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‘Elm Street’ Writer Sells ‘Exposure’ to Sony

Heat Vision writes that Sony has picked up Exposure, a pitch from A Nightmare On Elm Street, Final Destination 5 and The Thing writer Eric Heisserer with Neal Moritz and his Original Film producing. Heisserer, who will write the script, is also attached to direct and executive produce. Details of the plot are being kept […]

New Books and ARCs, 10/24/14

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A very fine collection of books and ARCs to show off this week. Let me know which ones you wish you had in your hands, down there in the comments.

‘The Last Witch Hunter’ Gets Halloween Release

Starring Vin Diesel, Elijah Wood, Rose Leslie and Michael Caine, Summit Entertainment has dated The Last Witch Hunter for release on October 23, 2015.

‘The Black Glove’ Dev Teases Incoming Announcement

Day for Night Games has taken to Twitter to tease us with an upcoming announcement and trailer for their debut project, The Black Glove. Set in The Equinox, a 1920s style theater that could exist at any point in time, the game follows three performers — an artist, filmmaker and musician — who must “satisfy […]

‘RoboCop: The Definitive History': See exclusive images from the book

A new compendium about the cyborg film franchise “RoboCop” is out this week, and Hero Complex readers get an exclusive […]

Depeche Mode Post Live Performance Of “Enjoy The Silence”

Legendary electronic band Depeche Mode have released a live performance of their hit song “Enjoy The Silence”, which you can watch below. The performance comes off the band’s upcoming live DVD Live In Berlin, which was directed by Anton Corbijn. The DVD comes out November 17th and can be pre-ordered via review) and I was […]

More ‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ Footage Will Air During ‘Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

MarvelandABCwerehopingtolurebackthenearly8millionviewers they’velostsincethefirstepisodeofMarvel’sAgentsOfS.H.I.E.L.D. Togetbackthoseviewersandtrytoconvincethemthesecondseasoniswaybetterthanthefirst,theyweregoingtopremierethefirsttrailertoAvengers:AgeofUltron duringtheshownextweek,annnnnnndhere’sthattrailer.

No, Ebola Won't Decide The Outcome Of The Elections

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Ebola is at the top of the headlines. The elections are eleven days away. Therefore, the Law of Punditry dictates that political commentators must link these two stories together, forecasting that fears of the deadly virus will determine who controls Congress. Here's why they're completely wrong. Read more...

Warner Wants A Woman To Direct The Wonder Woman Movie

So,aspartoftheirridiculouslyambitiousplan tosuddenlystartmakingtwomajorsuperheromoviesayear,WarnerBros.finallybrokedownanddecided,whatthehell,let’sdothatWonderWomanmovieeveryonewants.Greatnews!Except,givenWonderWoman’sheavyinvolvemeShow More Summary

San Fransokyo architects built a new world for Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6?

Before the directors of the new Walt Disney Animation movie “Big Hero 6? settled on their story, they created the […]

Mikami Chats About ‘The Evil Within’s Chainsaw-Wielding Sadist

Chainsaws are an inherently scary thing. They’re loud and can even be deadly, depending on who’s wielding it. Shinji Mikami has exploited this fear numerous times in his works, the most notable example being the Chainsaw Man from Resident Evil 4. In The Evil Within, Mikami has taken a page from his past work with […]

Mockingbird (2014) / Mercy (2014)

OCTOBER 11, 2014 GENRE: MOCKUMENTARY, SURVIVAL (Mockingbird); POSSESSION (Mercy) SOURCE: ONLINE (STREAMING SCREENER) Because they are so cheap to make, Jason Blum's "Blumhouse Productions" are usually a sure thing at the box office -...Show More Summary

[Review] ‘Ouija’ a Cheap Halloween Throwaway

I played Ouija when I was little. It was just what you did at slumber parties, along with makeovers and prank phone calls. Even at eight years old, I knew that it wasn’t real. Hell, I was often the one pushing the planchette. Never once were we haunted – not even a weird creak or […]

Cool Horror Videos: Top 10 Scary Movies to Watch on Halloween!

You're probably all set for the final week of October, but why not grab a refresher before heading into the thick of it? Our blood brothers at JoBlo.com have compiled a nice six-minute-long video detailing the Top 10 Scary Movies toShow More Summary

Author Don DeLillo Offers His Thoughts on Taylor Swift's 'White Noise'

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Don DeLillo, author of the famous literary novel White Noise, has supplied The Atlantic with a review of the third track from Taylor Swift's latest album – eight seconds of static that were briefly made available to Canadian iTunes customers earlier this week. Read more...

Lucasfilm Is Suing The Empire Brewing Company Over Its Bock Lager

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A small brewery in upstate New York has incurred the wrath of the Star Wars franchise by naming one of its signature lagers, "Strikes Bock." Lucasfilm has filed a "notice of opposition" against Empire Brewery, when it recently tried to trademark the beer. Read more...

Nintendo Reveals A Whopping 50+ New Features For ‘Super Smash Bros.’ For Wii U

ThereleaseoftheWiiUversionofSuperSmashBros. isonlyweeksaway,soNintendofinallyfullypulledthecurtainbackonallthegame’sexclusivefeatures,and,well,there’salotof‘em.SomanythatNintendoputtogetherafun50-FACTEXTRAVAGANZA videoforthegame.SomeofthemostsignificantnewrevelationsincludeaMarioParty-esqueboardgamemode,theabilitytoplaywithuptoeightplayersand,yes,MewtwoisonthewayasDLC.

A Guide To The Ravenous Hellbeast That Is The Carnivorous Caterpillar

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"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood." So said Marie Curie, a brilliant scientist who had clearly never heard of the horrifying Hawaiian caterpillars that dine on living flesh. Here, we explore how evolution came to play this cruel joke on us all. Read more...

io9 Newsstand: Best Stories of the Week for October 20 - 25

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Over on his blog Morning, Computer, Warren Ellis has a few thoughts on the state of SF magazines (mostly of the British variety) prompted by the news that the new New Worlds is now defunct. Read more...

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