The First Reactions to Avengers: Infinity War Are Here and Just About Everybody Has Been Blown Away

Last night, the press got to see Avengers: Infinity War, the culmination of a decades worth of Marvel movies that unites all your favorite heroes (and also Hawkeye) in one big mishmash of epic proportions. Although reviews aren’t available yet, critics have taken to social media to laud the movie—especially all the…

James Cameron Compares His Avatar Sequels to The Godfather, But Admits That Could Be a Huge Mistake

James Cameron has five children, which is what interested him in the developing the plots for the Avatar sequels—but it’s also what makes him worry that they may not connect with audiences like the original did. When speaking about his upcoming AMC show James Cameron’s History of Science Fiction this weekend, the…

Life-Sized Star Wars and Guardians of the Galaxy Toys, and More of the Biggest Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of shiny toys and merch we desperately wish we had the money to waste on. This week is getting a bit life-sized, with a giant Star Wars trooper, a slightly less giant (but still life-sized) baby Groot, and a cool look at Thor’s new Infinity War weapon. Check it out!

One Detail From the Infinity Gauntlet Comic That Probably Won't Make It Into Avengers: Infinity War

The most recent trailer for Avengers: Infinity War revealed more of Thanos’ plan, and its own connections to the events of one of the comics that inspired the film in the first place, The Infinity Gauntlet. There’s one brief moment in the 1991 comic, however, that likely wouldn’t go down well with a certain President…

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What If We've Been Staring at Avengers: Infinity War's Missing Soul Stone This Entire Time?

Though it would have made all the sense in the world if the sixth and final Infinity Stone—specifically, the Soul Stone—was hidden away in the heart of the vibranium meteorite that crashed into Wakanda, Ryan Coogler’s suggested that’s probably not the case. So the Soul Stone’s still out there somewhere in the vast…