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What It's Like Inside A Pokeball, According To A Pokémon Developer

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

For years, Pokémon fans have argued over what happens when a monster is recalled into a Pokeball. The theories are endless. Read more...

That Time DC Comics’ First Black Superhero Kicked Hal Jordan’s Ass

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

DC Comics has a lot of Green Lanterns. Thousands of them are weird-looking aliens from extraterrestrial cultures; a decent chunk of them are from Earth. Human ring-wielders fight all the time, but Green Lantern: Mosaic #5 is a classic because of how John Stewart beat his fellow Green Lantern Hal Jordan. Read more...

J.J. Abrams Reveals the Crazy CG Effect You Didn't Know Was in The Force Awakens

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There was a lot of amazing visual setpieces in The Force Awakens, made possibly by the incredible wizardry of ILM and many other VFX studios. But sometimes the best use of CGI is one where you had no idea its even used, as J.J. Abrams points out in this exclusive clip from his new Force Awakens commentary track. Read more...

We Were Wrong About Limiting Children's Screen Time

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

How much time should kids be allowed to stare into their screens like zombies? New guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics upturns conventional thinking on the matter, showing that a sweeping one-size-fits-all approach is not the right way for parents to go about limiting their children’s screen time. Read more...

Marvel Pulls Variant Cover For Sexualizing Invincible Iron Man's New 15-Year-Old Hero

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Pinup art has long been an unfortunate staple of variant comic covers depicting female heroes—but when that sexualized aesthetic starts getting applied to 15 year old teenage girls, it’s not a good look for anyone involved. Read mor...

I Can't Tell Which of These Two Moments From Last Night's Legends of Tomorrow I Love More

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The fact that they basically happened one after the other in an episode that was already an absolute blast just cemented my thoughts that Legends has gotten so much more fun now that its eagerly accepted the goofiness of its premise. Read more...

If Asked, Joss Whedon Would Make a Catwoman Movie, a James Bond Movie, and a Star Wars Movie

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There is literally no franchise Joss Whedon would not say yes to right now. Whether he should be asked is a debate for studio boardrooms and comment sections on the Internet. Read more...

Bruce Springsteen Really Did Write a Song for Harry Potter That Was Wisely Rejected

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

I am not saying anything bad about Bruce Springsteen. But I do think that his style, amidst all the grade-A Britishness that Harry Potter exudes, might have been a little jarring. Read more...

Today’s New Books and ARCs, 10/21/16

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

Look! Many fine new books and ARCs that have come to the Scalzi Compound this week. What here tickles your fancy? Tell us all in the comments!

Retro Review: Year of Hell, Part II

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

While Janeway tries to stop the Krenim from destroying Voyager, Chakotay learns what drives their leader to change time. Plot Summary: Voyager...

Star Trek Online: Echoes of Light

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

The newest Star Trek Online mission, Echoes of Light, features the recently-discovered Lukari. In Echoes of Light, “the reclusive Lukari have realized...

Star Trek: Bridge Crew Delayed

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

Players waiting for the Star Trek: Bridge Crew game will have to wait a bit longer. Originally scheduled for a November 29...

Kurtzman To Produce Salvation

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

Alex Kurtzman will co-produce a new suspense thriller series for CBS. The thirteen-episode series, called Salvation, will premiere next summer. Salvation “centers...

Reviewing “Ouija: Origin of Evil”

Smartly marketed as not necessarily having a connection to the 2014 movie Ouija, 2016’s Ouija: Origin of Evil is a surprisingly not bad little horror film. It’s all the more of a surprise considering the poor reputation of the original.   [Read more...]

The Director of Game of Thrones' Epic 'Battle of the Bastards' Is Making a Sinbad Movie 

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Directing an episode of Game of Thrones can be nearly as demanding as directing a feature film—especially when, as Miguel Sapochnik has done, it’s an iconic episode with tons of action, like “Battle of the Bastards” or “Hardhome.” Hollywood took note, and now he’s set to helm a new take on Sinbad. Read more...

This 10-Minute Video of Kate McKinnon's Ghostbusters Outtakes Is the Lone Bright Spot of 2016

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In a year of darkness, let the one light be Kate McKinnon’s performance as Jillian Holtzmann in Ghostbusters. Read more...

Redshirts Wins the Geffen Award

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

Happy to say that the Hebrew edition of Redshirts (translated by Zafrir Grossman) won this year’s Geffen Award — Israel’s most notable SF/F award — in the category of Best Translated Science Fiction Novel. A fine honor! This is my second Geffen (the first was for the Old Man’s War back in 2007), and it’s […]

October 20, 2016: Dark Matter Season 3 Production – Fast Approaching!

With a little less than a month to go before the commencement of principal photography on Dark Matter’s third season (Season 3!  Already!), it’s all about the prep.  In the way of advance locations, set discussions, director/editor meetings, and, of course, casting!  Last night, I went over the auditions for Episodes 301 and 304 which […]

Demons Beware, the Women of Ash vs Evil Dead Just Formed a Kick-Ass Power Team 

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

When Ash vs Evil Dead began its second season, Kelly was bored out of her mind—so though she doesn’t trust Ruby at all, she was thrilled when the season one baddie lured Ash out of retirement, putting Kelly back in action. In this clip from Sunday’s episode, “DUI,” the bitter rivals forge an unlikely partnership. Read more...

These Onesie Costumes Are Beautiful and Majestic and I Would Like to Wear Them All

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Looking for an incredibly easy, inexpensive, last-minute costume? I recently found a treasure trove of comfortable (and soft!) adult onesies that a) make Halloween shopping a cinch b) are nerdy beyond belief and c) are so glorious that picking just one to buy is honestly the hardest choice I have faced this year. Read more...

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