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Glory And Thunder! You Could Own These Original Boris Vallejo Paintings

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Nobody ever did sword-and-sorcery art better than Boris Vallejo — complete with beefcake and cheesecake figures in larger-than-life situations. With eye-popping colors and a flair for the dramatic. And now a few newly discovered Vallejo originals are up for auction. Read more...

A Short About A Mysterious Business Meeting, By The Director Of Oldboy

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Park Chan-wook, director of The Vengeance Trilogy, Thirst, and Stoker, delivers an enigmatic short film filled with riddles. An inventor goes to meet an eccentric investor, one who insists on making the inventor follow a series of clues and bizarre requests before considering his new technology. Read more...

The Motherlode Of Deliciously Disturbing And Disgusting VHS Horror Art

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Remember the good old days of trolling the video rental horror section and just starring agape at the wondrous collection of VHS horror cover art? Well, this Halloween we're ready to celebrate all things horror by taking you back to the days of grotesque VHS cover art in our massive gallery. Enjoy. Read more...

This compilation of Movie Lens Flares is Blindingly Beautiful

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Lens Flares have a bit of a bad rap - especially among Sci-Fi fans thanks to JJ Abrams' over-reliance on them in his Star Trek movies - but as this edited compilation of Lens Flares shows, from Man of Steel to E.T., they can still be beautiful. Read more...

New Trailer For The ‘Resident Evil’ HD Remaster Details The Game’s Improvements

12 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

AcouplemonthsagoCapcomannouncedthey’redoingaHDRemaster oftheexcellentGamecuberemakeofResidentEvil,butwereallyhaven’tseenmuchofthegameinactionsincethen.Wellthatchangesnow,aswehaveafour-minutetrailerforyouthatdetailssomeofthenewadditionsandimprovementstothegame.

Okay, The 100, So That Was Creepy

12 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We have members of the Ark spread out in this week's episode of The 100, but things are moving forward on all fronts. While the adults try to establish some semblance of order on the surface, Clarke learns the dark secret lurking beneath Mount Weather. Read more...

6 Creepy Couples Costumes!

Editorial By: Giaco Furino So it’s Halloween and you’re in a relationship? Cool! Chances are either you or your significant other (or the both of you) have thought about a couples costume for Halloween. We understand the temptation is strong, but don’t just go as Peanut Butter and Jelly, don’t don mustaches and dress as […]

These Charts Reveal Whether More Income Really Would Make You Happier

12 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Does having more money automatically make people happier? We know a little about how that works ( and doesn't work) on an individual level, but what happens when we're talking not just about individuals, but about the happiness of entire countries? Read more...

Your Brain's Reaction To Gross Images Can Predict Your Political Views

12 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Past studies have shown that people who self-identify as politically conservative are more likely to experience involuntary physiological responses to disgusting images. Now, researchers have taken things a step further by using brain scans to predict test subjects' political leanings with freakishly high accuracy. Read more...

‘Alien': Neil Marshall praises Ridley Scott’s sci-fi classic [guest essay]

In the spirit of Halloween, Hero Complex reached out to select filmmakers to solicit their fondest memories of classic horror. […]

There Be Monsters in These ‘Alone in the Dark’ Screens

Atari has released a fresh handful of screenshots from their Alone in the Dark reboot, and it’s looking good. Too bad Alone in the Dark: Illumination isn’t going to release in time for Halloween, because it’d be perfect for this very spooky time of the year. The game takes a few pages from Left 4 […]

Researchers Have Just Found A Better Way To Edit DNA

12 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Sorry CRISPR, but there's a new genomic editor in town — and this one's better than you. It's a new approach to site-specific gene targeting that will allow scientists to safely replace disease-causing genes with functional copies. And they've already used it to relieve the effects of hemophilia in mice. Read more...

Jenny Erpenbeck, The End of Days

The Lord gave, and the Lord took away, her grandmother said to her at the edge of the grave. But that wasn't right, because the Lord had taken away much more than had been there to start with, and everything her child might have become was now lying there at the bottom of the pit, waiting to be covered up. Show More Summary

Fall Back: Set Your Clocks Back One Hour on Sunday for Some Reason

12 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 AM this Sunday, at which point most of the country will set their clocks back one hour for no real reason other than that our parents did it. We love us some ridiculous traditions. Read more...

Indie Horror ‘Grave’ Confirmed for PS4

The upcoming indie horror game Grave, which I’ve played a few times now on our YouTube channel — you can find my playthrough of its latest demo below — has been confirmed for PlayStation 4, developer Broken Window Studios announced earlier this week. Its Kickstarter campaign didn’t quite reach the stretch goal that would’ve unlocked […]

Sam Raimi and ‘Evil Dead’ Director Team For ‘A Man In the Dark’

Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert will re-team with Evil Dead collaborators Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues on the thriller A Man in the Dark, reports Variety. “The story centers on a trio of teens who get away with perfectly planned home robberies and have targeted a reclusive blind man with millions of dollars in hiding. […]

Syfy's New 12 Monkeys Trailer Really Shows How Time Travel Is Hell

13 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

What's worse than living in a post-apocalyptic future where a plague has wiped out everyone? Traveling back in time to change things, only to discover that time travel is slippery and the past a lot more confusing than you realized. Welcome to Syfy's version of 12 Monkeys. Read more...

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