High-res Ted photos show you how to party like a teddy bear

Looks as though the magically animated teddy bear gets his party on, big time, in Seth MacFarlane's Ted, judging from a dozen high-res photos that just came out. There is something about the sight of a teddy bear in a suit, or a teddy bear on a couch with four hot babes, that leaves you thinking this could have some… » 6/15/12 5:30pm 6/15/12 5:30pm

io9 March Movie Madness: Pick more of the worst science fiction movies ever made!

Vote now on the rest of science fiction's worst movies for our March Movie Madness first round. Today's craptacular selection includes Attack of the Clones Star Trek: Nemesis, The Last Airbender, Green Lantern... and sentimental favorite Manos: The Hands of Fate! » 3/16/12 12:00pm 3/16/12 12:00pm

io9's March Movie Madness: Pick the worst science fiction movie ever made!

The most important tournament of our time has returned: io9's March Movie Madness. Last year the bracket of doom bestowed the honor of greatest science fiction movie ever made on Serenity. Much to the surprise of many of us, Whedon's space adventure beat out Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in the final round. But… » 3/14/12 12:00pm 3/14/12 12:00pm

10 Greatest Rappers Who Starred in Science Fiction and Fantasy Films

In space, nobody can hear you freestyle. But that hasn't stopped some of hip-hop's greatest legends from appearing in some classic science fiction and fantasy movies. From battling killer sharks to fighting off ghosts on Mars, some of our favorite rappers have also become some of our favorite SF heroes. » 2/17/11 10:35am 2/17/11 10:35am

Did Fear Of Science Fiction Kill "Dave"?

You may have thought Meet Dave bombed because it's the latest in a long string of unfunny Eddie Murphy movies... but it turns out there's another reason. The movie bombed, at least in part, because Fox refused to market it as science fiction, believing that nobody likes SF, and especially not SF comedies. Whether or… » 7/15/08 10:20am 7/15/08 10:20am

Rest Of The World Prefers Green Message To Green Monster?

Is the rest of the world more ready for depressing ecological dystopias that fail to scare or thrill than the US? That would appear to be the message from this weekend's international movie box office results, where - unlike in the United States - M. Night Shyamalan's The Happening outgrossed rival The Incredible Hulk » 6/17/08 7:30am 6/17/08 7:30am

The Hulk's Survival Depends On Smashing Maxwell Smart

The Incredible Hulk easily crushed the competition at the box office over the weekend, but you'll have to wait another week to see if it's a massive hit. The new Hulk movie took in $55.8 million, less than the $71 million (adjusted for inflation) that Ang Lee's Hulk took in in its opening weekend. The Lee Hulk left a… » 6/16/08 11:20am 6/16/08 11:20am

"The Happening" Is the Biggest Intelligent Design Movie of the Year

M. Night Shyamalan's critically-panned flick The Happening is Hollywood's first blockbuster to promote the anti-evolutionary theory of intelligent design. Maybe you thought Ben Stein's ill-fated documentary Expelled was the only movie to argue in favor of the neo-Christian idea that an "intelligent designer" created… » 6/13/08 2:19pm 6/13/08 2:19pm

The Science Behind The Happening Is Jesus?

The Happening director M. Night Shyamalan sat down with the press to talk about the science behind his latest flick — and the science is a weird mixture of Jesus and algae at the bottom of the sea. Night was inspired by reading Albert Einstein's biography and discovering Einstein had rejected religion at first, until… » 6/09/08 3:35pm 6/09/08 3:35pm

This Is Hulk's Happening And It Freaks Him Out

There's one good thing about Ed Norton's upcoming turn as Bruce Banner, AKA The Incredible Hulk - and, please, let there be one good thing about Norton's love letter to Bill Bixby's '70s heyday. Industry buzz suggests that Hulk may be about to smash M. Night Shyamalan's eco-horror movie The Happening into oblivion… » 6/03/08 10:26am 6/03/08 10:26am

Cause Of Death: M. Night Shyamalan's Weird Imagination

The R-rated trailer for M. Night Shaymalan's The Happening shows people dying all over the place — and some of the imagery is genuinely shocking. Previous trailers just gave a glimpse of dead bodies, but this is our first real look the eerie gore that permeates Shaymalan's first foray into full-on horror. Big time… » 5/19/08 12:43pm 5/19/08 12:43pm

First Look At Anna Torv In Fringe And Hiro's New Foe!

Today's spoilers include clips from the next episodes of castaway drama Lost and time-travel adventure Doctor Who. And another early review of M. Night Shyamalan's apocalyptic movie The Happening gives away most of its plot twists — but they don't sound that twisty in any case. We have the first promo image from J.J.… » 5/15/08 6:00am 5/15/08 6:00am