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An ALIEN VS PREDATOR trailer that looks like an ALIEN VS PREDATOR trailer should?!?!?

Hey folks, Harry here... color me happy - but color me cautious too. I just took a look at ALIENS VS PREDATOR: REQUIEM red band trailer that just hit the web over at IGN. And holy fuck does it look like Christmas... You never can tell what's going to happen when ex-visual effects guys get put in charge of a big geek project. But it definitely looks to have a better pedigree than the last one. And this trailer is balls deep awesome. Now... let's pray that what we just saw is only 1/100th of the awesomness in the film... and not 99% of the coolness that it has. Right? Right.






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  • Aug. 24, 2007, 8:33 p.m. CST

    I have my doubts...

    by ZsAsZz

    they need to end this before they start going direct to video.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 8:38 p.m. CST

    Still... it could be cool...

    by OtisSpofford

    I mean, they wouldn't screw us over again, would they? Not us earnest fans with our hard-earned ticket money... would they? Huh?

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 8:39 p.m. CST

    the trailer alone was better than the 1st

    by nooneimportant

    "FUCK YOU!" ha, gotta love that in a trailer

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 8:45 p.m. CST

    Holy Shit that looks good.

    by Shermdawg

    That double heashot? Jeebus.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 8:45 p.m. CST

    hd version

    by Wrecks

    http://tinyurl.com/2wyt2k

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 8:45 p.m. CST

    Yo! Dat' shit looks like Balls To Da' Walls' Mayhem.

    by glodene

    I hope it's rated R.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 8:46 p.m. CST

    looks corny as hell

    by misnomer

    seriously, this just looks like the first one with blood added. Theres nothing remotely classy about it...and theres no hint of a story either. This pretty much looks like the trailer for Moris damning script review....

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 8:47 p.m. CST

    So this is Definitely rated R

    by slder78

    Right? I has to be. Predator just went wolverine up a guy's skull. So it CAN'T be PG(watered down pussified)-13.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 8:48 p.m. CST

    Holy shit... a predator actually kicking alien ass?

    by Boondock Devil

    It absolutely drove me insane at how the Predators pretty much jobbed to the aliens in the first shitty film. This has a chance to save a little face... or getting said face burned off by acid blood from exploding alien heads.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 8:48 p.m. CST

    Maybe there is hope??

    by BetaRayBill07

    John Rambo trailer-ish definitely. We'll see I guess, as long as they don't kill Reiko. Mmmmmm......Reiko....

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 8:49 p.m. CST

    I;m there

    by quantize

    yeh the last one stank, but those are still the coolest ass monsters we got

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 8:50 p.m. CST

    looks way...

    by pepino

    better then the first one,and its pretty gory!

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 8:50 p.m. CST

    Sean F'n Garrity & Michelle F'n Dessler

    by Shermdawg

    Hellz yeah. Of course it looks like Sean ain't gonna make it.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 8:54 p.m. CST

    the way I understand it is..

    by dudemandude

    Predator's gotta eat! at least that's what I hear

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 8:55 p.m. CST

    I couldn't tell what the fuck was going on...

    by Traumnovelle

    ..but I guess it looks ok. I don't know. Is Paul Anderson directing it again? I remember the FIRST Alien Vs. Predator trailer not being that shabby, and that movie sucked my balls and licked my ass. I hate that fucking movie so very, very much. So I approach this shit with extreme trepidation. Cool Predator two-fer head shot though. And I like hearing the Alien/elephant trumpet sound effect, I don't remember them using that in the first AVP. Whatever, it'll probably suck.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 8:56 p.m. CST

    FINALLY

    by Sir Loin

    Looks great, if it does well I hope Fox lets these guys do a film that takes us back to the Alien's homeworld, perhaps bringing in the creatures from the wrecked vessel in the first ALIEN film. Imagine how cool that would be...aliens, predators, and the elephant-looking things (and perhaps some humans thrown in). YES! Get some balls, Fox--DO EET!

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 8:56 p.m. CST

    I'm a sucker for Alien and Predator

    by HeWhoCannotBeNamed

    I'll be there. Just like the first. Comics rule, but this flick might do it. Might.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9 p.m. CST

    Looks like a decent b-movie, at least.

    by oceanic86

    Yeah, the effects look a bit cheap, and the plot sounds a bit generic, but at least we're going to get some R-rated Aliens and R-rated Predators killing the fuck out of each other. As others have said, this trailer alone provides more of that than the first AVP could ever hope to.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:05 p.m. CST

    Why does it gotta come out on Christmas though???

    by Shermdawg

    How the hell will that help the box office? Christmas releases aren't all that successful are they? And because of the date, I seriousy doubt they'll be a midnight showing in most areas. Seriously, I know next spring/summer is jampacked, but a move would be a good decision.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:06 p.m. CST

    It was a Super Kmart...

    by Shermdawg

    ...if I recall correctly.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:12 p.m. CST

    I'd rather see Arnold vs. Sigourney

    by Anakin Whoopass

    Combine these series the other way.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:13 p.m. CST

    Sir Loin

    by Shermdawg

    No sir, the Alien homeworld should be off limits to anyone but Scott or if need be Cameron.<br><br> But I heard somewhere that Rid "said" that there really isn't a homeworld and the "Space Jockey" bioengineered them. (I really need to ditch my old dvds and get those jampacked deluxe editions from a few years back.)

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:14 p.m. CST

    Dunno if that rumor came from sumthin in those dvds

    by Shermdawg

    Or somewhere else.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:19 p.m. CST

    NOOOO!

    by Saltoner

    I hate always being so negative, but really, this looks like shit!

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:19 p.m. CST

    Shermdawg

    by Sir Loin

    Agreed, Scott or Cameron would be proper for the Alien homeworld film, if Fox would grow a pair and pony up the funds to make such an epic. The "space jockey" still creeps me out all these years later, too.<br><br>Well...at least the TARGET Greatland/Costco/Sam's Club version of AVP2 wasn't made :D

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:22 p.m. CST

    Lame

    by jimmy_009

    The problem is it's the same thing over and over. Someone needs to find a new angle on it, like James Cameron did. Until then it's just run of the mill humans running from aliens bullshit we've seen a hundred times before. Also setting it on modern day Earth again? Fuck off. We all know it's a cost cutting measure.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:23 p.m. CST

    WANT SOME CANDY?

    by UMAGA

    LET'S DANCE!

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:24 p.m. CST

    It did look pretty good..

    by UMAGA

    Probably cause i'm expecting the worst. Looks like a real deal Predator movie at the start, there. You'd think FOX would try their best to grab the comic story with the way comic book movies are these days..

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:25 p.m. CST

    they should have stopped at Aliens

    by Leafy McPlantsalot

    that looked like a fan made B movie. Ugh....how many times do i have to get worked up about a new Alien movie only to be disappointed. Damn you Fox. Damn you. Sigorney weaver and Hicks discover that the company has found the Alien homeworld. Sigorney weaver sets out to destroy it. Alien 3. Newt is left with her grandparents. Riply visits her in the beginning of the film. Whatever.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:25 p.m. CST

    So is it going to be rated R?

    by The Dum Guy

    It looks like it'll be a bit rougher than the first...

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:28 p.m. CST

    Alien-Predator Hybrid

    by Strshp2rpr

    You can see it around 1:14. Looks a little akward. I can already tell this is going to suck. Usually I'm a sucker for trailers, but there was way too much cheesiness and cgi gore for my tastes (how is it that we've actually regressed at filming gore since teh 80's? I thought karo syrup and food dye would be cheaper than cgi.). And I can't stand that it takes place here and now...it ruins the continuity of all the other films. Damn you fox.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:31 p.m. CST

    did I see a PREDALIEN in that?!

    by Sir Loin

    Sure looked like it. Maybe it's the booze.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:32 p.m. CST

    Michelle Dessler gets her inner-Ripley on

    by TallBoy66

    Now this looks alot like a Christmas.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:32 p.m. CST

    smells like IMPROVEMENT!!

    by captainCAPSLOCK

    well, i wanted as little 'human' interference as possible in an Alien vs Predator movie, but at least these people aren't completely helpless wastes of space. looks like they even got a homage to Ripley character in there.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:34 p.m. CST

    wooh hoooo

    by boogy110

    You guys are some skeptical Mother fuckers. That looked awsome. Believe me, I know the first one sucked ass, but SO FAR this looks totally kick ass. Better than that predator 2 shit.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:39 p.m. CST

    I just watched Predator 2 the other day..

    by The Dum Guy

    So, continuity wise, the U.S. government knew about the Predators by at least 1997 AD, now if this is set ten years from then, wouldn't they have some kind of contigency plan for the Predators?<br><br>And if the government learns of the Aliens by this time, could they possibly make it to where the Corporation from Alien be in on the whole knowledge of both beings?<br><br><br>I wonder if they'll get Lance Henricksen to come back for another one...

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:40 p.m. CST

    1-18-08.com UPDATED! UPDATED, I SAY!

    by Pennsy

    Not with another picture, this one's an audio update. But you need to keep the website on your browser for exactly 6 minutes. Then you hear...something. Not sayin' what it is, but it's...something.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:41 p.m. CST

    Indiana Predator???

    by shmu65

    Did a predator just use a whip?? Seriously????

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:42 p.m. CST

    NEXT, A PREDATOR WILL HAVE TO CHOKE A BITCH.

    by Pennsy

    Jack Bauer style.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:42 p.m. CST

    higher quality version

    by captainCAPSLOCK

    still youtube though... <p> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= 0E5yIi96RLM

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:42 p.m. CST

    alright...further review reminds me of DOOM

    by Sir Loin

    Remember how cool we thought that was going to be? All the best parts were in the trailer and it was NOTHING like the game was.<br><br>Plus I notice they are using the Alien design from ALIENS (ribbed head, lol) and that's just not as scary. Sorry dudes, you should have gone old-school ALIEN. At least the first AVP got that part correct.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:42 p.m. CST

    Pennsy

    by shmu65

    Don't be a douche, just tell us what it is.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:43 p.m. CST

    i just blew a nut in my pants

    by Automation Overlord

    it was that awesome

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:44 p.m. CST

    I saw no evidence of good storytelling in that trailer.

    by TheNorthlander

    Bad storytelling was the problem with the last, and buckets of blood won't save this one if it suffers from the same problem.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:46 p.m. CST

    Prepare to be disappointed

    by slithis67

    The trailer was okay, but it probably showed every kill (human, Alien, and Predator) from the entire movie. Aside from the respectable effects budget, it looks like your run-of-the-mill SciFi Channel movie with people moving cautiously through the woods while they're picked off by a sasquatch/alien/mutant spider. Is Bruce Boxleitner in it? :)

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:48 p.m. CST

    For those with attention spans shorter than 6:00.

    by Pennsy

    Here's the 1-18-08.com updated audio: http://tinyurl.com/32fjvg

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:50 p.m. CST

    I creamed my panties

    by CarbonGhost

    Did anyone else?

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:52 p.m. CST

    Bah - ANY movie can have a great trailer

    by Movietool

    I'll check it out - but my expectations are low.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:52 p.m. CST

    Pennsy

    by The Dum Guy

    I just waited 6 minutes to hear a cracked out whale's mating call?<br><br>Did anyone else read on DarkHorizons how that there will be more than one monster, and that they will have scales that fall off and become "raptors" that kill people? Maybe it is a joke reference to GINO... I'm not sure if this movie will live up to the hype

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:53 p.m. CST

    TOM ROTHMAN'S FU TO AICN?

    by kidkosmic

    Huh...

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:56 p.m. CST

    Went to the site, waited six minutes.

    by Shermdawg

    Love the inhale on that roar.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:56 p.m. CST

    So where was the part that didn't look like garbage?

    by JackPumpkinhead

    Well, other than the shots directly stolen from the real movies...? And 99%? More like 109%. The real thing will most likely be even worse.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:56 p.m. CST

    Jack Colby

    by Sir Loin

    You know it...the fate of humanity shall be decided in a Super K-Mart. A more fitting ending would be inside an S-Mart with Ash killing off ALL aliens and predators, but we can't be too optimistic :(

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:56 p.m. CST

    Well...it's better than the bupkus we've got about it

    by Pennsy

    since Harry posted the 7-second jeep backup three weeks ago. Like I said, it's something. Not much.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:58 p.m. CST

    Yeah, if it is half as cool...

    by Jedi2dope

    Then it will be a geek dream come true. Keeping my fingers crossed...

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:58 p.m. CST

    Wow!

    by ThePorkChopExpress

    Never ever thought it would happen but that trailer made me want to actually see this movie! My only concern is the Ripley clone they have there. Obviously they've got the look of the film done well... hope it's a decent script!!

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 9:59 p.m. CST

    You know what this movie needs????

    by Turd Furgeson

    Jack Bauer.. Nuff said.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:02 p.m. CST

    I've got it!!!

    by Leafy McPlantsalot

    at the end of the movie, the aliens are spreading, the predators can't stop them. the government is going to launch a missile on it's self but can't because the skynet missle defense system becomes self aware and destroys the earth. John conor then has to deal with terminators and aliens when he walks out of that bunker. Why fuck only one james cameron masterpiece when you can fuck 2 at the same time.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:04 p.m. CST

    Michelle Dessler is in this...

    by Osmosis Jones

    So I'm seeing it regardless. I LOVE YOU, REIKO! Actually, this looks a shitload better than the first film (which wasn't altogether that bad, the forced PG-13 aside). Color me impressed.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:05 p.m. CST

    Star Trek IV at 1-18-08.com

    by Sir Loin

    Like somebody else mentioned, it sounds like whales. Humpback whales from 1986. Required in the 23rd century to answer an alien probe before it destroys Earth. There's your JJ Abrams film, a prequel to ST:IV :D

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:07 p.m. CST

    Isn't K-Mart bankrupt?

    by The Dum Guy

    I live in the town that has the ONLY K-Mart within a two hour drive, and thats only because it didn't have anything to compete with it until a year-and-half ago. And they have a shitty gun collection, nothing that I would choose to fight an Alien unless I had to, and forget about fraggin a Predator with a .22 or a 12-gauge.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:08 p.m. CST

    looks good

    by Shakes

    It definitely looks better than the script review from awhile back. It's nice that they're actually including the government and the army to an extent too, rather than some small town folks banding together. And yeah, I think that was the Predator Alien hybrid. That'll probably be to this movie what Spike was to Gremlins. Alos, it was pretty cool seeing the Predator actually killing people rather than having a weird level of sexual tension with them ala the last flick.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:08 p.m. CST

    Leafy McPlantsalot

    by Sir Loin

    That's a great synopsis, however you forgot the Army's zombie-in-a-barrel program...one of those Army guys is bound to crack open one of those cannisters and unleash zombies wanting BRAIIIIIINS to eat. Then they see how big the Alien's brains are and go ballistic with glee. Predators can't get a heat lock on the zombies because they're already dead. Chaos and hilarity ensue. Straight-to-DVD sequel ordered up.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:11 p.m. CST

    Sir Loin

    by Leafy McPlantsalot

    Love it! Green lit! Putting it on the fast track!

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:11 p.m. CST

    I still hold out hope for a Attack of the Multiple-Hund

    by Pennsy

    red Foot Woman, but I guess those are as dashed as the Phillies winning the NL wild card. :|

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:16 p.m. CST

    Leafy McPlantsalot

    by Sir Loin

    You know what? I forgot about the Terminators you mentioned! How can predators get a lock on those? So now we have Zombies vs Aliens vs Predators vs Terminators. With some humans thrown in. We're toast :D

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:17 p.m. CST

    God there's lots of assholes on here!

    by pdennett316

    "I see no semblance of story" No shit, it's a two minute trailer dickhead, the film will be considerably longer. "It looks like a Sci-Fi channel movie" Does it fuck! What Sci-Fi channel movies have you been watching? Cause none of them look like this. This looks really good, nice and vicious just as these fuckers should be. Leafy, Alien was a Ridley Scott picture...so can't really say it's a Cameron masterpiece. Once again, to all the "Yeah, my expert opinion tells me this will be shit, because the last one was" assholes, shut the fuck up till the film is out.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:17 p.m. CST

    The end of AVP...

    by The Dum Guy

    I just knew they were going to kiss, esp. since the Predator has a pussy face, instant alien-pseudo-lesbian action... but alas not so.<br><br>I wonder if at the end the PredAlien will look longingly into the main characters face and slowly... wait, wasn't that the end of Alien Ressurection?

