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A Brief Review of Star Trek Beyond

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

It was pretty decent! With the exit of Abrams, Kurtzman and Orci as director and screenwriters, respectively, the series appears to have made the executive decision that they don’t need to rehash previous plotlines. They’ve written a new one for this film, gave Simon Pegg co-screenwriting duties and let Justin Lin (previously of the Fast and […]

Trump and the Convention and Where We Go From Here

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

Some thoughts on Trump, and the GOP convention: 1. The convention, generally, was the worst-run major political convention in a generation, and that should scare you. How is Trump going to manage an entire country when he can’t even put on a four-day show? (The answer, as we found out this week, is that he […]

The Classic '90s Cartoon Batman Is Teaming Up With the Ninja Turtles for a New Comic

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Last year , DC Comics announced a Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles crossover series at Comic-Con, and this year they’re doing it again—but with a twist. Read more...

The Most Fabulous Cosplay of Comic-Con 2016, Day One

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Comic-Con is upon us, and it’s not just shiny new trailers and even shinier new toys we get to gawp at, but the amazing efforts of the thousands of cosplayers that descend on the con floor. Here’s some of our favorite cosplay from the first day of the show! Read more...

Star Trek Beyond Cast Honors Yelchin

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

At the premiere of Star Trek Beyond at Comic-Con, the cast wore something special to honor the late Anton Yelchin. The cast...

Star Trek Beyond Promotional Videos

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

As Star Trek Beyond hits theaters today, the actors are doing the rounds promoting the film with interviews and appearances on various...

Should You Quit Your Job To Go Make Video Games?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Your boss just pulled you into another surprise meeting. You’ve got a case of the Mondays. And your raise got rejected. Why not leave it all behind and roll the dice on a new career in video games? Read more...

The 'Real' Ahsoka Tano Wore an Ahsoka Dress Made Out of Lego to Comic-Con

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The voice of Star Wars icon Ahsoka Tano, Ashley Eckstein, is also the brains behind Her Universe, the female-focused nerdy fashion company. Sometimes, those two sides of her life intermingle. In even rarer times, they intermingle and then get made out Lego bricks. Read more...

Grab Your Tricorders and d20s, Because Star Trek Is Returning to RPGs

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s called Star Trek Adventures, and there won’t just be a new table-top role-playing game, but a miniatures line as well. Read more...

Funimation Will Bring Shin Godzilla to the U.S. This Year

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The new Godzilla film, Shin Godzilla, is just a week away from release in Japan—and now it’s on its way to America, too. As revealed at the Comic-Con panel, Read more...

All the Ways Marvel's Defenders Will Set Themselves Apart From the Avengers

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Alicia Vikander talks about the tonal approach of the Tomb Raider movie. Teen Wolf is coming to an end. Kevin Smith’s Buckaroo Banzai adaptation might have a new home. Plus, loads of new Joker footage from Suicide Squad, and new looks at The Exorcist, Kong: Skull Island, and more. Spoilers Now! Read more...

Star Trek Beyond review

I love all of Star Trek, including wholeheartedly both of the previous Kelvin timeline movies. Like every iteration of Star Trek ever they have their bumpy elements, but like all Star Trek before I am more than willing smooth over those cracks and enjoy the bright shiny vision of our future they show us. Show More Summary

See Danny Rand's Horrible, Horrible Life in the First Iron Fist Footage

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Marvel’s pushing its Netflix shows hard at Comic-Con today. We’ve had Luke Cage and a hint of Defenders. And now we have Danny Rand (Finn Jones) popping up as Iron Fist. Read more...

The First Trailer for Marvel's Defenders Is Meaningless and You'll Love It Anyway 

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

What? Did you expect Marvel and Netflix to release a trailer for the Defenders with actual footage in it before the Luke Cage and Iron Fist are even out? Of course not. But you’ll still absolutely enjoy it, even if its big reveal is essentially font- and logo-based. Read more...

How Netflix’s Luke Cage Show Is Creating Its Own Version of Marvel’s Major Black Superhero

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Netflix corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be expanding uptown to Harlem when Luke Cage debuts on September 30. The cast and creators of the show say that the character’s race, his adopted neighborhood, and publishing history make Luke Cage a very different superhero adaptation. Read more...

A Japan/Nazi Cold War Comes to The Man in the High Castle's Second Season

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Amazon’s The Man in the High Castle took on the monumental task of adapting Philip K. Dick’s alternate history story into a television series. Its attention to detail and depth of character made it a must-watch, and, at San Diego Comic-Con, the cast and crew revealed a bit of what comes next. Read more...

So That's How the Inside of the Millennium Falcon Is Laid Out

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

I’m probably not alone in saying I was always curious what else was in the Millennium Falcon. We saw the cockpit, the large hangout area, some hallways and guns, but what else is there? A new collectable revealed at Comic-Con shows exactly that. Read more...

Star Trek Beyond Spoiler Discussion

If you’ve seen the new movie here’s a spoiler zone to talk about it. People who haven’t seen it yet, stay away. The SDCC showing and IMAX marathon were Wednesday (July 20) night, and the first regular showings start Thursday (July 20) night, so it’s time to discuss.

The First Trailer for Justice League Action Is All About the Action

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Also? It’s fun. It’s a lot of fun. There’s definitely some silliness here—hell, Batman even smirks after drops a minor quip after kicking Mr. Freeze in the head—but anyone looking for some good, straight-up superhero-vs.-supervillain action should be pleased. with WB Animation’s newest DC offering. Read more...

The awesome Laurie Penny

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Laurie Penny, journalist and, more recently, SF&F writer, at the RNC.It doesn't matter that [Milo Yiannopoulos] doesn't mean it. It...

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