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GalaxyCon Richmond 2024

Apr 05, 2024 By Mark Redfern

I have attended GalaxyCon Richmond for several years now, alongside my wife Wendy and our daughter Rose (now 11), and every year without fail William Shatner is there and each year he is one of the highlights of the event. More

20% Off Subscriptions This Week as Under the Radar’s New Issue is Shipping Soon

Mar 11, 2024 By Mark Redfern

Under the Radar’s new print issue (Issue 72) is shipping out soon and to encourage readers to subscribe or re-subscribe before it’s sent out, we are offering 20% off subscriptions this week. It saves us money if issues are sent directly from the printer, rather than after they’ve been sent to our headquarters, and so we are passing on those savings to you. More

Bark Psychosis – Reflecting on the 30th Anniversary of “Hex”

Feb 23, 2024 By Mark Lager

Released on Valentine’s Day in 1994, Bark Psychosis’ Hex is an aptly named album as it casts a spellbinding hypnosis on the listener. Hex could be considered ahead of its time but more accurately it still sounds lost out of time. More

Our Music Critic and Pleased to Meet You UK Editor Andy Von Pip on His Favorite Songs of 2023

Jan 31, 2024 By Andy Von Pip

So, this is my personal list of the Top 30 songs of 2023 based on Under the Radar’s Songs of the Week. Strangely, my overall favorite song, “Achtung” by Modern Woman, is a song I haven’t actually written about anywhere, but I love it. More

Our Music Critic Matt the Raven Picks His Favorite Albums and Songs of 2023

Jan 31, 2024 By Matt the Raven

This Spotify playlist contains the best 69 songs of 2023, IMHO, listed in order of greatness. It’s somewhat of a diversion from what you might expect given Under the Radar’s consensus Top 100 Albums of 2023. More

I Watched 234 Films in 2023

Jan 16, 2024 By Mark Redfern

In 2023 I set a goal of watching as many movies as possible, in particular a lot of classics I’d never seen before. While I fell far short of watching one film a day, I did manage to watch a total of 234 different films in 2023 (and a few I saw more than once). Partially inspired by British film director Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Baby Driver), I decided to log every film I watched. At the end of each year Wright posts to Instagram a list of all the films he watched in the previous 12 months. More

Mark Redfern’s Favorite Albums, Songs, and TV Shows of 2023

Jan 08, 2024 By Mark Redfern

As 2024 dawns, I’m giving a final look back on my favorite albums, songs, and TV shows of the last year. More

Film Critic Kaveh Jalinous Picks His 10 Best Movies of 2023

Dec 31, 2023 By Kaveh Jalinous Web Exclusive

One thing has remained consistent in 2023: an excellent slate of offerings. More

Under the Radar’s 2023 Holiday Gift Guide Part 6: Collectibles, Toys, and Geek-Friendly Presents

Dec 19, 2023 By Mark Redfern

Welcome to Part 6 of Under the Radar’s 2023 Holiday Gift Guide, our final gift guide this year. This one centers on collectibles, toys, and other geek-friendly presents. More