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:20 p.m. CST

    But 'Shusho is *People*!'

    by Pennsy

    So let's hope JJ doesn't go the GINO route.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:20 p.m. CST

    Slusho...

    by Pennsy

    Damn brain lock...

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:21 p.m. CST

    Sir Loin

    by The Dum Guy

    I'm pretty sure that the machines would give off some kind of heat reading, at least their red eyes.<br><br>I've just got the best idea for a franchise battle royale.... Robocop vs. the Terminator vs. Aliens vs. Predator, starring Arnold, Weaver, and why the fuck not Stallone. That would be the GEEKGASM for all time, unless you could fit in somehow, zombies.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:23 p.m. CST

    My geek boner just exploded

    by Gil Brooks

    I fucking hated AVP. But this... This looks like everything I wanted. Well, there were no shots of titties, so we'll just say it's ALMOST everything I wanted in an AVP movie.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:25 p.m. CST

    what the hell? avp2 will suck like avp

    by compn

    why are people interested in this? fuck you all. avp was so horrible. -------- predator 2 is still good. anyone notice that bill paxton is in alien 2 and predator 2 ?

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:27 p.m. CST

    I think I just shit myself

    by BatShtCrazy

    That trailer was sooooooo bad ass I actually might watch this one.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:27 p.m. CST

    All you fucking haters...

    by Hugh G Rekshun

    ...can suck my big fat cock! This looks fucking awesome...and any of you pillow-biters who don't see that can dig a 6-foot hole and and jump the fuck in.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:29 p.m. CST

    I'm In

    by skoobyx

    I'll keep the faith despite the crushing suck that was AVP 1. Nosferatu is right...how do you make a boring Alien vs Predator movie? The job's practically done for you.<p> The trailer's got a lot of 'people getting pwned by invisible predator' shots. I always thought that needed to be done more.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:31 p.m. CST

    thanks to: Wrecks

    by jimmy rabbitte

    for the red band trailer in HD.<p> here is the link that Wrecks provided...<p> http://tinyurl.com/2wyt2k

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:33 p.m. CST

    I'm still not sold on this.

    by Premiere Warlord Bush

    The last time a movie put Predators in an urban environment and didn't have Ah-nuld... It was called Predator 2. Ugh... I sorry I even wrote the word Predator 2....

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:34 p.m. CST

    The Dum Guy

    by Sir Loin

    Robocop, indeed. We'd need him on the side of humanity, I think. OK, so, now it's OCP (Robocop) vs ALIEN vs Predator vs Terminator and us humans are thrown in as fodder. I love it! :D Of course, whoever wins that epic struggle has to face the Borg and Q afterward. So many ideas, so few sequel budgets...

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:37 p.m. CST

    You guys know...

    by Gil Brooks

    They did a Aliens vs Predator vs Terminator comic, right? They also did a Robocop vs Terminator as well. And Planet of the Apes Vs Alien Nation. Ahem.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:41 p.m. CST

    whoops, forgo the zombies

    by Sir Loin

    Zombies vs Aliens vs Predators vs Robocop vs Terminator. Awesome. Let's throw in Gremlins, Ghoulies, and Doc Brown for good measure, as well as Ferris Bueller. THEY ALL GOTTA EAT!

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:43 p.m. CST

    Gil Brooks

    by Sir Loin

    The AVP comics were indeed great, too bad they didn't use those as a template originally :(

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:44 p.m. CST

    Looks Fun!

    by James Westfall

    This actually made me want to see the new flick, as opposed to the first AVP - which did nothing to attract my attention. This, however, grabs your face and starts humpin' it. I'm in.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:45 p.m. CST

    Looks good, but

    by kafka07

    where's Danny Glover?

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:45 p.m. CST

    wow i was ready to hate this film,but that was hotshit!

    by BMacSmith

    fucking nice!

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:47 p.m. CST

    Alan Silvestri or James Horner could save this thing

    by zillabeast

    We have to settle for Bryan Tyler of Children or Dune and Star Trek: Enterprise fame, though.......

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:54 p.m. CST

    I'd rather not see Arnold on Sigourney...

    by godoffireinhell

    I've seen recent nude pics of Arnold and it ain't pretty.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:55 p.m. CST

    uuuhhhhhh... no.

    by theJackalope

    It looks like a cross between An Original Sci-Fi Channel Presentation and a Roger Corman Concorde production with a slightly higher (but maybe not) budget filmed in some Canadian forest preserve. There won't be an original idea the entire film. It'll just be a rehash of all the usual cliches acted out by the usual unknown actor wannabees all drenched in karo syrup gore and a gooey layer of carmelized CGI with a side order of latex prosthetics. Pass, pass, pass, and pass!!!

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:57 p.m. CST

    Why set this in the "now"?

    by aboriginal

    Better if this was off-world again and 100 years into the future where we can enjoy flying cars, replicants that do our bidding and warp speed exists. Something wrecks it for me with plain 'ol humans gettin' their assholes ripped between these two alien species. Where's the muthafucka that can read 'em both the riot act? That's what I wanna see.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 10:59 p.m. CST

    not bad

    by wash

    I actually was like "hmm, maybe I'll check this out" until I saw the chick from 24. Then I said "I KNOW I will check this out"!

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:01 p.m. CST

    THEY SHOULD CALL IT "AVP: BEGINS"

    by Wilclas

    ...so we could all pretend the previous never happened.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:01 p.m. CST

    Wow.

    by SkidMarkedUndies

    Just wow.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:02 p.m. CST

    Realize I don't know if it's a good Wow or . . .

    by SkidMarkedUndies

    a bad one. Give it 'till Christmas. Maybe then I'll know.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:04 p.m. CST

    Hey look... Gotcher Nose!

    by TheGhostWhoLurks

    That was a funny clip! I liked the first AvP (despite the obvious cuts to make it PG-13), but this sequel looks great! Maybe this franchise's "Blade II."

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:04 p.m. CST

    THINKING ABOUT THE CONTINUITY IN BOTH MOVIES

    by MasterSong

    In Predator the government seems to know about the Predators and was obviously trying to get their techno gizmos. In the alien franchise - doesnt the company send Ripley and her crew there? Now I know it was based on a signal they recevied but possibly the government knows about the existence of ET out there and took the chance to get there hands on some Aliens for bio warfare. Makes alot of sense to me that possibly the Aliens and Preds both got to earth - I cant see why people have an issue with continuity ?

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:06 p.m. CST

    It looked okay.

    by TattooedBillionaire

    I still have zero faith that it will be any good, but I'm happy to say they got the trailer right.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:08 p.m. CST

    Y'know what? Fuck Hollywood and their casting practices

    by Shermdawg

    Lou should be in this instead of Garrity.<br><br> Btw, season 4 blows. You hear me Leary? B-L-O-W-S.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:14 p.m. CST

    RE: Why set this in the "now"?

    by godoffireinhell

    Because it's a fuck of a lot cheaper to make a movie that takes place on present-day Earth and can be filmed on location than a SF flick where you have to build ginormous sets for almost every scene. Surely you don't expect them to make a AVSP flick with a $100+ million budget? Unfortunately that's what it'd cost to have it take place in the future and/or on some other planet.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:16 p.m. CST

    Zach Quinto says Star Trek has a $100 million+ budget

    by zillabeast

    Yet I have a feeling AvP 2 will gross more than Trek does.....

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:17 p.m. CST

    "the gore wins every time"?

    by godoffireinhell

    Go watch the unrated DVD of Marcus Nispel's PATHFINDER... It's gory as hell and still one of the worst films of the year.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:18 p.m. CST

    wow...this looks like that crappy K-Mart AVP script

    by Datascream

    ya know...where the last battle takes place at K-Mart that Mori told us about a year back I think? If it's not taking place on another planet instead of earth, I'm not going to be interested.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:19 p.m. CST

    To the executives at Fox...

    by NubtheSquirrel

    Please for the love of all that is holy, make this rated "R". The first AvP wasn't bad but it needed that edge that an "R" rated movie has. We, the geeks, implore you, please let it not be another neutered version of these two franchises as they were clearly adult franchises to begin with.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:19 p.m. CST

    awesome

    by modlight

    didnt care, now I do

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:21 p.m. CST

    A bunch of Slack Jawed doubters in here!!

    by Solrider77

    That trailer showed the movie will be a Goddamn Carnage TYRANOSAURUS!!! As it should be.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:21 p.m. CST

    This one is rated R

    by WolfmanNards

    the directors seem kickass, like they care about the material and want to make a faithful alien predator movie. It will be a hard R like it should have been in the first place. I can't wait. W-w-w-ant some candy?

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:26 p.m. CST

    Now that's

    by blackwood

    more like it.<br><br>I'm torn on Paul W.S. Anderson. In a way, he's like Verhoven, except without the genius or balls.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:27 p.m. CST

    Looks good

    by Lornsorrow

    I'm looking forward to it. It better be hard R. And for the record, I didn't hate AVP. I hate some of the continuity problems it it, and the PG-13 crap, but I didn't find is as terrible as some people do. But what I really want is just another Alien picture, with or without Sigourney. I'd love to see Mr. Scott go back and cover some of the awesome stuff from the first film, the "Space Jockey" the question of the origin of the Aliens, etc. Oh, and not some sort of fucking an Alien remake! Yeah, I wouldn't be surprised, and they would probably Pg-13 it if they did, and try to get all suckers who are going to fall for the Escape From New York remake to support it. Fuck remakes. Fuck them to hell. Let's get moving with more original Alien films. This Alien v.s. Predator stuff is somewhat interesting, but I'd much rather see a new Alien film, or even a new predator film. Both series have so much potential and so much more possibilities that could be done.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:35 p.m. CST

    if this film was a baseball player

    by Magic Rat

    it would be a AAAA player, which is a player who's really great in the minor leagues, but not good enough to make it in the majors. <br> <br> It looks like it'll be better than a straight-to-DVD or Sci-Fi channel movie. But worse than any singular Alien or Predator movie (with the possible exception of Predator 2, which blew).

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:40 p.m. CST

    GREAT EVEN MORE HUMANS NOW

    by BringingSexyBack

    Just what I want to see in an ALIEN vs. PREDATOR movie .... humans. Oy oy oy oy oy oy Vey

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:45 p.m. CST

    I'll pay 10 bucks to everyone who agrees into NOT.....

    by The Artist FKA Vesuvio

    taking this or the previous pile of shit as part of either Predator or Alien's movies canon. So, lets get this straight, right? MAYBE some Aliens will someday get to Earth, but only in a far, far future, when clone Ripley crashes the ship. And even so, its only a REMOTE possibility any of those fuckers survives. Oh, and pray for them to die, otherwise everybody in the future is fucked. Just like that. Aliens are unstoppable, they need only a single queen to overrun an entire planet. And the last encounter between a human and a Predator took place in 1997. We're still waiting for upcoming development regarding that event. Again: the last Predator seen in action in this planet attacked Los Angeles ten years ago (what a wonderful time it would be for a Predator 3 right now). Predators prefer warm weather, they DO NOT HUNT IN ICE PYRAMIDS. Oh, and also, PREDATORS AREN'T FUCKING PUSSIES. So, can we all agree? ALIENS VS PREDATOR is nothing more than a shitty movie franchise based on a mediocre video game based on two amazing movie franchises.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:47 p.m. CST

    R? Not a chance - PG-13

    by Spykid the 13th

    Mark my words, much of what you see in this "red band" trailer will likely be excised when the final say is said. The studio won't go for an 'R' on a "franchise" movie like this. There are a lot of things you can also tell from the ad: the characters will start with guns, but won't keep them for very long. There will be a LOT of running away. The fight scenes you're looking at in this ad constitute the last five to ten minutes of the movie. Creatures land in spacecraft (5 minutes). Meet the locals in town. (20 minutes), with some shots of the aliens crawling around getting their act together. A few people like random townsfolk will die bloodlessly, offscreen, or it will be so comically overdone as to be ridiculous. By the 40 minute mark, there will be the first big confrontation with the Aliens and the Predators, but the military or the civilian hunters will break it up and force them into bloodless hiding for much of the picture. Then, when the military shows up, the Predators will be attracted by the big guns and the ALiens will be attracted by the Predators, but we'll still get twenty more minutes of people standing around saying "If we stay here, we'll die!" and "I'm in charge of this operation, Kinkaid!" Following that will be about five to ten minutes of what you see in this ad, which will be butchered by the MPAA. After that, you'll get a little coda with one of those "They'll all be back!" big shots. Roll the Credits, get depressed at another studio lie.

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:48 p.m. CST

    I heard the script sucked but...

    by tile_mcgillus

    THAT LOOKED RIDICULOUSLY AWESOME! What the fuck...a Predator actually killing Aliens like hotcakes!! Blimey, whodathunk!

  • Aug. 24, 2007, 11:57 p.m. CST

    I'm confident

    by bootle2

    that this is still gonna suck. Harry, how much did they pay you for this, you sellout bastard!

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:09 a.m. CST

    wow, where the fuck did that come from?

    by Judge Briggs

    that looked great! wow. we actually going to get lucky this time around? oh and Reiko is so trying look like Ripley.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:09 a.m. CST

    Aliens vs. Preadator vs. Logan's Run

    by Dark Knight Lite

    Looks like the Predators crash in a town populated solely by attractive, white, 25 year olds. Sorry, but I officially call "bullshit" on that. Damn you teen demographics!

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:10 a.m. CST

    Looked amazing..........

    by crackerfarmboy

    But then again I used to believe that noone could fuck up an AvP film. Then I saw the first one...

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:11 a.m. CST

    At least Predator 2...

    by Dark Knight Lite

    had Morton Downey Jr. Nuff said.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:11 a.m. CST

    oh and why is it coming out on Christmas

    by Judge Briggs

    eh, ill go see it.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:15 a.m. CST

    ROCKY vs. STAR TREK 2!!! FREDDY vs. VIVA LAS VEGAS...

    by Missing Dink

    Now we're talkin'!!!

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:17 a.m. CST

    Dont care how good this looks.

    by pax256

    It seems to totally fuck the continuity of the alien series. What we want and always wanted was a balls to the wall sequel to Aliens. Not a great sequel to a shitty first movie. And damnit I dont want it set in our time frame.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:20 a.m. CST

    I Hope Fox has learned thier lesson with the first AvP

    by Super Rabbi

    ...cuz it looks good so far, just as long as they don't fuck it up between now and when it's released. Since Anderson set the bar so low with the first one, I guess it's not hard for the Strause brothers to raise it back a notch.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:22 a.m. CST

    i want this movie not to suck

    by GavinVanDraven

    please? hard R rating? tons of gore? please?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:23 a.m. CST

    That's just madness. I must be getting old.

    by kikuchiyoboy

    <br>

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:24 a.m. CST

    I can't wait for the scene...

    by Dark Knight Lite

    of carnage set against the backdrop of a rave in a cornfield, with cool lightsticks and awesome techno music. Or maybe we can have some kickass warrior dudes who listen to their ipods while they fight invisible adversaries. Ass.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:27 a.m. CST

    looks great

    by slkboxrman

    u haters can suck it, like someone said earlier...the movie looks awesome... and NO it does not look like a sci fi channel movie, their original movies suck, i agree...but this looks great, i love gore and aliens and predators so im happy,,,, u haters are prob upset cuz it doesnt follow ur precious comic books or games or wherever the AVP premise came from in the first place

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:27 a.m. CST

    Looks...

    by SnakesOnABicycle

    almost direct to video production value bad. Who cares about another fight? After it's over all evidence is covered up, not "ruining" the original Aliens franchise continuity... blah blah blah, boring, boring, boring. I wanna see an Aliens homeworld movie and I wanna see it get invaded by Predators. Have 'em fucking team up with humans because those craaaaaazy Aliens are gonna kill everything if they don't. But just fucking do it. Also include the space jockey planet/backstory some way. No, actually don't because that will ruin a good part of the atmosphere there is to Alien.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:32 a.m. CST

    AVP in Teen Town

    by kabong

    Was the whole mess shot in a foreclosed shopping mall? Chick on the MG, guy with the "Fuck you!" line. Lots of TEENS running and screaming like it's Texas Chainsaw Massacre time. Close-ups of Preds because the Preds can't run in their KISS boots. Suits walking toward the camera--look stern, look stern. <p> And it will have a PG rating. Gore will be added to DVD version.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:41 a.m. CST

    Fox to remake ALIEN with hot young cast.

    by Dark Knight Lite

    Lindsay Lohan is Ripley. Justin Timberlake is Dallas. Ryan Reynolds is Brett. Chris Tucker is Parker. Paris Hilton is Lambert. Haley Joel Osmet is Kane. And Bruce Campbell is Ash.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:52 a.m. CST

    Ridley Scott talks AVP

    by Kasch

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TQLRMIGA2I BTW, as the world's biggest Alien and Predator fan...and someone who hates AVP more than life itself...I have to say that the trailer blew me away.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:12 a.m. CST

    ugh.

    by Midol Girl

    not another AVP movie.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:25 a.m. CST

    Here's a neat fact:

    by colematthews

    Or maybe not. The official abbreviation for this movie, as noted at the end of the trailer, is AVP-R. I don't think they even knew what the word "Requiem" had to do with the plot, it just sounded cool and started with the letter "R", which puts geeks and gore-hounds everywhere on notice that someone's shit is about to get wrecked.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:29 a.m. CST

    i dunno, MG

    by drave117

    That sure looks better than the first one did! Of course, Daddy Day Camp looked better than the first AVP did...

