post-apocalyptic

The End of the World Through Rose Colored Glasses: Teasing the Animated Feature COCOLORS

The End of the World Through Rose Colored Glasses:  Teasing the Animated Feature COCOLORS

In a world where everyone is encased in dehumanizing, space-like suits, the helmets of which create a mirrored barrier between faces, COCOLORS searches for alternative avenues of expression.

Operaton: Prevent THE STAND

Operaton: Prevent THE STAND

Yeah, twenty years on, the world is not really all that amazing.  We have regressed years in technology, and people are so focused on this battle of good vs. evil thing that happened just recently it’s like living under a theocracy.  I might call it the ‘Taliban of the good’ although see in our timeline, the Taliban never existed, because Captain Trips took out most of the world in 1985.

Never Forget Your First: Teenagers & The Apocalypse

Never Forget Your First: Teenagers & The Apocalypse

In THE TRIBE, director Roxy Shih (one of our 2016 Mary Shelley Award finalists) explores the "post-apocalyptic wasteland" setting with a new type of hero (antihero?): the teenage girl. 

Mad Max: Fury Road and Ex Machina - Two Sides of the Same Apocalyptic Coin

Mad Max: Fury Road and Ex Machina - Two Sides of the Same Apocalyptic Coin

Isn’t it plausible that present attitudes towards women combined with rapid technological
advances as shown in EX MACHINA could be the “before” of some apocalyptic event that leads to
the “after” world of MAD MAX where the inhabitants have been brainwashed to believe they have
no responsibility for the apocalypse and healthy, fertile women are held as breeding slaves by a
tyrant who controls what scarce natural resources are left?

OWA Netflix SciFi & Horror Recommendations: August 2016

OWA Netflix SciFi & Horror Recommendations: August 2016

With a massive heat wave looming across the country, August is going to be one of the rougher months to endure. Not to mention the fact that, for many, school starts back up again at the end of the month. This means that soon there will be busier schedules and less lazy days.  However, Netflix is treating us this month to some great SciFi and Horror to help us take full advantage of these last bits of summer.

Postcards from the Apocalypse - Maine

Postcards from the Apocalypse - Maine

The post-apocalyptic drama ASTRAEA makes its Austin premiere Thursday, July 21 at Flix Brewhouse. In the film, Astraea and her older half-brother, Matthew, are the only people they know of to have survived “the drops.” But Astraea has visions that family in Canada are still alive. Astraea and Matthew embark on a lonely journey to find out. Along the way, she writes postcards that she knows will never be delivered.

Postcards from the Apocalypse - Washington D.C.

Postcards from the Apocalypse - Washington D.C.

The post-apocalyptic drama ASTRAEA makes its Austin premiere Thursday, July 21 at Flix Brewhouse. In the film, Astraea and her older half-brother, Matthew, are the only people they know of to have survived “the drops.” But Astraea has visions that family in Canada are still alive. Astraea and Matthew embark on a lonely journey to find out. Along the way, she writes postcards that she knows will never be delivered.

Postcards from the Apocalypse - Florida

Postcards from the Apocalypse - Florida

The post-apocalyptic drama ASTRAEA makes its Austin premiere Thursday, July 21 at Flix Brewhouse. In the film, Astraea and her older half-brother, Matthew, are the only people they know of to have survived “the drops.” But Astraea has visions that family in Canada are still alive. Astraea and Matthew embark on a lonely journey to find out. Along the way, she writes postcards that she knows will never be delivered.

Postcards from the Apocalypse - Alabama

Postcards from the Apocalypse - Alabama

The post-apocalyptic drama ASTRAEA makes its Austin premiere Thursday, July 21 at Flix Brewhouse. In the film, Astraea and her older half-brother, Matthew, are the only people they know of to have survived “the drops.” But Astraea has visions that family in Canada are still alive. Astraea and Matthew embark on a lonely journey to find out. Along the way, she writes postcards that she knows will never be delivered.

Postcards from the Apocalypse - Misssissippi

Postcards from the Apocalypse - Misssissippi

The post-apocalyptic drama ASTRAEA makes its Austin premiere Thursday, July 21 at Flix Brewhouse. In the film, Astraea and her older half-brother, Matthew, are the only people they know of to have survived “the drops.” But Astraea has visions that family in Canada are still alive. Astraea and Matthew embark on a lonely journey to find out. Along the way, she writes postcards that she knows will never be delivered.

Postcards from the Apocalypse - Louisiana

Postcards from the Apocalypse - Louisiana

The post-apocalyptic drama ASTRAEA makes its Austin premiere Thursday, July 21 at Flix Brewhouse. In the film, Astraea and her older half-brother, Matthew, are the only people they know of to have survived “the drops.” But Astraea has visions that family in Canada are still alive. Astraea and Matthew embark on a lonely journey to find out. Along the way, she writes postcards that she knows will never be delivered.

Postcards from the Apoclypse - Texas

Postcards from the Apoclypse - Texas

The post-apocalyptic drama ASTRAEA makes its Austin premiere Thursday, July 21 at Flix Brewhouse. In the film, Astraea and her older half-brother, Matthew, are the only people they know of to have survived “the drops.” But Astraea has visions that family in Canada are still alive. Astraea and Matthew embark on a lonely journey to find out. Along the way, she writes postcards that she knows will never be delivered.

Postcards from the Apocalypse - New Mexico

Postcards from the Apocalypse - New Mexico

The post-apocalyptic drama ASTRAEA makes its Austin premiere Thursday, July 21 at Flix Brewhouse. In the film, Astraea and her older half-brother, Matthew, are the only people they know of to have survived “the drops.” But Astraea has visions that family in Canada are still alive. Astraea and Matthew embark on a lonely journey to find out. Along the way, she writes postcards that she knows will never be delivered.

The 20 Best Post-Apocalyptic Films

The 20 Best Post-Apocalyptic Films

I love post-apocalyptic stories because they bring out the best (and worst) aspects of the human character.  Our screening has gotten me to think about other great post-apocalyptic films, so I present my own (admittedly biased) list of the top twenty post-apocalyptic films and television series of all time.