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Tom Hiddleston Will Fight Giant Monsters On ‘Skull Island’

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

TomHiddleston(andhowhe’snotcalledT-HiddlesontheInternetisbeyondme)isarguablythebreakoutstaroftheMarvelCinematicUniverse.Andforexcellentreason;hisLokiisasurprisinglylayeredandcomplexvillain,andgetsallthebestjokes toboot.And,accordingtotheHollywoodReporter,we’regoingtoseewhathe’slikeasapulphero,courtesyoftheKingKongprequelSkullIsland.

[TV] This “Freak Show” Poster Makes Me Uncomfortable

I don’t like optical illusions that make people’s body parts look unnatural. This shit makes my skin crawl. I don’t even want to look at the new poster for FX’s “American Horror Story: Freak Show” that shows a woman’s foot in the shape of high heels. Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Frances Conroy, Sarah […]

?Why America Will Never Truly Be Able To Make Its Own Anime

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Hello, folks. I'm sorry for the absence of last week's mail column; suffice it to say there was some… difficulty in escaping the intelligent apes, and I couldn't get to it without endangering myself. In related news, if you ever go to Ape City, they will no longer be fooled by ape costumes. Just FYI. Now, on with the mail! Read more...

Cover Art for The Spider’s War by Daniel Abraham

I’ve got one response for this: (Okay, I actually have more than one response, natch, so bear with me. Orbit Books is one of the few big SFF publishers that understands the value in building a brand for its authors. When they weren’t happy with Brent Weeks’ cover for The Black Prism, they recovered the... Show More Summary

Israeli Archaeologist Discovers Huge Monument Older Than The Pyramids

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

For years, archaeologists have been puzzled by a 492-foot-long structure near the Sea of Galilee. While some believed it to be the remnants of a wall, new findings indicate that no city was nearby. Instead, an archaeologist says it was a monument built in the shape of a crescent moon between 3050 B.C. and 2650 B.C. Read more...

Sideshow’s Epic ‘Godzilla’ Maquette

“The world’s most famous monster…” Sideshow Collectibles reveals their massive Godzilla Maquette, based off the 2014 film. As shown, the King of Monsters towers at 24 inches tall in a dynamic pose. Includes a detailed base featuring destroyed rubble. It is priced at $799.99, about as large as Godzilla himself. Thankfully, you can install a […]

‘American Guinea Pig’ Returns In a Bouquet of Guts and Gore (NSFW Trailer)

Some horror fans can’t get enough of the gore, and seek out the most brutal of films. Eventually they come across American Guinea Pig, who releases “snuff”-esque indie films that display some of the most astounding – and disgusting- effects work. They’re back with a new series that promises a bouquet of guts and gore, […]

A new look at Alien: Isolation's Survivor Mode; game arrives next month

The October 7th release of ALIEN: ISOLATION is creeping up on us and today Sega and 20th Century Fox officially announced the games Survivor Mode, introducing a supporting series of five challenging and terrifying Survivor Mode add-on...Show More Summary

Fantômas Resurrected For RockOut Fest

Avant garde metal group Fantômas has been resurrected after nearly six years for a performance at Chile’s RockOut Festival. The band, which features Mike Patton (Faith No More), Buzz Osborne (The Melvins), Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer), and Trevor Dunn (Mr. Bungle), will be performing their 2001 album The Director’s Cut in its entirety (according to

What Technology Needs To Be Invented Right Now?

5 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We live in a world with some amazing technologies. Still, sometimes it's the tech we don't have yet that is the most intriguing. Today we want to know about the future inventions you're most excited to check out. Read more...

Open Discussion – September 17, 2014

5 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

Here's your chance to choose the topics in our regularly scheduled open discussion post - September 17, 2014.

’7500? Is Available In Germany, Too…

As we previously reported, Dimension Films’ Thanksgiving slasher, Kristy, is already on home video in Germany. Thus, we shared this reader review, which should come accompanying a note that we’ve heard that TWC-Dimension is recutting the film for its eventual U.S. release. Now, we’ve learned that CBS Films’ long-gestured J-horror 7500 is also on German […]

This Harrowing Video Of Rush Hour Will Make Your Head Spin

5 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Oh, man, this is intense. But don't worry — the agonizing close-calls at this unreasonably busy intersection are not entirely real. It's the dizzying product of a special effects team at Black Sheep Films. Read more...

‘Doctor Strange’ Begins Filming May 2015 for Summer 2016 Release

5 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

Marvel Studios' 'Doctor Strange' is tentatively set to begin production in mid-2015, in order to make a July 2016 release date.

Dan Aykroyd looks to expand Ghostbusters into a Marvel-style universe

If the thought of a GHOSTBUSTERS 3 makes your stomach turn, you're probably not gonna like what original 'Buster Dan Aykroyd wants to see happen with the franchise. We've been hearing talks of a planned third outing for the...Show More Summary

America Is Back In The Spaceflight Game: NASA To Reopen Cape Canaveral

5 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

NASAhasnotbeensendingtheirastronautsupforawhile.Thankstoacombinationofbudgetcutsandtragedy,they’velargelybeenrelyingontheRussianspaceprogramtoferryastronautstoandfromtheInternationalSpaceStation.ButacombinationofpoliticaltensionsanddesiretoputspaceflightbackonAmericansoilhasledtoCapeCanaveralopeningasacommercialspaceport.

Screamfest Film Festival Announces ‘White Settlers,’ ‘Fear Clinic’ and More!

Screamfest has announced the second round of films packed with chills and thrills to be shown at the 2014 horror film festival. Screamfest kicks off its 14th annual event in Los Angeles on October 14 through October 23 at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres (6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028). Get your tickets here. · […]

New ‘Ghostbusters’ Just the Beginning of Massive Franchise Reboot

It’s absolutely remarkable the power of a successful film. Marvel has been on an uphill swing over the past few years, with the company hitting an all-time high with Guardians of the Galaxy, a film that’s changed the course of movie history. Guardians of the Galaxy is Marvel’s biggest film, and also the most unknown […]

Spartacus Star Gets Ready To Torment Arrow As Captain Boomerang

5 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The newest DC villain to joined the DC TV universe? The ridiculous-sounding, super-Australian, yet actually quite deadly Captain Boomerang, who will appear in this season of Arrow and be played by Nick Tarabay. He joins Manu Bennett as one of many Spartacus stars who have come to the DC TV universe. Read more...

Tristan Risk, Nicholas Wilder join Gut director Elias' thriller A.

Clayface Pictures has inked a co-production deal with The October People to produce the supernatural thriller A., with GUT director Elias set to helm from his original script and The October People's Matt Medisch, John Portanova, and Jeremy Berg producing. We've also learned that AMERICAN MARY's Tristan Risk and Nicholas Wilder (GUT) are set to star.... Read More...

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