Thank God This Version Of Toy Story 3 Never Saw The Light Of Day

Before Pixar sent Andy to college and the toys to daycare, a possible version of Toy Story 3 had a malfunctioning Buzz Lightyear shipped off to Taiwan, where the other toys go to rescue him. And, well, we're darn glad that we ended up with the tear-jerking Toy Story 3 we got. » 12/29/14 11:10am 12/29/14 11:10am

Monsters University: Pixar's Golden Age is Probably Over But That's OK

Over a 15-year spree, Pixar made an indelible mark on the history of cinema. From Toy Story to Toy Story 3, Pixar's winning streak expanded our ideas of storytelling. But Pixar's latest, Monsters University, is more evidence Pixar's glory days might be over. It's not a masterpiece — just one of the best films of the… » 6/21/13 12:29pm 6/21/13 12:29pm

Benedict Cumberbatch is the most menacing teddy bear when Toy Story

Can Benedict Cumberbatch make Toy Story 3's villainous Lots-O'-Huggin' Bear even more menacing? This video mashes Toy Story video with audio from the Star Trek Into Darkness trailer to give us Cumberbatch in pink plush. » 12/15/12 11:30am 12/15/12 11:30am

Guy re-edits Toy Story 3 with a depressing ending, convinces his mom…

Without spoiling too much, if you've ever seen Toy Story 3, you'll remember that the movie almost ends on an extremely bleak note. As a prank, YouTube user Justin Wallin recut the film with this extraordinarily traumatizing ending and screened the entire film for his none-the-wiser mother. This video runs a little… » 9/24/12 2:30pm 9/24/12 2:30pm

Toy Story 3/The Shining mashup just wants to play with you

After Andy went off to college, Woody, Jessie, and the creepy baby doll from Toy Story 3 went off to take care of an old hotel while Woody worked on his children's book. Unfortunately, Woody fell back on bad habits, and soon Andy's other toys began making nightmarish cameos. » 3/11/12 9:00am 3/11/12 9:00am

Oscar Nominations: Inception soars, Tron is ignored

The Oscar nominations are out. And it's sad year for the genre film. Inception, with 8 nominations total, is our only hope for a best picture win. Biggest snub of all: Daft Punk's Tron Legacy score. » 1/25/11 9:43am 1/25/11 9:43am

Best and Worst Science Fiction/Fantasy Movies of 2010

This year's best movies played with genres in ways that changed their audiences' perceptions. Video-game movies, action movies, heist movies and superhero movies — they all had dazzling reinventions. Here are the 10 best and worst SF/fantasy movies of 2010. » 12/27/10 4:09pm 12/27/10 4:09pm

The weirdest, wrongest and sexiest new costumes for 2010

Halloween is almost upon us, but you haven't had time to make a costume. What does the prefab costume industry have for you this year? Lots of superheroes, Predators, skanky robots... and Lady Gaga. Prepare to bleach your eyes. » 10/06/10 7:30am 10/06/10 7:30am

The best of io9's Concept Art Week

We've witnessed some amazing concept art during io9's concept art week, and celebrated everything from the artists who make it happen to the tools they use. Here are some of the most stunning, mind-expanding concept art posts. » 6/22/10 4:20pm 6/22/10 4:20pm

Toy Story 3.5 is coming next year

While no one at Pixar is even hinting at a fourth installment, Toy Story 3 director Lee Unkrich has confirmed that Cars 2 will be preceded by a short film featuring Woody, Buzz, and the gang. » 6/21/10 7:30am 6/21/10 7:30am

The Year in Concept Art: From Iron Man 2 to Tron

We've already appreciated some of the incredible movie concept art from years past. But there's plenty of gorgeous design work coming out from the movies of 2010. Here's our tribute to the artists who are making today's films beautiful. » 6/18/10 6:04pm 6/18/10 6:04pm

Toy Story and The Wire: Who knew crime and action figures went so well…

But this "Toy Wire" mash-up by Ryan Hoffman and Dan Angelucci proves that, sometimes, all you need to be compatible is an overabundance of quality. And Mr. Potato Head. [Geekosystem] » 6/18/10 10:00am 6/18/10 10:00am

Toy Story 3 has something other summer movies don't: storytelling.

In Pixar movies, our consumer crap loves us. Whether it's toys, cars or trash robots, Pixar plays to our fantasies that our mass-produced semi-durable possessions have deep inner lives. But Toy Story 3 takes this theme to a new place. » 6/18/10 9:00am 6/18/10 9:00am

More Crazy Predator Pics! True Blood Finale Pics! Watch Maggie Q Kick…

Rumor has it an A-list cast could join the Wachowskis' Cloud Atlas. See bloody photos from Predators and the True Blood finale. Watch Maggie Q in Nikita, plus a Doctor Who clip. And BSG's Baltar and Tigh join new projects. » 6/17/10 6:00am 6/17/10 6:00am

Why do we need a third Toy Story film? We asked the producer

Pixar hasn't done many sequels - where's my Incredibles 2? - but Toy Story is getting its third installment this weekend. We asked longtime Pixar producer Darla K. Anderson why Buzz and Woody deserve two sequels when others get none. » 6/16/10 2:30pm 6/16/10 2:30pm

Television is officially better than movies. Is this bad news for…

It's official, according to Entertainment Weekly's Mark Harris: television is better than movies now. We're in the middle of a summer of by-the-numbers movies, while TV is blazing new trails. Too bad science fiction rules the movies instead of TV. » 6/14/10 12:24pm 6/14/10 12:24pm

Major Fringe season 3 scoop! Plus find out when Men In Black III takes…

Fringe's alt-universe drama will get even weirder. Men In Black III has a surprising twist, and the Spider-Man prequel may have an unexpected villain. Plus Futurama, Doctor Who, Iron Sky, Jonah Hex, Sorcerer's Apprentice, Toy Story, Twilight and Warehouse 13! » 6/14/10 6:00am 6/14/10 6:00am

X-Men: First Class is headed to Latin America (sort of) and Taylor…

A scouting alert suggests X-Men: First Class is headed to some faraway places. John Carter himself explains how fight scenes are key to his character. Plus new photos and clips from Inception, Twilight: Eclipse, True Blood, and more! » 6/09/10 6:00am 6/09/10 6:00am