Avenged (aka Savaged) - Must See Revenge Horror

At it's heart Avenged (aka Savaged) is a revenge film. In reality it's a supernatural horror film with a considerable amount of action. Had it been a war movie no one would say it's a horror film just because of the violence, but because it involves spirit possession, a reanimated corpse and a lot of internal… » 3/31/15 7:27pm Today 7:27pm

Film This Book: Best Served Cold

Hollywood is hot for fantasy and such now and it's great seeing some YA titles get adaptations. But there's still slews of great books out there, not just full series but stand-alones that can be perfect for a movie adaptation so every now and then, I thought I'd spotlight one. And kicking it off with a tale that… » 3/31/15 3:59pm Today 3:59pm

Get your Google Maps/Pac-Man on!

So Google has inserted Pac-Man into Google Maps as a nice genuine treat for April Fool's Day. Which defeats the purpose of doing it around now since it's not a joke or prank and you can actually play Pac-Man in Google Maps. » 3/31/15 3:57pm Today 3:57pm

Final Four: The Worst Spider-Man story EVER

I hate a missed opportunity but that's what I got when I was doing that "best Avengers story" thing a couple days ago. I only listed two but other people suggested more and I realized I could have taken advantage of the current sports season to do a "Final Four" type thing on the best. But, that works out better here… » 3/31/15 2:04pm Today 2:04pm

Watch a spin test of NASA's "flying saucer"

In about an hour NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory will conduct a spin table test of its LDSD test vehicle. Starting at 11:30 a.m. PDT you can watch it here. » 3/31/15 1:29pm Today 1:29pm

Amazing medical news - anyone willing to crosspost?

I don't have posting privs at io9/ODeck, but this was absolutely fascinating and I wish they'd pick it up:http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/ancient... » 3/31/15 1:13pm Today 1:13pm

Happy Geek Star Birthday

Born in 1940. He's only got 4 acting credits but EVERY ONE OF THEM is genre. He's 100% pure genre! And, judging from that picture, he may also be capable of killing you with his brain. » 3/31/15 10:18am Today 10:18am

The Morning Open Thread: End Of The World Edition

Good morning everybody. Today's suggested topic is for the end times. Like in Ghostbusters, you now have the option of choosing your world's demise. Choose your preferred end-of-the-world format and share below. Or discuss something else. It's your choice. » 3/31/15 9:38am Today 9:38am

The Heavy Metal Airship That's About To Fly The Friendly Skies

The Guardian reports on a venture involving Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson to finance a new generation of dirigibles that are being planned by a British startup. » 3/31/15 6:36am Today 6:36am

Bloodborne - The Story

From Software's latest tough-as-nails action RPG is out, complete with, of course, the same vague and bizarre storytelling the Souls series was famous for. I've completed the game, read item descriptions, looked at some fan theories, and while it might take a while for the community to discern what's really going on… » 3/31/15 3:05am Today 3:05am

The Seven Wonders Of The Universe that were cut from Doctor Who

It's been up on Jamie Mathieson's blog for a month now, but I thought I'd share it anyways. In early drafts for Mummy on the Orient Express, the opulent space train was supposed to be making a round trip of the Seven Wonders of the Universe*, stopping off at various scenic locations while the passengers and crew… » 3/30/15 11:35pm Yesterday 11:35pm