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WATCH: First Trailer For ‘Leprechaun: Origins’

From Lionsgate and WWE Studios, Leprechaun: Origins is a reboot of the long-running horror franchise, featuring WWE Superstar Dylan “Hornswoggle” Postl stepping into the massive shoes (figuratively speaking, of course) of Warwick Davis, who played the diminutive terrorizer in the six previous Leprechaun films, the first of which is responsible for introducing the world to Jennifer Aniston. The reboot appears to have a much more serious tone than the franchise’s latter sequels such as Leprechaun 4: In Space and Leprechaun in the Hood, as Origins takes the character back to his native land to wreak havoc on American tourists …


Killer Squirrels: The Sales Trailer You Have To See To Believe

The majority of the planet may still be shaking off the last bits of Sharknado fandom, but here at UTG we’re already focused on the future of ridiculous nature-gone-wild films that are sure to eat up your Twitter feeds in the months and years ahead. This morning’s news tidbit includes a visual, but can honestly be summarized in two words: killer squirrels.

Timur Bekmambetov has released a sales trailer for a new horror feature he wants to make, entitled Squirrels. The film has yet to start production, and in fact has no director, but footage was shot to help …


Backstreet Boy Nick Carter Wants Your Money To Make A Movie

Nick Carter, of the Backstreet Boys, has started an Indiegogo campaign to raise funds for a horror movie he wants to put out called Evil Blessings.

Before we get to the logistics of the campaign, it’s not like Carter is Chris Kirkpatrick of N’SYNC. He’s had a steady career with his boy band since they started 20 years ago. They aren’t the ultimate chart toppers they once were but they still make a decent living and have a new record dropping on July 30, along with a world tour. He’s worth $35 million, so why does he need fans …

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WATCH: The Swellers Experience “Pretty Normal Activity”

Flint, Michigan punk diehards The Swellers are some of the wittiest guys in the current alternative scene. To celebrate the Halloween season, Anto Boros (part-time documentarian/full-time bassist for The Swellers) asks what would happen when his band and friends spend a night in an unknown place in his new short, Pretty Normal Activity. Featuring members of The Swellers, Into It. Over It. and Broadway Calls, this clip is sure to make the start of your October 31 an entertaining one. You can view the video after the jump.

The Swellers are currently promoting their new EP, Running Out Of


HOLY SH*T: Eli Roth Confirms Feature Version Of “Thanksgiving” On The Way

Remember Grindhouse? You should. In fact, if you have no idea what I’m talking about at this point, or if you look on that release negatively, get offline and find a copy to watch right away. Go on, I’ll wait. Okay, I won’t wait, but this post will, so go educate your entertainment receptors and return when your appreciation for film has increased.

For those of you who remember Quentin Tarantino & Robert Rodriguez’s ode to the world of grindhouse filmmaking, this tip is one you’re sure to enjoy. Following in the footsteps of Hobo With A Shotgun and …


WHAT THE FILM?! “From Dusk Till Dawn”

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 that you feel needs to be exposed, tell us! Email utgjames@gmail.com with the subject “What The Film” and we’ll try to get your suggestion featured on the site.

This Week’s Movie: 1996’s From Dusk Till Dawn

I know a lot of people …


MOVIE TEASER: Iwrestledabearonce in “A Beary Scary Movie”

After months of hype, the first teaser for Iwrestledabearonce’s horror film has arrived.

Though still without an official release date, the first teaser for A Beary Scary Movie should do a fine job of wetting your appetite for the insanity on the horizon. You can view the clip after the jump.

UTG reviewed A Beary Scary Movie when it premiered at Rock-n-Shock 2011. Click here to read the review.

James Shotwell is the founder of Under The Gun Review. He loves writing about music and movies almost as much as he loves his two fat cats. He’s also


Meet The Killer Clown From “Stitches”

Production has officially wrapped on the Dark Sky original feature Stitches and to celebrate, we have a sinister surprise.

Tapping into one of the most feared areas of horror, Stitches tells the tale of a killer clown named Stitches Grindle. You can view the first official photo of Mr. Grindle after the jump.

Plot (thanks STYD): Stitches concerns Richard ‘Stitches’ Grindle, a jaded workaday kids’ birthday clown, whose one-liners are witty in a way that’s just not for kids. Stitches falls victim to a fatal party mishap at the hands of a group of particularly nasty children. Years later,


Horror Film “Old 37” Seeks Funding

The upcoming horror film Old 37 is looking for a little bit of financial assistance in helping finalize preproduction and we would be grateful if you lent them a hand (or rather, a dollar).

What is Old 37? Good question. According to the synopsis on IndieGoGo:

Darryl and Jon Roy intercept 911 calls in an old blood-soaked ambulance disguised as paramedics to rid the streets of careless teen drivers.

Lonley girl Amy is struggling with her own identity crisis: go to college and leave her high school crush behind, or say screw it and do what ever it …


“T Is For Toilet” Wins ABC’s Of Death Horror Short Contest, Watch It Now

The multi-month running contest to discover the next great horror filmmaker has come to an end in glorious fashion.

Producers for the upcoming horror anthology The ABCs Of Death announced T Is For Toilet as champion earlier today. It was one of the first entered into the short film contest, which allowed it extra time for voting, but one look at the flick and you’ll realize it was bound to win regardless of add date. Click below and watch the entire short now!

UTG is constantly seeking indie films to feature on our site. Whether short or feature length, if …


New Images From Rob Zombie’s “Lords of Salem”

Production is well underway on Rob Zombie’s latest film, The Lords Of Salem, and today we’re fortunate enough to have two new promo images from the flick.

First appearing on the Zombie’s official Facebook, the two images have no explanation, but we’re teased “all will be revealed soon.” You can view both images after the jump.

The Lords Of Salem follows a local DJ who plays a cursed record and unwittingly unleashes a coven of 300-year old witches who were secretly imprisoned and tortured during the Salem Witch Trials. It will open sometime in 2012.

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Checkout The [Amazing] Promo Art For Rob Zombie’s “The Lords Of Salem”

Rob Zombie is only two weeks into shooting his latest film we already have brand new, completely badass promo art to get you excited.

Finally combining his deep love of music and horror in a much more direct way, The Lords Of Salem is looking to be Zombie’s greatest film to date. You can read a full synopsis alongside the poster located after the jump.

Zombie has come a long, LONG way from House Of A 1000 Corpses and whether or not you loved his vision of Michael Myers, I think anyone would be hard pressed to deny the filmmaking …

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