Odd Thomas is the type of feel-good horror movie they made in the 80s

Odd Thomas is an adaptation of a successful novel by Dean Koontz. But the actual movie has a breezy, quippy tone and a small-scale storyline that remind me of nothing so much as a low-budget 80s adventure film. It's not a great movie, or even a particularly good movie, but it's fun and cute and doesn't outstay its… » 2/28/14 9:00am 2/28/14 9:00am

Fantastic Four Casting News, Including a Startling Doctor Doom Rumor!

Arrow promises non-stop returning and new villains for the next five episodes. Captain America: The Winter Soldier sets up a major plot twist in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Syfy is turning Brian Wood's acclaimed comic DMZ into a TV series, while The CW has a new show about strangers who must prevent an apocalypse… » 2/06/14 6:00am 2/06/14 6:00am

In Dean Koontz's latest Odd Thomas book, the apocalypse is all our fault

In the fifth book of Dean Koontz's bestselling Odd Thomas series, Odd Apocalypse, the end of the world is coming — and it's overtly political. The novel's hero, 21 year old fry cook Odd Thomas, mourns the state of society. And the signs of an impending punishment on mankind don't take him by surprise. » 9/27/12 2:17pm 9/27/12 2:17pm

Upcoming Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies That Aren't Remakes, Sequels or Prequels

They're rebooting Spider-Man. They're remaking Total Recall. Sometimes, when you're in the middle of summer movie craziness, it can seem like every movie is based on an already-existing movie. But that's not really true — there are actually tons of genre movies in development that are new concepts, at least as far as… » 6/27/12 11:15am 6/27/12 11:15am

Dean Koontz tells io9 about the Odd Thomas movie... and a possible Frankenstein TV show

The movie version of Dean Koontz's Odd Thomas is done, Koontz tells io9. He's actually seen the finished film, and he told us what he thinks of it. Koontz also talked to us about the prospects for a TV show based on his Frankenstein series, and what's next for Odd Thomas. Plus Koontz has a new novel in the works based… » 6/06/12 1:23pm 6/06/12 1:23pm

An Exclusive First Look at Dean Koontz's New Odd Thomas Novella

If you've been craving more of Dean Koontz's spirit-talking, supernatural trouble-finder Odd Thomas, then you're in for a treat. First, Koontz a three-part novella coming out in e-book form starting next week, Odd Interlude. And then a whole new novel, Odd Apocalypse, comes out in July. But why wait to start the fun?… » 6/04/12 2:19pm 6/04/12 2:19pm

Watch a new Thor clip and featurette, and learn who the Avengers villain isn't. Plus Total Recall gets a heroine!

Wake up with spoilers! The Avengers' villain isn't the actor you might be expecting, and a surprising candidate is in talks to direct The Wolverine. A Thor clip and featurette reveal more about the Thunder God's Earthly soujourn. » 4/11/11 6:00am 4/11/11 6:00am