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:30 a.m. CST

    Add AVP2 to the list of travesties to the franchise..

    by Frank__Mackey

    1. Lazy writers kill Hicks and Newt. 2. Ripley killed. 3. Ripley cloned as hybrid (WTF??) 4. Another (might I add retarded-looking) alien-human hybrid. 5. AVP violates the Alien continuity. 6. AVP2 rapes the Alien continuity. 7. Alien-Predator hybrid. 8. Female lead revealed as Ripley's great-great-great grandmother?!?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:31 a.m. CST

    Midol Girl gets a black post, but not Turd?

    by Shermdawg

    What the hell's up with that?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:33 a.m. CST

    This looks WAAYY better than the 1st

    by Mike_D

    Personally I cant wait, its never too late to save a franchise.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:40 a.m. CST

    Okay,

    by colematthews

    I don't think anyone could legitimately watch _this_ trailer and say that it is definitely going to be some de-balled POS. I counted (because I am a nerd) at least 14 humans killed just in the trailer. Head shots, spiked tails through torsos, skinless corpses hanging from trees, that chick who gets fucking Krull-ed to the wall, acid blood dripping down onto a man's unprotected face, and much more! I haven't even mentioned the shot of a predator taking out two human douchebags at once, which is one of the sickest things I've ever dreamed of a predator doing. They clearly shot this film so that you COULD NOT de-ball the thing without making it incomprehensible. I realize, of course, that all those exploding heads and green blood do not a good movie make, but they certainly do pass the time.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:45 a.m. CST

    This seems like a pretty split audience...

    by The Dum Guy

    I haven't seen one person say that it looks like it'll be a nice off day afternoon pic... Of course I wouldn't expect anyone to say that.<br><br><br> If it wasn't for FOX's recent record of movies I might completely look forward to this, but then again I remember reading an article in Wizard magazine circa 1995 that said Predator 3 was in production, and since then I've been waiting for a real Predator sequel. And to all those who piss on Predator 2, look only to every other film that has Danny Glover starring in a movie that has Bill Paxton as a supporting character, and tell me it isn't the best.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:51 a.m. CST

    Isn't Batman supposed to show up at the end & regulate?

    by Cletus Van Damme

    ...along with "boner" Joker?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:54 a.m. CST

    sorry, this does nothing for

    by lionbiu

    sorry, this does nothing for me. I am not impressed by gore, gore is not what made Alien, Aliens, Predator (and to a lesser extenct Alien 3 and Predator 2) good. I am glad it looks like it will get a R rating, but that does nothing to raise my expectations.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 2:05 a.m. CST

    Without Weaver...

    by Shermdawg

    ...the only thing this franchise has going for it is the gore.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 2:17 a.m. CST

    Looks like total trash

    by superunknown85

    Who cares if there's fake-looking gore? A plot and interesting characters would be nice, don't you think?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 2:21 a.m. CST

    Can't possibly be any good

    by jawsfan

    It will be a popcorn movie and nothing else. The studio's need for the film to have a cerain number of certain elements will overpower any logic, sense, or originality in the script. It will be cool visually but disappointing narratively. There is no other way this film could turn out.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 2:27 a.m. CST

    WHAT THE HELL ARE YOU NERDS SMOKING!?!?!

    by Bass Bastardson

    Seriously - that was GARBAGE! It looks like a sci-fi channel movie! What the hell is with all the over-lit shots of the Aliens? Every fucking shot was fucking bright as day! How in the world does this look ONE IOTA better than the first AVP?!?! Because there's more extreme gore? Is that it? All you fucking idiots must be smoking some serious Geek Tweak if you are busting nerd juice all over this foul piece of amateur dead-horse-beating/franchise rape. Good lord.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 2:30 a.m. CST

    thank god it's not paramount

    by skiff

    Right now I can't stomach any more of their crap

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 2:46 a.m. CST

    The Aliens' and Predators'...

    by eman_1293

    designs are much better (and retro) than that 'Sharper Image' crap they shit all over the Predators in "AVP". And, I have to admit, that trailer kicked all kinds of sci-fi, B-movie ass. Well, until the CGI decapitations with P's plasmacaster, the "O.C" crossover, and the cliched "Fuck You!" I've seen in about every horror movie in the last five years. Oh, and that god-awful Predalien! Interesting idea, but seriously, aren't the Pasquale Bros. trying to sever ALL ties with the first movie!?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 2:50 a.m. CST

    Holy shit, i'm excited.

    by Dpsmith

    This trailer kicked my ass. all the blood, gore, and scares that came with the best moments of both alien and predator filmms look like they are present in this movie. Some people, ok, most people's comments are complaining about lack of narrative and shit. Well, honestly, this is the first trailer for this movie, first trailers are often teaser's anyways. Besides, i believe their purpose here was to show just how different it is from Paul W.einer S.ucking Anderson's pussyfest film. This is evident in all of the holy-shit action presented throughout. That time could have been used for conveying their narrative choices, but c'mon, we want to see the aliens and predators fuck shit up as soon as possible. I remember reading that the idea for this movie was to go with the suspense and hardcore action that was found in the prime of both franchises. So, in a way this movie could also be considered a tribute to the classics, without much effort to expand on certain aspects of them the way Cameron did with Aliens. Anywyas, i'm excited as hell. Its not too often that sinking franchises can still make a comeback like this. Then again, the movie's not out yet. I could be full of shit, but hell what can i say, Aliens and predators are back where they should be; in a rated R no-holds-barred suspense/horror/action flick.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 2:51 a.m. CST

    That's the most violent f***ing trailer I've ever seen

    by BurnHollywood

    Holy shit, that thing had more violent death in it than the entire Alien or Predator series combined...with the Hostels thrown in for good measure. I'm going to go lay down.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 2:59 a.m. CST

    might work

    by Benway1

    short interview with the makers http://www.myvideo.de/watch/568403 They definately go for an R Rating and have a heart warming geek feel to them. So we won't get the comic books but maybe something that does both franchises justice

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 2:59 a.m. CST

    Meh.

    by teammember8

    Meh. I've seen better trailers at the trailer park.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 3 a.m. CST

    it looks ok

    by conbarba

    but it looks like we already have seen the best stuff of it. Maybe overexposing killings.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 3:05 a.m. CST

    Fox screwed this franchise right into the ground

    by kwisatzhaderach

    Alien 3 had a lot of problems (all of them inflicted on Fincher by Fox) but at least it was a beautiful looking movie. Resurrection and AVP were awful and I expect this new one will be too. Although I do like Michelle Dessler. Anyways you can tell a real Alien film if Giler and Hill are credited. They took one look at the Resurrection script and said : "If you make this movie you destroy the franchise." Fox then went on to make the script and destroy the franchise.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 3:15 a.m. CST

    im a ridiculously huge Aliens fan

    by master bitchfist

    i am absolutely obsessed with the franchise. i hate AVP, but still own it, and ill still watch it from time to time, even though i hate it. its a sick disease i have. In fact, one of my favorite films of all time is Alien 3. Anyways, my point is, this trailer, though some of it looked pretty bad (the human characters basically) and the fact that it takes place on earth AND the fact that those woods look so much like a fucking soundstage, regardless of all that, i haven't been this excited by alien action since the first time I saw Aliens. mmmmmmmmm :)

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 3:26 a.m. CST

    What's this?

    by Catnip_Thieves

    A sequel to a movie based on a throwaway gag by some cheeky FX assistant on a sub-par seveteen year old Danny Glover movie? Hot damn, where do I sign up?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 3:29 a.m. CST

    "sub-par seveteen year old Danny Glover movie"

    by The Dum Guy

    Witch won due yu speek of?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 3:32 a.m. CST

    Poor Ripley

    by Vern

    Not only did she have to fight all those aliens and get trapped in space and lose her entire crew and then lose Newt and Hicks and then die and come back as a hybrid and have to burn her messed up clones and have sex with an alien and kill her baby alien hybrid... now it turns out she wasn't even the one that discovered the damn things! Everybody had known about them forever because tons of them had been on earth. That first time when she only had to deal with ONE - in retrospect you gotta wonder what the hell she was whining about. You're complaining about ONE alien? A small town already killed tons of them (and Predators) hundreds of years ago using comparatively primitive technology! Ripley must've been totally humiliated if anybody ever told her that. Plus she never got to see Jonesy again. Ripley just can't catch a fuckin break, man.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 3:46 a.m. CST

    Well it looks like....

    by mastes360

    The film ain't going to be some cheap ass PG13 crap thats for sure!, the film looks suprisingly great imo.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 4:01 a.m. CST

    Horrid trailer...

    by jfp2007

    One of the worst cut trailers ever, although I suppose it was created for mass consumption. Regardless, it was a mess and hard to follow no matter what the content might be.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 4:06 a.m. CST

    Because I actually care...

    by kittercorn

    Just had to join in since I'm a lover of both franchises. FIRST- AvP was disappointing, but still not as bad as most crap. SECOND- Ridged-headed Aliens are scary too, and the smooth ones look like f-ing bananas (I hope they establish exactly why they look different though e.g. they're more mature) THIRD- Trailer was awesome. Yeah, I know its not original (it's a sequel, y'know) but this looked like fucking Aliens and Predator 2 playing on the same screen together. FOURTH- Predator 2 was better than Predator. Sorry, get over it. Predator was just Alien meets Rambo. FIFTH- Not sold on the 'hybrid' just yet, but it's still early. By the way, hybrid really isn't a good word for it; technically all the Aliens are hybrids, coming from human or canine hosts. SIXTH- Yeah, I get a bit of a zombie vibe, but that's just the apocalyptic urban setting. SEVENTH- Weyland-Yutani _must_ have known about the Aliens in advance, or else they wouldn't have been able to assign an android to the Nostromo to ensure the mission before the warning beacon was found. So maybe the Company is involved with this movie and helps cover it all up.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 4:07 a.m. CST

    Looks better than the first movie

    by 300spartansinhell

    from that crappy video to judge. Love the jungle setting. But there are too many kids getting killed. In an Alien/Predator film I prefer soldiers.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 4:14 a.m. CST

    Need to Get Excited for this Movie

    by DannyOcean01

    If this amazing business, maybe we'll finally get to see Alien 5.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 4:15 a.m. CST

    I SAID THIS WAS GOING TO BE COOL!!

    by shakermakerman

    An how right I was :).

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 4:16 a.m. CST

    And*

    by shakermakerman

    And*

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 4:16 a.m. CST

    If this does amazing business

    by DannyOcean01

    Is what I meant to say.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 4:23 a.m. CST

    Direct download versions - including HD

    by Brendon

    A better, clearer look. And a version you can save and play on your own players. http://tinyurl.com/257mqo

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 4:27 a.m. CST

    That was shithot!

    by DirkD13"

    *fingers, toes and balls crossed for this one*

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 4:35 a.m. CST

    So, what's this one about anyway?

    by BenBraddock

    I think they want to keep us guessing.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 4:36 a.m. CST

    VERN

    by master bitchfist

    i can see you are joking, but, from my point of view, the original Alien movies, all the way up to Jeunet's beautiful Europeanesque Resurrection, I consider to be true FILMS, real artistic visions. AVP and probably the same with AVP2, I consider to be comic book movies, or video game movies. Flicks that can only rank so high in the ladder of what is filmmaking. And it is because of their different classification, that I feel they do not exist in the same world as the original Alien films, at least in the sense that Tim Burton's Batman does not exist in the same world as Nolan's Batman, even though some of the same rules (not all but some) apply.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 4:36 a.m. CST

    You can throw continuity out the window.

    by Psyclops

    But it still looks a hell of a lot better than the first film. There's a darker vibe even without all the violence and the creatures look much better in my opinion. I can't stand the idea of them fighting it out in present day Earth but they've screwed up the ALIEN franchise so bad that there's nothing left to do but hope that this movie will at least be entertaining. Honestly, I think the trailer looks pretty good and I'd be willing to give the film a chance but if this one ends badly then they just need to put the ALIEN franchise out of it's misery for good. I don't give a fuck what they do with the PREDATOR movies.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 4:39 a.m. CST

    did not expect to see BLOOD

    by roccotheripper

    at least we'll get some action this time

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 4:39 a.m. CST

    Kind of sux

    by redfist

    that they have to fuck up the hole mythos of the series, so that they can make some money off it today. Setting the series in modern day seems cheap, why can we have a space opera with this? Oh I know why...cause those cheap fucks dont want to pay for it. Lets just set the film in modern time and we can film it in the back woods outside Motreal. AVP sucked so hard...the monster suits look WAY too fack, every set looked like a high school play and they had to put it on present day Earth....because.....CGI space shit is EXPENSIVE. Unless this thing rocks balls, I am not going to support it.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 4:54 a.m. CST

    True that, Vern!

    by jackson healy

    If it takes place on present day earth, and it sure as shit looks like it does, that kinda takes the balls outta what Ripley's gotta face in about 15 years or so. Boo!!

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 4:54 a.m. CST

    Vern you killed it.

    by R.C. the "Wise"

    Hahaha!

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 5:01 a.m. CST

    The more i see Aliens Vs Predator movies...

    by CuervoJones

    ...the more i like Predator 2

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 5:09 a.m. CST

    Oh and...

    by kittercorn

    I don't mind modern day Earth as a setting (at least, not from what I've seen), but why does everyone insist that space would be expensive? Wasn't the budget for Aliens like $16 million? Yeah, I know, inflation whatever... But I still think it's sad that filmmakers don't seem to know how to make a movie today besides throwing a whole lot of money at it. Damn near every part of Aliens still holds up visually today, and there are cutting edge films from the last decade that can't make that claim anymore. But anyway, as has been said, this movie needs to be good, and it needs to make massive money, and then we'll get our space-epic. And no Alien homeworld shit... there's no way to pull that off logically; either they need something to keep their population in check, in which case we get a Jurassic Park 3 Spinosaurus moment: "Oh, hey, remember that cool movie monster you've loved for years? Well actually we've thought of something bigger and meaner. See, aren't we smart?" Or else the Aliens have killed every living thing on their planet, and then gone extinct from lack of food/breeding stock.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 5:12 a.m. CST

    What a shitty trailer!

    by Kragmose

    Unbelieveable..

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 5:29 a.m. CST

    "Hold on!" "We're all dead!" etc. etc. etc.

    by readingwriter

    Jesus, what a snooze. Movies are now aimed at 12 year olds who want everything to be "badass" but can't do a push-up. The franchise has obviously tanked because it followed the mold of Aliens as opposed to the original, but really, how many times is seeing an alien's head blow up cool? The original Alien was a science fiction film with horror; now these are all just action films with horror. This looks just like Resident Evil looks just like Event Horizon looks just like Transformers, nothing thought out for the world of the story, just piles of corpses. Yes, I know I'm an old fart, hand me my custard and back off you whippersnappers, but damnit, these glued-together cliche collections are such a frickin SNORE. Why even be interested in a genre which is squarely about kids buying statuettes--oh, sorry, maquettes or whatever--who don't play sports, don't read books they're not assigned, don't go through all the stupid but necessary growth experiences anymore? Perpetual adolescents who groove on gore and stereotype, and yes, nurse, I know it's time for my meds, but I wanna finish this, it's not important to anyone but me, but... You're right, why bother? Alien/Predator goodness, kickass badass asshat action, wheeeeeeee! Are the applause sounds going to be added to the movies now, so the zombie audiences will be prodded to react so they think they had a good time, or was that just from whatever "Scifi con" this was taken at---I'm GOING nurse...!

