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Here’s What’s New on HBO in April 2020 and What’s Leaving

Here’s What’s New on HBO in April 2020 and What’s Leaving

HBO has revealed what will be new to the pay cable channel and streamer in April 2020, and what will be expiring next month. In terms of new release premieres, the hit comedy Good Boys arrives on
The 5 Biggest Horror Trends of the Last Decade

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 5 Biggest Horror Trends of the Last Decade

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
‘IT Chapter Two’ Book vs. Movie: The Biggest Changes from Stephen King’s Novel

‘IT Chapter Two’ Book vs. Movie: The Biggest Changes from Stephen King’s Novel

Be aware there are SPOILERS for IT, IT Chapter TWO and Stephen King's original novel below. Stephen King's IT is a beast. A massive horror epic that spans decades, embraces a vast ensemble of
‘IT Chapter Two’: The Biggest Easter Eggs, Cameos, Callbacks & References You Might Have Missed

‘IT Chapter Two’: The Biggest Easter Eggs, Cameos, Callbacks & References You Might Have Missed

From Freddy's glove in Evil Dead 2 to pretty much everything in Scream, horror movies have a long history of Easter eggs, cameos, and meta-self-reference. And in Andy Muschietti's IT Chapter Two, that
Game Developers Really Love Putting IT Easter Eggs In Their Games

Game Developers Really Love Putting IT Easter Eggs In Their Games

Easter eggs are always fun. A little secret or hidden item that lets players and developers have a connection, for a brief moment. A player jumps into an out of the way tunnel and is rewarded with a
This Video Showcases All the Myriad Transformations of Pennywise the Clown

This Video Showcases All the Myriad Transformations of Pennywise the Clown

Pennywise, the antagonist of all iterations of Stephen King’s It and its adaptations, is generally a very menacing clown. But he’s not only a menacing clown—he’s also a freaky shapeshifter with a
‘IT Chapter Two’ Digital & Blu-ray Details, Release Dates Revealed

‘IT Chapter Two’ Digital & Blu-ray Details, Release Dates Revealed

The biggest horror movie of the year is headed to home video and, fortunately, IT Chapter Two is arriving on 4K and Blu-ray with some special features worth checking out. Most importantly, a
Are You Afraid of the Dark? Star Says Working on It, Sadly, Didn't Make Him Immune to Clowns

Are You Afraid of the Dark? Star Says Working on It, Sadly, Didn't Make Him Immune to Clowns

Actor Jeremy Ray Taylor has had his share of scary clowns. First with It and It: Chapter 2, and now with the latest Are You Afraid of the Dark? series. The latter may not involve Pennywise and his
Are You Afraid of the Dark? Star Says Working on It, Sadly, Didn't Make Him Immune to Clowns

Are You Afraid of the Dark? Star Says Working on It, Sadly, Didn't Make Him Immune to Clowns

Actor Jeremy Ray Taylor has had his share of scary clowns. First with It and It: Chapter 2, and now with the latest Are You Afraid of the Dark? series. The latter may not involve Pennywise and his
Bill Skarsgård and Maika Monroe on ‘Villains’ and the Possibility of More Pennywise

Bill Skarsgård and Maika Monroe on ‘Villains’ and the Possibility of More Pennywise

From writer/directors Dan Berk and Robert Olsen, the warped horror dramedy Villains follows amateur criminals Mickey (Bill Skarsgård) and Jules (Maika Monroe), who find themselves at the house of
Apple's Big iPhone Event, Labor Wins Big, and Skeletal Panic Hormones: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Apple's Big iPhone Event, Labor Wins Big, and Skeletal Panic Hormones: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

It’s Sept. 15, but because time has lost all context and meaning and we live in a ever-spinning technicolor nightmare kaleidoscope, we are entering week three of the one-sided feud Donald Trump has
What ‘IT Chapter Two’ Gets Right (and Wrong) About Stephen King’s Iconic Jade of the Orient Scene

What ‘IT Chapter Two’ Gets Right (and Wrong) About Stephen King’s Iconic Jade of the Orient Scene

As both an insatiable horror fan and an indulgent eater, what scares me is of a special recipe. Yes, I’m a “foodie.” At the end of a long, arduous week, my immediate comforts are starchy, liberally
‘IT Chapter Two’: The Biggest Easter Eggs, Cameos, Callbacks & References You Might Have Missed

‘IT Chapter Two’: The Biggest Easter Eggs, Cameos, Callbacks & References You Might Have Missed

From Freddy's glove in Evil Dead 2 to pretty much everything in Scream, horror movies have a long history of Easter eggs, cameos, and meta-self-reference. And in Andy Muschietti's IT Chapter Two, that
Friday Box Office: ‘Hustlers’ Nails the Competition with $13.1 Million Earned

Friday Box Office: ‘Hustlers’ Nails the Competition with $13.1 Million Earned

The audiences spoke loudly on Friday night and said, "We. Want. JLo." At least, that's what I'm guessing they said because Hustlers, which stars Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu, won big at Friday
A Mysterio Figure to Make That Money in Your Wallet an Illusion

A Mysterio Figure to Make That Money in Your Wallet an Illusion

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of the coolest toys making hefty dents into our life savings lately. This week: Mysterio floats into Hot Toys’ Marvel line, enter the Age of
‘IT Chapter Two’: Watch the Cast Recap Everything You Need to Remember from the First Film

‘IT Chapter Two’: Watch the Cast Recap Everything You Need to Remember from the First Film

Stephen King's IT is one of the great horror tomes; a massive, sprawling Lovecraftian horror fantasy that jumps through timelines, introduces a massive ensemble of characters, and ultimately, gets
Bill Hader's Thoughts on It Chapter Two's Queer Character Are So Much More Interesting Than the Movie

Bill Hader's Thoughts on It Chapter Two's Queer Character Are So Much More Interesting Than the Movie

While It Chapter Two attempts to incorporate some of the ideas about homophobia that Stephen King originally wrote into his novel about a murderous, demon clown terrorizing a small town in Maine, the
Exclusive ‘Low Tide’ Clip Gives a Glimpse at A24’s Intense Buried Treasure Drama

Exclusive ‘Low Tide’ Clip Gives a Glimpse at A24’s Intense Buried Treasure Drama

By now, A24 has established itself as one of the go-to spots for highly original thrills and chills, and Low Tide is coming in to keep that streak alive. With his salty beach-set drama,
‘It Chapter Two’: How Bill Hader and James Ransone Make This Unwieldy Epic Work

‘It Chapter Two’: How Bill Hader and James Ransone Make This Unwieldy Epic Work

In a movie so obscenely packed with demon clowns, gory deaths, and forced drug trips to the Paleolithic Era, it's hard to pinpoint a most "memorable" moment in IT Chapter Two. Director Andy