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UTG’s 31 Days Of Halloween: Full Recap

Halloween is finally here, and the UTG staff couldn’t possibly be more thrilled. Today is our favorite day of the entire year, and as we’ve done in years past, we began celebrating on October 1 with the launch of our annual ’31 Days Of Halloween’ feature, where we offer a daily editorial on some of our favorite films appropriate for All Hallows’ Eve.

You may have been following along as the month progressed, but if you happened to miss any of our daily pieces (or let them slip by you altogether), we’ve compiled a list with links to each of …

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UTG’s 31 Days Of Halloween: ‘Housebound’

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 about to read.

Now in its third year, 31 Days Of Halloween is a recurring feature that will run throughout the month of October. The hope and goal of this column is to supply every UTG reader with a daily horror (or Halloween-themed) movie recommendation …

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Kevin Smith Confirms Jay And Silent Bob Will Appear In ‘Clerks 3′

Kevin Smith confirmed the upcoming production of Clerks III in recent weeks, and he’s already revealed a bit of information that is sure to give fans faith in the View Askew creator’s ability to continue delivering quality entertainment with his beloved characters.

Speaking on a recent episode of his popular Smodcast podcast, Smith confirmed the appearance of the characters known as Jay and Silent Bob in the upcoming Clerks III. “They’re in the movie as much as they were in Clerks and Clerks II,” he said. You can stream the episode featuring the quote at the end of …

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Nightcrawler’ Is A Visceral Thrill Ride

Film: Nightcrawler
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal
Directed by: Dan Gilroy

Nightcrawler brushes with greatness before settling for a solid story with one truly great performance.

When we first meet Lou Bloom at the top of Nightcrawler he is a lonely man desperate for work. Portrayed by Jake Gyllenhaal, Bloom is a quiet and reserved man who has spent far too much time on the Internet. He’s smart, but a lack of social skills prevents him from ever forging lasting connections with other people. To make ends meet, Bloom is a thief, taking everything that isn’t nailed down in order to keep …

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Leaked ‘Age Of Ultron’ Clip Teases Tension Between Captain America and Iron Man

Marvel has dominated movie headlines for a solid week at this point. Between the leaked Age Of Ultron trailer, the official trailer release, and Marvel’s epic phase three event, the last several days have been flooded with Marvel news, think pieces, and editorials that all translate to massive potential revenue. Today, nothing new was released, but something most missed earlier this week did find its way online.

Thanks to some anonymous person with a cell phone and a YouTube account, the Age Of Ultron clip shown during Marvel’s phase three event has found its way online. The footage shows …

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First Two ‘Ex Machina’ Trailers Will Make Your Jaw Drop

Alex Garland won his way into the heart of film fans everywhere with 28 Days Later, and now he’s back with a new futuristic story that is sure to leave you screaming for more.

Ex Machina is a science fiction effort that was picked up for distribution by A24 Films earlier this week. The film stars Oscar Isaac as a scientist working to blur the lines between man and machine. He recruits another man to join him while he tests an experimental new machine, but it soon becomes clear that Isaac’s character is withholding information for the purposes of …

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UTG’s 31 Days Of Halloween: ‘Scanners’

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 about to read.

Now in its third year, 31 Days Of Halloween is a recurring feature that will run throughout the month of October. The hope and goal of this column is to supply every UTG reader with a daily horror (or Halloween-themed) movie recommendation …

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New On Netflix: November 2014

Halloween is just days away, which means we are less than a week away from every department store transforming into Christmas music nightmares. There’s also Thanksgiving, tons of football, this writer’s birthday, and the long-awaited release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. There will also be a lot of new content to watch, and earlier today we received an early preview of the films and TV shows that will soon be streaming on Netflix.

The new releases being added to Netflix in November were largely released in the last three years. There are a few classic titles …

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‘The Avengers: Infinity War’ Announcement Trailer Puts All Eyes On Thanos

The biggest announcement of Marvel‘s massive phase three event yesterday afternoon was the announcement that a two-part Avengers film would be arriving in the years to come. The Avengers: Infinity War will be spread across 2018 and 2019, but you can begin getting excited today because a cell phone video featuring the film’s announcement trailer has found its way online.

We are nearly half a decade away from the release of The Avengers: Infinity War, so it should come as no surprise that the trailer you are about to see contains no footage from the upcoming film. Instead, …

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Netflix Seeks Its Own ‘Game Of Thrones’ With ‘Marco Polo,’ Releases Trailer

Netflix has released the trailer for its Marco Polo series, and the company is clearly hoping for a big hit. The trailer boasts big amounts of sex and nudity, blood and warfare, and swords and samurai, coming off as Netflix’s Game of Thrones: Orient.

Per Indiewire, the project has a reported budget of $90 million, and it’s brought to us by Oscar season heavyweight Harvey Weinstein. For perspective, Netflix reportedly spent $100 million on two seasons of House of Cards.

The series was created by John Fusco (The Forbidden Kingdom, Hidalgo) and will be directed …

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UTG’s 31 Days Of Halloween: ‘Night Of The Creeps’

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 about to read.

Now in its third year, 31 Days Of Halloween is a recurring feature that will run throughout the month of October. The hope and goal of this column is to supply every UTG reader with a daily horror (or Halloween-themed) movie recommendation …

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Watch Daniel Radcliffe Rap Blackalicious’ “Alphabet Aerobics” On Fallon

Daniel Radcliffe has done a lot to separate himself from the wizarding world that made him a household name, and it seems like every time he chooses to appear in film or on TV as of late he has something new and surprising to share with the world. Last night, he chose to rap. Don’t worry – we have the footage.

While appearing on Jimmy Fallon’s late night talk show to promote his new film Horns, Daniel Radcliffe revealed that he has a long-running obsession with rap and hip-hop. It’s an interest that began to take shape around the …