The 10 Creepiest Human-To-Animal Transformations, In Order Of Mental…

For every birthday-suit shapeshifter to appear on True Blood or denim-short teen wolf to pop up in the Twilight books, there are dozens of science fiction and horror narratives informing us that polymorphing into a marmoset, wombat, or whatever would legitimately suck. Here are ten squirm-inducing transformations that… » 10/08/12 10:55am 10/08/12 10:55am

io9's Official Valentine's Day Cards, For That Special Geek In Your Life

This is Garrison Dean, io9's resident viscount of photoshopperie, reporting in. Much like your significant other, I've been distant, busy with work, and just not fulfilling your needs. But it's Valentine's Day! And on Valentine's Day, I can make up for all my shortcomings and patch our fragile relationship with a… » 2/14/12 7:00am 2/14/12 7:00am

Fox officially pulls the plug on Cronenberg's sequel to The Fly

Back in early October, we reported that David Cronenberg had written a script for his sequel to The Fly — but whether the movie actually got made was up to Fox, who were taking a look at the script. Now, Cronenberg says Fox has officially passed on the project. He tells an interviewer, "I wrote a script, and at the… » 11/21/11 2:43pm 11/21/11 2:43pm

The Sickest Teleportation Accidents In The Universe

Sure, teleportation sounds like a good idea, but just remember: it always goes wrong. It's hard to believe a process that involves ripping your molecules apart and then jamming them together thousands of miles away could possibly have any safety risks, but there you are. Sometimes the copy isn't quite as good as the… » 9/19/08 4:30pm 9/19/08 4:30pm

The Fly Teleports Into A New Tuneful Medium

If you've always enjoyed the David Cronenberg version of transportation horror porn The Fly but felt that it lacked the certain je ne sais quoi that a couple of song-and-dance routines would've lent the occasion, then I've got two pieces of news for you. Firstly, you're not alone. Secondly, you're about to find your… » 6/24/08 12:20pm 6/24/08 12:20pm

Battle of the Genitals in Science Horror Movies

Critics are always saying that horror movies are about fearing vaginas, but they're wrong. Sure there's vadge imagery aplenty in horror (just watch the run of Alien movies if you don't believe me), but the scariest science horror flicks of the last thirty years are actually about everything that can go wrong with a… » 3/19/08 10:41am 3/19/08 10:41am