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10 Apocalypse Movies to Watch With Happy (or at Least Not Totally Depressing) Endings

Current events notwithstanding, Hollywood rather adores imagining the apocalypse on the big screen. Many doomsday movies end with total destruction; that rogue planet is just gonna go ahead and vaporise Earth, or those zombies are just gonna take over forever. But sometimes, filmmakers do find little rays of sunshine in the chaos. Read More >>

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The Witcher’s Stunt Coordinator Breaks Down One of the Show’s Most Monstrous Fights

You only need to have seen the very beginning of The Witcher to have witnessed Geralt’s battle with the Kikimora – a muddy, flailing clash of legs and weapons that sets the stage for the entire series. Now, a new behind-the-scenes video with the show’s fight coordinator takes us through the creation of that scene. Read More >>

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Westworld’s 25 Biggest Shock Moments By Episode (So Far)

The return of Westworld is nearly here – and while Gizmodo already has a very handy guide to quickly get you up to speed so you can dive right into season three, we also wanted to look back at the most shocking, most monumentally plot-shifting, and otherwise intensely memorable moments of the show so far. Read More >>

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Dracula Will Rise Again From Director Karyn Kusama

We’ve known for awhile that Invisible Man was just the beginning of Universal’s “let’s try this again” revival of its monster series (after the Dark Universe flopped). Now, there’s another classic joining the list of upcoming projects: a brand-new take on Dracula from a director with major horror cred. Read More >>

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8 Sibling Teams Who Paved the Way for Onward’s Fantasy Adventure Brothers

When you’re a kid and you suddenly find yourself part of a big movie adventure, chances are good that if you have a sibling around, they’ll come too. That happens in Pixar’s Onward – just the latest in a long line of sci-fi and fantasy movies featuring siblings who become hero teams along the way. Here are eight of our other favourites. Read More >>

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Disney+ Is Reportedly Working on a Beauty and the Beast Prequel Series Starring…Gaston and LeFou

There’s nothing Disney loves more than mining its previous hits for new content, which is why a Beauty and the Beast streaming series about its villains makes perfect sense: it’s a spin-off prequel of a live-action remake of one of Disney’s most beloved animated classics. How was this not already in the works? Read More >>

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The Next Planet of the Apes Movie Will Continue ‘Caesar’s Legacy’

We learned late last year that the Planet of the Apes franchise would not end with 2017's War for the Planet of the Apes, something that had actually been rumoured since shortly after that acclaimed film’s release. And now, we know that the new Apes film won’t be another reboot, but rather a continuation of the saga. Read More >>

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The Jim Henson Company is Making an ‘Office Meets Harry Potter’ Fantasy Comedy With Christoph Waltz

A rudderless young man begins to suspect something’s a little off about the London firm where he’s just landed an entry-level gig – and he’s not wrong. For instance: one of the middle managers is secretly a shape-shifting goblin. That’s the set-up for The Portable Door, a book series set to become a movie with some very cool talent behind it. Read More >>

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Avenue 5 Contains All the Absurd Chaos We Hope to Never Encounter in Deep Space

One of sci-fi’s go-to plots is “disaster in the depths of space,” where a catastrophe endangers the mission and, ultimately, human lives. HBO’s new series Avenue 5 (shown on Sky One over here) takes that well-worn idea and dunks it into a mix of biting wit, cruise-ship cheese, and unlikable characters you somehow can’t get enough of. Read More >>

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8 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books to Read (or Re-Read) Before Their Adaptations Hit the Screen

While we generally stick to recommending new books, there are tonnes of older sci-fi and fantasy books worth your time – including those with the added interest of television or movie adaptations on the way. Here are eight titles you should add to your read (or re-read) list; if you really want an even 10, go ahead and throw Dune and The Stand on there too. Read More >>

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Matt Reeves Just Shared Our First Official Look at The Batman’s New Batsuit

It’s just a “camera test,” runs for less than a minute, and was apparently filmed in a room darker than the Batcave, but we finally have an official glimpse of Robert Pattinson in his Caped Crusader costume, courtesy of The Batman director Matt Reeves. Read More >>

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5 Sort-of Romantic But Definitely Nerdy Movies to Stream for Valentine’s Day

Most folks can content themselves with swooning over The Notebook, but nerdy genre fans might want a little time-jumping or severed limbs or robots to go along with their romantic movies. We’ve scoured the big streaming services to find 10 geeky movies all about love, just in time for Valentine’s Day viewing. Read More >>

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The First Reactions to Birds of Prey Praise Its High-Energy Action and Fun Characters

Birds of Prey doesn’t open for another week and a half, but critics who got an early peek at the much-anticipated adventures of the fantabulous Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) and company are taking to social media to share their first impressions. We’ve rounded up a batch of them up for your convenience! Read More >>

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All Hail Daniel Radcliffe’s 6 Weirdest Post-Harry Potter Career Choices (So Far)

Daniel Radcliffe could’ve sailed into early retirement after the Harry Potter films, but his career has kept going at a brisk pace. He’s done rom-coms, action flicks, and regular ol’ dramas, but he’s also quite clearly committed to keeping it weird whenever possible. Here are six examples – the good, the bad, and the WTF. Read More >>

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14 Women Directing Genre Movies We’re Excited to Watch

The Oscars (and most Hollywood awards, for that matter) might be notorious for ignoring women directors but fortunately, genre cinema doesn’t feel the same way. In fact, some of our most anticipated superhero, fantasy, sci-fi, and horror films are directed by women. Imagine that! Read More >>