The Asylum's Alien Vs. Hunter: Still better than Aliens Vs. Predator:…

The Asylum's zero-budget knockoffs of Hollywood science fiction epics may have reached their pinnacle with AVH: Alien Vs. Hunter. Just check out this scene where the dildo-headed Hunter, and then the Alien, both attack the Greatest American Hero, William Katt. » 6/03/10 6:00pm 6/03/10 6:00pm

Old Alien Toy Ads Will Ruin Your Childhood All Over Again

It's nigh impossible to market toys based on the Aliens franchise. Acid-blooded xenological killing machines + chortling happy moppets = unintentionally hilarious commercials for us...and a lifetime worth of grief counseling for anyone under 10. » 3/24/10 7:00am 3/24/10 7:00am

Welcome To Alien/Predator Hell, A Wholly-Owned Subsidiary Of…

You may have wondered if we really needed another Aliens Vs. Predator game... but this new ultra-bloody, sarcastic "story trailer" may just win you over. After all, the Weyland-Yutani Corp. does have your best interests at heart. » 12/22/09 2:00pm 12/22/09 2:00pm

A Spaceport Bar Braces For The Worst Brawl In History, In AVP Concept…

This spaceport basks in alien sunlight, through a veil of pollution, but it still manages to look dark and dingy. And the watering hole in the foreground braces for an Alien/Predator smackdown, in new Aliens Vs. Predator game concept art. » 10/02/09 7:33pm 10/02/09 7:33pm

New Predator Movie Sounds Familiar, Will Be Non-Mainstream(ish)

It's official - Little-known director Nimrod Antal is going to be directing Robert Rodriguez's sequel/reboot to Predator, Predators. But is the name a worrying omen for how much this film will echo James Cameron's Aliens? Rodriguez teases the answer. » 7/04/09 8:00am 7/04/09 8:00am

Aliens Keep Fighting Predators And More In Comics

Anyone craving some Aliens or Predator action where they're not squaring off against each other (or even where they are) should head to their local comic stores this summer, as a full-scale revival is coming. » 2/20/09 9:00am 2/20/09 9:00am

Alien Will Kick Your Ass at Chess

Click to view » 8/16/08 11:05pm 8/16/08 11:05pmIt's been a while since I've stolen somebody's queen, but two alien-themed chess sets are putting me in the mood to do it. You can pick between AVP or aliens vs. Ripley. Here you can see the stately, evil-sacrifice-temple-themed chess board where aliens and Predators fight it out. Below, a closer look at…

Which Scifi Franchises Should Go Head-To-Head Next?

It's sad but true: we'll probably never see another Aliens vs. Predator movie, now that AVP2 failed to set last Christmas on fire. But that doesn't mean Hollywood can't revive some other moribund franchises by forcing them to fight each other. Which classic but struggling universes would you like to see mashed… » 4/08/08 4:47pm 4/08/08 4:47pm

Frozen Future Dystopia Now Hot In Hollywood

It's the end of the world as we know it, and California has frozen over, even if Hell hasn't. That's the setup for North Wind, the latest comic book to be optioned by Hollywood producers, created by the writer of ABC's failed Traveler TV show. Find out what made this environmental disaster dystopia so attractive to… » 4/08/08 7:30am 4/08/08 7:30am

Acid-Spitting Chitinous Beasts for the Holidays

Some have expressed poorly-worded consternation that savage monsterfest Aliens vs. Predator II is coming out on Christmas. Last year's Black Christmas also provoked outrage (especially from Christ-worshippers), but a rep from its production company Dimension Films responded blithely that gore-drenched mayem is… » 12/24/07 9:30am 12/24/07 9:30am

Klaatu Comes To Madison Avenue

The delay-plagued The Day The Earth Stood Still remake gained a shot of credibility with the casting of Jon Hamm, fresh from his Golden Globe nod for Mad Men. The movie, also starring Keanu Reeves (playing the alien Klaatu) and Jennifer Connelly, started principal photography Dec. 12. [Reuters] A new Jericho pic, plus… » 12/21/07 6:00am 12/21/07 6:00am

'Aliens Vs. Predator 2: Requiem' Directors Tell io9 About…

The Brothers Strause (also known as Greg and Colin), directors of the new Aliens vs. Predator flick, are living the FX geek dream. They bought off-the-shelf visual effects software in their early teens, and by 1995 they had moved to Los Angeles to work on visual effects in the X-Files movie. Eventually they formed… » 12/18/07 10:30am 12/18/07 10:30am

First Shot Of Predator Homeworld

It's been three movies already, and we've never seen where the Predators come from. They're always busy hunting down humans or Aliens on Earth, so it's about time we visited their pad. Apparently, as the above picture shows, it looks like a funky extraterrestrial version of Easter Island. Maybe they've been spending… » 12/11/07 10:00am 12/11/07 10:00am