“Hey, remember the ’80s?” It was a great time for geek fandom, especially at the movies. Considering all of the incredible films that were made in that decade, it would be hard to name them all—so Scott Park drew them all instead.
So much great art centers on conflict. Love and pain. Heroes and villains. Good and evil. Black and white. And, in one special case, Tom Whalen and Dave Perillo.
Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s Hogarth and his Iron Giant.
The holiday season is hectic enough without the stress of having to scroll aimlessly through Netflix and Hulu and Amazon Prime every time you want to watch a movie. So we’ve done the curating for you, picking movies that will fit a variety of holiday scenarios, all currently available on streaming services. All you…
That is, if your version of “holiday spirit” includes watching all the Christmas movies with horror themes. (It does in our house!)
When an artist themselves can’t describe their style, that’s a good indicator it’s truly unique.
When Randall picked up Gizmo from the antique store in Gremlins, obviously the Mogwai was the standout selection. That may not be the case, however, for this Gremlins poster, which turns that store into a pop culture cornucopia.
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular weekly roundup of all the toys you’ll want to blow your paycheck on, instead of buying groceries, paying rent, or other more responsible purchases. This week we’ve got an Imperial entry in Sphero’s line of interactive droids, a cartoon version of Boba Fett, and a bunch of New…
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…
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.