The greatest mad scientists dabble in forces that... wait for it... man (or woman) was not meant to meddle with. And many of them live to regret it. Here are 20 mad scientists whose journeys ended in remorse and despair.
The term "Stitchpunk" has quickly been attached to Shane Acker's astounding debut film, 9. But where did it originate? Should we take this new genre seriously? We take a look at Acker's influences and attempt to define the Stitchpunk genre.
Shane Acker's animated movie 9 features nine plucky ragdolls facing an army of beast machines after the human race has died off. We talked to Acker a while back, and he told us nine rules for great post-apocalyptic films.
In most post-apocalyptic movies, we bring destruction on ourselves with our advanced science, and there's a cautionary message about trusting technology. But the lyrical 9 may be the first film that shows good machines fighting evil ones, after we're dead.
This is the last chance to win your own 9 concept art book, featuring scads of amazing images from the making of the film. Give these stuffed warriors of the wasteland a good home!
In 9, deadly machines wipe out the human race and the only creatures left alive are... ragdolls? Okay. But those hempen freedom-fighters aren't necessarily the weirdest people to survive the apocalypse. Here are the top 10 most unlikely apocalyptic survivors.
You may think that 9 is all about ragdolls surviving the end of the world — but actually it's about the people you deal with every day, says producer Timur Bekmambetov. Plus your first look at his Russian superhero film!
It's a spoiler: Patrick Stewart drops some X-Men hints. Doctor Who's next writer teases a historical epic. New pics show Smallville's Superman costume, Supernatural's cop-shop, and True Blood's finale. Plus 9, The Box, Dollhouse, Fringe New Moon, Stargate and Superman/Batman.
We're already into September, which means that you've already not only had a chance to get a peek at what movies are being released, but also have possibly already seen at least one of them, and that would be...
The days are already getting shorter and colder, which sounds like the ideal time to start considering spending evenings at your local multiplex, taking advantage of comfy chairs and large screens. But what movies should you see? Here's our guide.
Shane Acker's 9 isn't a kids' movie. The machines-gone-rogue actually wipe out humanity altogether. Check out the evil mugs behind the operation, and witness the carnage in a gallery from 9's tie-in book. And win free books and movie tickets.
Get a spoiler catharsis with intense teasers and featurettes from Pandorum, Jennifer's Body, 9, Supernatural, Smallville and FlashForward. Crazy Doctor Who rumors! Guess who's wearing the cheerleader uniform on Heroes! Plus Surrogates, Gamer, Dark Shadows, [Rec], Twilight, Lost and Chuck.
Today's spoilers include detailed descriptions of some Bruce Willis/Surrogates action footage. New clips from Dollhouse, Supernatural and Warehouse 13. Another comics transplant on Smallville. Plus Gamer, 9, 2012, Doctor Who, Lost, Fringe, FlashForward, True Blood, Stargate Universe and Chuck spoilers!
This week, we're gearing up for 9, Shane Acker's film about nine animated rag dolls, each known only by their number. With that in mind, we list 16 other characters who have numerical monikers.
We've got 9's secret ragdoll-making mad science journal, complete with ink blots, sketches and doomsday prophesies. Flip through our exclusive pages, and check out your chance to win the concept art book.
Spoilers reveal all — like revelatory Book Of Eli stills and a 9 video. New Dollhouse promo pics take the show's title ultra-literally. Plus major Lost casting news. Plus Doctor Who, Fringe, FlashForward, Supernatural, Smallville, V, Heroes and Eastwick spoilers!
Shane Acker's post-apocalyptic rag-dolls-vs-robots epic 9 is already blowing our minds. So when we met him, we asked what's next, and he described two possible projects: one live-action, one animated. They're known franchises, but he wouldn't identify them. Can you?
The entertainment industry descended on San Diego like an alien mothership, hoping to refuel with precious buzz. But there were some movies and entertainers that people talked about more than others. Here are 10 winners of Comic Con's buzz wars.
Can you uncover the mystery behind their new viral site for the apocalyptic movie 9? We've got an exclusive piece of the puzzle, to help you uncover what the rag-doll people are trying to tell you. Check it out below.