News

Jul 18, 2017

Sufjan StevensNico MuhlyBryce Dessner (of The National), and James McAlister have all teamed up for a new collaborative albumPlanetarium. It came out last month via 4AD and was our Album of the Week and one of our Top 50 Albums of 2017 So FarMore

Under the Radar Announces the June/July Issue Featuring Future Islands on the Cover

Also featuring interviews with Slowdive, Slow Club, First Aid Kit, Lykke Li, James McAvoy, The Horrors, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The War on Drugs vs. Sharon Van Etten, and More

May 23, 2014

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the June/July issue, which is on newsstands now. It features Future Islands on the cover as well as interviews with Slow ClubLykke Li, The Pains of Being Pure at HeartThe Horrors, SlowdiveThe War on Drugs vs. Sharon Van EttenFirst Aid KitJames McAvoyJohn Slattery, tUnE-yArDs, and more. More


Interviews

Sep 01, 2014

James McAvoy may be best recognized in the U.S. for his dramatic turns in acclaimed period films such as Atonement and The Last King of Scotlandand for playing the heroic Professor Charles Xavier in the two most recent X-Men films. The character he plays in Jon Baird's wildly stylized Filth lies on the opposite end of the spectrum. More

May 30, 2014

Whether you associate him with the X-Men's heroic leader, Professor X; the friendly faun, Mr. Tumnus, in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; Dr. Garrigan in The Last King of Scotland; Robbie Turner in Atonement; or someone else entirely, one thing is almost for certain: you'll rarely think of James McAvoy as the bad guy. More

Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, and Peter Dinklage on “X-Men”

The stars of X-Men: Days of Future Past Discuss the Superhero Franchise's Latest Entry

May 22, 2014

The new X-Men: Days of Future Past—the blockbuster superhero sequel opening in theaters this week—takes place across two timelines. The film opens in a Hellish post-apocalyptic future where sentient robots have run amok and massacred or enslaved much of the Earth’s population. Most of the film, however, takes place in the early 1970s, as Wolverine is sent into the past to prevent this bleak future from coming to be. 

“I think Wolverine never wanted to leave the 1970s,” says Hugh Jackman, who has appeared as the clawed superhero in all seven X-Men films. “The hair, the mutton chops, the clothes… I think the moment that Tears for Fears, A Flock of Seagulls, Wham!, Duran Duran came along Wolverine was like, I’m out.” More


Reviews

Split

Studio: Universal

Apr 11, 2017

M. Night Shyamalan’s career rehabilitation has been a long time coming. More

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them

Studio: The Weinstein Company
Directed by Ned Benson

Sep 11, 2014

Eleanor (Jessica Chastain) and Connor (James McAvoy) mourn through a shared, world-shattering heartbreak. Connor buries his feelings, while Eleanor lets herself be overcome by them. More