Bright, David Ayer’s new cop thriller premiering on Netflix later this year, is a story about a world in which humans, orc, and other World of Warcraft-esque beings live together in state of rather realistic conflict. Racial tensions run high in the movie’s LA setting as the police department welcomes its first orc…
The Natural History Museum of London has announced the winners of the 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition. Highlights of this year include bioluminescent termite mounds, hoards of giant spider crabs, a juvenile gorilla lounging on the forest floor—and an absolutely heartbreaking image of a poached black…
Lord of the Rings—not even in its cinematic, action-heavy form—doesn’t really lend itself to the power fantasy of video games. That’s not stopped people from trying for years, including the latest game, the hack-n’-slash-meets-orc-dating-sim Middle-Earth: Shadow of War. But Shadow of War fails to understand Lord of…
If you thought people accidentally socking each other in genre shows and movies was a distinctly 2017 phenomenon, well, turns out stars have been actually smacking each other around on screen instead of pretending for a while. But in The Dark Knight’s case, it wasn’t accidental: it was at the request of Heath Ledger.
The advent of sound bars has made it easier than ever to get premium audio out of your home theater, and this Yamaha deal means it’s awfully affordable too.
This may come as a surprise to you: with its 10 seasons and 161 episodes that have aired over the past 16 years, The Fairly OddParents is the longest-running fantasy television show in American history. Naturally, when a show’s been running for that long, you’ve gotta spice things up to keep them interesting.
Amazing rumors have cropped up about the potential stars of Detective Pikachu. Andy Serkis teases Snoke’s plans in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Plus, we finally know when Big Hero Six is returning, new pictures from The Gifted, and a creepy Riverdale teaser. To me, my spoilers!
Respecting your elders is a staple of all cultures. But you really respect them when they can use their shoe like it’s a switchblade knife.
There are multiple terrors lurking in Christopher Alender’s horror short Kinderfänger. The first is telegraphed by the title, which loosely translates to “child snatcher.” The second, as you can see in the thumbnail below, is a ghoulish, flute-playing creature. The third... well, you’re gonna have to watch and see.
Over the past year, I have sought solace from our current political climate and the day to day terrors of the world in a most surprising source: Violent, scary horror movies.
The trailer is so bonkers, I’m not sure if there are any other words necessary.
Within a matter of minutes after Ron Howard announced the name of his upcoming Han Solo prequel film, Star Wars fans flocked to Twitter to express their distaste for the (admittedly) straightforward title: Solo: A Star Wars Story. Here’s the thing, though, the name is perfectly fine.
Boils and Ghouls, the spooky season is upon us once again, and that can only mean one thing: you’ve already started preparing your fabulous costume for Halloween. That means we want to see it! Yes, the io9 Halloween Costume Show is back, and we’d love to get a look at what you’re working on.
Netflix and Marvel made the right decision a few weeks ago when the companies decided to cancel The Punisher panel at New York Comic Con in the wake of the October 1 shooting in Las Vegas that left 58 people dead and 489 others wounded. The timing would have been beyond offensive, which raises the question: When can…
EA is shutting down Visceral Games, the studio behind games like Battlefield Hardline and Dead Space, the publisher said today. The Star Wars game in development at Visceral will be revamped and move to a different studio, EA says, although it will now be something completely different.
Fear the Walking Dead is about to change. The third season just ended and the finale left many characters’ fates a mystery. This was by design, because Dave Erickson, showrunner for the first three seasons, is leaving. However, in a new interview, he gave fans a tease of how he might have ended the show if he…
Animated films are notorious for sneaking little jokes and oddities into the frame. That’ll happen when each piece of the movie takes so long to create. But in Pixar’s Cars 3, there are so many Easter eggs, you literally could never, ever see them all by simply watching the movie.
Rumors have been circling about Western adaptations of Kazuo Koike and Goseki Kojima’s seminal manga epic Lone Wolf and Cub for years at this point. But the latest attempt is now underway at Paramount, with a little help from Fast and Furious and Star Trek Beyond’s Justin Lin.