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Someone Made a Miniature of the Original Iron Throne and Ouch My Butt

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Iron Throne is one of the most iconic images in Game of Thrones, and yet it’s always been a bit, well, lackluster. Now, someone’s taken it upon themselves to make a throne worthy of the Ruler of Westeros—or, at least, their LEGOs. Read more...

Director Says It Was Chris Pratt's Idea to Put Kurt Russell in Guardians 2

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Given that Star-Lord spent the entire first Guardians of the Galaxy searching for his father, it seems appropriate that, for the sequel, he would pick his own daddy out of a line-up. Read more...

This Ghostbusters VFX Reel Is Beautiful

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Whether you loved the new Ghostbusters, hated it, or found yourself somewhere in the middle, there’s no denying Paul Feig had a very distinct vision. He didn’t just update the characters for 2016, he cranked up the visuals too, with tons of lush, beautiful colors. Read more...

IFC's Horror Comedy Stan Against Evil Looks Like a Demonically Good Time

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

IFC’s new show Stan Against Evil has many, many elements that excite us. It’s a horror comedy in the vein of our beloved Ash vs Evil Dead. It stars the hilarious John C. McGinley (Scrubs, Office Space); and according to these first images. Its definition of “evil” will include at least one oversized, angry devil-goat man. Read more...

Come Listen to One of Steven Universe's Best Songs Since 'Stronger Than You'

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Aside from its thematic strengths and its delightful characters, if there’s one thing Steven Universe is known for, it’s having a killer soundtrack, jam-packed with powerful, toe-tapping songs. Last night’s episode was no exception, with a chill track that rivals some of the show’s very best musical moments. Read more...

Deathstroke Gets Back to Being DC Comics’ Biggest Asshole

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Slade Wilson kills people for money. Sometimes, it’s just because he wants/needs to. In recent years, he’s been presented as a kind of antihero but his newest series is taking him back to his roots as a straight-up jerkwad. Read mor...

Deadpool's Creator Freaking Out About Toys Is the Best

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

I’m not sure I love anything as much as Rob Liefeld loves pop culture. The famous comic artist is extremely passionate not just about comics, but also about movies, TV, toys, pretty much everything. It all comes exploding out in this wonderful video. Read more...

The Director of Child's Play Is Making Another Movie About Creepy Dolls

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Tom Holland, who made Child’s Play and Fright Night, is returning to his favorite genre with a new movie that sounds intriguing despite its title. Rock Paper Dead. is about a serial killer who’s released from an asylum after 20 years and returns to his former home, where the ghosts of his dark past await. Read more...

Signs You're Stuck in a Young Adult Dystopia

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Having teenagers nearly die through the complicated machinations of adults is a tried and tested storyline. For a while, it felt like every book, movie, and TV show was based on this idea. And you’ve seen and read them all. So the question is: Am I living in a young adult dystopia? We’re here to help you figure that out. Read more...

12 Awesome Cult Movies to Watch on Hulu

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s been over a week since our list of Netflix recommendations , so here’s another stack of movies to add to your binge-watch pile. This time, they’re all on Hulu, which (added bonus) also contains all 11 seasons of Aqua Teen Hunger Force, in case you get too freaked out by any of the following. Read more...

The First Trailer For the Dog Reincarnation Movie A Dog's Purpose Is a Sociopathic Nightmare 

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A Dog’s Purpose is a movie about a dog that keeps getting reincarnated to help people with their lives. That means this is a feel-good movie where a dog dies many, many times. Horrific. Read more...

Gotham Showrunner, Surrounded By Good Superhero Shows, Doesn't Think Superheroes Work Well on TV

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Oh really, Bruno Heller, showrunner of the hit Fox television show/Sisyphean punishment simulator Gotham? Superheroes don’t work well on TV? Do go on. Read more...

Your First Look at Lumière and Cogsworth in Disney's Beauty and the Beast Remake

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

After that fantastic teaser trailer , we’ve been patiently waiting for something, anything, in the way of information for the upcoming live-action musical version of Disney’ Beauty and the Beast. We finally have it. Read more...

Darth Vader Looms Large Over This Star Wars Rebels Concept Art

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

When the first season of Star Wars Rebels ended with the appearance of Darth Vader, the bar was immediately raised. Vader is the icon of Star Wars and bringing him onto the show for season two changed everything. Read more...

Squirrel Girl Shows Us Computer Science Can Be Extremely Metal

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In a quest to continue being the go-to comic for creating the most nonsensical blogs, this week’s issue of Squirrel Girl uses basic computer science and counting in binary to deliver a splash page so fundamentally rad it should probably grace the cover of a mid-’80s metal album. Suffice to say, it’s rather brilliant. Read more...

Avert Danger and Bring Out All Your Gifs for the Gif Party

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s Friday, and it’s time to bring out the gifs. Otherwise the Lost in Space robot will keep freaking out. Read more...

Starfire Is Not Okay, Guys

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Apparently, getting a solo series cancelled can really mess with a superhero’s head. Read more...

The Life-Size R2-D2 Figure You've Always Wanted Is Almost Here

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

After seeing Star Wars for the first time you undoubtedly wanted an astromech droid to call your own. But building your own fully-functional prop required skills you don’t have, and a tiny two-inch action figure leaves something to be desired. But an Artoo figure as large as the real thing? Now we’re talking. Read more...

Disney May Remake James and the Giant Peach as a Live-Action Sam Mendes Movie

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

After The BFG—a Roald Dahl adaptation directed by Steven Spielberg, of all people—failed to connect at the box office, one would have thought the odds of Disney quickly announcing another Dahl property probably seemed slim. Well, that’s exactly what just happened. Read more...

Kurt Russell Is Getting His Own Art Show Because Sometimes the World Is a Good Place

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Kurt Russell is one of the most fascinating actors in the world. From his start at Disney, to his background in baseball, his wacky comedies, insane list of cult classics, and current resurgence, it feels like there’s nothing he can’t do. Show More Summary

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