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These New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Shorts Share Tales of Robots, Sinister Pizza, and a Strange Place Called Earth 

Last time we did one of these short film round-ups, we gathered 10 shorts all under 10 minutes. This time, we’ve got seven creator-submitted shorts, most of which run a little longer, but all of which tell some wonderfully twisted tales. So be careful who you go home with, beware that wormhole, and seriously...don’t eat that pizza! Read More >>

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The Creators of Spooky Animated Series The Kirlian Frequency Talk About Their Big Leap to Netflix

Longtime Gizmodo readers may have noticed our love for animated Argentinian web series La Frecuencia Kirlian, or Ghost Radio. All five episodes are now on Netflix, which is cause for excitement – as well as an excellent reason to chat to creators Cristian Ponce and Hernán Bengoa. Read More >>

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The Pokémon of Detective Pikachu, Ranked By Their Horrifying Cuteness

When it was first announced, not a lot of people thought a live-action Pokémon movie could work. And then the trailers for Detective Pikachu collectively blew our socks off by presenting realistically-rendered monsters that trade anime cartoonishness for a frankly incredible mix of adorableness and sheer terror. Read More >>

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The Candyman Remake May Have Found Another One of Its Stars

Candyman, the 1990 cult horror film starring a living, vengeful urban legend, is being reimagined by producer Jordan Peele and director Nia DaCosta. And now, that reimagining might have its stars. Read More >>

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Chucky Goes From Creepy Doll to Way Creepier Doll in This Animated History

A doll that’s actually a serial killer? That’s creepy. A doll that is actually a serial killer and cannot possibly under any circumstances be killed, for seemingly no reason but franchise inertia? Well, that’s sillier, but it’s also maybe even scarier. No force is more powerful in horror than the call of the sequel, after all. Read More >>

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These Are the Major Sci-fi and Fantasy Movie Milestones Coming in 2019

There are a lot of amazing new movies coming in 2019, but there’s also a long list of classic, iconic films that will be celebrating significant anniversaries this year. Read More >>

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These Are the Sci-Fi and Horror Films Likely to Break Out of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival

Besides being great genre films, what do The Blair Witch Project, Saw, Get Out, Memento, Donnie Darko, Hereditary, and 28 Days Later have in common? They all premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Read More >>

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Rampant Looks to Blend the Zombie and Period Epic Genres With Gory Delight

What happens when a bunch of zombies attack a medieval town full of sword-wielding warriors? You’re about to find out in Rampant. Read More >>

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Jake Gyllenhaal and Velvet Buzzsaw Ensure You’ll Never Look at Art the Same Way Again

The art world can be pretentious, but it can also be deadly, as the first trailer for Netflix’s new thriller, Velvet Buzzsaw, reveals. It puts Jake Gyllenhaal right in the middle of an artistic mystery that threatens the minds and lives of everyone around him. Read More >>

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The Biggest Horror Movie Milestones Coming in 2019

There are some huge 40th anniversaries coming up this year for horror fans; as you’ll see (and probably already realised), 1979 was a mighty big year for the genre. But that’s not all. As long as you’re planning one party, might as well recognise these other spooky classics that are marking milestones in 2019. Read More >>

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5 Cult Horror Movies to Weird Up the Winter Holidays

Christmas has its own horror sub-genre at this point (got a fun list for ya right here all about it, in fact), but we wanted to look back at some of our most unusual and overlooked winter-holiday favourites that might not have made the cut last time. Read More >>

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I Kind of Thought The Blair Witch Project Was Real – This Is My Story

I believe your enjoyment of The Blair Witch Project is directly related to when you saw it. When the film opened in wide-release in July of 1999, it was beyond a massive success and yet, large chunks of that audience hated it. They wondered, “Why was this movie so hyped? Why did I just pay to see that? Who would be scared by this?” Read More >>

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Gizmodo UK’s Halloween Hub of Horrors 2018: Petrifying Pumpkins, Frightful Films and Creepy Costumes

It's almost Halloween! That means it's an excuse to dress up like something spooky, eat a load of sweets and go and annoy strangers by knocking on their door. Well, providing you're under the age of about 12 that is. For the rest of us, it's a chance to complain about how Americanised the UK has become... while secretly looking for an excuse to dress up like a stormtrooper. Read More >>

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LeBron James Could Be Responsible for the Resurrection of Jason Voorhees

The next time Jason Voorhees rises from the grave, it might be because of basketball superstar LeBron James. Read More >>