The Daily Mail just posted up a whole bunch of new photos from the Star Wars Episode VIII’s filming location at Pinewood Studios, and they show off some interesting locations.
Just a day after The Flash lost its director over creative differences, it looks like the DC Cinematic Universe could be losing another director for the same reason: James Wan, who is slated to direct Aquaman.
When you drive, the second most important thing you should keep your eyes on is the dashboard of your car (the first thing being the road). In space, however, it’s the controls that are the most essential for navigating and operating your spacecraft. From Gagarin to Scott Kelly, here’s a brief visual history of the…
The comparison with the official 2014 Star Destroyer in the foreground shows how awesome and big this custom ship really is. Doomhandle’s ISD Tyrant is so massive, he was able to fit a hangar bay, multiple ships, and three levels of various rooms inside.
We’ve all been there: a favored book is snapped up for adaptation, with a whole lot of potential behind it: solid cast, crew, production values, etc. When it hits theaters, you walk out wishing that they’d done everything differently.
Last week, we reviewed the latest two books from Marko Kloos: Angles of Attack and Chains of Command, which we really enjoyed. We particularly liked the authenticity that he’s imbued in his world, and wanted to ask about how his military service played into his fiction.
I’ve been a big fan of Myke Cole’s novels for a while now - his last book, Gemini Cell, was a particularly good blend of zombie, military and romance genres. His latest, Javelin Rain, isn’t quite so innovative, but it carries the momentum of the series forward nicely.
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The Soviet Union. The USSR. The Iron Curtain. The Eastern Bloc. Lenin. Stalin. The Communist Party. The KGB. The Cold War. And awesomely designed bus stops? Apparently and bizarrely and awesomely, that’s one of the legacies of the Soviet Union. Photographer Christopher Herwig’s excellent photo book Soviet Bus Stops …
When a pigeon flies, you can hear it sloppily slap its wings as it makes its way through the air. When a peregrine falcon flies, the flight is powerful and beautiful but you can still hear the movement. When a barn owl flies? Complete silence. It’s amazing to see. BBC Earth set up microphones along the flight path of…
When I started working on io9 in 2007, we didn’t have a name for the site yet. We hadn’t come up with any real plans for how we were going to cover science fiction, science and futurism. But there was already a central idea that the site was based around: That science fiction is for absolutely everybody who enjoys it.
I laughed. Pretty hard, actually. Right when the fluffy cloud that is cotton candy started oozing sweet sugary alien blood, I laughed hard. It’s so ridiculous and it disappears so quickly and breaks down in such a balletic way that I can’t even think about turning my head away. In fact, I don’t want to even blink. My…
Andròn, the first feature from Italian filmmaker Francesco Cinquemani, stars a cast of unknowns alongside two Hollywood stars (Alec Baldwin, Danny Glover) Its concept appears to meld The Hunger Games’ fight-to-the-death competition, The Truman Show’s all-seeing overlord, and the greenish-black palette of a thousand…
If the current frontrunners in this year’s presidential race just don’t appeal to you, perhaps you’d like to really think outside the box. Seattle lawyer Andrew Basiago is also running for president, as an independent. And he cites his extensive experience traveling through time as one of his strongest qualifications…
It’s going to be interesting to see what transpires when Batman finds out the identity of this particular teen vigilante. This unauthorized Robin will be lucky if getting fired is the only thing that happens to him.
One of the key members of the Justice League just lost his boss. Seth Grahame-Smith, who wrote and was planning on directing The Flash solo movie slated for 2018, has left the project due to “creative differences.”
Several weeks ago production on the third Maze Runner film, The Death Cure, was shut down when star Dylan O’Brien was injured on set. Now, a new report says his injuries were worse than originally thought and the film has been postponed indefinitely.
If you want to get up close and personal with the costumes and props of Batman v Superman or Suicide Squad, Warner Bros. is making that happen. It’s creating a full DC Universe exhibit as part of its Hollywood Studio Tour.