Austin Chronicles explores Tim Kirk’s Sex Madness Revealed.
If you’re scratching your head in disbelief that there’s an entire film festival devoted to science fiction in Central Texas, never fret! Yours truly will give you the inside scoop so you don’t wind up getting blasted into bantha fodder (Note: this is a highly unlikely outcome unless you cut me in line or spill my beer).
Austin's Owen Egerton embraces the horror
The claustrophobic locked room mystery takes a new and deadly level of intensity in DOMAIN, a sci fi end of the world thriller that is top notch from beginning to end.
In search of UFOs and meaning
The old certitudes have always been death and taxes. In Austrian Stille Reserven (Hidden Reserves, which just received its North American premiere at Other Worlds Austin), even the inevitability of the grave has been ripped away.
Just because a story is short, that doesn't mean it's short on story. This weekend's Other Worlds Austin festival is brimming with short films that build a whole world in a few minutes.
Other Worlds Austin is at it again and they are premiering Prisoner X* next Thursday, June 23, 9:00 p.m., at Flix Brewhouse in Austin, Texas. Directed by Gaurav Seth and based on the Hugo-nominated novella “Truth” by Robert Reed, this gritty sci-fi is somewhat reminiscent of 12 Monkeys and The Jacket. It features actors Julian Richings (CUBE, The VVitch), Romano Orzari (Turbo Kid, Assassin’s Creed- voice of Giovanni Auditore da Firenze), and Michelle Nolden (RED, Haunter).
San Francisco-set indie techno-horror office comedy Other Halves is an unashamed crowd divider.
Writer/director Claire Carré deservedly took home the inaugural Mary Shelley Award this weekend at the second Other Worlds Austin fest. With nothing more than performances and ruins, she creates a convincing and enthralling world.