All The Upcoming Comic Book Movies That Aren’t From Marvel Or DC

Marvel and DC superhero movies get all the headlines, but did you know there are other comic publishers out there? And they are also making great comics — like Scott Snyder’s Wytches, above — that may make their way to the silver screen? It’s true! Here’s 40 future films from all the other guys you need to know about. » 4/24/15 3:30pm Friday 3:30pm

From Metropolis To Ex Machina: Why Are So Many Robots Female?

The new movie Ex Machina has been pushing people’s buttons. It features a seemingly vulnerable robot named Ava, who’s as beautiful as she is mysterious. But Ava’s just the latest in a long line of artificial seductresses, girlfriends and mothers. Why are so many thinking machines female? » 4/21/15 4:24pm Tuesday 4:24pm

Everything We Know About The First Star Wars Spin-Off Film, Rogue One

The first live-action Star Wars movie that isn’t an “Episode” will be a military adventure focusing on shades of gray, instead of black-and-white morality of previous Star Wars films. With absolutely no Jedi. Here’s everything we gleaned from today’s Star Wars Celebration presentation. » 4/19/15 8:13pm 4/19/15 8:13pm

Every Key Detail And Killer Moment From The Batman V. Superman Trailer

It’s finally here — the first HD footage of the clash between the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel. We’ve already watched the HD version a half dozen times, but now it’s time to pore over GIFs and screencaps, to catch every detail and all the insane drama. Here’s everything we spotted!
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Everybody Hates Superman in the First Batman v Superman Trailer

The first Batman v Superman trailer arrived a few days before it was set to premiere at a special IMAX event on Monday. And what we get seems to be an all-fronts attack on Superman from the press right on to an eye-glowing, voice-growling Batman. UPDATED with official HD trailer.
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Let's Break Down The Secrets And Spectacle Of The New Star Wars Trailer!

The latest trailer for The Force Awakens is here! While we're still trying to calm ourselves down, there's plenty of discussion to be had about all the goodies we can find in all this new footage. Join us once again as we go on a spoiler-and-speculation-laden dive into the latest scenes from a Galaxy far, far away. » 4/16/15 4:45pm 4/16/15 4:45pm

Pokémon's Newest Legendary Doesn't Seem As Cool Anymore

For over a year now, anticipation around a legendary Pokémon called Hoopa grew exponentially—people found out about the monster via a leak in 2013, and the only way to attain it was to hack the game. Its taboo nature, plus its cool design made generating hype for Hoopa really easy. » 4/13/15 1:34pm 4/13/15 1:34pm

Ryan Reynolds Reveals Deadpool's Face, Fixes Everything X-Men Did Wrong

The Deadpool movie is currently filming in Vancouver, which means scads of photos are pouring from the set, revealing fun spoilers for all die-hard fans. This included one incredibly great look at Ryan Reynold's' new character face for Wade Wilson beneath the Deadpool mask. » 4/07/15 1:45pm 4/07/15 1:45pm

The io9 Guide To Star Wars

Star Wars occupies a huge place in the history of science fiction and fantasy. The first movie, in 1977, changed the genre forever. And this year marks the first new Star Wars film in a decade, with revamped continuity. So now's the perfect time for a refresher course. Here's io9's easy-to-read guide to Star Wars. » 4/06/15 4:22pm 4/06/15 4:22pm

The 17 Most Effective Insults From Science Fiction and Fantasy

Don't ever let anybody tell you that you're wasting your time watching science fiction and fantasy. Because if you find yourself getting messed with, you'll have the perfect comeback ready. Science fiction and fantasy are full of pithy insults. To prove it, here are 17 totally devastating put-downs from movies and TV.
» 4/03/15 4:30pm 4/03/15 4:30pm

Spoiler-Free Review: Marvel’s New Daredevil Series Is Bloody Fantastic

We’re awash in live-action adaptations of comic books lately, including several TV shows. But Netflix’s new Daredevil series still feels like something special. It pulls no punches, never winks at the audience, and perfectly captures the feel of the best Daredevil comics. Here’s our spoiler-free review.
» 4/02/15 6:30pm 4/02/15 6:30pm