The idea of a third Gremlins film isn’t something people are begging for—but with the right idea and people behind it, we’d probably all show up anyway.
Welcome back to the Toy Aisle, io9's new weekly collection of the best toys around. This week, we’ve got dancing Gremlins, blocky Marvel superheroes, teddy bears with adorable attitude, and merchandise based on the Darth Vader comic’s best and most murderous stars.
Don’t feed it after midnight, though. That would be weird.
As Lego Dimensions, the video game that mashes up all of your favorite pop-culture franchises, moves into its second year, the toymaker is pulling out all the stops when it comes to introducing new characters, worlds, and vehicles. If you thought you could give your credit card a rest after the first series, you’re so…
DARPA is working on a new terrifyingly-named “Gremlins” program to develop swarms of small, reusable drones deployed from aircraft over “denied” zones with the intention of intelligence gathering, radar jamming, and other “friendly” operations... for now.
Even if you don’t know the name Rick Baker, you know his work. I guarantee it. From Star Wars to An American Werewolf in London, Men in Black to Ed Wood, Gremlins, Thriller, Hellboy, Baker’s work with make-up and effects is legendary. He’s got seven Oscars to prove it and now, a tribute art show.
As director of the first two Harry Potter films, Chris Columbus helped create everything people love about the iconic franchise. Now, as he gets ready to release his new movie Pixels, the writer of The Goonies and Gremlins once again has an idea for everyone’s favorite boy wizard.
Oscar Isaac talks about working with the cast of the original trilogy for The Force Awakens. Learn how Agents of SHIELD will connect with Age of Ultron. Steven Moffat teases the Doctor and Missy’s relationship in the next season of Doctor Who. Plus, what’s to come on Hannibal, Gotham and The Flash. Spoilers Get!
How does Captain Cold cross over from The Flash to CW's new spinoff? Another Heroes character is coming to Heroes Reborn. Plus, two new clips from Daredevil, Ari Millen talks Orphan Black's male clones, and what's to come on Gotham, iZombie and more. Behold, Spoilers!
When Gremlins was released in 1984, the horror-comedy and its tiny, cute-gross creatures launched an entire genre of films about tiny terrors. Here are eight other menacing, miniature monsters from the movies that prove size isn't everything, especially when it comes to murdering you.
When we last got an update on this project, Warner Bros. was going full-steam ahead with it. Now, writer Seth Grahame-Smith says the whole thing has been shoved back once again.
Fresh details about Peter Capaldi's Doctor Who premiere. Alec Baldwin may be Mission Impossible 5's CIA Director. And Guillermo del Toro has a weird little project to complete before he finishes Pacific Rim 2. Plus, news from the casts of Heroes Reborn, Arrow, and The Walking Dead. Spoilers now!
An excerpt from Empire's Gremlins reunion is up on the magazine's website, and it includes the story about how they first tried using a monkey dressed as a Mogwai before settling on puppets. There was a lot of poop involved.
Have you noticed that a lot of really awesome things are celebrating their 30th anniversaries this year? The Macintosh computer, Tetris, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? 1984 was also a really good year for movies, but I'll go farther than that: This particular week in 1984 was probably the best week ever to see a movie…
1984 was a great year for movies in general, but this weekend thirty years ago was especially noteworthy.
Warner Bros. threatens to remake Gremlins. And this time they may be serious.
Missing panels and gremlins top the list of things you don't want to see on a plane's wing at 30,000 feet. But on Delta flight 2412 from Orlando to Atlanta yesterday, one passenger captured this unnerving scene: A big panel came loose and fell during take-off.
"The trick to preparing Xenomorph at this life stage," the butcher said as he sawed off another leg, "is to cut out the ovipositor. Otherwise, your dinner's just going to be hungry again in an hour."
It's been a long time since the little green monsters of Gremlins have appeared anywhere — too long — so thanks to the Mars company for giving them a chance in their newest Snickers bar commercial, airing in the U.K. and France. And extra credit for using an old-school latex puppet instead of CG!
Sure, you can roll your layers of snowy precipitation into a stack of three balls topped with a top hat—or you can put all that white stuff to a more interesting use. Take your cue from these aliens, robots, and monsters when planning your next snow sculpture.