Inspired by the World Premiere of THE PERFECT HOST: A SOUTHERN GOTHIC TALE and curious about its Southern Gothic origins, OWA Director of Marketing & Development Don Elfant, delves into the history of the genre.
Other Worlds Austin’s next Orbiter screening is the Texas premiere of DAVE MADE A MAZE on Wednesday, July 19 at Flix Brewhouse.
In the film, Dave, an artist who has yet to complete anything significant in his career, builds a fort in his living room out of pure frustration, only to wind up trapped by the fantastical pitfalls, booby traps, and critters of his own creation.
In honor of the SciFi comedy FUTURE ’38, which screens Wednesday, May 17 at Flix Brewhouse, the OWA staff is creating a Time Capsule to be opened in 80 years.
FUTURE ’38 is a Technicolor valentine to the classic screwball comedies of the 1930s and ‘40s, with a SciFi twist. It’s a time-travel adventure which presents the exotic future-world of 2018 A.D., as imagined by the filmmakers of 1938!
Back in the day, we waited in line because we had to. That was the only way to see the show. By contrast, a month before its release, THE FORCE AWAKENS had already surpassed $50 million in advanced ticket sales, breaking the overall record previously held by THE HUNGER GAMES more than eight times over.
The scene was classic Horror: Two teens alone in a house late at night. Most of the lights were out and the teens were huddled on the floor with torment and carnage right in front of their eyes. The teens were actually me and my high school girlfriend, Caroline, and we were watching the Horror classic, CARRIE (1976).
Evil computers have been a staple of SciFi films since NOVAC (Nuclear Operative Variable Automatic Computer) in the film GOG (1954). On Thursday, September 17, Other Worlds Austin will screen the award-winning NIGHTMARE CODE, which features R.O.P.E.R., a top secret behavior recognition program. Definitely evil.
In honor of R.O.P.E.R., we’ve been counting down the most evil movie/TV computers by giving them each a “baseball card” with their vital info. Click here if you’d like tickets or to find out more about NIGHTMARE CODE. Enjoy the countdown and leave us a comment with your thoughts on the list.
Austin’s official slogan is “Live music capital of the world.” It’s a well-deserved honor but one Austin might be losing as one classic venue after another closes up shop. Austin’s unofficial motto is “Keep Austin Weird.” This originally was aimed at getting people to patronize independent local businesses instead of national chains. But it’s taken on a life of its own as a kind of mantra for the city.