The Best "Aliens Land on Earth" Scenes Ever Filmed

Movies spend entirely too much time on alien fish-out-of-water stories, and not enough time on how the extraterrestrial visitors got here. NO MORE. Today we pay tribute to the coolest shots of alien landings, both the amazingly good and the "so good it's bad." » 2/01/13 1:07pm 2/01/13 1:07pm

Which 1980s science fiction comedy would you want to watch a remake of?

If you had to watch a remake of a 1980s science fiction comedy film, which one would you want to see remade? We're grappling with that question over at io9's Facebook page! Just remember: Be excellent to each other. » 10/14/10 7:30am 10/14/10 7:30am

The Raunchiest Science Fiction Comedies, Ranked In Order Of Nastiness

This weekend's Hot Tub Time Machine is not the raunchiest scifi comedy of all time. Let's take a moment to pay respect to the trail-blazing filth that came before. Here are some films you wouldn't watch with your grandparents. » 3/25/10 4:58pm 3/25/10 4:58pm

Five Ways to Hit on Aliens

Their lovely green skin and tentacle powers taunt you every night at the intergalactic bar. You know you want to hit those aliens, but you need some serious pickup artist skills. Don't worry, because io9 is here to help you polish up your one-liners: Using our foolproof system, you'll get those alien babes to talk to… » 11/12/08 1:18pm 11/12/08 1:18pm

The Unholy Love Match Between Scifi And Romantic Comedy

You can tell any kind of story using science fictional ideas, from alien invasion to small personal transformations. But somehow, whenever you mix science fiction and romantic comedy, you create a pungent ooze that eats away at the eyeballs of everybody in the audience. What with it being Valentine's Day and all,… » 2/14/08 8:40am 2/14/08 8:40am