Creatures of the Night Fight to Survive in John Carpenter Homage Goodnight, Halloween

The year is 1986, the tech is appropriately old-school, and alt-history America empowers a gang of powerful, right-wing zealots to hunt down every creature of the night who dares to challenge the country’s homogeneous ideal. That’s the set-up for Luther Bhogal-Jones’ retro horror short Goodnight, Halloween.

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Source: io9 – Creatures of the Night Fight to Survive in John Carpenter Homage Goodnight, Halloween

Elizabeth Olsen's Love of Star Wars Inspired Her Shift From Indies to Blockbusters

Though she hails from a famous show biz family, and she’s now starring in her own Marvel TV series after appearing in multiple Avengers blockbusters, Elizabeth Olsen started out making indie films, like 2011 cult tale Martha Marcy May Marlene. So what inspired her shift from art-house to multiplex?

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Source: io9 – Elizabeth Olsen’s Love of Star Wars Inspired Her Shift From Indies to Blockbusters

Godzilla vs. Kong Gives Us a First-Look Tease of the Brawl We've Been Waiting For

Hot off the news that Godzilla vs. Kong would be arriving two months earlier than expected, we now have a first look at the monsters going mano-a-mano. “Change is nature,” the teaser informs us, but we’re certain to never change our stance on the fact that Godzilla and King Kong fighting each other is cool as hell.

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Source: io9 – Godzilla vs. Kong Gives Us a First-Look Tease of the Brawl We’ve Been Waiting For

Johnny Mnemonic's Cyber-Dolphin Is Still the Apex of Cyberpunk

It’s hard to make the cyberpunk genre feel fresh nowadays. Its tried-and-true tenets of a dystopian future overrun by corporations and technology have, after all, been true for a while. Of course, cybernetic implants aren’t de rigeur in the real world so we can’t have secret chainsaws in our hands, but we already have…

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Source: io9 – Johnny Mnemonic’s Cyber-Dolphin Is Still the Apex of Cyberpunk

10 Marvel Duos We'd Love to See Get the WandaVision Treatment

Anything is possible in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. That statement is still true even if the “cinematic” universe isn’t just “cinematic” anymore. With this week’s release of WandaVision, the MCU is now streaming too. And streaming Marvel, so far, is way weirder than movie Marvel. WandaVision takes a fantastic,

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Source: io9 – 10 Marvel Duos We’d Love to See Get the WandaVision Treatment

The New Batwoman Punches a Man's Face Off in Her Debut and It's Incredible

After months of covid-19 related delays, a new season of the CW’s Batwoman is here with a brand new vigilante at the helm. I’m happy to confirm that Javicia Leslie is absolutely fantastic as Ryan Wilder, the new Batwoman. If you skipped this show because of Ruby Rose, or just because you have too much TV on your…

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Source: io9 – The New Batwoman Punches a Man’s Face Off in Her Debut and It’s Incredible

Save Up to $20 on Some of the Best Switch Games, Including Legend of Zelda and Mario

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild | $40 | Amazon
Super Mario Odyssey | $40 | Amazon
Super Mario Maker 2 | $40 | Amazon
Luigi’s Mansion 3 | $45 | Amazon
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening | $45 | Amazon
Paper Mario: The Origami King | $45 | Best Buy

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Source: io9 – Save Up to on Some of the Best Switch Games, Including Legend of Zelda and Mario

The New Green Lantern Comic Brings Young Justice and Far Sector's Finest Together

These days, Green Lantern comics are already kind of a family affair given the nature of the Corps—but the latest addition to DC’s roster is going to focus on some of its most fascinating ringbearers in recent years, in the hopes that two great tastes taste great together.

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Source: io9 – The New Green Lantern Comic Brings Young Justice and Far Sector’s Finest Together

A Dungeons & Dragons TV Series in Development From the Creator of John Wick

Game of Thrones has ended but the fantasy TV genre it so elevated remains. A new Lord of the Rings show is coming. A Game of Thrones prequel show is coming. The Witcher is a hit. And now, just as Paramount is developing a Dungeons & Dragons movie starring Chris Pine, writer Derek Kolstad is simultaneously working on a…

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Source: io9 – A Dungeons & Dragons TV Series in Development From the Creator of John Wick

Gaze Into Pac-Man's Yearning Maw in The Best Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9’s regular round up of the coolest updates in the world of wallet-draining geek merch. This week Bandai attempts to turn Pac-Man into a superarticulated nightmare, Jennifer Walters is at long last green with envy, and Lego celebrates 10 years of Ninjago. Check it out!

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Source: io9 – Gaze Into Pac-Man’s Yearning Maw in The Best Toys of the Week

Nic Cage's Latest B-Movie Extravaganza Pits Him Against Demonic Animatronics

If you thought that Banana Splits movie was macabre, behold Willy’s Wonderland. It’s about a man who needs some cash fast after his car breaks down, so he agrees to clean a Chuck E. Cheese-style restaurant overnight. The twist: the animatronics are killers. The other twist: the man is played by Nicolas Cage.

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Source: io9 – Nic Cage’s Latest B-Movie Extravaganza Pits Him Against Demonic Animatronics

WandaVision's Teyonah Parris Promises More of Monica Rambeau's Backstory

It isn’t until WandaVision’s second episode that Teyonah Parris actually makes her first appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. She’s one of the many people living alongside Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany) in the small town of Westview, where the most pressing thing on most everyone’s…

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Source: io9 – WandaVision’s Teyonah Parris Promises More of Monica Rambeau’s Backstory