The History of Sexy Monsters

Monsters are horrifying, revolting... and often alluring. It makes sense that so many monsters would be hawt, since they're the ultimate predators and they need to be able to lure us into their clutches and stuff. But also, monsters represent the forbidden, and sexy danger, and they can get away with wearing outfits… » 10/24/12 1:35pm 10/24/12 1:35pm

Upcoming Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies That Aren't Remakes,…

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

10 Fictional Scientists We Wish Were Real

Tonight sees the season finale of Fringe, giving us one last look at the brilliant insanity of Walter Bishop. While we love Walter, we're not sure if it would be a good thing if he existed in real life — but there are plenty of fictional scientists we wish were for real. Both for their awesome inventions, and for their … » 5/11/12 10:13am 5/11/12 10:13am

Storyboards make the abandoned Neuromancer movie look like a…

People have been trying to make a movie of William Gibson's Neuromancer since the mid-1980s, and now Splice/Cube director Vincenzo Natali is trying to make it happen. But for a few years, Joseph Kahn, the director of tons of music videos plus Torque and Detention, was hard at work on a Neuromancer film. » 11/18/11 6:40am 11/18/11 6:40am

Best and Worst Science Fiction/Fantasy Movies of 2010

This year's best movies played with genres in ways that changed their audiences' perceptions. Video-game movies, action movies, heist movies and superhero movies — they all had dazzling reinventions. Here are the 10 best and worst SF/fantasy movies of 2010. » 12/27/10 4:09pm 12/27/10 4:09pm

Green Lantern synopsis includes a surprising villain. Plus Smurf set…

Is Green Lantern's main villain someone unexpected? Is a new casting call really from Super 8? Behold Gargamel and Azrael on the Smurfs set! Plus Predators, Transformers, Last Airbender, Doctor Who, Splice, Warehouse 13, Caprica, Stargate and True Blood spoilers! » 6/01/10 6:00am 6/01/10 6:00am

Follow io9 on Twitter and win tickets to a free screening of "Splice" in …

Want to win a pair of tickets to Splice, the movie about a pair of glamorous scientists and the sexy mutant they create? We've got 10 pairs to give away. Winners will receive a pair of tickets to a advance screening of Splice at a Manhattan theater on June 2 and a Splice prize pack. If you want to win, be among the… » 5/26/10 1:03pm 5/26/10 1:03pm