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 5:30 a.m. CST

    Kragmose

    by readingwriter

    "What a shitty trailer! Unbelieveable..." Thank you for saying what I felt a lot more eloquently. (Seriously.)

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 5:33 a.m. CST

    master bitchfest

    by kwisatzhaderach

    "Jeunet's beautiful Europeanesque Resurrection" - you are joking right? That movie was a terrible mess. It killed the Alien franchise stone dead.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 5:56 a.m. CST

    WHERE THE FUCK?

    by MatDGZ

    Did that come from! Holy piss flaps that looks awesome! THE CARNAGE in that looks immense, though now we know which characters are gonna bite it...but fuck it! It looks SWEET!!!!!

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 6:08 a.m. CST

    This is AVP if it's life went right...

    by GobBluth06

    I like Predator and Aliens. I'm not a big fan of any of the other movies in either series. That includes AVP. This to me looks like what they're doing to The Incredible Hulk. It looks like someone said, "Let's forget about the other crappy movie and make a movie like it's supposed to be!" This movie might be horrible by the time we see it, but its already a million times better than AVP and this was just the trailer!

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 6:12 a.m. CST

    Never thought I'd hear myself saying this...

    by DocPazuzu

    ...but that looked fucking awesome. Still worried after the script review fracas, but holy shit that was full on. Don't like the teens-in-peril bit, but I'm willing to overlook that if this thing delivers what it seems to be promising.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 6:16 a.m. CST

    That guy's head asploded

    by DOGSOUP

    I'll see it if it's balls out hard R.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 6:43 a.m. CST

    in space... no can hear..

    by foree forehead

    ..the sound of an asteroid whooshing past the camera...

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 6:46 a.m. CST

    and readingwriter

    by foree forehead

    that was a lot of fun, more please.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 6:46 a.m. CST

    HOLY SWEET JESUS FUCK! that looks cool

    by bongo123

    fuck i want the HD version of that thing, even in shitty youtube camaram that looked all kinds of fucking great

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 6:52 a.m. CST

    Brendon thanks mate, just read up a few posters and

    by bongo123

    noticed you posted links to the HD version! fuck can i not wait till thing hits the cinema

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:02 a.m. CST

    it looks cool if

    by palewook

    you are under 18 or are easily amused. looks like more of the same shit from the 1st craptacular, avp 1, to me.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:06 a.m. CST

    Overpowered Predators

    by photoboy

    Apparently there's only one Predator in the whole film, which judging by the trailer means the Aliens are going to be rather unfairly treated as basic cannon fodder. I'd prefer they were given more credit than just being slobbering monsters like they were in Resurrection and AVP1. I think the discovery in Aliens that they knew how to cut the power and find hidden routes into the complex was just as important as finding out about the queen as it shows they aren't just stupid creatures.<br><br> Having a lone Predator killing loads of Aliens left and right will just make them less scary and dangerous in my eyes.<br><br> Still, it's nice to see Reiko Aylesworth again. She's a much better Ripley substitute that Sanaa Latham.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:10 a.m. CST

    Fool me once...

    by rxse7en

    Alien 3 was okay but killed the franchise. Resurrection was entertaining and had hope. Avs.P was just self-important and just abused both franchises. Needless to say, I'll watch them all countless times to the complaints of my wife, children and myself. Can't they just take one of the decent Dark Horse stories and run with it?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:33 a.m. CST

    why was lance hendriksson in avp again?

    by compn

    .

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:39 a.m. CST

    THANK YOU master bitchfist, readingwriter

    by The Artist FKA Vesuvio

    thank you, thank you, thank you. The more I think about AVP, the more I'm in love with Alien 3 and Ressurrection... never had any issues with Predator 2, I love that movie, only not as much as the first one. I hope this piece of shit bombs at box office, so maybe in like 5-10 years from now we might get something (CUARON for The Hobbit '11) worthy out of those classic sci-fi mythos. No reboot crap, a true sequel (in fact, I'd outlined a story for Predator 3, if this talkback goes on a little bit more I might post some of it.)

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:42 a.m. CST

    CuervoJones

    by rxse7en

    You mean that AvP was so bad that it makes Predator 2 look good, or...nah, that must have been what you meant. I just watched Predator 2 again recently and the cornyness it was OK. Here's to hoping that AvsP2 does both series some justice. By the way I just read the latest book with the Ripley, Call, Johnner ARC and it was decent. I think it would make a great springboard for the next feature in the Alien franchise.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:46 a.m. CST

    coming next... ALIEN VS PREDATOR 3: BACK TO DA HOOD

    by The Artist FKA Vesuvio

    Due to a restrained budget, the all out war between one permanently invisible Predator and two aliens (kindly borrowed from Batman Dead End producing company) hits south L.A. Starring Ice Cube as the Pimp and Brian Dennehy as the Dirty Cop. tagline: "whoever mothafucka winz this shit, we lose fool"

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:49 a.m. CST

    COMPN

    by rxse7en

    No idea. Major flaw. I guess they figured that the majority of viewers would have no clue that Weyland-Yutani Corp. wouldn't exist for hundreds of years. I mean wasn't he also Weyland in Alien3 and the Bishop synthetic was modeled after him. The canon is fucked at this point.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:53 a.m. CST

    Why respect continuity?

    by Dokkalvar

    When you can show shit asploding real gewd..

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:53 a.m. CST

    followed by.. ALIEN VS PREDATOR 4: ELETRIC BOOGALOO

    by The Artist FKA Vesuvio

    Due to even more drastic budget restraints, AVP4 story will show Amy, the half-predator/half-human teenage daughter from that black chick in AVP. She looks just like a regular human being, except that she can become invisible and see people body heat. After finding out one of her completely human-like friends is being controlled by an alien (who once got into him but never got out, having taking control of his mind) Amy decides the only way to find out who's the host is to reading people body heat during her college dancing contest. Starring the director's daughter as Amy. (c'mon BRINGINGSEXYBACK, back me up on this)

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:54 a.m. CST

    SoylentMean

    by rxse7en

    Dark Horse has a novelization that deals with just that. The "elephant aliens" get involved and the Colonial Marines are sent to the Alien homeworld. I prefer my Aliens without Predators and look forward to the next Alien installment. BTW, read somewhere that Alien and Aliens should be out in HD in 2008. :D B

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8 a.m. CST

    as soon as i seen earth...

    by datachasm

    ... i knew it was retarded. listen up!!! its very easy!! Aliens, Predators, <b>Space Marines</b>. Space Marines make a drop onto strange planet.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:03 a.m. CST

    WTF...

    by Purgatori

    is this a REAL movie? A real AvP?? With like...fights and deaths and people getting slaughtered like it should have been? I don't believe it.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:08 a.m. CST

    Predaliens

    by rxse7en

    Those are Predaliens in that trailer aren't they? Is it safe to assume that this is the same Predator ship from AvsP?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:12 a.m. CST

    HD Version

    by rxse7en

    http://media.movies.ign.com/media/746/746237/vids_1.html

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:25 a.m. CST

    WHEN DID MIDOL GIRL GET HER OWN BLACK BOX?!??!

    by BringingSexyBack

    Here, I'm posting a pic of my left nut, can I get a black box too?!?!?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:27 a.m. CST

    MIDOL GIRL VS. ALIEN VS. PREDATOR

    by BringingSexyBack

    Female ejaculate neutralizes molecular acidic blood. Predator falls in love with MG, loses her in crowd and tries to find her a la Serendipity.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:29 a.m. CST

    Ok... I'm surprised

    by screamster101

    Wow. This actually looks like gravy. Finally, we may get a good AvP movie. *fingers crossed*

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:30 a.m. CST

    Jones

    by Wrath4771

    I would get behind this movie if it was Joneses ancestors who put a stop to the alines on Earth. Ripley gets too much credit in the first movie - she "discovered" the alines? Hell no! It was my boy Jones!!!

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:32 a.m. CST

    I like Predator 2

    by CuervoJones

    When it was released i thought it was just OK, but recent action movies like AvP make me appreciate old school action movies. God, my english is BAD.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:34 a.m. CST

    Whoa.

    by Yeti

    Ok I was going to write some crushing yet witty observation, but that trailer completley got my full attention. Oh and one other thing? Never ever go searching into the deep dark woods at night when something crashes out of the sky. It will end in tears.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:34 a.m. CST

    A movie with an invasion of the Alien homeworld

    by BringingSexyBack

    would have been great. AHHH WE CAN ALL DREAM CAN'T WE??????

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:37 a.m. CST

    Sexy

    by rxse7en

    Seems obivious, right?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:41 a.m. CST

    Is this a remake of Aliens?

    by Hardboiled Wonderland

    Because that looked a lot like Ripley rescuing Newt. Has Fox no shame? They're even ripping off their own movies. AvP2 may turn out to be a fun film, but seeing that blatant ripoff of Ripley and Newt made me throw up in disgust -- don't fuck with a classic.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:49 a.m. CST

    lots of screaming...

    by Frank Black

    ...does not make it scary... ...but it has potential if it has a great story... Now, Bioshock for the PC & 360, is a better movie as a videogame than AVP2 could ever hope to be.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:52 a.m. CST

    That kicked my bollocks

    by dastickboy

    Holy shit that was badass! Maybe just a really well cut showreel than a proper trailer but I'm turned around on this fo'sho.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:55 a.m. CST

    Vern

    by rxse7en

    When did Ripley have sex with an Alien? BTW, Jonesy went to the Weyalnd-Yutani Humane Society and was adopted by a nice old lady in Wisconsin where he spent the remainder of his life watching reruns of Matlock on holocubes and eating W-Y Brand Tender Vittles.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:58 a.m. CST

    Cannot See Anything...

    by BojTrek

    You cannot see anything on the attached video... it is too dark and too tiny... I will wait for a high-def version... The action looks sweet... should be better than the first AvP

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:02 a.m. CST

    BojTrek

    by rxse7en

    I added a link above to the HD trailer on IGN.com

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:03 a.m. CST

    It looks like clips from the original predator ...

    by Rameses

    intercut with scenes from Darkness falls!and a bit of Resident evil 2 thrown in.The aliens look veeeery rubber suit.at least the predators have been on a diet.. AVP's chunky bunch , looked like john Candy , Jack black and Harry Knowels were in those costumes !Actually it's all so dark and fast cut , that I can't tell what's happening half the time.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:05 a.m. CST

    Hey - isn't this shit supposed to be in the future?

    by timberwolf4545

    And didn't earth essentially get destroyed in Resurrection? I remember seeing an explosion that would have wipe out the dinosaurs in the last film. Maybe they should tell us what happened after that last outing? Or did the advent of the Newborn kill that end of the series forever. Gee - thanks Joss Whedon. Thanks to you we are stuck with these half-assed Alien outings. Best-monsters-ever turned into like these lame-ass Freddie v Jason smackdowns. I think we can get better narrative out of Pro-wreslting.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:07 a.m. CST

    hechtal, alien resurrection was basically Dark Horse's

    by half vader

    Aliens - Labyrinth (I think that's the name - it was set on a space station), just not as good. I love Jeunet, but we get to the crux of what Ripley is, the whole movie and series for that matter when Ripley discovers the lab and instead of stopping her in her tracks and turning everything on its head, it's over and she pretty much goes on like nothing happened. Aargh.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:08 a.m. CST

    I'm in!

    by rxse7en

    Just watched the trailer again in HD. I will see this in the theater. Looks like it's gonna get an R-rating and may redeem AvsP. Hopefully this will be the last of the AvsP line that takes place in present time.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:09 a.m. CST

    i wonder why nobody has brought up the fact

    by Magic Rat

    that this isn't a trailer, but rahter just a collection of death scenes from the movie. I mean, the video had applause at the end of it like it was from a screening of some sort. I'd compare this to the iron man footage. This isn't a trailer. I'm sure the first real trailer will look much different.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:10 a.m. CST

    was the whole movie done on soundstages?

    by half vader

    'cause all that forest stuff looks like it was lit and shot on stage. Does anyone know? <p> What's with the asteroid talk? That didn't look like a spaceship with engines?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:16 a.m. CST

    Timberwolf

    by rxse7en

    In "Original Sin" the survivors return to Earth, which is a "shithole", then move on back to space. The book somewhat ties in this whole present time bullshit when Call and Ripley do find that we've been crossing paths with the aliens for hundreds of years. http://www.amazon.com/Aliens-Original-Michael-Jan-Friedman/dp/1595820159

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:17 a.m. CST

    Please, not another tough Ripley-a-like lead!

    by theyreflockingthisway

    The worst thing about AVP was the female lead was basically just a Ripley rip-off (or ripley-off lolz!1!!...). I've got a bad feeling they're going to do the same with this one. If they're going to rip someone off from the franchise why not Dutch? Can we no longer have male heroes in films? It's hardly a twist to the story to show a woman being tough and in control when it'll have happened for the sixth time in the same series now.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:18 a.m. CST

    "The Hills have Predators"

    by LORDRANDO

    The whole reason the original predator works was the predator was just there, skillfully killing dudes. No longshot of an alien vehicle crashing, no "what was that" sequences...this shit looks like crap

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:20 a.m. CST

    How about...

    by REDD

    Weyland-Yutani Vs. OCP Vs. The Tyrell Corporation Vs. Initech? "Yeah, Robo, going to need to work on Sunday, mkay?"

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:27 a.m. CST

    rxse7en - Thanks!

    by BojTrek

    I thought the video on this page would be the same quality from IGN... After downloading the HD version... WOW! There are some seriously brutal death scenes... WOW! Head-Shots! Melting eyes from ALien juice... How much will make it into the movie? Or will we have to wait for an uncut DVD version?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:29 a.m. CST

    If you're a fan of the original films...

    by KillDozer

    then your ass better never be planted in a seat at a screening of this film. Vern said it all. Fuck this movie. And that trailer was pathetic. The only parts that looked interesting were the ones they stole from other films...

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:30 a.m. CST

    Alien: Original Sin - Stooooooopid

    by timberwolf4545

    Thanks rxse7en. That book looks like a piece of crap. Small scale, no scope. It's like there's a formula to these outings that shant be broken. Only time ever broken was Aliens. I give up. Used to love these films and they would give me bad dreams. Does anyone involved in this stuff ever think big? Aliens destroy the world and they only thing they can think of doing is putting the person that did it back into service? How about burning her like Joan of Ark? Ripley is the person who crashed the ship. Uggggghhh

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:38 a.m. CST

    Get away from her, you bitch

    by Hardboiled Wonderland

    I'm still stunned at how blatantly they rip off Ripley/Newt from Aliens. Fox completely fucked up the Ripley/Newt dynamic in Alien2, and rehashing the same characters and relationship is not going to make me forgive them. Quite the opposite.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:39 a.m. CST

    Alien2? I meant...

    by Hardboiled Wonderland

    Alien3. Blame Fox. Fucking with my head.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:41 a.m. CST

    ALIENS VS. TRANSFORMERS

    by BringingSexyBack

    You creaming in your pants now? HUh?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:45 a.m. CST

    LOOKS LIKE FUCKING SHIT!

    by Judge Dredds Dirty Undies

    What are you people on? Alien vs Predator in contemporary settings is bollocks. Jesus, I wish I could erase the memory of everything alien that followed Camerons film.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:55 a.m. CST

    Judge

    by rxse7en

    It is what it is. I write these off as spin-offs with the opportunity to see Aliens in action. I've been addicted to Alien since it's release (yeah, I'm old) and I'll take 'em however I can get 'em. I'd even watch an Uwe Boll-directed Alien flick on HD-DVD. ; ) Oooh, yeah I went there.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:56 a.m. CST

    I was a little worried.....

    by mastes360

    At first when i saw the kids until....that freaking facehugger face fucked that brat!, this is going to be R all the way!. Oh and will all the haters please for once in your god damn lives, just STFU!.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 10:03 a.m. CST

    STRONG WOMEN

    by Filmrage

    Ok So Ripley was a 'strong woman' but she's done with now so so any alien related movie 'have' to have a ripped woman taking charge and kicking ass???? I'm all for strong women in movies but as soon as it starts to feel like it ''''''has'''''' to be that then it's frikkin annoying to be locked into such a mind set.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 10:05 a.m. CST

    Predalien

    by mastes360

    Guys at 1:14 you see the predator fighting the Predalien in the rain, you can pause frame by frame with KM player and that is def some sort of Predator and alien hybrid.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 10:19 a.m. CST

    This could be the best one since Aliens!!

    by jojo-pimp

    Face it , Alien 3 and Resurrection both sucked ass! Hell, Predator 2 was ten times better than the last 2 films in the Alien franchise by FAR!!!

