DR HORRIBLE'S SING-ALONG BLOG: Commentary! The Musical

DR HORRIBLE'S SING-ALONG BLOG: Commentary! The Musical

Film commentaries seem to be something that you can either love or hate. As much as I love the “behind the scenes” insight of a beloved film, I’ve never had much patience to sit through an entire commentary.

Why The Ending of Sleepaway Camp Confused Me For Years

Why The Ending of Sleepaway Camp Confused Me For Years

SLEEPAWAY CAMP somehow manages to pull off being simultaneously homophobic in tone (Peter’s father is revealed to be homosexual, in a flashback sequence that is bizarre and genuinely uncomfortable in its staging and implications) and hysterically homoerotic (did guys actually wear shorts that short in the 80s?)

My First Time – Sex in Sci-Fi

My First Time – Sex in Sci-Fi

On a Saturday night, back in the 80’s, six-year-old me and my much older, much more mature cousin (he was almost eight) sat down in front of the television, he picked up the remote, and turned the channel to KTVT out of Dallas.

When Sex-Ed Goes Wrong. Very Wrong.

When Sex-Ed Goes Wrong. Very Wrong.

There is one reason I was unable to get a date throughout middle school and high school. It wasn’t because I was super annoying. No, the thing at fault would be the “Scott & White: Worth the Wait Program.” More specifically, the instructor for the seventh grade: my mother.

They Must Be Told! - The Real Story Behind Sex Madness

They Must Be Told! - The Real Story Behind Sex Madness

SEX MADNESS is an 'educational' film from 1938 about the horrors of syphilis and sex! Directed by Dwain Esper, who some call the father of exploitation films, this film uses its educational stance to portray otherwise taboos topics not permitted in theaters due to the Motion Picture Production Code of 1930 which only became stricter in the 1940s. 

Patton Oswalt vs the Prom Queen: an Appreciation of YOUNG ADULT

Patton Oswalt vs the Prom Queen: an Appreciation of YOUNG ADULT

In YOUNG ADULT, you find yourself hoping that you’ve ended up a little more like the handicapped nerd than the prom queen. That owes a lot to Patton’s performance. And that’s why it’s his best role to date.

Stream Past OWA Movies Online

In need of some movie ideas for the upcoming weekend? Here is a list of some of our past screened films that are available for free streaming online through Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime.

The Tim Kirk Film Experience

The Tim Kirk Film Experience

As Hollywood continues its obsession with sequels, prequels, spinoffs, remakes, and reboots, Tim Kirk has created a new niche with a fresh, and often demented, take on existing material.

Everything You Wanted To Know About Gothic Architecture But Were Afraid To Ask

Everything You Wanted To Know About Gothic Architecture But Were Afraid To Ask

Other Worlds Austin presents the World Premiere of THE PERFECT HOST: A SOUTHERN GOTHIC TALE. at Flix Brewhouse (8/22) and will conclude with a Q&A from director/co-writer Derrick Sims.

Seven Keys to Being a Creepy Host

Seven Keys to Being a Creepy Host

On Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Other Worlds Austin will present the World Premiere of THE PERFECT HOST: A SOUTHERN GOTHIC TALE. The screening begins at 7:30pm at Flix Brewhouse and will conclude with a Q&A from director/co-writer Derrick Sims.

Paranormal Memory

Paranormal Memory

Inspired by the World Premiere of THE PERFECT HOST: A SOUTHERN GOTHIC TALE, OWA Founder and Artistic Director Bears Rebecca Fonté, shares a very personal ghost story.

Other Worlds Austin Gothic

Other Worlds Austin Gothic

On Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Other Worlds Austin will present the World Premiere of THE PERFECT HOST: A SOUTHERN GOTHIC TALE. The screening begins at 7:30pm at Flix Brewhouse and will conclude with a Q&A from director/co-writer Derrick Sims.

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