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 12:41pm 6/27/14 12:41pm

Looper's Rian Johnson Is The Director Of Star Wars: Episode VIII

He will also reportedly be the scriptwriter of Episode IX, but not the director. Man, not only is Disney is getting their Star Wars biz together quickly, they're hiring some real scifi talent with Johnson, Gareth Edwards and Josh Trank. It's getting immensely difficult not be excited about the future of Star Wars. » 6/20/14 11:59am 6/20/14 11:59am

The Bliss of Ignorance: The Signal

I spent the last 20 minutes of William Eubank's intimate sci-fi thriller The Signal with my jaw hanging open. The movie's a slow burn that keeps its characters in the dark about what the hell is happening to them. Eubank's greatest feat is that he keeps the audience in the dark, too (or at least, this member of the… » 6/13/14 4:39pm 6/13/14 4:39pm

Edge Of Tomorrow Is The Movie Other Action Movies Wish They Could Be

We've been reliving the same events over and over again. We keep getting excited for an original science fiction movie, like Elyisum. Or Oblivion. Only to be disappointed. Which is why Edge of Tomorrow is such a thrill. At last, Tom Cruise has broken the cycle of drek. This is the first movie in ages that does scifi… » 6/06/14 8:45am 6/06/14 8:45am

Emily Blunt Nearly Killed Tom Cruise For Real In Edge Of Tomorrow

As you likely know from the trailers, the scifi movie Edge of Tomorrow is about Tom Cruise reliving a single day until he can somehow change the course of a battle against alien invaders. To do so, he trains with Emily Blunt, who kills him whenever they need a "reset." Apparently she took her role seriously. » 6/05/14 5:30pm 6/05/14 5:30pm

io9's March Madness: Science Fiction vs. Fantasy!

Are you ready for another edition of io9's March Madness? In previous years, we've crowned the best movie, the worst movie, and the best TV show. But this year, we're going bigger. The most famous series in science fiction and fantasy will battle it out, to see which genre reigns supreme! Check out our full bracket,… » 3/12/14 11:43am 3/12/14 11:43am