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The World Is Falling In The Independence Day: Resurgence Super Bowl Commercial

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In 1996, the Super Bowl commercial for Independence Day blew up the White House and sparked the imaginations of film fans everywhere. 20 years later with the sequel, Independence Day: Resurgence, another Super Bowl commercial was inevitable. And here it is. Read more...

Even Krang Cannot Save Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 from Itself

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Hey, look it’s Krang! He looks pretty good. The rest of this movie looks like it in no way improves on the first one, though. Love the gratuitous “sexy” Megan Fox shot in the middle. Oh, did I say love? I meant it makes me vomit every time they use it. Which has been every time. Read more...

New 10 Cloverfield Lane Footage Really Makes It Look Like A Monster Movie

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

One of 2016’s most mysterious movies, 10 Cloverfield Lane, just dropped a Super Bowl commercial giving us a few more hints at what to expect from the film many feel will be connected to the hit 2008 monster movie, Cloverfield. Read more...

Deadpool Brings Mass Destruction To His Very Own Super Bowl Commercial 

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Deadpool is less than a week away and the Merc with the mouth decided to drop some exciting and epic new footage on us just minutes before the start of Super Bowl 50. Check it out. Read more...

Ant-Man Finally Shows Up in New Captain America: Civil War Footage

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The latest Civil War trailer has very little new footage in, but we what do have? A great Iron Man and Winter Soldier run in and the first look of Ant-Man’s new look in the movie. Read more...

The X-Men Sure Do Look Screwed in Apocalypse

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The X-Men: Apocalypse Super Bowl spot really focuses on the “apocalypse” part of the title. Both the character and the general levels of destruction the X-Men are totally failing to prevent. Read more...

Travel to Metropolis and Gotham City In Two Faux Commercials For Batman v Superman

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s Super Bowl Sunday and that means football, food and commercials. It also means movie previews and two of the first to air were for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Read more...

Jason Bourne Remembers His Name Is Jason Bourne In First Footage From Jason Bourne

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

After a brief vacation, Jason Bourne is back. The Super Bowl gave audiences their first look at the fifth film in the franchise, which is simply titled Jason Bourne. Matt Damon returns as the kick-ass spy and director Paul Greengrass is once again at the helm. Read more...

Respawn Entertainment is Developing a Titanfall TV Series

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A sequel to 2014's Titanfall, Respawn’s multiplayer mech game, has been in the works, but it looks like we could be getting more than an additional game. Speaking to Forbes Magazine, the game’s lead writer, Jesse Stern, confirmed that they were working on a spinoff TV show. Read more...

Even Friends Will Hunt You Down in the Jungle Book Trailer

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We’ve been waiting for the animals other than Kaa to get significant dialogue in Jungle Book forever now. And we’ve finally got it. Bill Murray’s Baloo is great. Christopher Walken’s King Louie is... Christopher Walken. Read more...

In 1973, the National Football League commissioned Jack Kirby to imagine the future of football for

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In 1973, the National Football League commissioned Jack Kirby to imagine the future of football for Pro! Magazine. Adam Rowe, writing for the Barnes and Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog takes a closer look. Read more...

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Gets An Epic Retro Makeover

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Here’s a version of Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice that I’d enjoy watching. Someone went and set footage from the Adam West, George Reeves and Lynda Carter Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman shows and it works wonderfully. Read more... published some fantastic stories in 2015, and they’ve collected the best of them into one vo

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9 published some fantastic stories in 2015, and they’ve collected the best of them into one volume, Some of the Best of 2015 Edition, which is now available as a free download! Read more...

Sunday's Best Deals: Huge Zippo Sale, $40 Fire Tablet, and More

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A massive Zippo Gold Box, Apple Watches, and Amazon devices kick off Super Bowl Sunday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here to learn more. Read more...

Mike Winkelmann Has Spent The Last Decade Drawing An Image A Day 

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Recently, we pointed to the debut Journal of Science Fiction’s first issue, and we were struck in particular by Mike Winkelmann’s artwork featured on the front cover. Read more...

Oldboy's Director Park Chan-wook Is Set To Adapt Japanese Novel Genocidal Organ

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This is pretty cool news: the Korean director of Oldboy, Park Chan-wook, is looking to adapt Project Itoh’s 2007 novel Genocidal Organ. Read more...

Short Film The Woods Captivated Me From Beginning To End

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This is a powerful, horrifying short film that utterly captured my attention over the eight or so minutes that it runs. It’s quiet, beautiful and haunting, all at once. Read more...

Burning Midnight Author Will McIntosh On Telling A Good Story

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s no secret that I really love Will McIntosh’s books: I count Soft Apocalypse as one of my absolute favorite novels, and I was a big fan of Defenders. His latest novel Burning Midnight is now out, and it’s a strange, excellent book about the wonders of collecting and otherworldly horror. Show More Summary

Who's the Weakest Supervillain of All Time?

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We’re finally getting superhero movies and TV shows that live up to the wonder and thrill of comics. But despite a few really great bad guys, supervillains still aren’t getting their due. A lot of baddies are just kind of... there. But who’s the weakest supervillain of all time? Read more...

Virtuosity Was Ridiculous in 1995, But Now It's a Blast

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

When it was released in 1995, Virtuosity (from director Brett Leonard, who’d already explored virtual reality in 1992's Lawnmower Man) was a bomb, despite the star power of Denzel Washington and an up-and-comer named Russell Crowe. In 2016, it’s now hilariously dated—but that actually makes it way more entertaining to watch. Read more...

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