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Benoit

Benoit

Reactions to the deaths of celebrities are strange when you stop to think about them. These are people we didn’t know. When one does pass on, we usually celebrate their work… So what do you do when one passes on in a horrific way that doesn’t call for celebration?

Glitter for Carrie

Glitter for Carrie

To this day, I see posts reminding me and others who may be suffering with their own mental health issues, that “Space Mom would want us to take our meds and take care of ourselves.”

'Course I knew who Prince was

'Course I knew who Prince was

I think one of the things I subconsciously appreciated the most about the artist was the way he often took on a female voice in his songs, singing from a perspective that was rarely heard in rock and roll. His was an ambiguous, androgynous, amorphous sexuality in the same way David Bowie’s had been in the decade prior.

I Got Wormholed!

I Got Wormholed!

The movies got it all wrong when it comes to traveling through a wormhole. I wasn’t in an empty space, and there were no crazy lights flashing. No, it was me and a bunch of worms. Who knew?

Teleport This!

Teleport This!

Inspired by the Texas premiere of AXCELLERATOR, Other Worlds programmer and Transportation Director Robyn Paxman wondered what the perfect teleportation device would be.

Best Sci-Fi MacGuffins in Cinema

Best Sci-Fi MacGuffins in Cinema

In addition to having a lot of action, fun, and generally being a blast, AXCELLERATOR also incorporates a classic SciFi staple, the MacGuffin. With that in mind, Other Worlds Director of Marketing & Development revisits The Best Movie MacGuffins in SciFi.

Blowing Up SciFi: Notable Explosions in Cinema

Blowing Up SciFi: Notable Explosions in Cinema

The Texas premiere of the SciFi action comedy AXCELLERATOR features the most explosions of any film we’ve ever shown! So, Tessa Morrison has conjured up an explosive list of big SciFi bangs.

Bears Rebecca & Sundance 2019

Bears Rebecca & Sundance 2019

I’ve been Sundancing for 7 years now and while this was a particularly strong year for the festival, it was not a strong year for genre films.

Other Worlds Goes to Sundance 2019

Other Worlds Goes to Sundance 2019

I never realize how much of a Texan I am until I get to Sundance and fill the 10-degree air on my face. The good news is most of the time I’m there, I’m in a warm theater watching some great films. Unfortunately, there was an equal lack of Science Fiction films at the festival this year.

Signal To Noise

Signal To Noise

“Aliens were talking through the radio. They would say something, and then they were gone. I think they were sending secret messages,” I said, showing off my 4 year old deduction. 
This elicited one of the biggest laughs that I’d ever heard from my father.

Art Imitating Life Imitating Art

Art Imitating Life Imitating Art

The genre of SciFi in particular has provided us with some of the most creative, arresting images of where the future may take us, whether it’s fantastically removed from our current life (still waiting on those flying cars) or disturbingly relatable to the world as it is today. Both avenues offer fascinating insight into what is possible or even probable.

Loss & Other Cosmic Mysteries

Loss & Other Cosmic Mysteries

ASCENSION frames mental illness as a dark and sinister force from the stars. It makes the behavior understandable on some level. The person you know and love isn’t doing these terrible things. It’s that dark entity. That thing.