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NBC Has Un-Canceled Its Never-Made Wizard of Oz Series

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

After ordering ten-episodes of a modern take on The Wizard of Oz, then canceling the show, NBC has re-ordered and un-canceled Emerald City. Dorothy got home easier than this show got on the air. Read more...

Overthinking the Star Trek: Enterprise Episode “In a Mirror, Darkly”

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

I watched Star Trek: Enterprise intermittently when it aired and missed the two parter "In a Mirror, Darkly" until I watched it recently on a whim. It ties together two episodes from the original series and fleshes out a particular corner of Star Trek. It also raises questions if you think about it. Read more...

In 2013, George Kourounis became the first person to travel into Turkmenistan's "Door to Hell."

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In 2013, George Kourounis became the first person to travel into Turkmenistan's "Door to Hell." The Darvaza Crater is a manmade burning sinkhole of gas which has burned for 40 years. See images of his descent at Scribol. Read more.....

The Gallows Offers a Hangman's Noose in this Blood Red Trailer

yesterdayGenres / Horror : 28DLA

The Gallows is another horror film from Blumhouse Productions. Steeped in mystery, a teaser trailer has been released for the film. The clip shows a hangman, a noose and a terrified young woman. The Gallows stars Cassidy Gifford, Pfeifer Brown and Ryan Shoos. Show More Summary

The Dooms Chapel Horror Worships at the Altar of Terror: A Movie Review

yesterdayGenres / Horror : 28DLA

full disclosure: this critic has worked with actor Bill Oberst Jr. and the producers of The Dooms Chapel Horror, through press releases. An online screener of this film was provided by producer Chris Bower. Director: John Holt. Writer:...Show More Summary

A Geeky Good Cause: Help 3-D Print Prosthetic Arms For People In Need

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Penguicon is a convention dedicated to science fiction and open-source software, happening the weekend after next. And this year, the convention is supporting a really worthy cause: Enabling the Future, a charity that aims to 3-D print arms for people who need one. Read more...

Full ‘Batman V. Superman’ Trailer Leaks Online

The full ‘Batman V. Superman’ trailer has leaked online here. A day ago Zack Snyder released teaser footage online for the forthcoming brawler that really didn’t show much if anything. It was an extended take of the suits worn by each hero, effectively creating a teaser for the teaser. Footage for this superhero sequel is extremely […]

Noomi Rapace to lead Steven Shainberg's sci-fi thriller Rupture

We finally got an update on Steven Shainberg’s new sci-fi thriller RUPTURE, which will see PROMETHEUS star Noomi Rapace lead the film. Plot details remain closely guarded but Rapace will play a single mother who, struggling to raise her son alone, is abducted by a mysterious organization. Show More Summary

April 16, 2015: Scenes from the set of Dark Matter!

Another day, another off-ship location.  This one a little harder to get into than your average space station. What’s in the big weird box? On Set Key Props Lisa Amaral Wright shows off another mystery box – with some inspired gak. Anthony Lemke (Dark Matter‘s THREE) rolls in from his second job as a refrigerator repairman. […]

[TV Review] “Marvel’s Daredevil” Episode 1.08, ‘Shadows In The Glass’

The spotlight of Marvel’s Daredevil shifts for “Shadows in the Glass”, as we get an in depth look at Wilson Fisk, past and present. The episode offers look at his humble beginnings in Hell’s Kitchen and an action that changed him forever. By extension Fisk’s many business associates are also all prominently displayed this episode. […]

[TV Review] “Marvel’s Daredevil” Episode 1.07, ‘Stick’

Marvel’s Daredevil shows no signs of slowing down with “Stick.” The cold open introduction to the titular character was a phenomenal way to establish this old bastard as someone who can’t be messed with, but even with the hand getting sliced off, Scott Glenn’s calm performance is what sells it so well. We’ve already seen […]

Gamera Has Never Looked More Badass Than He Does In This Stunning Art

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

He may not be as famous as Godzilla, but Gamera is still one of the most awesome creatures ever created. And he's celebrating his 50th anniversary this month. To celebrate, Famous Monsters Magazine crafted a new cover by award-winning artist Bob Eggleton. See the whole thing below. Read more...

Throwback Thursday: Remembering ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’ 35 years later

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Hero Complex’s new Throwback Thursday series. In this series, Hero Complex will guide you […]

What Happens To Someone Standing Next To Plutonium That Goes Critical?

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A horrible accident at Los Alamos in 1958 illustrates what happens to a person's body when they stand next to plutonium during a chain reaction. Read more...

The Forgotten Reason Why Alien Is Such A Classic Movie

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

What makes Alien such a classic? Is it the iconic monsters? The story? The way it was shot? Sure, it's all of those. But there's also another reason it became a classic in the '70s — and it's not one of the reasons we still think of today. Read more...

Star Wars Costumes And Props Reveal New Characters For Episode 7

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Star Wars Celebration's exhibition floor reveals a whole heap of props, costumes and brand new Stromtroopers, in an exhibit dedicated to Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. Meet some brand new characters, including FlameTrooper, Desert Nomad, Junkyard Thug and the new face of the SnowTrooper. Read more...

Star Wars Celebration images: The Force is strong with convention-goers in Anaheim

Some 60,000 “Star Wars” fans, many of whom are dressed as Jedi, Stormtroopers and Sith, are converging on the Anaheim […]

[Advance Review] “Harrow County” #1 Is Haunting And Beautiful

“Harrow County” is haunting and beautiful. It’s a rural tale of ancient horror brought to life by Cullen Bunn’s fearful narration and Tyler Crook’s incredible watercolor work. The atmosphere of this book will creep down your spine and stay there, trapping you in the book’s embrace. There is no respite. This is one story that […]

Elon Musk: "Humans Need To Be A Multiplanet Species"

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Bad Astronomy's Phil Plait recently visited the SpaceX construction factory. His visit also included a chat with CEO Elon Musk. This should excite you. Plait is a consummate nerd, and Elon Musk is Elon Musk. Bring them together and you're bound to get good things (the quote up top, for instance). Read more...

The Empire Has A Whole New Name In Star Wars Episode VII

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it's been a long time since Return of the Jedi, and a lot has changed. And one of the changes we haven't heard about yet? The Empire's new name. Turns out the Empire and the Rebels are both called something different in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Read more...

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