Category Archives: Film

STREAMING SCREAMS: HORROR & EXPLOITATION

Should you Shudder? Well, the short answer is yes. The long answer is yes, but how weird are you? So here’s the thing about Shudder. Although it isn’t the perfect streaming site, it does give us horror fans an expanded selection … Continue reading

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STRAIGHT ‘OUTTA TEXAS: SPOTLIGHT ON “THE AURORA ENCOUNTER”

THE AURORA ENCOUNTER A Texas Film Spotlight When looking into the vast genre of Texas horror films, I stumbled across The Aurora Encounter. Granted it’s more on the sci-fi side, it’s still a fun watch for fans of horror, aliens … Continue reading

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BINGE WORTHY B-MOVIES ON BETA MAX TV

For about a year, I’ve been addicted. ADDICTED to watching the movies on Beta Max TV. This channel, available on Roku, makes me feel like a kid in a candy (make that video) store. They’ve got horror movies — sorted by category … Continue reading

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TEXAS HORROR FILM SPOTLIGHT: LAST GIRL STANDING

LAST GIRL STANDING AUSTIN-BASED INDIE GIVES A NEW TAKE ON SLASHER FILMS She survived a brutal massacre, but lost her life. What happens to the final girl after the credits roll? This year at Texas Frightmare Weekend in Dallas I … Continue reading

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FINDING THE HORROR AT FANTASTIC FEST

It is that time of the year again! Fantastic Fest begins this upcoming Thursday, and for those of you who don’t know what Fantastic Fest is, who are you and why are you reading this? One of the biggest, if … Continue reading

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OWA SHOWCASES HORROR

Our friends over at Other Worlds Austin have done something wonderful for us. The festival has enjoyed quite a bit of success in just its first two years, and they have decided to add some purely Horror content, with their … Continue reading

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WHO WILL MEET LUCILLE? TWD PREMIERE PARTY

OUR NEXT B.O.T. EVENT IS ANNOUNCED! B.O.T. PRESENTS THE WALKING DEAD PREMIERE PARTY SUNDAY, OCT. 23rd in Austin at The North Door Have you been lost since Season 6 ended — like a bat to the head? Do you wonder … Continue reading

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OWA SCREENING: “DIRECTOR’S COMMENTARY-TERROR OF FRANKENSTEIN”

Director commentary. You know that extra feature when you pop in the DVD… the one you select on your favorite movies? The Director sits in a studio and talks about his/her own movie in real time. The perfect geek out experience for … Continue reading

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CIRCUS OF THE DEAD: TEXAS-BORN HORROR

A lot of people suffer from coulrophobia (the fear of clowns), and if you are one of those people, Circus of the Dead is not for you. A sort of Devil’s Rejects covered in greasepaint, Circus of the Dead let’s … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING WOMEN IN HORROR

For those of us involved in the horror scene, we know that women play a bigger part than most people expect. If you sit down and make a list of directors, producers, writers, actresses, scream queens, horror hostesses, bloggers, podcasters, … Continue reading

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