The All-Time Scariest Moments from Found Footage Horror Movies

Yet another found footage movie, Apollo 18, hits theaters tomorrow. The found footage genre has become a mainstay of horror, with its flickering video and shaky cameras. But what are the best, most terrifying moments of found footage horror? » 9/01/11 4:00pm 9/01/11 4:00pm

The Fourth Kind screenwriter's new film: Cloverfield on the Moon

When will the "found footage" style of movie die? Possibly when films like Cloverfield and Paranormal Activity stop making tons of cash. Olatunde Osunsanmi, writer of The Fourth Kind, is writing and directing Dark Moon, a lunar "found footage" epic. » 10/19/10 12:43pm 10/19/10 12:43pm

A brief video history of owls in science fiction and fantasy

The new movie Legend of the Guardians presents owls as heroic warriors fighting rival owl eugenicists. (Really.) But the owls of Ga'Hoole are just the latest in a proud tradition of fantastical owls that are alternately wise, creepy, mysterious...and awesome. » 9/26/10 4:35pm 9/26/10 4:35pm

Bathe in the unearthly light of alien abductions, with UFO lamps

When the aliens finally come to sweep you up into their tentacled embrace, their dazzling lights may disorient you so much, you'll be helpless to stop them. So it's best to prepare by getting one of Jason Dietz's UFO lamps. » 5/25/10 5:30pm 5/25/10 5:30pm

Best And Worst SF/Fantasy Movies Of 2009

This was a year of extremes: huge CG-heavy spectacles and low-budget gems. Most of all, 2009 made us feel the boundaries of cinema were stretched... for good and ill. Here are the 10 best and 10 worst films of 2009. » 12/30/09 2:41pm 12/30/09 2:41pm

"Fourth Kind" Insider: Yes, It Was Totally Fake

As if you needed further convincing that the so-called archival documentary footage in alien abduction flick Fourth Kind is falsified - now, a production insider confirms it. » 11/08/09 3:07pm 11/08/09 3:07pm

Is Milla Jovovich's Alien Problem Real Or Fake?

Alien abduction movie The Fourth Kind builds on several strange sleeping disturbances in Alaska, all involving an owl, and maybe an alien. The film mixes "documentary footage" with reenacted bits. Will you buy the hype? Check out our first clips. » 10/26/09 8:00am 10/26/09 8:00am

Racy New Battlestar Galactica Pics Reveal The Cylons' Plan. And Jon…

Spoileriffic: Jon Favreau explains the central relationship in Iron Man 2. There are tons of revealing pics from Battlestar Galactica: "The Plan." Predators gets a star. Also: clues to Lost episode five. Plus V, Fringe, Stargate, Supernatural and Fourth Kind. » 10/19/09 6:00am 10/19/09 6:00am

See Kato and Astro Boy in Action. Updates on The Hobbit and Magneto.…

Tons of pictures in today's spoilers, from The Green Hornet, Astro Boy, Eclipse, and FlashForward. Plus, Ian McKellan talks about his participation in The Hobbit and Magneto, and Lost reveals two more children. Plus, Supernatural, SGU, and V. » 10/14/09 6:00am 10/14/09 6:00am

Finally, We Get Some Pandorum Answers. Also, Henry Rollins Is A…

Discover the horrifying secrets of Pandorum! Witness the chaos of Zombieland! Telltale Lost set pics! Henry Rollins teams up with Batman! Horrifying The Fourth Kind poster! Smallville "fight club" sneak peek! Plus Doctor Who, New Moon, FlashForward and Sanctuary spoilers. » 9/22/09 6:00am 9/22/09 6:00am


November 6th
The Box
Don't press the button! Don't press the but- Oh. Donnie Darko director Richard Kelly gathers James Marsden and Cameron Diaz for this uber-Twilight Zone story about a mysterious stranger who offers the end to a couple's woes as long as they agree to press a button on a box... that'll kill a… » 9/06/09 12:00pm 9/06/09 12:00pm

The io9 Guide To 2009's Fall Movies

The days are already getting shorter and colder, which sounds like the ideal time to start considering spending evenings at your local multiplex, taking advantage of comfy chairs and large screens. But what movies should you see? Here's our guide. » 9/06/09 12:00pm 9/06/09 12:00pm

Milla Jovovich's Real-Life Alien Abduction Trailer Is Freaky As Hell

Milla Jovovich's The Fourth Kind is based on "actual case studies" from a group of mentally troubled patients in Alaska who've been stalked by aliens. Even though the new trailer's "documentary footage" looks deliberately fake, it's still creepy. » 8/14/09 7:00am 8/14/09 7:00am