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 10:34 a.m. CST

    This might be a good film

    by Hardboiled Wonderland

    I'm just annoyed at the utter lack of effort made by the writers to develop new character archetypes. Instead, they've rehashed the Ripley & Newt relationship. The reluctant heroine who's already fought in a war but is forced to fight one more time -- geezus, we haven't seen that before have we? It wouldn't surprise me if Mini-Ripley has a one liner like, "Get away from her you bitch". Hey, can you call a Predator "bitch"? Or would it sound better if Arnie called a Predator "bitch"?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 10:38 a.m. CST

    There is an Alien homeworld! Didn't you read

    by JackPumpkinhead

    Steve Perry's excellent ALIEN novels? Heh, heh... Seriously, though, if you can find Perry's shit, burn it without touching it. I vaguely remember suffering through them at age 14 or so and thinking how horrible and badly written they were. They had the "Aliens on Earth" part, too - and they made Anderson look like Scott.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 10:39 a.m. CST

    Well, at least it didn't look PG-13

    by Jack Burton

    I didn't hate AVP as much as I thought I would once I finally caught it on cable. Mot a great movie, but it was better then Alien: Resurrection. This one looks to be more of a return to form. Of course Fox will step in and neuter it but at least it looks like the unrated DVD will be worth getting this time.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 10:41 a.m. CST

    On the other hand, there is a "homeworld" concept

    by JackPumpkinhead

    that might save the entire franchise (Alien's, that is - keep Predator out of it). It has existed for long years. I'll just say one thing: "THE PYRAMID" - and you find out the rest, read it and see the greatness.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 10:43 a.m. CST

    Oh, and I don't mean any "aliens built pyramids"

    by JackPumpkinhead

    psychotic von Daeniken shit - I'm talking about a concept as old as the first Alien movie itself is. A few years older, in fact.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 10:44 a.m. CST

    Loved it

    by Flipao

    And all of you fuckers, yes, even those of you who sit and type shit about how "it doesn't convince you", will be there on opening day, you will all give the film a $40M opening weekend and come back here and say "Aah dude it sucked" and you will sit and spew drool until it's time to fork up for the next blockbuster which you will then claim "aaah dude it sucked", because you're all fucking braindead. As for me, I know it's shit, I eat it up, and I love it.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 10:49 a.m. CST

    the pred-alien at 1:14 looks GAY

    by RokurGepta

    I wished these movies had followed the comics. Those stories were fucking AWESOME.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 10:49 a.m. CST

    link to a clear pic of the the alien/pred combo ..

    by Rameses

    Hybrid thingy.http://www.3dcustomfoam.com/i/photos/maquettes/alien1.jpg looks more alien than pred...bit cheeeeesy

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 10:50 a.m. CST

    Buckets of blood will do fine..

    by quantize

    Fuck the Alien and Predator cocksucking 'purists' here...its a fucking franchise now so lets have some ass whoopin at least before it snuffs out. The trailer rocks in all the ways the last film didnt and who gives a shit about Ripley rip offs, fucking inevitable..its Hollywood for goodness sake ..

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 10:53 a.m. CST

    Two Hives

    by rxse7en

    I think we're going to see two different hives of aliens--one the human hybrid and two the predator hybrid. Definitely see two shots of hives in the trailer--not sure if they are the same one.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 10:56 a.m. CST

    theyreflockingthisway

    by glodene

    99.9% of action movies have the cliched alpha-male lead. - Certainly one movie franchise can have one female badazz w/out you whinin' like someone stole yo' bike because G.I. Joe ain't takin' the lead by protectin' all wimen and chillen'. "O Lawsy! They ain't gon' be no future fo' mens akshun stars cuz the wimen iz taken' over da' Alien/Prediter pichur shows. Whut wees gon' do now!?!" Get a grip son. As long as White Males is runnin' Hollywood, the male action star will always be the dominant constant in the action genre.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 10:58 a.m. CST

    Does this preview show every death in the film

    by RokurGepta

    If so, that is not a good sign. I've lost my faith in hollywood, I think it will get even worse now that the fucking scientologists are taking over the reigns

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 10:58 a.m. CST

    BODY COUNT? INFINIT PLEASE

    by ludmir88

    The kid will live thats for sure.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 11:02 a.m. CST

    More than 1 PredAlien?

    by DigitalGraveyard

    At 1:39 into the trailer you see a Predator stick it to the PredAlien through the head. Are we to assume that there's more than one as surely you wouldn't put this new characters demise into the trailer.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 11:03 a.m. CST

    Actually not

    by The Artist FKA Vesuvio

    I might give this smelly piece a try at torrent, if so. I'll never, EVER gonna pay a dime into anything related to this shit (being regret til this day for paying two bucks to rent that first disgrace of a movie - though happy for never getting convinced to watch it in the theater) God bless the internet, and the power it provides to fuck Hollywood right back til those motherfuckers learn. And for the porn, of course.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 11:05 a.m. CST

    Please no Predators befriending the humans bullshit

    by Immortal_Fish

    It's preposterous, tacky, predictable, ergo inevitable. The Predators appreciate a sentient race that can equal their own. WE GET IT ALREADY.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 11:08 a.m. CST

    There was a clip with SSigourney in there from Aliens 4

    by The Beast

    I'm pretty sure that was Sigourney screaming HOLD ON!!! but besides that, I think it looks waaaaaaaaaaaay better than that first one, which was a shit fest. I mean, it was really really bad. It was such waste of my time and film... not money though, because clearly we ALL saw it. SOMEBODY benefitted from it

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 11:08 a.m. CST

    I can't believe

    by kwisatzhaderach

    some people don't like Alien 3.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 11:08 a.m. CST

    I can't believe

    by kwisatzhaderach

    some people don't like Alien 3.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 11:10 a.m. CST

    DigitalGraveyard

    by rxse7en

    Can't imagine there being more than 2 or 3 Predaliens in this. Would require several predators to be impregnated and unless there's a queen Predalien we're not gonna see any Human/Predator Alien hybrids.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 11:14 a.m. CST

    Kwisatzhaderach

    by rxse7en

    Aside from killing off Newt, Hicks, Bishop and Ripley, I enjoyed 3. Thought it was a great concept when the trailers aired. It was the first time we got to see some CG aliens and that was fantastic at the time.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 11:16 a.m. CST

    STILL NO FRAKKING SPACE MARINES!!??

    by MasterShake

    I refuse to see anything Aliens related without FUCKING SPACE MARINES blowing away FUCKING ALIENS with FUCKING M41A PULSE RIFLES. That includes that weak-ass ALIENS 3+ etc.. and any ALIENS VS PREDATOR crapfests. SEMPER-FI!

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 11:17 a.m. CST

    Well personally I blame da' HipHopparization

    by glodene

    of todays culture fo' da' downfall of da' AvP movie franchize. AvP is clearly allegorical of da' Crips vs. The Bloods with da' po' innicint town folks bein' caughtup in da' midda'. The military be nuthin' mo' than da' Rampart Divishun Po-Lees tryin' ta defuse da' sicheashun befo' it gets mo' ottahand becuz they know deep down it wuz theys fault in da' first place fo' all dat' plantin' false evidence own dem' drive-by shoota' ta' begin with ala dat' Lance Hendricksen owned corporation in da' Alien pictures.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 11:30 a.m. CST

    I don't like Alien 3

    by INWOsuxRED

    It was a bore...however, I was still able to watch it. I had to turn off AVP. It was one of the worst movies I've ever seen, and it is terrible on almost every possible level. I'm sure they could have cut a good trailer out of AVP though.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 11:47 a.m. CST

    MasterShake

    by Judge Dredds Dirty Undies

    Fucking A! Cameron's aliens universe was awesome and they fucking threw it all away! At least the game had pulse rifles and smart guns etc.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 11:57 a.m. CST

    Look What They've Done to My Aliens, Mom!

    by Spykid the 13th

    No matter what anyone tells me, I will continue to believe that ALIEN 3 was not only the nail in the coffin for the ALIEN "franchise," but also the coffin itself. I know many people are attracted to its "artsy" pretentions (whether you believe it achieved them or not is pretty irrelelvant to me). However, I remember vividly going to a theater and seeing a preview for ALIEN 3 on two different occasions, and the experience went a bit like this. Thej first preview was a little teaser that the studio did, featuring an astronaut inside a space suit, and when you got close enough to see the astronaunt you found out that it was a skeleton. The ad copy had a man's voice speaking and it said something to the effect of this: "THEY SAY IN SPACE - NO ONE CAN HEAR YOU SCREAM. BUT THIS THANKSGIVING - YOU WILL DISCOVER - THAT ON PLANET EARTH - EVERYONE CAN HEAR YOU SCREAM!" The promise was obvious: Aliens on Earth. Just that teaser got the audience I was in whooping and hollering in utter joy. We all knew what it was going to be, after we'd seen ALIENS. It was going to be an incredible war story featuring hundreds of aliens fighting the US Military in a movie we all knew in our hearts would look like the future scenes at the opening of T2, and we all knew in our naivite that it would look like that opening scene for the entire two hour running time, with nonstop plasma rifles in the 40watt range. Then, cut to a while later, and I'm in a different theater seeing the first preview of the actual ALIEN 3 that proved the lie to those promises. After long moments of stunned silence in the theater as the plot unraveled, Ripley uttered what was to me to prove the REAL immortal Ripley line: "You mean we have no weapons of any kind?" Cue groans, cursing and the general sound of an entire audience's balls being crushed simultaneously by the hand of Hollywood. If you had any doubt after that about the pussification of Hollywood - if the MPAA's fear of things happening in the eighth FRIDAY THE 13TH that it let have a pass for the first FRIDAY THE 13TH - then you had to cast aside all doubt and accept it. "GET AWAY FROM HER, YOU BITCH!" has, in fact, been replaced by "YOU MEAN WE HAVE NO WEAPONS OF ANY KIND?" And that, to me, sums up the whole mess much more simply than any other complaints or expressions could ever state. We have never gone back from that precipice. We fell over it a long time ago.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:10 p.m. CST

    There's more art

    by kwisatzhaderach

    in the opening title sequence of Alien 3 than in Resurrection, AVP and the trailer for this new one put together. I think we all know deep in our bones that this movie is going to suck.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:16 p.m. CST

    glodene

    by theyreflockingthisway

    The only reason a female lead is a problem is because they all want to be the next Ripley. It shows a lack of character creativity. Sigourney Weaver's character isn't in these films so they try to recreate her with someone else. With it being within the same universe, do we really need to follow three similar characters? <br><br> Ripley herself is a great character but we don't need to see her over and over again every time there's a female lead. Ripley didn't become tough and incharge until the end of Aliens - she was made like that over the course of the films. Directors seem to be just taking that part of the character without the reason behind it. Now they just see some aliens and automatically know their danger and how to combat them without earning that knowledge. <br><br> Granted that might not be the case with this film, it is just specualtion, but with many other science fiction and horror films taking from the Ripley character rather than making something their own, it just makes the films very predictable and dull. By all means have a female lead, just don't expect us to look shocked at the end when she's the only survivor.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:37 p.m. CST

    They mostly come out at night...

    by Veni Vidi Vici

    mostly.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 12:43 p.m. CST

    I have a feeling...

    by Cinemajerk

    That they put EVERY money shot in that damn trailer....and that the film as a whole...BLOWS. But I could be wrong. :-)

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:04 p.m. CST

    Cinemajerk

    by kwisatzhaderach

    You're probably right though.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:08 p.m. CST

    It's like that Neil Hamburger joke:

    by sad lieutenant

    Why did God invent Paris Hilton? So retarded people would have something to jerk off to.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:10 p.m. CST

    The trailer looks alright...

    by TheLastAngryMan

    ...but then so did Transformers, and turned out to be pretty shit really. The trailer aside, i dont hold out much hope for this film, especially when you consider how over the years Fox have taken the Aliens franchise from near perfection to utter shite. Speaking of shite, its been at least two weeks since we had any Halloween/Rob Zombie slagging. Come on Quint, give us some more depressingly awful news from that doomed production.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:17 p.m. CST

    kwisatzhaderach

    by master bitchfist

    I know I am in the minority of loving Alien Resurrection, and Alien 3 for that matter. But I love being in that world of loving them. I think that Resurrection was a movie with such a european style of doing things, that when it was released, it was hard for most american fans to understand the decisions in it. But if you look at Jeunet's films, it fits in perfectly. Just as Alien fits in perfectly along the course of Scott's history, Aliens in the course of Cameron's history, and yes, even Alien 3 as the great starting point in film for Mr. Finch. I hope that David Finch can one day understand the film he made, and quit hating it, or at least refusing to talk about it. Because so much of his style and talent shines through. And though there were lots of problems, I still feel its a masterpiece. Anyways, I understand how many of you could HATE Resurrection. I just happen to be a huge fan of all 4 directors of the original Alien films. And thos Resurrection is not my favorite, its director, Jeunet, is my favorite.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:26 p.m. CST

    regarding the future...

    by Bouncy X

    these AVP movies take place today, hence the year in the first being the year it came to theaters. and this second one (or is that 6th) will take place in 2007 or maybe "a few yrs" after the last movie.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:33 p.m. CST

    I'm just happy it's Rated R this time.

    by Joey_Redballs

    I was SO disappointed with Aliens vs Predator 1, that I can already tell from the trailer this one isn't nearly as disappointing. It's like going to see Batman Begins. It sucks compared to the first Batman movie (Katie Holmes is terrible and the musical score was lame), but nobody was comparing Batman Begins to the first 1989 Batman flick...they were comparing it to Batman & Robin. Much like that situation, most people will compare AVP 2 to AVP 1, so it will get good reviews. I can't remember if I was initially more disappointed with Alien Ressurection or AVP 1. It seems any franchise sequel with Resurrection in the title is a series killer...ala Halloween Resurrection. I wonder when they will be remaking Alien. There is already talks about remaking Predator with (gulp)...John Cena filling in for Arnold as "Dutch". God help us all. Come to think of it, a lot of critics were giving decent reviews to AVP 1 because they were comparing it to the ridiculous Alien Ressurection. TO BE FAIR: ALL SEQUELS AND REMAKES SHOULD BE COMPARED TO THE ORIGINAL...(or at least the last good sequel like Aliens).

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:33 p.m. CST

    AVP comic

    by And Nicolas Cage as Fu Manchu

    Why couldn't they just make the AVP comics into films? I don't get the "too expensive" part, they took place on a desert planet and associated installation. Just go out to Palm Springs for fuck's sake.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:36 p.m. CST

    I gotta admit...

    by vezner2007

    even though it's idiotic to have the movie take place in podunkville Colorado in modern times, this one does like sweet.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:42 p.m. CST

    Joey_Redballs

    by The Dum Guy

    I think the majority of people did compare BB begins to Burton's take(s) and the consensus was that Begins was an overall better film, i.e. structure of the story, character development and the overall "realism" it strived for. Just look at Ebert's take on it. Honestly, most people have selective memory when it comes to Batman & Robin, I know I barely register it into my film knowledge, and I saw it opening night when I was like 12, first Batman movie I got to see on the BIGSCREEN...

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:44 p.m. CST

    wait...????

    by The Dum Guy

    Does this movie take place in Texas or is it Florida? Or is it Colorado?<br><br>I don't really care, but I thought the orginal script had it in Texas.<br><br>

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:54 p.m. CST

    Shit looks balls to the wall fo' rill

    by GimmieMyBackpackBack

    If this is set in Texas motherfuckin aliens wouldn't stand a chance. Everyone owns like five guns down here.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 1:56 p.m. CST

    Looks better than the first

    by liljuniorbrown

    It just does, sorry. I'm not a fan of the Alien films, Aliens was good but thats about it. The Predator franchise could've been awesome and this trailer shows shades of greatness but it's just hard to tell. I can understand the hate but I gotta ask, who really belives that Batman1989 is better than Batman Begins? Seriously...the fucking Prince music every ten seconds? I'd rather have seen Katie Holmes in ten more scenes of BB then to have to hear one more fucking "Bat dance" while the Joker and his gang danced around Gotham. I liked that movie when there was no other option,but less face it Batman Begins and from the looks at it so far,Dark Knight are the definitive Batman on film. As far as Aliens and Star Trek franchises go, I just couldn't care less. Good luck to the fans of those properties (Aliens) you deserve a good film.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 2:02 p.m. CST

    I am all about this. Oldschool asshandings rock.

    by Fabulous Freak

    For a pair of series declared flatlined after Anderson got his generic hands on to the material, and starting out with 0 expectations, this look like Shakespear. For all appearances, they have boiled it down to the mucusy essence. I say yay not nay.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 2:28 p.m. CST

    Will Garrity be bringing his SPANK BANK?

    by MaxCalifornia.

