Other Worlds Austin 2016 Recap

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Other Worlds Austin is a dedicated science fiction film festival based in Austin, TX.  A team of passionate scifi film makers, writers, and fans, they put together a curated collection of independent and classic science fiction movies, with a little horror thrown… Continue Reading

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Other Worlds Austin Film Festival Starts Tonight!

We’re about to make the drive up to Round Rock for a weekend of scifi and horror films at Flix Brewhouse, courtesy of the Other Worlds Austin film festival, home of the Mary Shelley award. Tonight we’re going to see… Continue Reading

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Pandemic Microbes, Dark Matter, China on the Moon: Your Weekend Reading

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Friday has arrived, with the swiftness of a desert tortoise crossing a state highway. Here is your recommended reading for the weekend. Mars. Scientists on the space station exposed two types of Antarctic microbes to simulated Mars-like conditions, and found… Continue Reading

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Iron Sky is getting a sequel with dinosaurs!

I just found out that there’s going to be a sequel to Iron Sky (the brilliantly hilarious Nazis on the Moon film). It has dinosaurs, that are ridden by Nazis, inside of the Hollow Earth.  And their President Sarah Palin… Continue Reading

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Chappie is no Jonny Five and that’s great

I liked Chappie. It’s a very solid contribution to the science fiction subgenre of robot and artificial intelligence movies. It may not appeal to folks who are not well versed in robot movies, and that’s ok. It makes me sad… Continue Reading

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Ben Templesmith’s The Squidder – a review

Behold the writhing, shuddering horror that is The Squidder, a nightmare made possible by Kickstarter and the darkness of Ben Templesmith‘s brain. From the horror artist that brought us 30 Days of Night, this graphic story is every post apocalyptic,… Continue Reading

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