This is Garrison Dean, io9's resident viscount of photoshopperie, reporting in. Much like your significant other, I've been distant, busy with work, and just not fulfilling your needs. But it's Valentine's Day! And on Valentine's Day, I can make up for all my shortcomings and patch our fragile relationship with a…
It used to be, science fiction took place in the future and fantasy in the past. But lately, more science fiction takes place in the past. So we can't help wondering whether there'll be more fantasy set in the future.
This week, we bid a fond farewell to Stargate Universe and Breaking Bad and welcome back the vamping wampyrs of True Blood. Also, new Doctor Who and Ashes to Ashes, and the debuts of Neighbors from Hell and Persons Unknown.
For those of you who didn't endure last night's Reign of Fire tweetathon, here's the cream of the dreadfully boring dragony crop.
At 9:00 pm EST, we're picking a gem from the Netflix Watch Instantly library and tweeting the shit out of it. This week, we're fighting dragons with Christian Bale and Matthew McConaughey's Reign of Fire.
Why do so many bad movies have one good scene each? All of a sudden, the awfulness goes away, and the movie starts living up to its potential. The performances click, the action is exciting. Here are 20-odd examples.
Ever since Indiana Jones climbed into a refrigerator to escape a nuclear blast, we've all used "nuking the fridge" to describe cinematic implausibilty. But one new movie gives us a much better replacement: the post-apocalyptic iPod. Spoilers below...
The actors and plot of the film Reign of Fire sound like pure win. It's got Butler. It's got Bale. It's got a post-apocalyptic world destroyed by dragons. And it's even got a Star Wars reenactment.
Check out this Star Trek TV spot — notice something that wasn't in the movie? That's right: around 0:15, there's baby Spock, complete with teeny Vulcan ears! Why do studios throw cool scenes into trailers, then cut them out of the final movies? Here's a list.
In the wake of our asteroid near-miss, people keep claiming that an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs. But we all know it was the Cybermen. Or time-traveling hunters. Here are science fiction's best dinosaur-extinction theories.
Click to viewSome of the coolest characters in science fiction sport bad-ass tattoos that signify membership in a secret society. And if you're a futuristic assassin, there's nothing like having some ink on your face to set you apart from the regular tough guys. It's amazing how much character development movies and…