    I think I've gotta see this just for Garrity unleashing his inner badass. Having Reiko Aylesworth in it doesn't hurt either. Speaking of spank bank. Er...did I say that out loud?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 2:29 p.m. CST

    I don't care what anyone else says...

    by YO MOM'S GOAT

    That made me shout at my computer screen like four times. Awesome!

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 2:36 p.m. CST

    FIRST!

    by cesaria

    FIRST!

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 2:36 p.m. CST

    It's a shame they couldn't get Resident Evil away from

    by Fridge

    Anderson, too. Then maybe we would have had a halfway decent Resident Evil sequel.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 2:42 p.m. CST

    theyreflockingthisway

    by glodene

    Oh! Like we're shocked every time the "Male Lead" is the lone survivor in every other generic action flick. Why hold this franchise to a different standard than any other garden variety action genre flick? Your rationale reeks of clueless sexism. The script model for this and any other action flick follows the same plot devise - Someone takes the lead and becomes the hero...In the case of the AvP first movie it's a woman. You see a woman with a gun barking an order in this hodgepodge trailer and you assume it's going to be a female "Saving the Day" movie. - So what! Just use a little creative visualization and pretend that it's Arny with tits and a vagina and go with the flow if having an alpha-female offends your sense of the status quo.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 2:44 p.m. CST

    30 days of night of the predator...

    by down75

    Wow it looks like a movie that may entertain us for an hour and a half or so while we eat popcorn. HOW DARE THEY DO THAT!

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 3:02 p.m. CST

    The Trailer

    by mastes360

    I was just thinking that with all the graphic gore and swearing in the trailer, it seems to me that maybe Fox are trying to get a similar responce that the John Rambo trailer did, kind of let the film build its own hype early on.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 3:06 p.m. CST

    oh yes

    by Darth Scourge

    I liked the first one a lot with the whole ziggurats beneath Antarctica vibe, but this one looks simply FRIKKIN' AWESOME.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 3:07 p.m. CST

    Can someone with an ACTUAL IMAGINATION

    by ebolamonkey

    step into these franchises? This used to be TWO great franchises, now it's nothing more than a slasher film with nothing more to anticipate than how the next person will die. Does anyone actually think there's anything more to this movie than the trailer?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 3:16 p.m. CST

    Anyone seen the new trailer for 24?

    by Reload

    Over at liveleak.com? I don't know if it was an actual leak or what, and I can't tell if it's legit. Stupid underground marketing. Anyone know anything about it? Btw, this new Alien movie doesn't look bad. It's got the hot chick agent from the aformentioned '24'.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 3:16 p.m. CST

    "A bunch of nobodies"...?

    by Osmosis Jones

    Tony Almeida will kill you for that.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 3:26 p.m. CST

    Predator's Revenge

    by Fenrisulfr

    At least it seems to be the first Predator film in ages that does justice to the hunter race. In AVP, they got their ass kicked (the first two ones bit the dust in about 4 minutes after the first encounter with the same xenomorph, and the so-called badass one got mouthfucked by an alien spider before falling in front of the Queen). Here on the other side we have a badass Predator that takes on multiple Aliens (loved how he holds them in the tunnel, one with each arm), some spectacular deaths (many alien tongue headbursting, the chick pinned to the wall with that giant Predator shuriken, the two loserheads exploded with the plasma cannon) and the deliciously skinned corpses are back in the trees. I could never swallow the original AVP, but this one will hopefully give me the gory fun I expected from the first one. Sure, I don't believe one second it'll be a good film, the human characters actually feel as blank and boring as in the first AVP, with the 24 chick playing some kind of (sexier) Ripley. AVP: REVENGE OF THE PREDATOR is coming and I'll most certainly check it out.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 3:35 p.m. CST

    This looks brilliantly horrendous.

    by dance4days

    The kind of bad that's so bad it loops around to being good again. Check your brain at the door, enjoy your three dollar bag of Sour Patch Kids, and be prepared to cheer when some particularly annoying character suffers a particularly gruesome death. I'll be there opening night.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 4:46 p.m. CST

    Popcorn Movie

    by JustyHakubi

    With a movie entitled Alien vs. Predator I am not expecting Oscar nominations. I just want to see laser's, acid blood and crap exploding all over the place.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 5:11 p.m. CST

    Aliens vs. Predator vs. Terminator vs. Robocop

    by hank henshaw

    I can't tell which of these 4 franchises is in worst shape. I guess Robocop, that only had 1 good (even great) movie and the rest was crap.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 5:14 p.m. CST

    fiester & the rest of the haters

    by glodene

    Everybody was/is a nobody until they become a somebody - So don't hate, congratulate. Midol Girl is just doin' her thang - Either read it or turn the fucking page.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 5:17 p.m. CST

    Looks like crap...

    by Gigantor64

    ...but tastes like cheese. SCHWING!

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 5:18 p.m. CST

    Resurrection rocks, douchbags.

    by quantize

    the one i watch again repeatedly. ok so the 'ripley hybrid' end is weak - it still has the strongest and most unique take since Scott's original.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 5:18 p.m. CST

    Douchebags with an E

    by quantize

    ...

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 5:47 p.m. CST

    Exploding Boner...

    by WickedMonster

    is the right phrase.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 6:16 p.m. CST

    Fucking apologists...

    by Judge Dredds Dirty Undies

    The first two alien films were great because they weren't just about guns, gore and explosions. The reason we get all these crappy sequels is because of the people who happily ate a McDonald's when they should have been getting a gourmet meal.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 6:20 p.m. CST

    Alien Frustration – Actual Imagination

    by timberwolf4545

    The toughest part for me about these films taking such a conventional direction is that I have written a treatment for a sequel to Resurrection. That movie just ended on such a bizarre note that I felt I needed to get my thoughts down about it and it turned in to a full treatment. I have a long commute by train and a lot of time on my hands. I dealt with the madness that spread through humanity after Ellen Ripley destroyed earth in order to “protect” us from the Aliens. It had space marines, an unconventional story, a trip to the Weyland-Yutani factory world, a Xenusuit and nukes. God it gives me a boner thinking about it. Now, that’s it’s finished, I wonder what to do with it? Does this new series preclude new films post-Resurrection? Anyway, any suggestions of what I should do with this? Anyone want to hear more about it? Now, I leave it to you guys to call me a fanboy retard.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 6:45 p.m. CST

    hank henshaw

    by TheNorthlander

    I'd say the Predator franchise is in bigger trouble. Predator 1 is still the only good one in that series, and it's not as good as Robocop 1. And at least Robocop had that four part miniseries which was actually okay while Predator had Gary Busy, then Paul WS Anderson, then this. I'd rather see Jean Claude Van Damme starring in Alien 5 than another Alien vs Predator movie with bad storytelling.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 6:53 p.m. CST

    Looks Awesome

    by JWAO

    Hopefully the movie lives up to the trailer.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 6:54 p.m. CST

    It does look better than the"original"...

    by Tourist

    ...But it still looks like a pile of shit compared to the real films in the series. Rewatch Alien, Aliens, Predator, shit even the lesser sequals, then come back and watch this lame looking slasher with monsters crap. Gore is cool though. I like gore. I'll watch something super gory in the cinema, just cause. But I'm the kind of person who really does enjoy Albert Pyun movies or Sci Fi channel originals. Which is what this looks like. Maybe, just maybe, it might be almost as good as Critters. Which would be fun, although the presence of the Aliens and Predators would be a constant reminder that a good film could have been made instead.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 6:56 p.m. CST

    glodene again...

    by theyreflockingthisway

    What's it got to do with sexism? I love the Ripley character and the Alien films - infact I'd also say Vasquez is another awesome female character of the series. I have no problem with tough women in action films - why would I? Especially when the Alien series is one of my favourites. <br><br> It just comes down ripping off characters from what is technically the same series. Aliens and its characters (both male and female) have been ripped off (arguably) more than any other sci fi - so why should the very same series do it to itself? It did it in the last AVP film and look how that turned out.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7 p.m. CST

    that was the most insane trailer i've ever seen.

    by Director17

    they decided to just say "ahh fuck it..lets put in every cool shot have". I feel like I've seen everything I need to see of this.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:11 p.m. CST

    Woods and town sets looked straight-up Sci-Fi channel.

    by CreasyBear

    Weak.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:13 p.m. CST

    If you liked this trailer you're desperate...

    by Redsyrup

    This film doesn't make any sense, it's like taking the creature from the black lagoon and putting him in Iraq and expecting that plot setting to make sense. Predator is a jungle monster/heat chreature and the Alien is a sci-fi creature. This setup makes no sense what so ever. An Alien lurking in a Texas Barn or in some hick town is a moronic idea. This Vs. match up is for video games, FOX if your listening, you need to resegregate these franchises and continue their stories. What we're looking at is Freddy vs. Jason 2. Who gives a fuck.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:16 p.m. CST

    Jack Bauer can take out Aliens and Predators...

    by MrMysteryGuest

    ...now that Michelle Dessler gonna give him the intel!

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:19 p.m. CST

    Can be no worse than the 1st

    by alienindisguise

    seriously.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:29 p.m. CST

    Sorry, but Predators are pussies...

    by Forsakyn

    They are - seriously. They basically hunt civilizations that have seriously inferior technology. The equivalent for us would be to find some tribe that uses bows and arrows, and we wear camo and snipe them from a thousand meters away. They cloak, which means if they're remotely intelligent they can kill anything (why not leave it on?). They have an auto-aiming shoulder cannon (noobs!). Sometimes they'll kill with their fancy killer fishnets and spears, but for the most part they just hide and ambush. And they'll waste folks that aren't even armed! Like that chick running down the hallway - he threw his Krull glaive and pinned her to the wall. What a man! I'm sorry if there are any real Predators reading this, but you are truly pussies. Now you Aliens out there - you have my respect! You earn your kills without any technology - just good ol' claws, jaws, tail spike, and an occasional acid spit! Gotta love those Aliens.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:33 p.m. CST

    "BALLS DEEP AWESOME"

    by Mogwai Democracy

    best quote ever.<br><br> trailer looks good. i think we've seen enough to know that this will be better than the first film, tho that's not saying much. i'm willing to give it a shot.<br><br>but will the movie be BALLS DEEP AWESOME? that remains to be seen.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:34 p.m. CST

    I don't understand.

    by LittleDudes

    That was a good trailer. The movie looks pretty good. What the fucken shit man?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:34 p.m. CST

    Predators would be hunting in Iraq

    by Bloodhound

    Seeking out heat and conflict, the natural setting for any predator movie would be Iraq. But don't expect to see anything like that until the whole mess is sorted out - either the war you Yanks had to have, or this screwed-up franchise.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:42 p.m. CST

    Continuity

    by Bob_Guy

    From the trailer, this film seems to take place immediately following the other AVP movie. That one ended with the "PredAlien" bursting from the dead Predator's chest. I'm guessing the fireball was the Predator ship (which apparently the PredAlien was responsible for crashing). The face-huggers escaped from the wrecked ship, and the Predators still had a few tags left on their hunting licenses.... Blast away....

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:55 p.m. CST

    I can't hear the term "Predalien"

    by MetiphisLabs

    without wanting to puke. Anyone else?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 7:56 p.m. CST

    haha Forsakyn you fucking nailed it

    by Judge Dredds Dirty Undies

    Predators are the ultimate bad losers. I mean look at Arnold, after he evens it up by becoming invisible too the Predator totally gets owned, despite Arnold having no decent weaponary. Then wanker goes a nukes himself, total lamer. And like you say, they use aimbot, if earth were a gaming server the admins would ban them straight away.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:03 p.m. CST

    Thank God for "300"...

    by 7Cal

    ...and other R-rated action flicks that are actually making money. That's why we get a kick-ass trailer like this instead of bland PG-13 shit. Hope the movie is 1/2 as good as the trailer, and I'll be not only seeing this in the theater but buying it on Blu-ray as well.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:19 p.m. CST

    Finally.

    by ImFixingtoDie

    A sequel done half right to the bastardization of two great film franchises. Color me ecstatic.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:19 p.m. CST

    Forsakyn

    by The Dum Guy

    I think its more like people shooting deer in a blind using an ifrared scope a half-mile away, and then using four wheelers to track it down, the point is NOT to get killed while doing the hunt.<br><br>Although I have sometimes wondered what the mating rituals would be like on the Predator's home world, would the Pred-Bitches slut themselves on the first date or wait until something got killed before putting out? And, could a human mate with one.....

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:30 p.m. CST

    Screw this, I'm with Vern

    by BrowncoatJedi

    All AvP does is sully what Scott and Cameron did. This movie is nothing but brainless violence and gore for moron moviegoers.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:31 p.m. CST

    Re: humans mating with predators

    by TheNorthlander

    The Dum Guy, where do you think Pussyface Tom Rothman came from? Duh...

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:41 p.m. CST

    I hate the setting but that's good action

    by reflecto

    Still these AVP films were fucked from the start.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:42 p.m. CST

    Thank god Predator gets his props.

    by Boober

    The interesting contrast between the two is that Predator represents everything you fear about humanity taken to the extreme while aliens represent everything inhuman taken to the extreme. Thank god someone realized that Predators + technology = Alien slaughterfest. That AVP butchered both the predator's skill and his looks. Horrid.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:46 p.m. CST

    Kurzinski Valentine

    by The Dum Guy

    If that is true, then you need to post a pic of it, just for the sake of science.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 8:49 p.m. CST

    Forsakyn you the man!!

    by BetaRayBill07

    Ha ha you rock dude! Brutal truth!!

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:05 p.m. CST

    All of you alien lovers...

    by Fenrisulfr

    ... are gonna take a big shit in your pants when that single Predator exterminates by himself dozens of Aliens and humans, lol. This being said, I too think the setting sucks. Big time. I mean what the fuck... a forest in Colorado. Just doesn't feel right. Somewhere in the south of Texas would have been more plausible. And just seeing an Alien in an hospital... that's just not right. Like I said, this one should be called REVENGE OF THE PREDATOR.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:10 p.m. CST

    ending spoiler!!!

    by the_man_from_Rio

    "im too old for this shit...fo'reel, just last night i had to get up 7 times to go to the bathroom" danny glover swoops in and saves the day..."riiiiiggsss!!!"

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:15 p.m. CST

    GET TO THE CHOPPER!!!

    by Orionsangels

    It looks like a remake of Predator 1, minus Arnold and Aliens thrown in for good measure.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:19 p.m. CST

    "Choppaaaa"... not chopper.

    by Fenrisulfr

    lol

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 9:45 p.m. CST

    Color me Harry

    by Lord Megorious

    That's a whole lot of coloring.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 10:07 p.m. CST

    LOOK OUT!!! They're invading CANaDA!!!!!...

    by Mixed_Messages

    ...again. No jungles here, just the dreary overcastted forests of the great white north. But seriously, all you former posters got no geek-cred on this. This includes all those whooping young wannabe nerds at whatever convention this took place in. Go back and do a little research to the original concept of the ALIEN flick. Or for most of you, just go back to the special on the disc to see how the "alien" did its thing. Massacres, fillets, and skewers thru the head where right out off the menu. THEY COLLECTED and brought the LIVING bodies back to the nest for infestation. alien three to now simply ignored that little important bit of the lore. John Rambo seen on that kickass trailer was quite canon to its show. This one was just yet another sad joke for it's franchise. Finally, whoever thinks this as a "popcorn" flick needs to be schooled on being a little bit more civilized.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 10:12 p.m. CST

    Fucking Dope Ass Movie

    by AlwaysThere

    Hot damn.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 10:27 p.m. CST

    Some Redemption

    by Cobbio

    Regardless of how "good" this film turns out to be, I'm just happy there's blood, carnage, mayhem, squirting blood and innards leading to more mayhem, aliens duking it out with predators R-rated style, and spaceships. Even people saying "fuck" is refreshing. I have no idea if this will be a compelling, rip-roaring movie, but at least the new directors (the brothers Strause) didn't puss out. I'll give them that.<p> Paul "Weak Sauce" Anderson's cinematic atrocity nearly ruined both franchises simultaneously in an amazing feat of ineptitude. A PG-13 "Aliens vs. Predator"? My fucking ass. A completely un-fleshed-out origin story portraying ancient Earth living under Predator rule? Fuck you, Weak Sauce. My God, even writing about this now is making me want to punch that shithead in the face. The film he cooked up was beyond bad. It was insulting to both Ridley Scott and James Cameron (he should've just spit in their faces if he felt that way), and his conceited "I'm SOOO cool!" attitude only threw gas on his shit-smelling fire.<p> Even if "AVP 2" doesn't turn out to be a strong film, I'm still glad as hell it's at least R-rated. The brothers Strause at least got this right. Unlike their pathetic fuckwad of a directorial predecessor.<p> I'll go see "AVP 2".

