io9.gizmodo.comThere Are Really Only 2 Episodes from Iron Fist's Second Season You Have To WatchEven though we thought there were a surprising amount of things to like about Iron Fist’s second season, in the weeks since it dropped on Netflix, more than a few people have asked whether they should invest the time in watching the entire thing. The answer, unsurprisingly, is complicated.
io9.gizmodo.comI Tried Giving The Hobbit Trilogy a Chance, But It Just Hurts So MuchWe’re nearing Hobbit Day—the birthday of J.R.R. Tolkien’s beloved heroes, Bilbo and Frodo Baggins. I also happen to be a few months away from celebrating my own Hobbit Birthday, 33 and a third years young. So, I foolishly thought: I’ve avoided watching Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit movies until now, maybe it’s time I gave them a chance. Nine hours later, I feel like I’ve aged another 33 and a third years. I’m older but none the wiser, doomed to wander the depths of Middle-earth full of sorrow, regret, and troll spit chili. Why did nobody warn me?
io9.gizmodo.comReports: Marvel's Eternals Movie is Moving Forward With Director Chloe ZhaoMarvel’s been teasing its plans to bring Jack Kirby’s weird and wonderful cosmic-powered characters to the big screen for a while, but those plans just took a huge step forward: The Rider director Chloe Zhao has signed on to bring The Eternals to the big screen.
io9.gizmodo.comOliver Queen's Butt Naked and Kicking Ass in the Latest Arrow Season 7 TrailerShowering can be dangerous no matter who and where you are (see: soap and hard, slippery surfaces). But it’s especially precarious for vigilantes locked up in prisons full of criminals they had a part in apprehending.
io9.gizmodo.comIt's Never Too Early For Ugly Sweaters, and More of the Weirdest Toys and Merchandise of the WeekWelcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly round up of the toys and merchandise that have caught our eyes lately. This week: repping your favorite Marvel heroes as the nights grow colder, how to make your Nerf armory even more ridiculous, and...poop? Check it out!
io9.gizmodo.comCaptain Marvel Has Finally LandedWe’ve had set photos. We’ve had space-beepers. We’ve had comic universe teases. Hell, we’ve had notepads. But finally, finally, hope for a battered and bruised post-Infinity War Marvel Cinematic Universe has arrived—in the form of the mighty Captain Marvel herself!1
io9.gizmodo.comAmerican Horror Story's Latex Sex Demon Came to Apocalypse in the Most Fucked Up Way ImaginableThere would be no American Horror Story without that latex fetish suit that started it all during Murder House—and the unsettling garment made a shocking return to the franchise on this week’s episode of Apocalypse.
io9.gizmodo.comIn This Week's Best New Comics, the NYC Subway Isn't So Bad and Gender Is an IllusionEvery morning, millions of people across the world crawl from their homes and make agonizing journeys underground through the dark, dank portals we commonly refer to as subway systems. In exchange for money and pieces of our souls, these portals get us where we need to go—and, unfortunately, the prices we pay for those journeys climb ever higher and higher.
io9.gizmodo.comTour Your Nightmares With This Inside Peek at Universal's Halloween Horror NightsUniversal’s Halloween Horror Nights is back, once again bringing your favorite scary franchises to life. Every year, properties like like Stranger Things, The Purge, The Walking Dead, and Halloween get their very own freaky mazes, terrifying fans who are brave enough to stand in line and venture into the dark abyss.
io9.gizmodo.comHow Eli Roth Shifted From R-Rated Horror to Amblin's The House With a Clock in Its Walls“I’ve been looking to do a movie like this for a long time,” Eli Roth told io9 in Los Angeles recently. Thanks to films like Hostel and Cabin Fever, the director’s name has long been synonymous with gory, intense, R-rated horror. That’s why seeing his name on the PG-rated family film The House With a Clock in Its Walls initially seems so surprising.
io9.gizmodo.comDC Regrets Showing You Batman's BatawangIf you picked up a physical copy of writer Brian Azzarello and artist Lee Bermejo’s Batman: Damned this week, then you were treated to a passing glimpse of a totally-nude Bruce Wayne in the Batcave. From the sounds of it, DC regrets greenlighting the decision to show off Batman’s penis.
io9.gizmodo.comThe Unthinkable Is a Weird Movie Whose Ambition Wildly Outweighs Its Quality“Unthinkable” is, conveniently, the perfect way to describe The Unthinkable, a brash, bold, film directed by a five-man Swedish film collective called Crazy Pictures. It’s a movie that’s wildly, comically unpredictable in ways that are both very good and very bad.
io9.gizmodo.comEven More Rumors About Who Could Star in Birds of PreyGet a new look at Agents Hemsworth and Thompson in behind-the-scenes pics from the new Men in Black. Brie Larson talks Captain Marvel. Alan Tudyk is joining another comic book adaptation. John Carpenter teases that a Prince of Darkness show is on the way. Plus, HBO’s Watchmen finds some intriguing musicians for its score. Spoilers away!
io9.gizmodo.comEddie Brock's Not a Very Good Journalist in the First Venom ClipOne of the few parts of Eddie Brock’s character Sony decided not to fiddle with too much in its upcoming Venom solo film is his passion for journalism—something that ultimately brings him into contact with the alien symbiote that changes his life.