Danny Boyle Having "Serious" Conversations About 28 Months Later

We've been dreaming of Danny Boyle's much talked-about return to the 28 Days Later zombie franchise for years. But maybe now he's finally ready? » 1/14/15 4:55pm 1/14/15 4:55pm

10 Nearly Perfect Movies, And What They Teach Us About Storytelling

Maybe there's no such thing as a perfect movie. It's usually enough of a miracle that a movie gets made. But every once in a while, a movie manages to tell a great story without a brush stroke noticeably out of place. Here are 10 nearly perfect movies, and what they teach us about storytelling. » 12/03/14 11:14am 12/03/14 11:14am

The Writer Of 28 Days Later Tackles Jeff VanderMeer's Annihilation

We celebrated Jeff VanderMeer's novel Annihilation as a weird science novel that's actually weird enough, and an antidote to J.J. Abrams-style mysteries. Now, the movie version has gotten a writer/director who can handle some weirdness: Alex Garland. » 10/31/14 6:30pm 10/31/14 6:30pm

20 Horror Movies Where Almost Everyone Survives

Horror movies get their shock value from a high body count, right? The characters get killed off one by one, until there's just one survivor left — often, this is the "Final Girl." But actually, that's often not true. Here are 20 horror movies where most, or all, of the sympathetic characters survive. » 10/30/14 10:23am 10/30/14 10:23am

9 Famous Zombies (That Aren't Actually Zombies)

Zombies are everywhere in pop culture right now — but not all "zombies" are actually zombies. A traditional zombie is a corpse that rises from the grave and mindlessly hunts the living (to eat our braaaaaains). But that can get old after a while. So here are nine popular "zombies" that are actually something else… » 5/23/14 10:20am 5/23/14 10:20am

10 Influential Movies (Where Everybody Copied the Wrong Thing)

Every once in a while, a movie comes along that changes everything. A film that rewrites the rules and influences a generation of film-makers. But all too often, the people who imitate these ground-breaking movies miss the point. Here are 10 science fiction and fantasy movies from which everybody copied the wrong… » 8/20/13 10:14am 8/20/13 10:14am

Low Budget Films That Are More Thrilling Than Most Big Summer Movies

Today sees the release of White House Down, which is the most Emmerichian film ever produced. But meanwhile, you could also enjoy Europa Report on VOD or Byzantium in select theaters. Tons of low-budget science fiction and fantasy movies are more exciting than your average big summer blockbuster. Here are 25 of them. » 6/28/13 2:00pm 6/28/13 2:00pm

100 Albums Every Science Fiction and Fantasy Fan Should Listen To: 51-70

It's the second day of our massive music countdown, in which we gesticulate wildly at the 100 albums that tickle our dendrites. » 4/25/12 4:20pm 4/25/12 4:20pm

io9’s 50 Scariest Movies Of All Time: 11-20

What is the scariest science fiction or fantasy film of all time? Which classic horror movies stand above the rest, as the most terrifying? » 10/28/11 3:00pm 10/28/11 3:00pm

Why Cillian Murphy Rocks All Our Universes

In Time is all about a whole Bonnie-and-Clyde-style crime wave — but the actual movie gets stolen by a member of the supporting cast, Cillian Murphy. The star of Sunshine and 28 Days Later is so much better than everybody else in that cast, it's almost embarrassing. You walk out of In Time shaking your head and going,… » 10/27/11 2:07pm 10/27/11 2:07pm

Star Wars revels in the Dark Side, with these amazing horror movie…

We've already had zombie Stormtroopers, but a true blend of Star Wars and horror has been too long in arriving. Which is why it's great that one brave gallery is hosting a Death Star Art Show, a blend of Star Wars and horror themes just in time for Halloween. Behold Princess Leia, the Bride of Frankenstein. » 9/29/11 1:54pm 9/29/11 1:54pm

I Demand More Zombie-Killing Female Role Models

I'm concerned about the dearth of role models for young women. The sad truth is, in the event of a zombie apocalypse, they have no fictional leaders to inspire them. » 4/03/11 10:00am 4/03/11 10:00am

The Greatest Post-Apocalyptic Subway Stations

It's easy to forget when service is spotty, but urban subway systems are one of the modern age's enduring achievements. So whenever movies and television show us the apocalypse, it just makes sense to show subways in ruins. » 3/11/11 4:00pm 3/11/11 4:00pm

The End Is Near! A collection of the greatest end-of-the-world signs

What's the perfect fashion item to be wearing when disaster strikes? A big sign that says "The End is Near." So we rounded up our favorite signs that forewarn the end of days — or at least made us laugh. » 11/24/10 2:50pm 11/24/10 2:50pm

The Superman reboot might make the jump to 3D. Plus two more big stars…

Zack Snyder says he likes 3D, but still has to be convinced it's the right choice for the Man of Steel. Captain America turns Scotland into Norway...and brings Nick Fury along. See Mark Sheppard on the Doctor Who set! Spoilerlicious! » 10/20/10 6:00am 10/20/10 6:00am

Bradley Cooper may be the Flash, a major star rumored for Super 8, and…

Get the inside scoop on the world of Skyline and the characters of Deadpool. Martin Freeman still wants to be The Hobbit. Plus Rendezvous with Rama, Ghostbusters 3, 28 Months Later, Caprica, Fringe...and, just for fun, Eastbound and Down. » 10/12/10 6:00am 10/12/10 6:00am

28 Days Later screenwriter taking on Logan's Run?

Could the upcoming Logan's Run movie actually be better than the campy 1976 original? Alex Garland, who wrote the Danny Boyle-dircted films Sunshine and 28 Days Later, is in talks to write the screenplay, going back to the original 1967 novel by William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson for inspiration. And Carl… » 6/17/10 12:05pm 6/17/10 12:05pm

What Was The Last Movie You Saw Without Knowing Anything About It?

When was the last time you walked into a movie, without knowing anything beyond the title and maybe who was in it? Not even seeing the trailer first? These days, it's hard to believe such an experience even exists. » 4/06/10 4:00pm 4/06/10 4:00pm

28 Days Later, Told in a Single Minute

It took Danny Boyle nearly two hours to tell his tale of the rage virus that transforms most of England's population into zombies, but a group of film students have managed to reenact the movie in a single minute. » 9/28/09 9:30am 9/28/09 9:30am