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Guy Builds Tiny Jurassic Park For His Tortoise

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The trademark main entrance, the visitor center and a damaged fence from Jurassic Park, all built around a lucky Leopard tortoise called Louie by Oliver Turpin. Read more...

An Artist's Rendering of the Only Scene Star Wars: Episode VIII Must Have

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We know that Luke and Rey will be spending time together in Star Wars Episode VIII. And we can only hope it proves the fan theory that Luke really only knows how to train a Jedi the same way he was trained. Read more...

An Assassin Returns in a New Movie Produced by the Russo Brothers

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The Russo Brothers, Anthony and Joe, are about to release Captain America: Civil War and have begun to prep Avengers: Infinity War Parts 1 and 2. They’re also going produce an adaptation of the graphic novel, Sexcastle, and a few new writers—who also happen to be a team of brothers—have just been hired. Read more...

This Week's TV: What the Hell is Houdini & Doyle?

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Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle team up to solve mysteries in a British-Canadian-U.S. co-production you’re probably only just hearing about! Person Of Interest’s fifth and final season! And what are these continuously promised deaths on Agents of SHIELD and Once Upon A Time? Let’s figure it out, on This Week’s TV! Read more...

The Force Awakens Told by Emojis Is Both Adorable and Awesome

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This week is May 4, which has more or less become an official Star Wars holiday. And what better way to kick it off than this cute and clever video? It’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens retold by emojis. We know, that sounds terrible, but trust us. It’s pretty great. Read more...

Life and Death Are Hipsters in Love in This Short Film

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Any longer than it is, and “Death Loves Life” would be just a bit too twee. But at under four minutes, the love between these personifications of life and death is just sweet. Read more...

Cable Was Almost in the First Deadpool Movie

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The long gestation process for Daredevil means the script went through a lot of changes. Early on in the process, Fox actually wanted Cable, Deadpool’s grim, gun-toting, pouch-loving buddy, to co-star with the Merc with a Mouth—until Deadpool and Cable creator Rob Liefeld had his say. Read more...

io9's Mission Isn't Over

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Hello, I’m Rob Bricken. Some of you may know me as the guy who writes the FAQs, or the guy who hates everything, or a deluded SJW, or perhaps the person who will shortly be turning io9 into a garbage fire. I would like to present myself as something else—the new editor of io9. Read more...

It's a Lonely Day on Jakku in This Majestic Star Wars Art

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May 4th, a.k.a. May the Fourth Be With You Day, is almost here and the onslaught of celebratory Star Wars material has already begun. As usual, some of it will be crap, but these posters by Tim Doyle and Joshua Budich are not, and we’re excited to exclusively debut them. Read more...

A Supercut of Every Single Time Someone Says 'This City' in Daredevil's First Season 

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We’ve loved both seasons of Marvel and Netflix’s Daredevil, but even the most diehard fans of the show might be sick of hearing people espouse about “this city!” every other sentence. To remind you just how prevalent this little phrase is, here’s the Daredevil supercut we’ve been waiting to see for ages. Read more...

There Is Certainly Room in the Horror Universe for a New Puppet Master Movie

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The original Puppet Master was released direct-to-video in 1989, but it became a cult sensation that spawned a franchise of sequels, prequels, spin-offs, toys, and comics. And since haunted puppets are evergreen (see also: Chucky), it looks like the Puppet Master series is about to get some major new big-screen love. Read more...

The Airplane Seating Arrangement that Triggers 'Air Rage'

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New research shows that the mere presence of a first class cabin on an airplane—plus the added experience of having to shuffle through this cabin while boarding—contributes to “air rage,” both among economy and first class passengers. Read more...

Lebron James' Space Jam 2 May Actually Be Happening

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Jokes and rumors about a Space Jam 2 starring Lebron James have been around for a long time. There were even points where it almost became a real thing. But now, we swear, it’s closer to real than ever—because director Justin Lin is even in talks to direct. Read more...

IDW Is Bringing M.A.S.K. Back to the World of Comics

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s a good time for IDW and Hasbro. The Micronauts comic has just launched, Rom is on the way, there’s now a third revival happening between the two companies. Yes, the heroes-wearing-superpowered-masks-who-also-drive-transforming-vehicles series M.A.S.K. is driving into comic books as well. Read more...

DC Reveals Its New Rebirth Superhero Costumes

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Although we’ve had some brief (and err, revealing ) looks at some of the designs being used in DC’s upcoming Rebirth shakeup, this is our best look yet at some of the new looks the DC multiverse’s finest are going to be running around in in a few months. Read more...

And Now, Bryan Singer's Point-by-Point Defense of Every Aspect of X-Men's Apocalypse

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Ever since the very first images of Oscar Isaac as Apocalypse were released, pretty much everyone of a certain age had the same reaction: “Is that Ivan Ooze from the Power Rangers movie?” Well, now Bryan Singer’s stepped up to defend his choices. Read more...

Andrei Tarkovsky Used Cinema to Communicate Without Speaking  

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Channel Chriswell has put together some interesting video essays recently , and for his latest, he takes a look at the films of Andrei Tarkovsky, who focused on what the characters were feeling, rather than what was happening. Read more...

Karl Urban: "Conversations Are Happening" About Dredd Sequel on Netflix

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Ever since Dredd hit theaters back in 2012, the film has become a regular cult classic, with persistent rumors about a followup surfacing every couple of months. While our hopes were dashed last year , there are apparently new efforts to bring the character to a streaming service. Read more...

Mads Mikkelsen Wants Hannibal To Return 

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We were pretty annoyed about NBC’s decision to cancel Hannibal last year, but no more than the show’s star, Mads Mikkelsen, who said that he’s hopeful for the show’s return. Read more...

Check Out The First Gorgeous Issue of Liminal Stories

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A new magazine called Liminal Stories has launched its first issue today, and it’s worth checking out. Dedicated to “publishing fiction that’s just a little bit out of the ordinary,” the magazine’s first issue has a great table of contents. Read more...

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