This Clip Shows Why People Are Comparing The Machine To Blade Runner

The British cyberpunk thriller The Machine has gotten pretty upbeat reviews, with Kim Newman calling it "brimming with ideas" and other reviewers comparing it to Blade Runner. And now here's an exclusive clip from the film, in which you can see a hint of those big ideas for yourself. » 4/01/14 6:00pm 4/01/14 6:00pm

Andy Serkis Built a New World for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

What has happened to the mighty leader of the apes since we last saw him in Rise of the Planet of the Apes? In our exclusive interview with Apes star Andy Serkis, the man behind the primate reveals all the details behind Caesar's new world order — plus more information on his next feature Jungle Book! » 3/28/14 10:45am 3/28/14 10:45am

Amy Acker Tells Us About The Evolution Of Root On Person Of Interest

Person of Interest has been dealing with some heavy themes lately — determinism, artificial intelligence, surveillance, posthumanity — and the hacker known as Root has been at the center of all of them. We talked to Amy Acker, who plays Root, and she told us what to expect from Root's continuing evolution. » 3/20/14 11:56am 3/20/14 11:56am

The New Kyle Reese Talks Divergent, Terminator And Playing A Psycho

One of the best parts of Divergent isn't the punch-happy female lead Shailene Woodley or even the tattoo love-making — it's Jai Courtney's delightfully psychotic character Eric. The Australian action star, who's also set to play Kyle Reese in the Terminator reboot, discussed both of his scifi franchises with us and the … » 3/20/14 9:00am 3/20/14 9:00am

Bret McKenzie Reveals His Secrets Behind Making the Muppets Sing

Bret McKenzie won an Oscar for his songwriting in the first Muppet movie, and now he's back for the second. We spoke to the Flight of the Conchords co-founder, and he spilled all his secrets on finding the melody for a new generation of Muppet films. Plus his animated NASA series, and his next fantasy musical. » 3/19/14 3:25pm 3/19/14 3:25pm

Read An Exclusive Chapter From the Novelization of Aronofsky's Noah

Darren Aronofsky has reimagined one of the most famous stories in the Bible for his new movie Noah. You have to wait until March 28 to see the film for yourself — but you can read the first chapter of the novelization by Mark Morris right now, exclusively at io9! » 3/19/14 2:49pm 3/19/14 2:49pm

Brandon Sanderson: "We haven't hit what epic fantasy is capable of yet"

Brandon Sanderson's new book Words of Radiance debuted at #1 on the New York Times Besteller List. What does he think is the secret of his popularity, and the reason for epic fantasy's resurgence? We asked him, and he explained why epic fantasy is ready to take it to the next level. » 3/18/14 4:00pm 3/18/14 4:00pm

I Wore the Navy's Oculus Rift, and It Showed Me the Future of Warfare

When we think of the future of the military, we think of bigger and better weapons. Laser canons and the like. But what about the people operating those lasers? How can a behemoth like the Navy ready its future sailors for the high-tech combat of tomorrow? Believe it or not, with an Oculus Rift. » 3/13/14 2:48pm 3/13/14 2:48pm

A Brilliant Cover to Celebrate 50 Years of Lloyd Alexander's Prydain

It's 50 years since Lloyd Alexander published the first book in his amazing Prydain Chronicles series — and to celebrate, the first book is getting an utterly beautiful new cover. We've got the exclusive reveal of this lovely artwork, plus an exclusive essay by the book's new editor, Noa Wheeler. » 3/03/14 3:12pm 3/03/14 3:12pm