On the Stunning Season Finale of The Strain, an Old Dude Bought a Book

The boring, insufferable second season of The Strain has come to a close, and if you were wondering if perhaps Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s vampire apocalypse “drama” would be pulling out all the stops after what can only be politely be described as “slow” build-up, let me assure you it did not. It stayed just… »10/05/15 5:15pm10/05/15 5:15pm


This Week's TV: A Ton of New Shows, But Only One of Them is Worth Your Time

It’s officially the start of fall TV season, and seven new shows are launching. But only one of them has bowled us over. Plus Gotham is back, and nuttier than ever. And how will the Doctor save Clara from the Daleks? Plus, David Tennant as the Fugitoid! All this and more, on This Week’s TV! »9/21/15 3:47pm9/21/15 3:47pm

The Strain Introduces the Show’s Biggest Badass and Then Instantly Takes Him Away 

First of all, let me apologize for the lack of last week’s recap. I had to travel very early on Monday morning to NYC for io9/Gawker shenanigans, and was unable to watch last week’s episode, which is a shame, because it was definitely the highlight of the season. Rather than ignore it, I figure I’d give recaps of both… »8/31/15 4:40pm8/31/15 4:40pm

Is The Prometheus Sequel Hitting The Brakes on Neil Blomkamp's Alien 5?

Could a member of Rogue One’s cast be a character from the original trilogy? The Guardians of the Galaxy cartoon reveals Rocket Raccoon’s origin. Gotham casts another Batman villain—with a twist. Plus, J.J. Abrams on piecing together what we’ve seen of The Force Awakens, and a look at The Last Kingdom. Spoilers! »8/18/15 9:00am8/18/15 9:00am

It's Official: Supergirl Will Never Cross Over With The Flash Or Arrow

Universal’s Creature from the Black Lagoon gets a writer. Spider-Man may have two different costumes in Civil War. Legends of Tomorrow can’t use comics character Booster Gold. Plus, Chloe Bennet teases Skye’s transformation on Agents of SHIELD—and could we get a Hannibal movie? Spoilers Now! »8/11/15 9:00am8/11/15 9:00am

The Strain, FX’s show about a vampire apocalypse that terrorizes mildly annoys the inhabitants of Ne

The Strain, FX’s show about a vampire apocalypse that terrorizes mildly annoys the inhabitants of New York City, has been renewed for season 3. Presumably it will cover the third book of Guillermo del Toro’s trilogy, where the vampires have won. I bet you’ll still be able to get Indian food, though. »8/07/15 5:05pm8/07/15 5:05pm

People Are So Damn Blasé About the Vampire Apocalypse on The Strain

So New York City is flooded with vampires who wander the streets at night, murdering hundreds of people. As the only people capable of stopping this insanity, you hold the fate of several million survivors in your hands. What do you do? If you answered “Take swimming lessons”, congratulations! You’re a character on … »7/21/15 11:30am7/21/15 11:30am