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 11:10 p.m. CST

    theyreflockingthisway

    by glodene

    How is the female lead in AvP a rip-off of the female characters in Alien? By your rationale, she's guilty by gender. She wasn't exactly a warrior in the same vein as Vasquez and nor was she damaged/traumatized like Ripley...She was just a glorified Mountain Climber/Facilitator who allign herself with a Predator to stay alive. (Nothing heroic there). I think (subconsciously) you've grown accustomed to the whole "Big Bwanna" action model that has been the main staple in the action genre since the days of Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.; John Wayne,Clark Gable, etc. The times are a changin' so I don't have a problem if this particular franchise decides to flip the status quo upside down. It's no different than all the Shwartzenegger, Stallone, Willis & Eastwoods (who all, lets' be honest, plays a not so different character variation of the same lone rebel iconic alpha male in all of their action fare). So before you take this particular franchise to task, howabout taking a step back and ask yourself what's your real beef?

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 11:30 p.m. CST

    The Thrill is Gone (my 2 cents)

    by future help

    this may as well be Freddy VS Jason. Total HollyWoodWhore shit. High gloss, overlit, jerk-off of past greatness like first 2 Aliens and original Predator. sighhhhh. (leave you brains at the door / popcorn fun you say?) fuck you. show me some respect. AND yeah, i will check it out anyways. you dirty FOX pimp.

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 11:33 p.m. CST

    Mixed_Messages

    by The Dum Guy

    I'm sure you are the only one who could point out how this will rape the cinematic quality that is the Xenomorph...

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 11:43 p.m. CST

    Actually, it's pronounced "CHOPPUH"!

    by MrMysteryGuest

    Beware the Governator's wrath if you mispronounce it! :)

  • Aug. 25, 2007, 11:52 p.m. CST

    Is this DIRECT TO DVD?

    by aceattorney

    Looks cheap.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 12:09 a.m. CST

    This trailer = Stallone's Rambo trailer

    by Hardboiled Wonderland

    This actually reminds me a lot of Stallone's Rambo trailer he was promoting a few months ago. I'm not impressed, blood and gore and lots of violence does not make a good alien film. Scott and Cameron proved that with the first two alien films. The original predator had the campiness of Arnie. AvP2 has no character/s at all.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 12:36 a.m. CST

    Cheese city

    by JackTheMime

    I fucking hate this garbage. CGI blood looks like shit, the actors look like shit. That predator with the whip?? Jesus, that's fucking terrible. At least none of the predators look like bulky stuntmen. But this movie still looks really fuckin bad. Okay, I'm done bitching.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 12:54 a.m. CST

    I feel for Hollywood.

    by digitalcos

    I really do. I mean, we say we want hollywood to listen to us (geeks), but I challenge anyone to read through this talkback and tell me what it is we want out of an Alien vs Predator movie.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 1:05 a.m. CST

    digitalcos

    by glodene

    I want exactly what this trailer is trying to convey: Balls to the wall action and carnage. If they (the producers/Director/writers) follow through with what this trailer displayed, then I'll be happy. I'm not looking for any hidden meanings, be it existential, allegorical, anti-war, etc...Just fun superficial well produced edge of your seat walking out of the theater salivatin' for the eventual dvd release enter-fuckin'-tainment.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 2:01 a.m. CST

    Can't understand why people are complaining...

    by holden_oz

    I mean, I get that it's not just the great action in the Alien and Predator films, it's the awesome stories, characters and general mood of the things. This film might not have the same dark mood, (hard to tell from just a trailer) but at least it's well directed. In AVP you couldn't tell what the hell was going on when it came to the fights, all shot in close ups and cutting every half second. It got to the point where you couldn't even tell who won the fight until you get the wide shot at the end where the winner stood triumphant. Already this trailer shows some kick ass action beats that you can actually see. Wider shots of all sorts of cool shit. Sure, the story may suck, but at least we'll be able to enjoy it purely as a spectacle. (Isn't that what Transformers was about? Awful script but pure spectacle?) Will we talk about the fantastic cinematography? Or the intricate plot? Probably not. But I sure as hell will enjoy the hell out of this with a few mates on a Saturday night. I say Well done Strause Brothers for recouping some of the dignity lost after AVP. I hope this is the first of many.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 2:21 a.m. CST

    digitalcos

    by The Dum Guy

    I want Bergman to rise from the dead (beating Jesus to the punch) and make me an Alien(s) Vs. Predator film that will deal with the dual nature of man, both ethical creature and savage beast, perhaps with a dash of Nihilism thrown in for obivious measure.<br><br>Wait, no, I want shit to blow-up, people to die, things to blow-up again, and for something else to die, preferably in an explosion. Christ, what in the Hell would anyone expect from a movie called "Alien vs. Predator 2", it is like when people complain that Jason vs. Freddy wasn't a horror movie?!??... You fucking think! This is in the same vein as Godzilla vs. King Kong, the goddamn name tells you the movie...

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 2:43 a.m. CST

    digitalcos:

    by colematthews

    Yo. Read glodene's response after your post and you will see what many geeks _think_ they want out of an AVP movie. "Dude, it's gotta have balls-to-the-wall action and carnage, fuck any underlying meanings." (paraphrased, cursing inferred) Thing is, I just left a movie that thinks it's all those things, and on the surface, it appears to be. I'm talking about "War", the Jet Li/Jason Statham flick. That movie was such a illogical, nonsensical time waster that I actually got angry with myself halfway through for having spent the money. But you couldn't deny that it was, objectively, a balls-to-the-wall, non-stop action and carnage "thrill ride", certainly devoid of any allegories or hidden meanings.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 2:50 a.m. CST

    Jesus.......

    by one9deuce

    that looks like a fucking mess!

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 2:51 a.m. CST

    Well at least it's rated R

    by The Founder

    Which is good considering the source material. The traler looks good, but I still don't like them being on Earth, especially in the past, well our present more to speak.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 2:56 a.m. CST

    flipThePicsAt1-18-08

    by The Dum Guy

    You are wanking to get banned hombre.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 2:58 a.m. CST

    Something I want to know is

    by RokurGepta

    Will the gestation period of the alien go back to 24 hours, or will it be the same as the last movie from face hugger to burst chest in 20 minutes?

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 3:15 a.m. CST

    Damn I forgot this shyt was coming from FOX

    by The Founder

    FOX's track record is poor and as we all know they canb cut some good trailers. I'm still disappointed and angry over F42, even though it was better then the 1st one.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 3:36 a.m. CST

    Robocop Vs. Terminator

    by RokurGepta

    Freddy Vs. Jason Vs. Michael Myers Vs. Ash <p> Superman Vs. Batman <p> Buckaroo Banzai vs. The World Crime League <p> Laura Croft Vs. Indianna Jones <p>

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 4:21 a.m. CST

    DAMN YOU ROTHMAN!!!!!!!!!

    by Doc_Strange

    Yep, gotta keep it going. Hopefully this one gets by with a well deserved R rating. These movies just weren't made with PG-13 in mind, fuck no.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 4:28 a.m. CST

    glodene - John McClane...

    by theyreflockingthisway

    is a Die Hard character. I'd have the same problem if someone released a movie that just plain ripped him off too (of which there are many). This is a talkback for an Alien/Predator movie so would be pointless me bringing that up in here.<br><br> Oh and I'll just mention Vasquez - I said she was a cool Aliens character that has also been ripped off many times, I didn't say in AvP.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 5 a.m. CST

    I would prefer

    by RokurGepta

    Escape from the Evil Dead Starring Bruce Campbell as Ash and Kurt Russel as Snake Pliskin

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 5:21 a.m. CST

    I would prefer

    by RokurGepta

    To have a threesome with jessica Alba and Jessica Biel

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 5:30 a.m. CST

    Aliens in Space!

    by CuervoJones

    .

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 5:33 a.m. CST

    PREDATOR W/ WHIP = FLAMES ON OPTIMUS

    by JackTheMime

    Wait, that shit was old like three months ago.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 5:52 a.m. CST

    Indianna Jones with Shia Lebouf as a son

    by RokurGepta

    =FLAMES ON OPTIMUS

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 6:04 a.m. CST

    I would prefer

    by RokurGepta

    Wayne and Garth Vs. Bill and Ted

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 6:22 a.m. CST

    Sigourney Weaver....

    by emeraldboy

    has said that there will be no more alien films for her. She is done with it.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 6:46 a.m. CST

    ya know what...

    by Obscura

    i dont care if the film is shit... that trailer has made this process worth it. that trailer was better than the last one so much that im satisfied already. the final film might not be fantastic, but at least its aiming for something actually Alien/Predator shaped

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 6:48 a.m. CST

    Looked way better than the awful AvP...

    by barnaby jones

    but i know in my heart on its arrival it'll need to be flushed.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 6:55 a.m. CST

    nah

    by Moshi

    This film is not for me. The original alien film was as much about the future world setting as it was about the alien. AVP 2 looks like just another straight to video style slasher with Freddy/Jason replaced with Alien/Predator. No originality at all. Lazy film making. Wrong approach. The alien looks like the Stan Winston version of the design. Much as I love the Winston Studios work, that design was the weakest. With all the great Alamgamated Dynamics/Geiger designs to draw from, they went for the Cameron/Winston one. Wrong approach. This will be the first Alien film I won't bother to go to the cinema to see. I'll wait for the DVD so I can fast foreward as I'll no doubt be compelled to do.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 7:09 a.m. CST

    Probably not much left

    by kendragon

    We probably saw 85% of the deaths in the trailer. There probably isnt much else. Pity they couldnt do this big budget and set it in the middle of a big US city.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 7:32 a.m. CST

    So does Predator finally get to fuck Alien or.....

    by Stuntcock Mike

    inquiring minds wanna know.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 8:34 a.m. CST

    With each passing second

    by RokurGepta

    my feelings about this film get worse.... <p> Why would they show us this montage of deaths..... the deaths are the best part of the movie, if we've already seen most of the deaths, then the fucking movie is ruined, how fucking gay god damn it

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 9:05 a.m. CST

    Go to http://www.avp-r.com/

    by MachinaMan

    where you can check out a clearer copy of the trailer. This has definitely to be the most gory AVP film yet, if the trailer is any indicator. My only worry is that the trailer attains such coolness that I get the sneaking feeling that everything cool in the film and the kitchen sink have been thrown in (though part of me holds on to the hope that some of it is composed of out-takes from the film, which is not that unusual for trailers). This one looks like the real deal. Finally a predator as he should be, a ruthless, supreme hunter fighting against incredible odds.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 9:54 a.m. CST

    AVP = One Of The Worst Movies Of All Time

    by LaserPants

    So, color me skeptical that part 2 will be anything other than a steaming pile of shit.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 10:27 a.m. CST

    Hey, At Least It Has Gore This Time

    by LaserPants

    I'm sure it will still suck, but the gore in the trailer looked decent.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 10:47 a.m. CST

    Looks corny like Sci-Fi channel made it

    by canvasseamonkey

    but i will still watch it on tv for the gore factor

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 12:07 p.m. CST

    JONESY VERSUS BEETHOVEN!

    by Spandau Belly

    Bring it on!

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 12:15 p.m. CST

    Between PG-13 crap and

    by Fenrisulfr

    Between PG-13 crap and R-rated crap, I pick the second one :-S I know it'll be bad. But hopefully it'll also be fun and everything I wanted the first AVP to be: loads of gore, graphic and spectacular deaths, Aliens popping out of windows to drill the heads of civilians, a badass Predator kicking the acid out of the xenomorphs, skinned bodies up the trees...

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 1:26 p.m. CST

    OMG THIS LOOKS SO BADASS w00t! and etc.

    by 'Cholera's Ghost

    Here's how I feel. First of all, I'm not quite sure from the trailer, but if Fox actually took out the Alien versus Predator in the Super Home Depot, then there is cause for joy. It's just sad--SAD!!!--that we have come, at last to this: Praying for not having a K-mart be the smackdown arena of an AvP movie. O how the mighty have fallen. Now, there were definitely cool R-rated scenes in that trailer. The problem is that when it comes to films that have lots of potential, I am so fucking done with violence with no narrative. For example, we have the alien getting shot in the head and bleeding acid out all on the guy's face its got pinned down. That's awesome. Now make the scene more intenserized by actually giving some character to the guy getting his face eaten. It cranks up the "Ohhhhhh Daaaaaamn" factor when you actually care. However, I'm doubtful they put effort into the characters and story here. I want to be more optimistic but I've been twice bitten with Alien:Rez and AvP [vomits] and I don't see any possibility of that olde tyme magic these films used to have when it's focused on a small town on Earth in Present Day populated by the cast of 90210. P.S. Nice to see scenes of invisible Predator pwning people though.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 1:27 p.m. CST

    Actually...

    by Gatack

    This doesn't look half bad. Maybe my bar is set too low but yeah, I'd be willing to pay money to see this.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 1:57 p.m. CST

    kinda funny

    by RokurGepta

    the treatment for Jason vs. Freddy vs. Ash had some scenes that took place in S-MART

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 2:01 p.m. CST

    Looks like I should subscribe to Sci-Fi Channel

    by Lord_Soth

    But first name 3 movies which are on the same quality level than this trailer.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 2:21 p.m. CST

    Lord_Soth

    by RokurGepta

    you're bein sarcastic right?

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 2:50 p.m. CST

    In defense of the Predator from Forsakyn's analysis

    by 'Cholera's Ghost

    Sure, predators use fancy-shmancy technology to hunt down technologically inferior prey, but come on--even with near-invisibility and shoulder cannons, you have to admit it's pretty tough to hunt down gangs of armed humans when you're alone even with stealth and fancy weapons being all you have--we're actually pretty smart and vicious creatures, and the predator constantly had to outwit and outfight its prey in the movies to stay alive. Besides, sport hunting the warrior class of other intelligent races for sport is pretty sadistic, regardless of how fair they make the playing field. Also, ambush and camouflage is a time-honored killing tactic most of the best movie action heroes make use of when facing great numerical odds. They use the shoulder cannon for surgical, run-of-the-mill kills like human hunters using sniper rifles, but it's not like they skimp on the hand-to-hand combat to the death action they usually save for the "trophy-est" human warriors. It would be like you sniping primitive hunter-gatherers, and then going in to take them on ten at a time with a spear, and trying to lure their war chief into a mano e mano. For comparison I'd like to see a human hunter try to even take on a deer with just a pair of knives. Have you ever played the AvP games? Sure, being a predator gave you great advantages but trying to be stealthy and kill organized or numerically superior prey was still challenging. And for the record, it wasn't exactly a cakewalk for Arnie to "pwn" the Predator in P1. Even after becoming invisible he tried in vain to kill the predator for like, a whole quarter of the movie's running time, eventually getting sadistically messed around with and beaten to within an inch of his life and only managing to kill his hunter after it found his first trap and Arnie had to go to the backup Giant Log Plan. At this point, a mortally wounded predator, having had two tons of falling mass crush his body, finds the balls to calmly start the nuke timer and laugh in the face of his adversary. This doesn't even mention the fact that they challenge themselves by going hand-to-hand with aliens.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 3:56 p.m. CST

    No! No! No!

    by EliteStance

    I'll be skipping this for the same reason I skipped AVP... Alien = Masterpiece & Aliens = Classic Predator = Great Movie & Predator 2 = Not bad attempt to follow up I have no interest in seeing what originally was a high mark of cinema grafted to what was essentially a great B movie to satisfy those who think 'that's cool!' I'll stick with 'structural perfection' on DVD for now and hope against hope that Fox actually take up reigns of each franchise in an admirable manner... although why bother taking the artistic road to financial success when you can take the low road to medium payback and terrible reviews... BTW I'm not dissing Predator (it's a favourite movie) but it's not in the same class as Alien / Aliens cinematically and it pains me to see the complete distortion of both franchises to make a fast buck - i.e. the cheap 'alternative universe' option of setting AVP and AVP2 on Earth in present day with no regard for continuity of Alien. Out of curiosity I checked out old AVP2 game a friend has and even that seemed better than this... it's at least set in space in roughly same timeframe as Alien / Aliens and from what I saw seemed to try and honestly honour both franchises.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 4:02 p.m. CST

