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Square-Enix's Iron Man Isn't As Crazy As You'd Expect, But It Is Badass

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Part of what I love about Square-Enix's Play Arts Kai Variant line is how absolutely batshit insane they can get - but their new Iron Man, the first in their Marvel series, isn't really that crazy. He just looks downright awesome. Read more...

8 Horrific Football Injuries That Will Make You Cringe

Just in time for the Super Bowl! Football is, of course, an American tradition, and  that is not more evident than on Super Bowl Sunday. Crowds gather and cheer on their favorite team. Bets are made. Money is lost. People drink and have fun. As fun as the sport can be, it can also be pretty […]

[Interview] ‘Suburban Gothic’ Director Richard Bates Jr: “Life Is the Ultimate Horror Comedy”

Excision director Richard Bates Jr.’s new film Suburban Gothic is opening on VOD platforms today courtesy of FilmBuff. We saw the film back during last year’s Fantasia Festival (review) and it really is something special. A love letter mash-up of Scooby Doo and Are You Afraid of the Dark, the film is about Raymond (Matthew Gray Gubler), a college grad who moves […]

Fox's Frankenstein series calls upon acclaimed director Michael Cuesta

Fox's new TV series "Frankenstein" - one of seemingly dozens of Frankenstein projects in the works - has found its pilot director. Deadline reports Michael Cuesta will helm the first episode in the new horror-detective show, which is...Show More Summary

20 Weird, Insane And Extremely Disturbing Barbie Dolls

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There are plenty of lists about the "weirdest" Barbie dolls on the internet, but they only scratch the surface of the insane, sometimes terrifying world of the best-selling doll. Here are 20 totally real, official Barbies that prove she hasn't just conquered girls toys, she may have literally conquered the universe. Read more...

A New Company Claims It Can Recreate Your Face Just From A DNA Sample

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

Despitewhatpopularshowsaboutacronymsfightingcrimemaytellyou,DNAevidenceisnotexactlyasilverbullet.Younotonlyneedagoodsampletosequence,youneedsuspectstodrawDNAfrom.Onecompany,however,claimsitcanhelpyoufindthosesuspects,bycreatingacomputersimulationofyourfacewithaDNAsample.

?Learn "What Every Girl Should Know" From Margaret Sanger

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Among the many science papers preserved online is the famous (and at one time, infamous) column written by Margaret Sanger. It only ran for a short while and was banned for obscenity, but now remains one of the more interesting historical documents out there. Read more...

Plan Your Next Trip To Mordor With This Google Map Of Middle-Earth 

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Because Middle-Earth can be a confusing, perilous place, Reddit user mbingcrosby created this Google Maps-style guide to the journey from Hobbiton to Mordor. As you can see, it's expected to take six months ("four months without Orcs"), and be ready, because "this route has trolls." Read more...

Details on Scream Factory's The Babadook Blu-ray!

Fans of Jennifer Kent's splendid horror-drama THE BABADOOK, get ready to be happy. Scream Factory, in partnership with IFC Midnight, has announced details regarding its upcoming Special Edition Blu-ray, which comes housed in a striking...Show More Summary

Leaked 'Game of Thrones' Season Five Trailer

The "Game of Thrones" IMAX debut of the last two episodes of season four yielded a pretty kick ass trailer for season five. Also, some generous theater-goers decided to share the exclusive trailer. This one comes thanks to Max Trailers.There...Show More Summary

What Languages Will We Speak In The Future? Ask Your Questions Now

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

What languages might go extinct in the future, and how can we expect the surviving ones to change? Linguist John McWhorter is here to answer our questions. Read more...

Double Murder Podcast is Back! Ep 54: Oculus vs. The Quiet Ones

The long awaited return of the Double Murder Podcast is upon us! Danny! and Tim are back to review two movies…remake vs. original, original vs. sequel, director vs. director, or any other connection that comes to mind…and tell you which one is worth your time and which one should be the victim of a rampaging […]

Project Almanac Proves It's Possible For A Movie To Be TOO Self-Aware

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Project Almanac, the "found footage" time travel movie in theaters today, is kinda cute. And some people have praised the self-aware way it references other, better time-travel films like Bill and Ted and Looper. But on reflection, that self-awareness isn't a strength, it's the reason Project Almanac falters. Read more...

The Game Of Thrones Season 5 Trailer Is Here And OMG

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Included with the recent Game of Thrones IMAX screening, this new trailer for the show's upcoming fifth season is, in a word, YOWZA. We've got the first look at Dorne, the other Martells, the long-awaited Tyrion and Varys on-the-road adventure, and so much more! Come help us break it down! Read more...

Finally A Use For Wearable Technology: AdBlock In Real Life

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

Here’safungametoplaysometime;goonanerrandyounormallyrunandjustcounteverylogoandadvertisementyousee.You’llprobablybesurprisedhowmuchofyoursurroundingsarededicatedtomakingyouawareofstuffyoumightconsiderbuying,fromstoresignstologostoposterstotheproductsthemselves.Ateamofcollegestudentswantstochangethat.

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