8 Things People Say In Interviews That Usually Mean A Movie Will Suck

We constantly get our hopes up for upcoming movies... and then they let us down. It's easy to get sucked into the hype cycle, as people talk up their projects — but sometimes, you can tell just from the way people talk about a film that it's probably not going to work. Here are eight key phrases that usually indicate… » 3/26/15 12:00pm Thursday 12:00pm

10 Science Fiction Prequels that Aren't as Bad as Phantom Menace

With Star Wars Episode I hitting theaters all over again, there's been a whole new wave of interest in George Lucas' biggest letdown. And we've been remembering some of the other prequels that have tried to fill in backstory over the years. » 2/27/12 10:36am 2/27/12 10:36am

Tentacles, death rays and tractor beams: New Skyline trailer is…

Aliens descend onto the major cities and start just hoovering people up, in the awesomely crazy new film Skyline. But the new trailer reveals more of the mayhem, including deadly tentacles. And check out some new death-orgy-tastic images. » 9/29/10 1:23pm 9/29/10 1:23pm

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

An Actor's Enigmatic Hints That He's Christopher Nolan's Riddler. And A…

We heard from an actor who hints he's Batman 3's Riddler. Jesse "The Body" Ventura describes the Wachowskis' mystery war movie, and a producer explains the Let The Right One In remake. Plus Doctor Who, V, Lost, Fringe and Supernatural. » 3/11/10 6:00am 3/11/10 6:00am

Travel Inside The Horrifying Mind Of A Cyborg Killer, In "Offline"

A rogue scientist goes inside the mind of a cyber-soldier to try and reprogram him and redeem his humanity, in the independent film Offline, from director Matthew Santoro. The trailer, featuring stark dystopian visuals and nightmarish distortions, is below. » 6/05/09 5:00pm 6/05/09 5:00pm

You're Superhuman! So How Do You Save A Kid From Bullies?

Won't somebody think of the bullied kids? They're everywhere, including several of this summer's biggest movies. Everywhere you look, kids are roughed up, getting robbed of their lunch money, having their car keys tossed in a sewer (in Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem). Even Shia got hassled by jocks in last summer's … » 7/11/08 4:30pm 7/11/08 4:30pm

Don't Mock Our B.O., AVP-R Director Whines

Don't call Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem a flop, pleads co-director Colin Strause. After all, it's made back its budget and done quite well overseas. "I admit I wish it did better in the US, but these numbers are nothing to feel bad about," he adds. As for the chances for a third AVP movie? it's still a possibility. [… » 1/02/08 6:50am 1/02/08 6:50am

Predator Vs. Real Rasta Only Lasts 25 Seconds

Sure, the Predators look like Rastafarians. In Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem, the main way you can tell the Predalien is part Predator is his dreadlocks. These guys are like the less-goofy version of Jar-Jar. But how would a real Rastafarian stack up to a Predator? Luckily, we don't have to wonder, because a Rasta… » 12/28/07 2:30pm 12/28/07 2:30pm

Leave AVPR Alone!

Aliens Vs. Predator: Requiem began its box-office battle yesterday amidst gift-unwrapping and all-day reruns of A Christmas Story on cable TV, and the hate has started pouring in. Although one maniac at io9 apparently liked this flick, AVPR is being eviscerated by film critics across the nation in a splatter-fest of… » 12/26/07 12:30pm 12/26/07 12:30pm

Aliens vs. Predator vs. Turducken

It was a sold-out afternoon show for Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem in downtown San Francisco yesterday, and I was sitting in between two huge family groups who had helpfully brought about half a dozen kids under the age of eight. Good call! This was a family movie, starting off on the right foot with a Predator ship… » 12/26/07 10:34am 12/26/07 10:34am

Dune Remake Will Be Budget-Killer

A new Dune movie will be "big big big," says director Peter Berg (The Kingdom.) The David Lynch version was dandy, but "that interpretation has left the door wide open for a remake," Berg says. If it wasn't for the writers' strike, he'd be working on his version of the Frank Herbert mega-novel right now. [MTV Movies… » 12/24/07 6:00am 12/24/07 6:00am

Aliens Kick Predator's Ass and That's Final

Welcome back to Horrorhead, a fortnightly column about all things scifi and horror. This week, a crucial topic: Aliens vs. Predators. Not the movie, the smackdown. Colin Strause, one of the two Brothers Strause who directed the upcoming Aliens vs. Predator sequel, is known across the webonets as a serious Predator fan » 12/19/07 9:00am 12/19/07 9:00am

First Look At Amanda Peet In X-Files 2

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Watch the New Alien Totally Cremate a Whole Ship Full of Predators

A Predalien, the new Predator/Alien hybrid, takes out a whole ship full of Predators in the opening minutes of Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem. Also, the Strause brothers, the directors, revealed they want to make a third AVP movie, which would be a prequel to the first Alien movie. » 12/12/07 12:30pm 12/12/07 12:30pm

One-Breasted Man-Killers Get An Origin Story

Aliens-Predator Rematch Has Too Many Humans

Two new trailers for Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem came out in Japan today, and they may scare you away from this Christmas release. The Alien/Predator rematch is looking like Transformers without Shia LaBeouf, with a huge cast of allegedly lovable small-towners. We'll get to know these humans far too well before… » 11/28/07 2:30pm 11/28/07 2:30pm