One of the premiere genre film festivals in the world is the annual Fantastic Fest. It starts this Thursday, and io9 will be there. That means a week of non-stop sci-fi, fantasy, animation, horror, supernatural, and otherwise weird, wacky, and wonderful movies.
Shirley Jackson’s original horror novel The Haunting of Hill House from 1959 was a chilling exploration of one woman’s fight to retain her grip on reality as a haunted mansion chipped away at her sanity. From the looks of the first trailer for Netflix’s upcoming series based on the book, we’re about to be in for more…
What do you do when not facing mutant marvels and battling in wild mental planescapes in Legion? If you’re Dan Stevens, you apparently spend your time investigating old-timey cults that are proooooobably up to no good.
Even with the help of the Guardians of the Galaxy, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes couldn’t defeat Thanos. But maybe a bloodier solution would do the trick. What if five icons of horror decided to battle the Mad Titan instead?
So far, creepypasta-inspired anthology series Channel Zero has made us fear puppet shows, gimmicky “haunted house” attractions, and staircases. Our first look at season four, The Dream Door, suggests the same menace will soon be invading yet another unlikely setting: the suburbs.
One of horror’s most underrated franchises may be coming back thanks to one of the genre’s most exciting new voices.
The newest Halloween is kind of an anomaly, in that it’s a movie sequel that ignores all of the other sequels. Jamie Lee Curtis says that’s one of the main reasons why she signed up. So, instead of getting bogged down with surprise siblings, immortality, and all the other crazy reveals from the Halloween series,…
The sinister sister from The Conjuring 2 was so chilling, she’s back with her very own spin-off prequel. But despite a hardworking cast and a forbidding setting, The Nun proves that the character is way more memorable out of her familiar environment than when she’s on her home turf.
You might have recently heard that Michael Myers, the madman who stalked Laurie Strode and solidified his status as a horror icon in John Carpenter’s original Halloween, is on his way back to finish what he started. While this is true, the latest Halloween trailer suggests that when Michael and Laurie reunite, she’s…
You know how in pretty much every movie about a religious exorcism there’s a moment where the people facing off against insert demonic presence of your choice here, try to...just pray the evil away? And it doesn’t work? Why don’t people see that coming?
The Nun, a prequel delving into the antagonist first introduced in The Conjuring 2, comes out September 7—just the latest project spawned by the spooky franchise (lest we forget, a third Annabelle movie is now in the works). Now that horror spinoffs are all the rage, we have a few suggestions beyond the Conjuring …
When the idea of a Suspiria remake first entered the atmosphere, it sounded about as appealing as a mass of maggots dripping from the ceiling. (Watch the original!) But the trailers have been intriguing, and now we’ve got a freaky clip that shows us stars Tilda Swinton and Dakota Johnson in action.
We’ve been so excited about Mike Flanagan’s big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep (aka The Shining sequel) that we kind of forgot about the director’s other big horror project. That changed today when Netflix finally reminded us about the new series The Haunting of Hill House.
It’s that time of year. The weather gets cooler, the leaves start to change, and movie releases get just a little more adult. At least, in theory. We’ve rounded up all the movies io9 readers will want to keep an eye out for through the end of the year.
The first season of satirical anthology Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits & Monsters featured a werewolf, a mermaid, the Devil, time travel, the apocalypse, and a psychotic animated bear. A different animated creature highlights the season finale, “Buzzkill,” and we’ve got an exclusive clip to share.
The first teaser trailer for Amazon’s upcoming remake of Dario Argento’s Suspiria left many fans of the original movie cold (but not chilled to the bone) because the new film doesn’t seem to be going for the exact same kind of aesthetics that made Argento an icon.
Castle Rock has thus far mostly followed the story of Henry Deaver, a man forced to confront a past he neither understands nor fully remembers when he returns to his Maine hometown. “The Queen,” the show’s most daring episode yet, shifts the show’s focus to another character: Henry’s mother, Ruth.
The very tense, very enigmatic sixth episode of Hulu’s Castle Rock, “Filter,” is up today, which means we’ve passed the halfway point of the Stephen King-inspired supernatural thriller. Here’s what has happened so far—and why you should tune in for the rest.
With Shane Black’s The Predator out September 14, now’s the perfect time to look back at all the gruesome, gory scenes that’ve helped the series straddle that knife edge between sci-fi and horror. (Maybe don’t eat while you reminisce.) Here are our deadly favorites from each Predator film.
Dammit, American Horror Story, we just can’t quit you, even though season seven’s Cult nearly broke us. Not only will the next installment Apocalypse be a crossover between seasons one (Murder House) and three (Coven), and feature the return of O.G. star Jessica Lange, it’ll also bring back several more fan favorites,…