A 30-year-old man did all the stunts for Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone

There's a lot of dangerous hijinks in Home Alone, so it makes sense to use a stuntman to get 9-year-old Macaulay Culkin out of harm's way. But it's not like they could use another child for those wild stunts, instead the movie used a 30-year-old man who was roughly the same size as Macaulay Culkin. » 12/17/14 9:56pm Wednesday 9:56pm

How Neal Stephenson Is Helping To Make Snow Crash's Metaverse A Reality

Magic Leap's mysterious augmented reality tech promises to "bring magic back into the world." And now Neal Stephenson, who imagined the virtual Metaverse in his 1992 novel Snow Crash, has joined the company. He tells io9 why this technology may "demand a new way of thinking." » 12/16/14 1:37pm Tuesday 1:37pm

The 25 Best Movies Disappearing From Netflix on New Year's Day

At the stroke of midnight—or somewhere around then—on New Year's Eve, while you're sloppily waving goodbye to 2014, dozens of movies will disappear from Netflix streaming. The good news is, you've got plenty of time to get to plow through them before The Great Vanishing. Here's a list of the very best that won't make… » 12/15/14 3:22pm Monday 3:22pm

Video: All 212,470 on-screen deaths in the Lord of the Rings trilogy

It's been over a decade since the Lord of the Rings trilogy wrapped up and we're still totaling the body count. After all those sweeping battles and that epically long journey, Digg Video tallied up the death toll and it's an insane 212,470. I guess those movies were pretty long, right? » 12/10/14 7:02pm 12/10/14 7:02pm

Honest trailer shows just how fun Guardians of the Galaxy was

Sure, it's basically The Avengers re-casted with characters that we never knew existed fighting bad guys in space and yeah, it's totally Marvel flexing their movie muscles and exploiting us sheep but man, Guardians of the Galaxy was fun. Even Honest Trailers admits how hard it is to make fun of this movie. » 12/09/14 7:30pm 12/09/14 7:30pm

Hackers Demand Sony Pictures Kill The Interview

In case you forgot about the historically massive Sony Pictures hack last week, a group of hackers just reminded the world that they exist and remain angry. In a new post, hackers identifying themselves as "the GOP working all over the world" leaked data that they claim came from Sony's servers. Their demand? Pull The… » 12/08/14 5:00pm 12/08/14 5:00pm

New Star Wars trailer perfectly remade with original Star Wars footage

When I saw the first trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it felt instantly familiar. That's very probably because anything Star Wars feels nostalgic but also because, well, we've seen all those scenes from the trailer before! Here is the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens remade shot-by-shot with original footage. » 12/05/14 7:28pm 12/05/14 7:28pm