Today's Best Media Deals: New Low Price for Cowboy Bebop, and More

We posted a deal on the must-own Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Blu-ray last week at $30, but today only, it’s even cheaper. Even if you aren’t usually into anime, it’s worth giving this one a try. And if you have seen it, the Blu-ray’s worth it for the extras alone. [Cowboy Bebop, $24]… » 7/07/15 10:45am 27 minutes ago

Today's Google Doodle Pays Tribute to Godzilla Co-Creator Eiji Tsuburaya

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the 114th birthday of Japanese special effects director Eiji Tsubaraya, who was one of the co-creators of Godzilla and the main force behind Ultraman. In his honor, Google has ten minigames you can play aping all steps required to make the practical effects Tsubaraya was a master of. » 7/07/15 12:06am Today 12:06am

This Is Just Some Of The Most Eye-Popping Terminator Art We've Ever Seen

Victor Martinez has blown our minds with dazzling concept art for Star Trek Into Darkness and Real Steel. And his Terminator Genisys concept is no less astounding. Given a chance to reimagine Skynet’s arsenal, Martinez went all out. The result is nothing less than some of the best Terminator artwork ever. » 7/06/15 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

First Look At Axanar, The Star Trek War Movie We've Waited Decades For

Star Trek fans have been curious for years about the Battle of Axanar, the decisive turning point in the war against the Klingon Empire. And now, a new unofficial movie will show what really happened at Axanar, and how Captain Garth triumphed. Here’s your first image from Star Trek: Axanar, exclusively at io9! » 7/06/15 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm

See Concept Art From Steven Spielberg's Postponed Robopocalypse

When Steven Spielberg makes a sci-fi action film, expectations couldn’t be higher. And that’s probably one of the reasons why, in 2013, he indefinitely postponed work on his adaptation of Daniel H. Wilson’s best-selling novel Robopocalypse. But here’s an intriguing look at what might have been... or might still be. » 7/06/15 10:20am Yesterday 10:20am

Today's Best Media Deals: Firefly, Masters of Sex, and More

You’re an intelligent, worldly consumer of Gawker Media websites, so I’ll assume you’ve seen Firefly. That said, if you know anyone that hasn’t, the complete Blu-ray for $15 is a fantastic gift. [Firefly: The Complete Series, $15]http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001EN71CW/... » 7/06/15 10:45am Yesterday 10:45am

Video breaks down why special effects in movies peaked in the 90's

Here’s an interesting video explainer that details why special effects and fancy CGI has ruined movies (or at least, made them less enjoyable). It all feels too fake! Story Brain breaks down how as technology for CGI improved and allowed movie makers to do more with visual effects, our brains interpret it negatively. » 7/03/15 6:00am Friday 6:00am