Last Night’s Falling Skies Finale Actually Depressed The Hell Out of Me

The human race is doomed. That’s what I take away from the final episode of Falling Skies, in which the human race is saved in such a slapdash and unconvincing manner, you sense that everyone concerned felt as though humanity actually deserves to perish. God, this show. What the hell happened? »8/31/15 1:05pm8/31/15 1:05pm


Watch how Blood & Chrome resurrected the Battlestar Galactica using greenscreen

We've got an exclusive, behind the scenes look at how Blood & Chrome built the Galactica without having access to any of the physical sets from Ronald D. Moore's Battlestar series. VFX artists, producers and engineers give us a glimpse of how they rebuilt this giant "war machine." Taken from the special features on… »2/14/13 4:30pm2/14/13 4:30pm

8 Signs That Pop Culture Is Finally Done With the Apocalypse

The world has ended, civilization has collapsed, the undead hordes have overrun everything. We've seen the apocalypse so many times, even Roland Emmerich is bored with it. So what comes next? We've still got some apocalyptic movies to look forward to next year, and post-apocalyptic TV shows like Revolution and Walking… »12/18/12 1:28pm12/18/12 1:28pm

Video shows how Blood and Chrome recreated BSG sets using "90 percent greenscreen"

Check out a behind-the-scenes look at the Battlestar Galactica prequel Blood & Chrome, exclusively on io9. Syfy's BSG series included a hefty amount of FX work — but now, Blood & Chrome is almost entirely green screen. It's completely insane to watch them putting this together. Check out how they built future world… »11/21/12 3:07pm11/21/12 3:07pm

First two episodes of Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome are a frakking thrill ride

Whatever you were planning on doing with your Friday afternoon can wait 20 minutes — because the fate of the human race is at stake. The Cylon uprising has begun, and it's up to young William Adama to protect all of us from the robots we created — in the long-awaited Battlestar Galactica prequel, Blood and Chrome. »11/09/12 1:39pm11/09/12 1:39pm

Will Syfy's Blake's 7 reboot be as dark as Battlestar Galactica?

Syfy's great success story remains Battlestar Galactica, the cheeseball 1970s space opera show that Ronald D. Moore brought back as a gritty, more serious look at the remnants of humanity trying to survive after a robot massacre. So now that Syfy is apparently picking up Blake's 7, the 1970s British space opera, can… »8/22/12 2:32am8/22/12 2:32am

Totally Badass Trailer for Battlestar Galactica's Cylon War Prequel, Blood and Chrome

Check out the amazing trailer for the new Battlestar Galactica prequel, Blood and Chrome. Following a young William Adama fighting in the first Cylon War. Last we heard, this pilot was going to be demoted to a webseries, instead of being aired as a TV movie. But this trailer is too amazing to be relegated to the… »3/21/12 12:16am3/21/12 12:16am

What would Battlestar Galactica: The Animated Series have looked like?

If Battlestar Galactica had attempted to capitalize on the Saturday morning cartoon demographic, chances are the show would've resembled Otis Frampton's stylized gang of survivors and toasters. And after every episode, there would be a stern anti-youth ambrosia consumption PSA from Salty Uncle Tigh! You can find more… »12/05/11 12:35pm12/05/11 12:35pm