: ’21 Years’ Explores The Talent, Influence and Likability of Richard Linklater

Film: 21 Years: Richard Linklater Directed By: Michael Dunaway, Tara Wood Starring: Jack Black, Ethan Hawke, Matthew McConaughey Tales have been told about how natural, free-flowing in thought, philosophical, and radical director Richard Linklater is. His films such as Dazed and Confused, School of Rock, and Before Sunset have gone on to define a generation […]

I Suggest You Avoid This Fantastic Trailer For ‘Boyhood’

I’ll be honest. I don’t watch movie trailers. In fact, I do everything in my power to actively avoid them. I prefer to go into movies as fresh as possible. And far too often, trailers just give away too much information. Then again, I see pretty much everything anyway and I know a lot of […]

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 […]

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 […]