Lovecraftian horror is something I only really discovered earlier this year. Sure, I’d seen the superhero episodes of South Park, where Cartman teams up with a My Neighbor Totoro-style Cthulhu, but it wasn’t until recently that I started diving into the stories and mythos—as well as the legacy they left behind. One of…
Americans will spend roughly $2.7 billion on Halloween candy this year. And an online candy retailer has crunched the numbers to figure out the most popular candy in every state.
Boils and Ghouls, the spooky season is upon us once again, and that can only mean one thing: you’ve already started preparing your fabulous costume for Halloween. That means we want to see it! Yes, the io9 Halloween Costume Show is back, and we’d love to get a look at what you’re working on.
Over the past year, I have sought solace from our current political climate and the day to day terrors of the world in a most surprising source: Violent, scary horror movies.
ThinkGeek has got your Halloween costumes and decorations figured out, and it’s all on sale. Grab up to 75% off over 180 Halloween items, including party decor, costumes, and accessories for whatever geeky guy you’re going as.
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross have released their own version of John Carpenter’s classic theme for 1978's hit horror film Halloween. I’m not scared, what are you talking about?
Karl Urban is unsure about the future of the Star Trek movies. Kevin Feige discusses bringing the style of Thor: Ragnarok to the Avengers movies. Another familiar face is coming back for X-Files. Plus, teeny new snippets of Justice League footage, and tons of new pictures from the big CW/DC crossover. Spoilers now!
Keanu Reeves discusses the premise of the next Bill & Ted movie. The Teen Titans Go! movie adds some major talent. New Avengers: Infinity War art gives us a better look at Black Widow’s new appearance. Plus, new details on Claire and Jamie’s steamy Outlander reunion and Stranger Things season two episode titles.…
Halloween is in three weeks (!) and if you or your kids are still struggling with this ever-important decision, this one-day Amazon sale is perfect for you. Pick up any kind of costume you’re looking for, for kids, adults, and even your furry friend (who may not be your friend after you dress them up as a pizza slice…
An experiment in both hysteria and hilarity, One Night Ultimate Werewolf not only lets players find out how they’d handle a witch hunt, but also how much their friends suck.
It’s Halloween season—the time of year for costumes, candy, and paying your respects to easily angered ancient gods. Er... well, that last one might only apply to the characters in horror short Root of All Evil—whose careless disregard of tradition earns them a hard lesson in the true meaning of Halloween.
With Jamie Lee Curtis recently confirming that she’s returning to the Halloween series to play Laurie Strode in the upcoming horror reboot, more casting news was bound to follow. And the first new tidbit couldn’t be more awesome: Judy Greer may be heading to Haddonfield to play Laurie’s daughter, Karen.
It’s the Great David S. Pumpkins, Charlie Brown! NBC has announced that the mysterious David S. Pumpkins project Tom Hanks teased recently isn’t merely a follow-up sketch on Saturday Night Live, but actually a standalone 30-minute animated Halloween special.
Let’s admit it, most Halloween parties are just the worst. For non-parents, they fall into one of two categories: overpriced club where you spend $100 and can never find a place to sit down, or a house party where one couple (named Sean and Denise) is guaranteed to be dressed up like ketchup and mustard. That’s why…
Well, here’s a welcome surprise. Blumhouse just announced that legendary scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis will reprise her role as Laurie Strode when the new Halloween movie opens on October 19, 2018.
Halloween is about to get a whole lot more Pumpkins.
The first big villain DC’s Titans may have been revealed. Director Andy Muschietti teases some cool casting ideas for the It sequel. Idris Elba talks Dark Tower’s future. Plus, behind-the-scenes on the Lego Ninjago Movie, a new Star Trek: Discovery clip, and Nicholas Hoult on having a bigger Beast role in X-Men: Dark…
Between American Horror Story: Cult (premiering tonight) and the new It (out Friday), there seems to be an epidemic of scary clowns going on in pop culture right now. Hell, there’s even a movie called Clowntergeist heading to VOD later this month. Truly, there’s no better time to rank the scariest, most evil movie…
If you’re a fan of Stranger Things and 1980s horror movies—and there’s lots of crossover there anyway—you gotta stop what you’re doing right now and watch Slasher Things. This fan-made delight inserts all the big slasher villains (and some cult favorites, too) into the show’s “Thriller” trailer, and it is perfect.
Michael Jackson is tied to Halloween for only one reason: Thriller. But that’s it. And yet for some reason, CBS has announced that it’s making an hour-long Halloween special—for children!—“with Michael Jackson’s acclaimed music as its soundtrack.”