Introducing Superman, Man of Fashion

Artist John Woo (no relation to the director) kicked off his He Wears It series by outfitting Star Wars characters in high-fashion duds. His latest series of fashion illustrations picks from a larger pop culture pool, dressing up Superman, Edward Scissorhands, and the T-1000 as well. » 1/12/13 11:00am 1/12/13 11:00am

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: 1996 would include Dana Scully…

This is bloody hilarious. Davinder Brar, Chris Bird (of the website Mighty God King), and Andrew Wheeler have taken Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill's fictional superteam conceit and applied it to the 1990s. » 8/21/12 12:05pm 8/21/12 12:05pm

What Boba Fett wears on his day off

When not trolling the galaxy for his latest bounty, Boba Fett likes to kick back in this casual hoodie/jacket combo. He's joined on the high-fashion runway by his dear old dad, Stormtroopers, and even Jar Jar Binks. » 6/19/10 8:00am 6/19/10 8:00am

John Woo Directs A Gun-Blasting, Severed-Claw-Slashing Showdown In Space

The John Woo-directed pilot for a 2004 Lost In Space remake is mostly a giant snooze, but this action sequence, featuring pew-pew gunplay, exploding spaceships, and a clever use of severed claws, made us smile. » 1/27/10 5:30pm 1/27/10 5:30pm

Learn And Love Along With Your Fellow Commenters

We don't usually use the power of Ourobouros for good, but this week, we're making an exception. Because, let's face it: If you can't allow commenters to educate us all, what use are they? » 3/08/09 3:00pm 3/08/09 3:00pm

Win a Copy of Appleseed: Ex Machina on DVD

We've told you all about the John Woo produced, Shinji Aramaki directed, anime version of Shirow Masamune's Appleseed: Ex Machina. We've spoken to the director and found out about plans for a possible sequel, we've attended a screening, and we've given away tickets to it as well. Now, we're offering up not one but two… » 4/08/08 12:23pm 4/08/08 12:23pm

Sneak Peek at Cyborg War Romance 'Appleseed: Ex Machina'

We've already mentioned the John Woo-produced anime sequel Appleseed: Ex Machina and spoken with director Shinji Aramaki, but Warner Video was on hand at WonderCon, handing out a billion postcards to remind people that it comes out DVD on March 11th. They even had a screening of it on Saturday night during WonderCon,… » 2/25/08 1:00pm 2/25/08 1:00pm

io9 Links Up With 'Appleseed: Ex Machina' Director

The Jules Verne Adventure Film Festival wrapped up this weekend in Los Angeles with a smattering of anime and science fiction horror. We also caught a preview screening of the much-anticipated Japanese cyberpunk anime, Appleseed: Ex Machina, produced by action director John Woo (Hard Boiled, Mission Impossible 2).… » 12/17/07 10:30am 12/17/07 10:30am

Cyborg and Bioroid Love After the Apocalypse



After a biological apocalypse, humanity's only hope is a city called Olympus, run by an AI named Gaia. Most of the city is inhabited by genetically-engineered, semi-tech Bioroids, creatures whose strong emotions have been bred out. Still, somebody has to keep the peace. That's why the human Deunan and cyborg… » 11/13/07 12:30pm 11/13/07 12:30pm