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Report: Priah Ferguson Is Getting Bumped Up to Series Regular for Stranger Things Season 4

Priah Ferguson, the actress who plays Erica Sinclair, may have a larger role than ever in the upcoming fourth season of Stranger Things. Read More >>

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Stranger Things Season 4’s First Teaser Reveals a Surprising Return

You can’t keep this American hero down. Stranger Things has released its first look at its fourth season, bringing us to Russia (with love) as the international showdown over control of the Upside Down escalates. And there’s someone you might recognize working on the rail line. Read More >>

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Sci-Fi Has Never Been More at One With Nature Than in These Posters

When you think sci-fi, you think metal. You think space. You think speed, technology, lasers, and everything mechanical. You don’t think trees. You don’t think grass, rivers, or flowers. And yet, the crossovers between nature and sci-fi are everywhere, which is especially evident in this beautiful new art show. Read More >>

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Gizmodo’s 11 Best (and 5 Worst) Television Moments of 2019

We may have already celebrated our favourite shows of last year, but that doesn’t mean we’re done looking back on 2019's TV. In a year packed with an extraordinary amount of TV, there were moments that had us broken-hearted, laughing our heads off, or pumping our fists and cheering – and there were moments that had us doing those for less joyful reasons. Here are some our faves...and not-so-faves. Read More >>

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Hidden Magnets and a Video Projector Make This the Most Advanced Pinball Machine Yet

Despite mobile devices in our pockets that deliver arcade-quality graphics any time you need a gaming fix, pinball machines, a seemingly antiquated form of entertainment, are still thriving, thanks in part to companies like Stern Pinball whose Stranger Things table introduces new features like video projections and a clever ball trap inspired by Eleven’s telekinetic powers. Read More >>

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The Fictional People and Things We Lost in 2019

This year saw some of the biggest endings in movie and television history. In Avengers: Endgame, a few brave souls sacrificed themselves to save the universe and Game of Thrones finally put someone on the Iron Throne...and a lot of people in their graves. There are a lot of characters to grieve over, and we’re here to sing their swan songs. Read More >>

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Stranger Things Writer Jody Houser Tells Us the One Thing She Wasn’t Allowed to Use in the Comics

Harley Quinn is having a renaissance moment, thanks to the DC Universe animated series and the upcoming Birds of Prey film starring Margot Robbie. But Harley continues to cut her teeth in comic books, and writer Jody Houser is more than happy to come along for the ride. Read More >>

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The 5 Biggest Horror Trends of the Last Decade

Horror movies have long mined their frights from real-life fears, tucking social commentary into fantastical tales of slashers, body-snatchers, and other metaphorical ghouls. The past decade has seen the genre hold a mirror up to the world, with powerful results. Here are five notable horror trends since 2009. Read More >>

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How Horror Movies Get Around Mobile Phones

Mobile phones have changed the way people think, act, and communicate. They’ve also been hell on the horror genre. Smartphones have rendered many classic horror movie tropes ridiculous, or even implausible. However, they’ve also provided opportunities to scare us in new and inventive ways. Let’s look at where modern horror has succeeded, and failed, to enter the digital age. Read More >>

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Rick and Morty Side-Eyes Stranger Things With a Suitably Cheeky Title Reveal

Everything about Rick and Morty’s fourth season has been an event, from its limbo, to its mere existence, to its renewal – and that’s even before we get to actually see the damn thing. So why not treat episode titles with the same haughty status as Netflix does for its own critical genre darling, Stranger Things? Read More >>

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Millie Bobby Brown Didn’t Initially Like the Stranger Things Season 3 Ending

Being an actor on television can be challenging when you don’t know what’s going to happen to the character you’ve poured your heart and soul into for years. Which means that, like Millie Bobby Brown upon learning about the ending of the last season of Stranger Things, one’s initial reaction to a surprise might not be a happy one. Read More >>

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The Stranger Things Season 4 Announcement Teaser Promises a Departure from Hawkins

Following the Duffer Brothers hinting at the promise of more Stranger Things, Netflix has dropped the first teaser trailer for the series’ next season. And things are looking grim. Read More >>

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Stranger Things Lego Set Gets Repurposed for a Photo Shoot and the Final Results Are Awesome

Hungarian photographer and Lego fan, Lampert Benedek, has shared his latest series which uses the Lego Stranger Things 'The Upside Down' set to recreate scenes from the show, and it's fantastic. Read More >>

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One of Stranger Things’ Best Ideas Came Late in the Game

There were a lot of new team-ups in the third season of Netflix’s Stranger Things, but the coolest one (literally) had to be between Steve (Joe Keery) and his badass Russian-translating coworker Robin (Maya Hawke). Their relationship seemed to be going in a certain direction as Steve developed feelings for his new best friend, only for it to evolve into something else. It turns out, that evolution is largely thanks to the actors themselves. Read More >>