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This Was the Decade That Spoiler Culture Changed Everything

Spoiler alert: We all love spoilers. That doesn’t necessarily mean that we all want them, of course – there are as many people who fervently avoid details about upcoming stories as there are people who hunt them down to learn beforehand. But as the 2010s come to a close, the way we talk about spoilers with each other has changed dramatically – and not necessarily for the best. Read More >>

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A New Study Reminds Us How Ridiculous Spoiler Culture Has Become

Not a day goes by without someone, somewhere on the internet, feeling the need to express how they’ve been personally harmed by a news site focused on genre entertainment that committed the unforgivable sin of running headlines that very vaguely allude to the interesting parts of films and shows. “I have been slain by spoilers,” these people cry. “Why have you slain me?” Read More >>

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A Good Omens-Themed Prophetical Twitter Account May Have Heralded a Major Endgame Spoiler

What happens when the warnings of Agnes Nutter combine with modern popular culture? Well, it might be Avengers: Endgame spoilers, apparently. Read More >>

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Oops… a Pirated Copy of Avengers: Endgame Was Aired By a Philippine TV Station

Spoilers be damned, a local Philippine cable station has invited the fury of cinemas and fans by airing a pirated version of Avengers: Endgame just one day after the film premiered in the country. Read More >>

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How to Avoid Online Spoilers for Avengers: Endgame and Game of Thrones

The internet is useful, but it's also dangerous. With two big franchises reaching their epic climaxes there are plenty of reasons to be afraid that some fool on the internet is going to soil everything. Especially since there's already leaked footage of Avengers: Endgame floating around the web, which could potentially ruin one or more of the film's greatest moments. I don't know exactly, I haven't seen it. Read More >>

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For Your Convenience, a Captain Marvel Spoiler Discussion Zone

Captain Marvel, the last stop on the journey to Avengers: Endgame, is finally here. That means it’s time to talk spoilers. There are a lot of them – so, below, you’ll find a place to safely chat about them with the entire Gizmodo community. Read More >>

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Bird Box is the First Great Monster Movie About This Poisonous Invention

Have you watched the new Netflix movie Bird Box starring Sandra Bullock yet? It’s been divisive, with some people saying they love it and other people claiming that they hate it. But I absolutely loved it, and I have a theory about one of the most difficult questions of the entire movie: What are the monsters, exactly? Read More >>

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Stephen Colbert Has a Plan to Drown Out Infinity War Spoilers

That, at least, is the tactic Stephen Colbert suggested last night on The Late Show for dealing with spoilers. In a segment of his monologue focusing on Avengers: Infinity War’s opening weekend, he suggests that the best way to beat spoilers is with spoilers. Fake spoilers, that is. Read More >>

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Westworld’s Showrunners Offer to Reveal the Entire Season Two Plot to Help Protect Its Biggest Spoilers

After Reddit and other fan communities pretty much predicted the entire first season of Westworld, showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy made headlines by promising to work with online theorists in the second season. Now, we might know how: Spoil absolutely everything. Read More >>

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Twitter Has Some Advice For Avoiding Game of Thrones Spoilers

Game of Thrones’ latest season premiered last night on HBO and you know what that means. You won’t get to watch it until it airs on Sky tonight, and your Twitter feed will just be pictures of Cersei that are captioned “RIP.” Twitter has offered a reminder about its mute function as well some key terms to add so that you can block yourself from being spoiled. Read More >>

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Several Major Cameos Were Just Confirmed For Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

If possible, you should go into Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 as clean as possible. There are a lot of huge surprises. However, now that the film is screening and the cast is doing interviews, spoilers are starting to leak—including some major ones at yesterday’s press conference. Read More >>

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A Second Major Meeting May Occur in Monday’s Game of Thrones

Even though HBO adamantly refuses to even say anything vague about season six’s final two episodes, a random article in a British entertainment mag may have just revealed a pretty major bombshell about this Sunday’s “Battle of the Bastards.” Really! Read More >>

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Stop Worrying About Spoilers – They Actually Help You Enjoy the Story More

It is a truth universally acknowledged that pretty much everyone hates spoilers. The internet was furious with a US baseball player for accidentally tweeting a major spoiler for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. And this week we learned about a vengeful ex-girlfriend who deliberately spoils Game of Thrones for her former paramour each week. Read More >>

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That Star Wars Episode VIII Title Floating Around Probably Isn’t Real

With Episode VIII a year and a half away, leaks and spoilers are all we’re going to hear about for awhile. Naturally, that leads to a lot of fake nonsense floating around the internet in an attempt to capture the avid attention of Star Wars fans jonesing for an info fix. Case in point: the supposed subtitle of the movie that’s making headlines everywhere. Read More >>

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Rogue One Star Mads Mikkelsen Might Have Accidentally Revealed a Huge Spoiler

Oh dear. Even after the recent trailer, much of Rogue One is still a mystery to us. But Mads Mikkelsen might have just pulled the curtain back on a rather important detail about his character. Seriously, big spoilers ahead. Read More >>