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Mark Millar Says Fox’s MCU Is Equal to Marvel Studios’

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

Mark Millar throws down the gauntlet when he states that Fox's Marvel movies are "as good" as Marvel Studios' MCU.

This week's New York Times Bestsellers (July 28th)

In hardcover:Deborah Harkness’ The Book of Life debuts at number 1. For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.Stephen King's Mr. Mercedes is down two positions, ending the week at number 8.Diana Gabaldon's Written in My Own Heart's Blood returns at number 13.In paperback:George R. Show More Summary

Sink your teeth into the Jersey Shore Massacre trailer

Courtesy of Apple, we have below the first official trailer for the asinine slasher mock-up JERSEY SHORE MASSACRE. You know what though, with the tagline - "You're Not The Only One Who Wants Them Dead" added at the end - it seems the filmmakers are firmly in on the joke. Show More Summary

J. K. Rowling and WB Form Harry Potter Global Franchise Development Team

In order to manage all upcoming and future Harry Potter related projects - such as the theme park expansions and the "Fantastic Beasts" films - J. K. Rowling and Warner Bros. have formed a Harry Potter Global Franchise Development team:Warner Bros. Show More Summary

SR Geek Picks: ‘Sailor Moon’ + ‘Avengers,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Mixtape, & More!

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

A cute kitten version of 'Boyhood,' Benicio Del Toro’s 'Guardians of the Galaxy' mixtape, Sith Disney Princesses, 'Sailor Moon' + 'Avengers,' and more!

Since 1976, Ebola outbreaks have materialized in no fewer than ten disparate regions of Central Afri

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Since 1976, Ebola outbreaks have materialized in no fewer than ten disparate regions of Central Africa. Is there any order to the virus' pattern of emergence? According to science writer David Quammen, two prevailing schools of thought have arisen to explain the infection's geographical pattern: The wave school and the particle school. Read more...

‘Get on Up’ Review

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

Read our 'Get on Up' movie review and find out if the James Brown biopic is a stirring testament to the American music icon's legacy.

Tour The Dark Side Of L.A. With Sandman Slim Author Richard Kadrey

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Few fantasy series have as strong a sense of place as Richard Kadrey's L.A.-set Sandman Slim books. And here's your exclusive first look at a video where Kadrey takes you to the real-life locations where his books take place, filmed by Brady Hall. Plus read a chapter of the next Sandman Slim Book, The Getaway God! Read more...

888,246 Ceramic Poppies Will Fill The Moat At The Tower Of London

5 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Tower of London will mark the 100-year anniversary of the First World War with an installation created by ceramic artist Paul Cummins. The Tower's famous dry moat is being slowly filled with red poppies — each representing a British or Colonial fatality during the war. Read more...

New Release Dates: ‘The Martian’, ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home’ & More

5 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

Twentieth Century Fox has announced new release dates for three upcoming films, including Ridley Scott's 'The Martian'.

Fox shifts release dates for Ridley Scott & Tim Burton's next

Got some ol' end of the month release shifting for ya... Fox has issued an update of their release calendar, including a few high-profile genre flicks we've been covering closely here at AITH. The first is Ridley Scott'sShow More Summary

Why Is International Shipping So Expensive?

5 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If you've ever shipped an item across national borders, you've probably experienced a moment or two of sticker shock. But just what's included in the high price of sending something across country lines? Read more...

True Blood Sent Me A Box Of REAL LIFE Vampire Props And Now I'm Dead

5 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Earlier today, I received a box marked "TRUE BLOOD" that caused me to weep uncontrollably and I just had to share it with everyone who has been pro and conning True Blood with me for the last 87 years. Read more...

Queen Of The Tearling Is Pure Tasty Fantasy Candy

5 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Writers like Joe Abercrombie have done a lot to bring dirty realism to fantasy books, while people like Jacqueline Carey have added dark sexuality and complex politics. But sometimes you just want an upbeat fantasy where women kick ass. And The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen is the perfect sunny fantasy book. Read more...

Robert Downey Jr: "Avengers 2 Has The Best Bad Guy Plot I've Ever Read"

6 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We got up close and super personal with the cast of Avengers: Age of Ultron and attempted to ask them questions that would reveal the inner soul of this apocalyptic action movie. And they struggled to answer everything, because spoilers. But Robert Downey Jr. still knows how to work a crowd. Read more...

August 1, 2014: Bookly Matters and Birthday Wishes!

I have a feeling that working on scripts for this new show is really going to put a crimp in my rapid-fire reading pace.  Last year, I read a paltry 65 books.  I was so embarrassed that I set a seemingly lofty goal for myself in 2014: 120 books!  At the time, I figured it […]

Behold These Incredible Works Of Architecture Made Out Of Living Trees

6 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Now these are the ultimate tree houses. Living trees are guided into the shapes of towers, cathedrals, and pavilions, creating wooden structures that continue to grow and bud and bloom. Read more...

A Map of How Much Pollution Trees Have Scrubbed From Our Air

6 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In 2010, trees removed more than 17 million metric tons of pollution from the air. In doing so, they saved more than $6.8 billion dollars in health care costs associated with pollution-related diseases, like bronchitis and asthma. Read more...

Crowdfund A Robot Insurgency Film From The Writers Of Feast

6 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The writers of Project Greenlight's Feast have written a screenplay about a robot insurgency—and the team needs your help bringing the film to life. You can also help fund some wonderful comics, a Mouse Guard board game, and a documentary about working visual artists. Read more...

io9 Newsstand: Stories for the week of July 28 - August 1

6 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The last of the July short stories put a nice pin in the month. A couple of long reads, a few recurring characters — and a dinosaur, just to spice things up. Monthly magazines will start putting out their new fiction this weekend as well. It's a smorgasbord of prose! Read more...

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