Rick And Morty may just be the perfect sci-fi show. It is certainly, with apologies to Westworld, currently TV’s most ambitious, taking a handful of long-running conceits (the infinite-universe theory) and extrapolating a set of narrative forces from them (the Citadel Of Ricks, the Galactic Federation). It…
Ever since 1966, has there been a better way to explore what ails the human body than the ridiculously unwieldy process of shrinking yourself down into a miniature spaceship and seeing it first-hand? The Fantastic Voyage’s plot has become one of the most beloved tropes of popular culture, and here are 11 of our…
Rick and Morty is one of the smartest shows on TV—and crafting the adventures of the dysfunctional duo can be a challenging and arduous process (part of which is why season three took so long to premiere). An extensive new art book documents just what goes into creating the show, and we’ve got a look inside.
Adam Wingard says there will be a victor in Godzilla vs. Kong. Willem Dafoe discusses filming underwater scenes without water in Aquaman. Krysten Ritter says Jessica Jones season 2 is all about heart. Plus, new pictures of Deadpool 2's Cable and from the set of Avengers 4 and even more Han Solo movie set teases.…
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Right now, it’s a crazy scientist and his grandson, and also Prince Namor and Aquaman. Things got a little weird.
Yeah, yeah, Rick Sanchez is great and so is Morty and that joke you just made about McDonald’s Szechuan sauce was incredibly clever, but I need you to be quiet for a second and look at this art of the Vindicators. I mean really look at it. Drink it in. Savor it. Bask in its glory.
Imagine if Marvel’s Thanos and DC’s Darkseid had a baby, and then that baby hooked up with another giant, evil space demon thing and had another baby. That baby, according to Rick and Morty director Bryan Newton, would be the show’s newest big bad, Worldender, who went toe to toe with the Vindicators last night.
Adult Swim, Cartoon Network’s big-kid programming block, may be a notorious boys club, but Rick and Morty, possibly its most insane, disturbing, existential crisis-afflicted, belch-filled, pop-culture reference-jammed, hilarious, and heartwarming show, has taken matters into its own hands. The show, created by Dan…
It’s just like Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, only it costs a lot more money and, surprisingly, is even stickier than a river of chocolate.
Karen Gillen talks Nebula’s mysterious new BFF in Infinity War. The Gifted recruits another Marvel mutant. There’s more rumors about the focus of Sony’s first Spidey spinoff, Silver and Black. Plus, new pictures from Inhumans, Seth McFarlane on The Orville’s influences, and a new look at Pennywise in It. Spoilers now!
McDonald’s Szechuan Sauce, the limited edition dipping sauce that was briefly available in the summer of 1998 as promotion for Disney’s Mulan, is Rick Sanchez’s singular reason for traversing the multiverse. Just in time for the show’s third season return, a McDonald’s chef has brought the sauce back.
The DeLorean. The Ecto-1. The Batmobile. The Lightcycle. Badass vehicles and other modes of transport have long been a memorable part of science fiction and fantasy movies—and artist Mark Chilcott has painted some standout selections in a brand new art show, appropriately titled Ride On!
The latest attempt to remake Invasion of the Body Snatchers has found its writer. Fox wants to bring the world of Mega Man to the big screen. T.J. Miller hypes up the humor of Deadpool 2. Plus, new Dark Tower footage, a familiar face returns to The X-Files, and when to expect The Walking Dead’s return. To me, my…
With Rick and Morty being just days away from its third season premiere, Justin Roiland and Cartoon Network have been dropping a series of weird, unsettling shorts to get everyone back in the mood, as it were. This new trailer for the show’s upcoming third season, however, takes it about 1800 steps further.
Rick and Morty’s willingness to blatantly riff on and make fun of narrative tropes seen in scifi/pop culture is a large part of what makes the show so fun. While the show works perfectly find as 2D animation, it’s even more satisfying to see Rick and Morty getting into all kinds of craziness in as talking clay figures.
Adam Wingard talks about localizing Death Note. Another familiar face could return for Doctor Who’s Christmas special. Sophie Turner teases Sansa’s journey in the next season of Game of Thrones. Plus, fully-suited set pictures from Deadpool 2, and even more wacky teasers for the return of Rick and Morty. Spoilers,…
It’s finally happening! Adult Swim has announced the release date for the much-hyped third season of Rick and Morty, as well as unveiled a brand-new trailer. In short, it’s the “darkest year” ever.
Don’t expect many new faces in between Infinity War and Avengers 4. A new Spider-Man: Homecoming cast list seemingly confirms another Marvel cameo. Get a first look at Pixar’s new experimental short. Plus, a new trailer for Doctor Who’s season finale and set pictures from Jessica Jones season 2. Spoilers now!
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly round up of all things merchandise. This week we’ve got even more San Diego Comic-Con exclusives to drool over, some new Lego from the upcoming Ninjago movie, and the best plastic recreation of Bruce Campbell’s face the world has ever seen. Really!
Patty Jenkins teases some details about Wonder Woman 2. Dan Harmon discusses Rick and Morty’s return. The Rock has a few more peeks at the Rampage movie. Plus, new footage from Spider-Man: Homecoming and War for the Planet of the Apes, and the Ice Warriors return in new Doctor Who pictures. Spoilers now!