Jurassic World Is A Huge Mega-Hit, And That’s Terrible News For Movies

Jurassic World is now on track to beat the box office records of both Avengers films, and it has a shot at beating Avatar. This is terrible, awful news for anybody who loves movies. Not because Jurassic World is a horrible movie—it’s actually pretty fun. But because this means a lot more pandering sequels. »6/22/15 5:51pm6/22/15 5:51pm

Jupiter Ascending's Spaceship Designs Are Even Cooler Than You Knew

Jupiter Ascending has some of the most stunning visuals we've ever seen in a space opera. The movie's spaceships are just stunning, and unlike anything else in movies or elsewhere. We talked to lead designer George Hull, and he told us how Brutalist architecture and Siamese fighting fish influenced these ships. »2/06/15 10:00pm2/06/15 10:00pm

Jupiter Ascending Is A Very Decadent Movie About Why Decadence Is Bad

Jupiter Ascending isn't just a mediocre film. It's also self-indulgent, and in love with its own excesses. It's like the sick love-child of Zardoz and Fifth Element. But what's really odd about Jupiter is that it wants to criticize opulence and selfishness, and yet it's a movie that thinks "more" is always "better." »2/06/15 12:00pm2/06/15 12:00pm

Camera Experts Designed a New Kind of 360° Rig for Jupiter Ascending

Lovely though it is in person, Chicago can seem like a grim, grey place on film. So when the Wachowskis decided to film key moments of their new movie Jupiter Ascending there, they didn't just wait for the most beautiful light—they built a whole new type of camera to capture it. »2/05/15 6:31pm2/05/15 6:31pm

How The Wachowskis Tried To Shoot "The Most Beautiful Chase Ever Filmed"

Co-directors Andy and Lana Wachowski only had six minutes every day to shoot a single giant chase scene for their space opera Jupiter Ascending. Why could they only film the chase at one time of day? They explain in our exclusive interview. Plus they tell io9 why they're so obsessed with telling stories about "The… »2/04/15 4:09pm2/04/15 4:09pm

Final Jupiter Ascending Trailer Is A Mini-Version Of The Entire Movie

Warner Bros. is clearly worried about Jupiter Ascending. Sure, it looks gorgeous, but it also looks so damn weird — which is presumably why WB released this three-minute trailer just a week before the film's release which seems to explain everything that's going to happen in the movie, in chronological order. »1/29/15 9:44am1/29/15 9:44am

Insanely Beautiful Photos From Jupiter Ascending Took Us By Surprise

We know very little about Lana and Andy Wachowski's next scifi feature Jupiter Ascending. We know it stars Mila Kunis and Channing Tatum as a dog person trained to find her in the future. But we did not know it was this beautiful. Take a look at this massive gallery of gorgeous looks into the world the Wachowskis… »1/27/15 7:22pm1/27/15 7:22pm

What Are Marvel's Secret Plans For Rebooting Spider-Man?

Three big names are in the running for a huge role in Doctor Strange. James Gunn says the Guardians of the Galaxy and the Avengers won't cross over too soon. Ridley Scott echoes what Harrison Ford said about the Blade Runner sequel. Krysten Ritter explains why she'd so excited to play Jessica Jones. And how close are… »12/15/14 9:00am12/15/14 9:00am

Arrow Really Could Be Following Through On That Insane Cliffhanger

Plus find out how Spectre will use its large budget and new location. Roberto Orci shoots down a Star Trek rumor. Andy Mientus talks about his awesome Pied Piper costume for The Flash. The Scream series will remake a famous moment. And a ton of information on Once Upon a Times' villainous plans. Spoilers now! »12/12/14 9:00am12/12/14 9:00am

Stop Hating Original Science Fiction Movies Just For Having Tropes!

It never fails lately. We actually get a movie that's a new story, instead of a rehash or continuation of a venerable tale. And people immediately start piling on, pointing out all the stuff in it that's been done before. But just because something contains story elements we've seen before doesn't mean it can't be new. »12/08/14 3:00pm12/08/14 3:00pm

New Trailer Makes Jupiter Ascending Look Like 18 Space Operas In One

Seriously, this film is busy. There are space princesses, space elves, space ships, space real estate issues, some kind of space dragon, a space Sean Bean — no wonder the movie was pushed back seven months to work on the special effects. It probably took 'em two months just to do the SFX for this new trailer. »6/27/14 3:41pm6/27/14 3:41pm