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A Holiday Movie Season Without Star Wars Just Feels Weird, Doesn't It? A Holiday Movie Season Without Star Wars Just Feels Weird, Doesn't It?

Something feels different this holiday season, doesn’t it? Are your local movie theaters missing a kind of general excitement? Is there no real buzz among your friends? That may be because for the first time in three years, there’s no Star Wars film coming out this holiday season.

Kit Harington Only Auditions for Roles Opposite Dragons, Apparently Kit Harington Only Auditions for Roles Opposite Dragons, Apparently

Most of us know Kit Harington as Jon Snow: bastard son of Ned Stark, current king of the North, and maybe also the rightful heir to the throne of Westeros. (Spoilers, I guess?) But he’s also the voice of dragon trapper Eret in How to Train Your Dragon 2 and the upcoming How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. The…

Making Mary Poppins Returns Was a Nearly Insurmountable Task Making Mary Poppins Returns Was a Nearly Insurmountable Task

Can you even imagine sitting down and deciding to make a new Mary Poppins movie? It’s almost unfathomable. The original film is such a classic and is so influential—and it’s only become more revered over the decades. To revisit that world and characters, so many tough decisions would have to be made. And those would…

RoboCop Literally Shines in Craig Drake's Latest Mysterious Art Show RoboCop Literally Shines in Craig Drake's Latest Mysterious Art Show

We here at io9 are huge fans of artist Craig Drake. We’ve covered many of his art shows, and I even waited in line for 31 hours to buy one of his paintings earlier this year. So it’s no surprise that we’re extremely excited about his upcoming fifth solo show, which opens Friday and coincides with a brand new book set.

We've Got Some New Details on Jordan Peele's Us, Along With a Killer Poster We've Got Some New Details on Jordan Peele's Us, Along With a Killer Poster

The rapidly-approaching 2019 is going to be a massive year at the movies, and we don’t even have to wait until the summer. There are some big, exciting films coming right after the calendar flips, such as Jordan Peele’s follow-up to Get Out: the very intriguing Us.

The 15 Best and Most Shocking Star Wars Moments of 2018  The 15 Best and Most Shocking Star Wars Moments of 2018 

All told, 2018 was a great year to be a Star Wars fan, with a new movie, a new TV show, big surprises, huge news, and answers to old questions. There’s been a lot going on in the galaxy, far, far away. Here are our favorite moments of the year—barring a last-minute trailer and title reveal for Episode IX.

Filmmaker Lucrecia Martel Says Marvel Didn't Want Her to Direct Black Widow's Action Scenes  Filmmaker Lucrecia Martel Says Marvel Didn't Want Her to Direct Black Widow's Action Scenes 

A filmmaker who met with Marvel about directing Black Widow says the studio didn’t expect her to direct the film’s action scenes.

Netflix's Marvel Shows Can't Come Back For at Least Two Years Netflix's Marvel Shows Can't Come Back For at Least Two Years

Each time Netflix has cancelled one of its Marvel shows, the network teases that the characters will live on. That may be true, but it’s sounding less and less likely that it’ll be in their current iterations.

Into the Spider-Verse Looks So Goddamn Great, Sony Wants to Patent It Into the Spider-Verse Looks So Goddamn Great, Sony Wants to Patent It

This may be a bit in-Spider-y, but stay with us.

The New Trailer for the Alien Occupation Thriller Captive State Just Might Blow You Away The New Trailer for the Alien Occupation Thriller Captive State Just Might Blow You Away

We hate to be presumptuous, but this new trailer blew us away, so there’s a chance it might do the same for you.

Pixar's Mysterious 'Suburban Fantasy Adventure' Now Has a Title and Superhero Cast Pixar's Mysterious 'Suburban Fantasy Adventure' Now Has a Title and Superhero Cast

Way back at last year’s D23 Expo, Pixar announced that its next film after Toy Story 4 would be “suburban fantasy adventure” with a personal touch. Well, now that movie has a title. It’s called Onward, and the voice cast is nothing short of heroic.

Mary Poppins Returns Is Magical But It's Missing Something  Mary Poppins Returns Is Magical But It's Missing Something 

You’d be hard pressed to go into Mary Poppins Returns wanting to love it and not walk out that way. Director Rob Marshall, along with his stellar cast and crew, have beautifully rekindled the spirit of the original 1964 Disney film and infused it with new life, music, and technology. It’s a film brimming with joy,…

Once Upon a Deadpool Is Basically the Best DVD Special Feature Ever, But That's It Once Upon a Deadpool Is Basically the Best DVD Special Feature Ever, But That's It

Here’s the question you came here to have answered: Is the PG-13 re-release of Deadpool 2, retitled Once Upon a Deadpool, worth seeing in the theater? The answer is “Yes!” But also “No.” It depends. Read on.

Director Scott Derrickson Is Coming Back for More Doctor Strange  Director Scott Derrickson Is Coming Back for More Doctor Strange 

The Sorcerer Supreme is coming back, with the same director at the helm.

How Spider-Man's Origin Story Became an Integral, Yet Unexpected, Part of Into the Spider-Verse How Spider-Man's Origin Story Became an Integral, Yet Unexpected, Part of Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was always going to be Miles Morales’ movie but, early on in development, the filmmakers realized there was a big problem. His name was Peter Parker.

James Wan's Aquaman Is Bursting With Ambition and Spectacle James Wan's Aquaman Is Bursting With Ambition and Spectacle

If you’ve ever wondered what pure joy looks like on screen, look no further than the latest film in the DC Universe, Aquaman. It’s littered with moments that marry grand spectacle, rousing music, and dramatic stakes with results sure to elicit ear-to-ear smiles from anyone from ages 8 to 80. Director James Wan (…

Use Caution When Spending Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars on Star Wars Props Use Caution When Spending Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars on Star Wars Props

There is no more desirable collectible for a fan than owning a prop from their favorite movie. And when a movie is as popular as Star Wars, props can go for insane amounts of money. However, that also means people can be assholes and make fakes, so you want to be extra sure it’s the real thing before buying, or…

The Writer of Birds of Prey and Batgirl Told Us Her DC Origin Story The Writer of Birds of Prey and Batgirl Told Us Her DC Origin Story

Batman is the entry point into DC for lots of people. However, screenwriter Christina Hodson also credits another superhero: Margot Robbie.

Bumblebee Will Restore Your Faith in the Transformers Franchise Bumblebee Will Restore Your Faith in the Transformers Franchise

After the diminishing returns of the last five (yes, there were five) Transformers movies, you’d be right to have some trepidation when it comes to the latest film in the franchise, Bumblebee. But there’s some good news. The powers that be, pun intended, have righted the ship, delivering a film that trims away the fat…

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