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Superman's Horrible Life Just Got Even Worse

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If you’ve been following along with the Superman comics recently, you’ll know he’s having a hell of a rough time. He’s been de-powered, the world hates him, and he’s even had to get a new secret identity after Lois Lane outed Clark Kent as the Man of Steel. But it seems like DC aren’t quite done kicking Superman just yet. Read more...

Kylo Ren Faces His Greatest Test in Yet Another New Star Wars: The Force Awakens TV Spot

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Yes, you’re about as surprised as I am—there’s even more new footage from The Force Awakens in this new TV spot, just posted by the Star Wars Movies Facebook page. It features Kylo Ren, amazing X-Wing dogfights, and the follow-up to a line of dialogue we heard a year ago (almost to the day) in the very first teaser trailer. Read more...

Female Agent Added to Men in Black 4, Misogynist Assholes Freak Out, Probably

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In the latest blow for gender equality in fictional entertainment, a female agent will be one of the new protagonists of the fourth Men in Black film, according to producer Laurie MacDonald. Somewhere, someone with a penis is probably just furious about it. Read more...

Has The Villain Of The Aquaman Movie Been Revealed?

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

You’ll get a teeny bit more of The Flash and Arrow next week. A new toy might tease some big things for Lex Luthor in Batman v Superman. Plus, new posters for Captain America: Civil War, and new clips from Doctor Who, iZombie, and Agents of SHIELD. Behold, Spoilers! Read more...

Hung Wankenstein is the Frankenstein Remake You Actually Need

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We’re still bummed that Victor Frankenstein turned out to be kind of a dud. But at least there’s always Hung Wankenstein, which has one of the funniest titles of any porn spoof ever. Read more...

I wish the night sky shined and sparkled like this over every city in real life

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Light pollution. It really screws up the view. It would be so great if the stars in the sky could still be seen over big metropolitan areas. But it doesn’t work like that. You have to go far away from civilization into deserts and nature to see the stars and cosmos the way they are meant to be seen. Show More Summary

A Thanksgiving Tragedy and Its Messy Aftermath Ripped This Family Apart

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Murder and mayhem can happen any time of year—even during the holidays (for some, especially during the holidays). For one Florida family, Thanksgiving joy turned to the ultimate horror. And it didn’t end there. Read more...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is Rated PG-13, Which Is Kind Of A Surprise 

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The director of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, J.J. Abrams, recently said he wanted the movie to be “delightful.” And it very may well be, but it’s also going to be dark. The MPAA has given the film a PG-13 rating, only the second time it’s happened in franchise history. Read more...

The UK Has Its Very First Professor of Comics

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There are many university-level art and literature courses that revolve around the history and creation of comic books—but Lancaster University in England has just hired the first Professor in the country to specifically teach comics. And surprisingly, he has an even cooler title than “Professor of Comics” on his resume. Read more...

Sure, Revenge Of The Sith Is The Best Star Wars Prequel, But Is It Actually Any Good?

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith is the quintessential Star Wars prequel. Finally, after stalling for two movies, George Lucas delivers on all his promises. However, in true prequel fashion, he does it in a wildly uneven way. Welcome to our Star Wars movie rewatch! Read more...

Deadspin The Patriots Are Sketchy And Deserve Scrutiny | Jezebel Male Film Critic Savagely Mauled By

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Deadspin The Patriots Are Sketchy And Deserve Scrutiny | Jezebel Male Film Critic Savagely Mauled By ‘P.C. Twitter Goons’ | Jalopnik Here Are Five Performance Mods That Are Utterly Useless | Lifehacker Procrastination Is Mostly About Fear Read more...

Victor Frankenstein Is Like Watching Your Cute Friend Get High and Blowtorch Their Own Face

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Seriously. Did you ever have a ridiculously good-looking friend who was also brilliant and talented, but they made some really bad choices and threw it all away? Victor Frankenstein is like that. This movie has so much going for it, and just fritters it away, like a goddamn frittering machine. Read more...

The Problem With The Post-Bungie Halo Campaigns

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Halo used to mean quality. Its campaigns were all heroic military sci-fi, full of brilliantly-designed levels and enemies. The multiplayer was some of gaming’s best, supplying pulse-pounding firefights and thrilling victories. There was a time when a new Halo game was a guarantee of greatness. Show More Summary

Scream Queens Actually Made a Pretty Good Point About Thanksgiving

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

For people who don’t have families, live far away from their families, or have families they’d rather not see, Friendsgiving is the best option this time of year. Scream Queens illustrated this point in an episode that also killed one character, brought another back from the dead, and deployed some A+ guest stars. Read more...

All the Connections to the Marvel Universe You May Have Missed in Jessica Jones

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Jessica Jones may be the most subversive of Marvel’s superhero stories thus far, but it’s still full of cameos, shout-outs and connections—to the cinematic universe it is part of, and the comic books it came from. Here’s a few of the links to the wider world of Marvel movies and comics we noticed while watching. Read more...

How the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft will bring us back to space

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

SpaceX just got its first crewed spaceship contract from NASA for the Crew Dragon spacecraft and it’s set to bring us back to space on American spaceships after so many years without. Along with the Boeing Starliner, the Crew Dragon will start making crewed space flights in 2017. For reference, the last flight of the Atlantis was in 2011. So it’s been a while! Read more...

The Little Prince Movie Looks Just As Magical As You'd Imagine

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Little Prince is one of those stories where, even if you don’t know it, you’ve heard of it. Originally written by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, it’s been adapted into all kinds of different versions. Next year, it’s getting a star-studded Hollywood animated treatment. Read more...

The Phase 2 Marvel Movies Look Better Than Ever in This Stunning Blu-ray Art

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Everyone is talking about Captain America: Civil War this week, and for good reason. The first trailer is out and it promises to be a mega kick-off to Phase three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Read more...

Discover Sunny's Origins in This Exclusive Look at the Into the Badlands Comic

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Since it launched a few weeks ago, AMC has also been releasing digital pages from an Into the Badlands comic alongside the TV show, exploring the background of this crazy, bloody world. Want a sneak peek at what’s coming up in Sunny’s adventures? We’ve got an exclusive look at the next issue! Read more...

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