The Avengers assemble themselves into Earth’s mightiest Blu-ray collector’s set

Do you ever you wish you were omnipotent? If you answered yes and you have $150, congratulations — you can buy the Cosmic Cube, which gives you the power to alter the very fabric of reality, starting tomorrow! And as a bonus, it comes with six free Marvel movies on Blu-ray! But that’s hardly the only prize in this… »4/01/13 4:40pm4/01/13 4:40pm


John Dies At The End is a carnival ride through the subconscious of the American horrorscape

John Dies At The End has a relatively tiny budget, but it's still one of the year's most anticipated movies. The novel it's based on, by Cracked's David Wong, was a huge Internet sensation, and we've been starved for truly oddball, universe-melting comic weirdness at the movies lately. So how does the movie of John… »1/25/13 12:40pm1/25/13 12:40pm

Your Chance to See John Dies at the End for Free in San Francisco!

The gonzo adventure movie John Dies at the End opens in limited release on Friday, but it's not coming to San Francisco and Berkeley until February 8. Except that a few lucky io9 readers can get passes to a free preview screening this Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the Embarcadero Cinema. Just go to this Eventbrite link and… »1/23/13 5:10pm1/23/13 5:10pm

10 Best Gonzo Science Fiction Movies in the Whole Crazy Universe

The coolest science fiction movies are often ones which unscrew your head and then screw it back on, slightly askew. But a select few movies go even further, pouring some rainbow soup into your head while it's still semi-detached. This weekend sees the release of John Dies at the End, which is part of a proud… »1/23/13 1:00pm1/23/13 1:00pm

Why John Dies at the End Kept Director Don Coscarelli Up at Night

Don Coscarelli, the brains behind some of our favorite movies including Bubba Ho-Tep and Phantasm, doesn't think Hollywood takes you very seriously. Which is why he's making John Dies at the End just as frenetic and insane as the wacky source material written by David Wong. We talked with Coscarelli in this… »1/15/13 1:00pm1/15/13 1:00pm

Don't pirate John Dies at the End or you will spontaneously (and violently) explode

Now this is how you get people not to pirate your movie—politely and with some gory humor. The makers of John Dies at the End beg you to watch their indie horror film legally, or else suffer the bloody curse that befalls the movie's pirates. NSFW for graphic violence and language, but mostly violence. »12/29/12 12:00pm12/29/12 12:00pm

Redband John Dies At The End trailer has boobs, drugs and frozen meat monsters

This trailer is probably the best summation of the cracked-out movie John Dies At The End. There's hits of "soy sauce," monsters, screaming, violence and two smug little bastards who aren't at all freaked out by the horrors surrounding them. Because they're high, high off soy sauce, which makes their user a genius,… »12/19/12 11:25am12/19/12 11:25am

The latest John Dies at the End trailer includes 100 killer moments

Just in case you weren't already pumped for John Dies at the End, there's this insane new trailer. Although, why weren't you already pumped? It's based on the mind-boggling novel by Cracked's David Wong, and the film is directed by Bubba Ho-Tep's Don Coscarelli, with a cast that includes Paul Giamatti. Early buzz is… »10/29/12 4:00pm10/29/12 4:00pm

How insane does the sequel to John Dies at the End get? See for yourself!

The gonzo horror novel John Dies at the End, by's David Wong, was a huge internet sensation a few years ago, and has spawned a feature film starring Paul Giamatti. Now at last, the sequel is coming out early next month — and we've got an exclusive excerpt from This Book Is Full of Spiders... Seriously,… »9/24/12 10:00am9/24/12 10:00am

Check out the revolting giant-spider-filled trailer for the John Dies at the End sequel!

At long last, the sequel to David Wong's John Dies at the End is coming out — and this brand new book trailer gives you a great first look at what to expect from This Book Is Full of Spiders: Seriously, Dude, Don't Touch It. Namely: Snarkiness, weirdness, an eponymous author/narrator, and huge scary evil spiders.… »9/12/12 7:48pm9/12/12 7:48pm

John Dies at the End finally gets a freakin distributor. About time, too.

We've been wondering for months when John Dies at the End would finally be coming to a theater near you — and while there's still no release date, there's some very welcome movement. The festival smash hit, based on David Wong's hit novel, finally has a distribution deal through Magnet Releasing, and it'll be on your… »8/22/12 4:26pm8/22/12 4:26pm