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Ursula K. Le Guin, Fyodor Dovstoevsky, and the Snuggly Comfort of Evil

Ursula K. Le Guin’s most famous short story is probably “The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas.” It’s a modified version of a thought experiment from Fyodor Dovstoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov, and in turn it’s helped inspire a raft of similar stories. But “Omelas” isn’t just an interesting idea—it’s a provocation. » 7/24/15 2:56pm Friday 2:56pm

Martin Freeman Teases His Role In Captain America: Civil War!

When will an iconic superheroine show up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Lucy Lawless has bad news about that Xena revival. Peter Capaldi teases his favorite moment from Doctor Who’s next season. Plus, brief teasers for The Bastard Executioner, and a new look at The Flash’s new costume. To me, my spoilers! » 7/21/15 6:00am 7/21/15 6:00am

Peter Capaldi Says The Doctor Knows He Made The Daleks Worse

Peter Capaldi’s first year on Doctor Who was layered with a lot of questions about the morality of the Doctor’s adventures. And one idea that came up was the notion that the Doctor had made the Daleks stronger in the course of fighting them. Capaldi tells io9 that the Doctor absolutely believes he made the Daleks… » 7/17/15 10:50am 7/17/15 10:50am

One Of Hollywood's Hottest Directors Could Tackle Star Wars Episode IX!

It’s a post Comic-Con blowout with reactions for Ash vs Evil Dead, Doctor Who, Legends of Tomorrow and more. A slew of casting announcements for DC’s superhero TV shows change everything. Joe Quesada discusses the new Spider-Man costume. Plus, Guillermo del Toro on Pacific Rim 2. So many spoilers! » 7/13/15 6:00am 7/13/15 6:00am

Doctor Who, Batman and Gandalf Finally Team Up in Lego's New Video Game

We’ve known Doctor Who Lego was coming for a while, and that it would be coming to Lego Dimensions, Lego’s new mash-up video game, which brings together a bunch of pop culture properties through Lego bricks. But now we can see in action, and it looks wonderful. The Doctor and Batman together? Yes please.
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Ant-Man Will Introduce a Weird New Reality From Marvel's Comics

And how much of Edgar Wright’s original script is still in Ant-Man? Henry Cavill says Batman v Superman isn’t a Superman movie. Bruce Campbell talks Ash vs Evil Dead. Some familiar DC voices will be appearing in Vixen. Plus, clips from Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation and Daredevil set pictures. Behold, Spoilers!
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Peyton Reed Already Wants To Make Another Ant-Man—Starring Hank Pym

Channing Tatum talks about preparing to play Gambit. Fear The Walking Dead is all about families. Syfy announces a strange new horror series. Plus, what’s to come on Zoo and Under the Dome, more Fantastic Four footage, a female director returns to Doctor Who, and Agent Carter hits Comic-Con. Spoilers get! » 7/02/15 6:00am 7/02/15 6:00am

River Song is Coming Back to Doctor Who—But Not in the Way You'd Expect

River Song has become a bit of a controversial figure on Doctor Who—even the fans who like her aren’t sure they want her to return to the show. But while River isn’t back on the TV show for now, she is making the leap to Doctor Who audio plays. And this time, she gets to have adventures with classic Doctors. » 6/29/15 1:20pm 6/29/15 1:20pm

15 TV Shows That Reinvented Science Fiction In The Past Decade

The conventional wisdom says that the past 10 years have been a bad time for science fiction on television. Fantasy has been on the upswing. Space opera all but disappeared. Science fiction shows get canceled all the time. But a ton of great science fiction has been created since 2005. Here are 15 shows that changed… » 6/29/15 10:30am 6/29/15 10:30am

We Know A Lot More About The New Characters In Game Of Thrones Season 6

Are we three years from a new Indiana Jones? Kenneth Branagh may return for Thor: Ragnarok. A crazy new Star Wars rumor hints that everything we thought we knew about the second Anthologies film may actually be about a new TV series. Plus Ant-Man pictures, Wolverine in X-Men Apocalypse, and more. Spoilers! » 6/22/15 6:00am 6/22/15 6:00am