Here’s how weird 2020 was for movies: Unless you saw something in January or February (like The Invisible Man, Birds of Prey, or Bloodshot), there’s a good chance you didn’t see a movie in a movie theater for the entire year. A whole year without going to the movies. Frankly, it’s hard to...

On a semi-weekly basis, we compile a collection of the best long-form stories on tech, tech culture and more. We’ve collected a list of the best selections from 2020 for you to revisit — or enjoy for the first time — as we finish up one dumpster...

“Don’t try to understand it,” a scientist tells the protagonist of Tenet, as she briefly explains the physics of Christopher Nolan’s $205-million, time-traveling spy thriller. Sure, the physics is often unrealistic and confusing, but it’s fascinating. And with its many Easter eggs, Tenet...

As the movie industry continues to process Warner Bros.’ unprecedented decision to release all of its 2021 movies on HBO Max day-and-date with theaters, reports have painted the picture of a concerned industry and studio partners blindsided by the news. There’s a lot to talk about, but one...

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Tom Cruise has donned a very bad mask—the kind with the valves—and hit a movie theatre in London to watch Tenet, the latest Christopher Nolan palindrome which you should absolutely not go out and see. While none of us are here to harsh on Tom’s cinematic buzz, there are a few issues with this...

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The New Mutants is finally getting ready for its debut. It’s the biggest movie to open in the United States since the novel coronavirus pandemic started, and will be followed by an even bigger film, Christopher Nolan’s Tenet. The studios and theaters might swear things will be okay, but all you...

Tenet might not be hitting Video on Demand because Warner Bros. is being stubborn, but it’s not the only time-bending saga out there. io9 can exclusively reveal the first trailer for 101 Films’ Time Loop, about a father and son who find themselves in the middle of a time paradox, unable to...

Keanu Reeves discusses what’s being done to keep cast and crew safe on the set of The Matrix 4. Patty Jenkins teases the long, tough road to designing Wonder Woman 1984's Cheetah. Jon Favreau doesn’t think Covid-19 will impact the production of The Mandalorian’s third season all that much....

Batman’s next animated adventure finds its voice cast. The New Mutants really does continue to act like it’s coming out in a few weeks this time. HBO is teaming with the Sex Education creators for a new comic-horror series. Plus, another new look at the Avatar sequels, and Stargirl teases its...

This week on the show, Devindra and Cherlynn chat about Facebook, Apple, Google and Amazon’s congressional long-awaited antitrust hearing. Are they too big to compete fairly? Or is the tech industry being overly criticized? (It’s most likely the...

These days, if you’re talking about movies, you’re probably talking about Christopher Nolan. Oh sure, some really good movies have premiered on streaming during the pandemic, but all eyes have been on the latest blockbuster from Nolan, Tenet, which many expect to usher in a return to movie...