The film (which receives its Austin debut this Thursday as part of the Other Worlds Austin festival's year-round programming) focuses on two intersecting couples, months after much of the world has been wiped out by a mysterious ailment known only as "the drops." Teen Astraea (Nerea Duhart) and her half-brother Matthew (Scotty Crowe) are trekking across Maine,
At any rate, thanks as always to my friends over at Other Worlds Austin for their tireless efforts to bring indie sci-fi to Central Texas. I may not have fallen in love with this particular film, but I appreciated it nonetheless.
THE QUIET HOUR is set in the aftermath of an alien invasion in which a feisty teenage girl sets out to protect her farm from human scavengers who will stop at nothing in order to survive in a post-apocalyptic world.
At any rate there is one such story like this that may lead to the revival of low-budget Indie Horror-Comedies. Last night, I was able to attend a very special screening and the Texas premiere of Call Girl of Cthulhu as presented by my friends over at Other Worlds Austin and Blood Over Texas. As always, Bears Fonte and Co. satisfied my lust for otherworldly erotica and Lovecraftian Horror with this tentacle-filled gore fest.
Other Worlds Austin will celebrate Star Wars Day (May the 4th) with a program of fantastic STAR WARS fan films. The free event will take place at the Independence Brewing Company (3913 Todd Ln #607, Austin, TX 78744). Doors will open at 7:00pm and the program will begin at 8:30pm. Films screened will include Official Star Wars Fan Film Award winners: TROOPS, PINK FIVE, THE JEDI HUNTER, and CHAD VADER: DAY SHIFT MANAGER. The event will feature a costume contest, Star Wars memorabilia, brewery tours, and handcrafted beer.
Where does a ancient deity go to get a date nowadays? eHarmony, OurTime, DeityDating.com? Nope, he goes straight to his dedicated cult followers to hook him up with a human female to get his freak on and create world-ending spawn. Everyone deserves love right? Even if you’re an evil being that is part giant human, part octopus, and part dragon who likes to go for long swims in the ocean and a fine Chardonnay.
Check out the U.S. premiere screening of Dead Within this Thursday, Sept. 4th at the Alamo Drafthouse, Village location. This psychological horror, post-apocalyptic movie is bound to get you squirming in your seat. Coming right at you from London’s Fright Fest, this will be your first chance to see it here, in our very own hometown, up on the big screen. The Director Ben Wagner, both leads, Dean Chekvala and Amy Cale Peterson, and some of the movie crew will be at the screening for your Q & A pleasure.