Critical Role Exandria Unlimited: Calamity Players Interview

The full Exandria Unlimited: Calamity cast and DM.Photo: Michael Schmidt Exandria Unlimited: Calamity is a four-episode miniseries produced by the Critical Role team that explores a time just before an unavoidable apocalypse. io9 spoke to three members of the Calamity cast—Travis Willingham, Aabria Iyengar, and Luis Carazo—about performance, improv, and how playing to an audience impacts … Read more

Star Wars Fans Speak Out on Racism in Fandom, Moses Ingram

When racism shows up in fandom, it becomes an issue that everyone has to deal with, but the burden falls hardest on fans of color. While social media support is great, and videos addressing racism are even better, it’s simply not enough. Something’s got to change. In late May, Lucasfilm released the first two episodes … Read more

The Worst Jurassic Park Yet

Jurassic World Dominion is being billed as the “Conclusion of the Jurassic Era” and that will undoubtedly be the case. Mostly because it proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that this once-beloved franchise should become extinct. Let’s run it down. The first Jurassic Park is about a theme park on an island. Its sequel, … Read more

Sam Neill Jurassic Park Interview: Dominion, Seat Belts, Legacy

Sam Neill might be the face of Jurassic Park, but he’s not particularly obsessed with it. Speaking to the actor on the occasion of the latest film, Jurassic World Dominion, he reveals that he’s only seen the original film maybe four times, all of which were when it came out in 1993. In fact, he … Read more

Queer Rep and Star Wars

Image: Photograph by Aaron Epstein/HBO Max “I knew my character was going to be the queer one,” Vico Ortiz said in our interview last week. “I’m used to being the queer one.” Ortiz is speaking about their role in the hit pirate comedy, Our Flag Means Death. Their character, Jim (shortened from their last name, … Read more

Updated Marvel Movie & Marvel Disney+ TV Release Dates

With 27 feature films and six Disney+ shows in 14 years, the Marvel Cinematic Universe dominates pop culture through its shared comic book worlds. Doctor Strange in The Multiverse of Madness was released on May 6, and the hype train keeps moving with Thor: Love and Thunder arriving July 8. Fans are amped up with … Read more

Star Wars Celebration 2022 Cosplay, Mandalorian Gallery

Photo: Reedpop Star Wars Celebration has come to an end, and with it, a flood of news about what’s to come for Disney and Lucasfilm’s franchise. As always, that also meant plenty of incredible cosplay to marvel at. We got some photos for you earlier during the event, and now here’s one final deluge of … Read more