Trash Fights Back: The scariest monsters made of garbage!

Is there anything scarier than a garbage monster? If you even survived a trash-monster attack, you'd have to take one continuous shower for a week to feel clean afterwards. Plus some garbage monsters contain a lot of rusty metal. » 2/24/11 9:00am 2/24/11 9:00am

The 1980s were when science fiction franchises got big

These days, every cool science fiction universe is a "franchise," meaning that it's a piece of intellectual property separate from any particular creator or even set of characters. It wasn't always that way — everything changed in the 1980s. » 12/14/10 8:30am 12/14/10 8:30am

Most unneccessary science fiction TV spinoffs of all time

Caprica and Stargate Universe are both circling the drain, ratings-wise, but Syfy has already greenlit another Battlestar Galactica spinoff. Pointless TV spinoffs have a long history, littered with horrible failures. Here are the 9 most unnecessary science fiction TV spinoffs. » 10/25/10 2:34pm 10/25/10 2:34pm


Sept 15
An American Werewolf In London: Special Edition
Army of Darkness: Screwhead Edition
Two classic horror comedies, two re-releases. If you're forced to choose between the two, go for Werewolf; Darkness is more of a straight re-release. » 9/13/09 12:00pm 9/13/09 12:00pm

The io9 Guide To 2009's Fall DVD Releases

Last week, we told you about the movies reaching theaters this fall, but it has to be said: Sometimes, even just going to the theater seems like too much hassle. Here's what you can watch at home, instead. » 9/13/09 12:00pm 9/13/09 12:00pm

What TV Shows Should Be Animated To Stay Alive?

With the announcement that Futurama is coming back as a series six years after its cancellation - mirroring Family Guy's resurrection - we got to thinking about which SF shows could use a little animated spell to get healthy again. » 6/13/09 12:00pm 6/13/09 12:00pm