    AVP2=Jaws: The Revenge

    by uss cygnus

    Come on, people. Really? 6 billion billion planets in the universe, and somehow they keep coming to ours? I mean, the US Military in full asskicking mode with tanks, aircraft and artillery and whatnot would wipe out both these species without too much bother. The reason all the other alien/predator flicks were effective was because you were dealing with small, untrained, outmanned, outgunned bands of people thrown into impossible situations with nowhere to run or hide. This looks completely different, and patently absurd, I'm sorry.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 4:06 p.m. CST

    AND...

    by uss cygnus

    Both species have always been vunerable. Tough to kill, granted, but vunerable. They have never shown any type of invunerability to heavy firepower. Are the aliens still ridiculously intelligent like "Alien: Resurrection"? That whole movie (And Alien3) should never have been made. Okay, venting over.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 4:14 p.m. CST

    Bergman vs. Aliens

    by tango fett

    in theory, an Aliens film by Bergman would be the scariest one...in theory. I know it would've been absurdly unrealistic to think he would ever make one, but man...I'll just go finish Wild Strawberries now(ironic how my friend just got me into The Seventh Seal recently). if somebody did make an Alien 5 and it wasn't Scott or Cameron, what about Danny Boyle doing it? thoughts? oh, and the trailer looks better than it has any right to.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 5:25 p.m. CST

    Why is that the aliens vs

    by Chaotic-Strike

    Why is that the aliens vs predator 2 the game is the only thing is the avp series that has been good. neither creatures were butchered it has an excellent story as far as I can tell no timeline errors so why cant the movies do the same thing. heck avp2 storyline has been better than alien3,alien ressurection,pred 2 on its own. maybe its because actual fans of both series are writeing it. Though it may not have pretty graphics now the marine campaign has been the first thing in either series since alien to actually being scary. I will go to avp2 the movie to show that I want a avp movie (if I dont go fox assumes I dont want one) but you bet Ill tell them everything that bothers me.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 5:42 p.m. CST

    You know what I'd REALLY want to see?

    by 'Cholera's Ghost

    Predator vs. Planet of the Apes. BOOM--franchises saved. And yeah, AvP2 The Game did kick some ass.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 5:45 p.m. CST

    If you actually think this is going to be good...

    by KillDozer

    do a search for Mori's script review. Almost everything he talks about is in the trailer. This movie will be shit. (Sorry about not linking to the review, but I thought that might not be cool since Mori agreed to remove it from the site)

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 5:51 p.m. CST

    theyreflockingthisway

    by glodene

    Uh the John McClain character was ripped off, or did you forget The Last Boyscout; Striking Distance & 16 Blocks (to a certain degree). Btw, you still didn't explain the similarities (other than gender) that the female lead in AvP shared with Ripley...And in what instances was the characters in Aliens ever ripped-off? In all honesty Aliens (charater-wise) wasn't exactly a study in character development (with the exception of Ripley), lets' be honest here, other than Paul Reiser's smarmy company rep, the marine characters (Vasquez included) were nothing more than your garden variety jarheads who (plot-wise) was there to make the battle with the aliens exciting, thus not making it a repeat of the cat n' mouse chase like its'(Ridley Scott's directed) predecessor.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 5:59 p.m. CST

    Time for a reboot.

    by jerseycajun

    for Aliens, in my opinion. Get back to basics. Make a prequel set in the future or something. Give a better explanation for how the company knew of the existence of the Aliens and their locations before they rerouted the Nostromo to check it out. Get a quality, capable cast, effects crew, a screenwriter and director with the ability to craft a worthy story, maybe give us just enough character development to make us care the way we cared about Ripley when we saw the first two. Am I the only one who thinks this?

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 6:10 p.m. CST

    digitalcos

    by The Artist FKA Vesuvio

    I want it to have never happened.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 6:15 p.m. CST

    Kurzinski Valentine

    by The Artist FKA Vesuvio

    Right now, after reading your post, somewhere in Hollywood a man in a suit who has just finished sucking some young actor's dick is calling his exec buddy to tell him about the amazing idea he just had to 'reboot' a couple of... you know.. dead old franchises which originals really don't seems to 'represent' audiences 'interests' that much nowadays. Amen to that post of yours anyway, brother.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 6:17 p.m. CST

    uss cygnus

    by The Artist FKA Vesuvio

    I know I'll be alone trying to make a stand for Alien Ressurection here (far from great, but also far from insulting and yet an ok movie that seems to keep getting better and better everytime I remember AVP) BUT, one explanation for Aliens' inteligence in that flick is the fact they all spawned, in sort of ways, from hybrid Ripley.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 6:49 p.m. CST

    BTW Is This Going To Have The Short Predators?

    by skoobyx

    Why did they shrink so much in the last one? It shouldn't be important, but I want my predators at least chewbacca height.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 6:55 p.m. CST

    Lord_Sith

    by Bass Bastardson

    Three sci-fi channel movies that are the same level of quality as this trailer: Frankenfish, Mega Snake and Mansquito. Yes, they are all absolute shit, but so is this trailer for AVP2. Seriously. How can any of you be fooled by this completely amateur looking CRAP? It looks like a fucking fan film! It boggles my mind that anyone in their right mind can look at this trailer and think anything beyond "God what a travesty!"

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 7:08 p.m. CST

    Bass Bastardson

    by The Dum Guy

    This is a movie being released by FOX, at this point if it looks like it won't make you feel like having a psychotic episode, then there is some glimmer of hope.<br><br>Personally, I'm going to view this as a comic-book adaptation, and nothing that would be related to either one of the real franchises. This is just going to be people getting killed, and shit blowing-up, sounds like a good movie to get drunk to.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 7:13 p.m. CST

    Snake Vs The Demolition Man!

    by TheNorthlander

    Yeah! With Snake as the bad guy this time! And no Rob Schneider! wtf were those seashells anyway???

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 7:23 p.m. CST

    OH, I GET IT!!!

    by Bass Bastardson

    Those of you who loved this thing must be watching the dark and grainy youtube version in all its blur-o-vision glory. I guess if I had watched that version first I might have been fooled into believing I was seeing something cool in that dark and swirly mass of pixels. I unfortunately clicked on the ign link and watched the high-res version of the trailer, which makes it clear that what is on screen is an absolute execrable mess. When seen in high-res detail, this thing looks like a bunch of guys in rubber suits rented from The Party Store running around shitty, over-lit sets. Not to mention the SHITTY, CHEAP LOOKING DIGITAL GORE. Oh, and the fact that a bunch of the action takes place in a fucking K-Mart! Total crap. Don't believe me, skip the little youtube version that's been playing tricks on your mind and follow the link to ign. If you still think it looks good, you must be one of those retarded crack babies born with their brains on the outside of their skull - that's the only explanation that I can think of.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 7:31 p.m. CST

    Ronnie, Ricky, Bobby, Mike!

    by glodene

    If like the movie, who care what you like - So there!

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 7:39 p.m. CST

    The Dum Guy...

    by Bass Bastardson

    Y'know what else is a good movie to get drunk to? Sci-Fi channels Savage Planet about a group of wormhole traveling scientists on an alien planet being terrorized by a fucking grizzly bear!!! Just like AVP2 it too has lots of killing, gratuitous gore, shitty effects, a terrible script and horrible acting, but you know what the difference is? It's on BASIC FUCKING CABLE, so I don't have to pay 12 dollars admission just to see it! (Oh, also Savage Planet isn't the filthy desecration of a once proud franchise.)

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 7:46 p.m. CST

    Bass Bastardson

    by The Dum Guy

    I'm not going to pay and see this thing, only be drunk when I see it. I fucking hate FOX and I refuse to give them any of my money, so I can't lose anything by this thing, except my time.<br><br>Grizzly bears in space, huh, sounds like a good time.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 8:13 p.m. CST

    See it drunk?

    by TheNorthlander

    If fox buys the beer I'm up for it.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 9:13 p.m. CST

    Fucking nonsense. Anyone who

    by J.B.M.A.

    Fucking nonsense. Anyone who purports to love the wonderful first two Alien flicks and can yet can still find time to support this utter shit is either twelve years old or moronically backward. Even as a comic AVP was a bollocks idea driven by useless geeks who insist on jamming entirely unrelated franchises together because they want to see 'shit-fucked-up-reel-goood'. Ignorant cunts.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 9:24 p.m. CST

    flipthepicsAt1-18-08, we barely knew ye.

    by Pennsy

    *sigh* <p>

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 9:49 p.m. CST

    Alien vs. Predator vs. The O.C. vs. Paul Anderson

    by eman_1293

    'Nuff said...

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 10:05 p.m. CST

    It does look very cheap

    by ufoclub1977

    It really does look like typical straight to scifi channel movies... unwatchable stuff!

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 10:09 p.m. CST

    "AVP = One Of The Worst Movies Of All Time"

    by Shermdawg

    lol, only on AICN would you see a overblown assessment such as that. Out of the millions of films made, AVP is one of the "worst"???<br><br> Honestly, I can look past the lack of gore, the badly shot action scenes, and the Bishop appearance. The only thing that ticked me off about the first one as the extremely short timeframe for the xenomorphs growth. Other than that, it wasn't s bad as you guys make it out to be. It wasn't X3. (And ven that had it's moments despite raping the franchise.) It didn't fuck over Ripley (that already happened in her own flicks). It was an average, yet occasionally fun popcorn flick. <br><br> It's OBVIOUS we aren't getting a Scott/Cameron helmed Alien 5, we aren't gonna get a Predator 3 (with those Cena rumors, thank god for that). Because we are so used to these creatures, no matter how hard they try, there will never be a real feeling of terror in any future films. Without Weaver, there goes the mythology. And as long as thman is around at Fox, this is all we're getting. We're lucky we're even getting this. And it could be worse. It could be the Halloween franchise.<br><br> I absolutely hate it when people tell others here to "get over it", but in this case, we're gonna have to, and accept that the Alien franchise died back in '92. Unless Fox get's a new studio head and they reboot the property, we'll never get another "good" installment.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 10:43 p.m. CST

    You know, in Anderson's defense...

    by The Dum Guy

    He supposedly went into it thinking it would be rated R, but the same goes for Resident Evil. And, I heard that the orginal outline for the story said that the incubation period for the Xenomorphs were purposely changed by the Predators using bio-engineering, so that they could hunt them without waiting. Sorta like microwaving your' pre-made dinners for 8 minutes instead of throwing them in the oven for almost an hour.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 10:53 p.m. CST

    The filmmakers speak (spoke) !!!

    by ebolamonkey

    "We really want to take it back to the original 'Alien' and 'Predator' films and make a serious, gritty horror film," Colin Strause said. There's nothing in this trailer that reminds me of Alien, Aliens, or Predator. The chick, the action, and the government "containment" thing remind me a lot of Resident Evil, maybe they're big PWSA fans.

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 11:13 p.m. CST

    Sherm don't mind these pseaudo-elitist geek wannabes

    by glodene

    You know and I know that they will be the first in line when it hits the theaters...As usual, they're just jumping on the ol' cliched disaffected geek "It's hip to be a contrarian/hater" bandwagon. In the words of that great american Poet - MC BREED: "It Ain't No Future In Yo' Front in'"

  • Aug. 26, 2007, 11:57 p.m. CST

    @jerseycajun

    by Hardboiled Wonderland

    You're not alone; in fact, you're part of the majority. Unfortunately, the minority rule Hollywood (and talkbacks). It's the same minority who forced Cameron to delete Ripley's mother/daughter scenes from the theatrical release.

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 1:18 a.m. CST

    I said it before, I'll say it again...

    by oh_riginal

    Mel Gibson for the director of AvP3!!!! NO HUMANS, PERIOD! Just a simple story that follows the Predators as they setup a hunt, in which the prey just so happen to be Aliens, on some weird unknown planet. And the story should be set in the future, but I suppose it wouldn't matter since Earth or humans wouldn't be involved to reflect any time period anyway. Make this like Grindhouse, and have a double feature of Aliens vs Predator 3, and Nick Nolte vs Gary Busey!!!

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 1:18 a.m. CST

    it WAS one of the worst movies of all time

    by Geek Sodomizer

    not just because the quality was bad but because it did more than even Alien Ressurection to piss on the good reputation of these franchises. Even Predator 2 didn't deserve the ass-raping that AVP gave it. Now this trailer does look promising, it will be rated R no? That's one thing it's already gotten right the first one didn't. Looks like the creators know that the first one sucked balls and are trying to make up for it! Could be good!

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 1:20 a.m. CST

    and Mel Gibson would knock it out of the park

    by Geek Sodomizer

    too bad he went crazy and only makes bizarre movies now. Not that I didn't like Apocalypto, it was great haha.

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 1:52 a.m. CST

    Trailor actually looked badass....but

    by Debs

    not going to get my hopes up that much....Think I will play it safe and wait until SOMEONE actually goes to see it and tells me if it is worth watching...also. I have a strong belief that even though they are spouting off about an "R" rating..will probably be "PG-13"....the REAL "R" will be on the DVD...everyone knows what I'm talking about..."that old line, DIRECTOR'S UNCUT VERSION" ooo vey! haha

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 2:34 a.m. CST

    Looks pretty gruesome

    by Spaced_and_Confused

    Funny enough my PC kept buffering the video at every clinch kill scene and froze. It looks to me at least that the much missed gore factor from the last AVP is here by the truckload. And unless Danny Glover or Arnold step in, I could care less about the human characters. I think I saw a clip of every human character they showed getting staked against a wall, or exploded, or (my favorite) having acid melt through their fucking face. This might actually be gorier than any of the films for both franchises that came before it, I know that's a bold statement, but hell look at the trailer, it's there. I dunno, I'll pay to see a good old hard R monster flick.

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 6 a.m. CST

    You never can tell...

    by Jakes Nel

    ... what can happen when ex-visual effects guys get put in charge of a big geek project? Oh yes, you can. Spawn, Battlefield Earth, Eragon... All shit.

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 7:44 a.m. CST

    It's pretty easy to put

    by fireclown

    It's pretty easy to put together some fast action clips and drums to make a great looking trailer that RAWKS. I'll see this one out of habit, but they'll have to win me over. I agree on the idea of Mel Gibson doing a no humans movie.

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 7:44 a.m. CST

    Lots of mayhem

    by Abominable Snowcone

    doesn't make up for a good story and genuine suspense. Case in point--the first "Alien." This new AvP might be fun, but let's face it, it's a cartoon. Oh, and if there's only one Predator in this film, you see him get gored by an alien tail in the trailer. So that's blown.

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 8:47 a.m. CST

    That looked really cool

    by Col. Tigh-Fighter

    Bring it on, I say :)

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 9:27 a.m. CST

    you said it Abom...

    by just pillow talk

    This should take place in space, or if it must be on Earth, a future Earth. After Ripley. <p>Monica Bellucci is coming over Abom. I told her you were part of the Brotherhood of the Wolf...she's quite enthused about that....

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 9:52 a.m. CST

    Kakes Nel

    by half vader

    Or on the other hand Seven, Fight Club, Zodiac.

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 9:52 a.m. CST

    JAKES.

    by half vader

    Sorry.

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 10:30 a.m. CST

    not excited

    by NomoredirtyjokespleaseweareYanks

    but after that trailer I'm interested.

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 11:13 a.m. CST

    yay! blood, gore , thats the Alien Vs Predator I know

    by BendersShinyAss

    im there

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 11:56 a.m. CST

    Paxton is the Walrus!

    by Cellar Door

    Seriously...anything in this guy's career just rocks. Granted, he's gone more drama-orientated lately but the last episode of BL had a moment of the 'crazy-eyed Paxton' look we've all come to know and love! Bit-part in Terminator, best one-liners in Aliens ("That's it man! Game over! Game OVER!!"), Predator 2, The Dark Backward (totally batshit crazy movie), Near Dark, Weird Science, Frailty, even Twister all made better by the presence of the Bill!!! As for AVP2, even if it totally kicks ass, aliens on present day earth kinda sucks for tossing continuity and it's gonna be hard to live down the horrible shite of AVP1 (probably not possible). I wonder if the scarred predator and the mountain climber girl are still dating? Might make Christmas and family picnics a bit akward.

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 12:07 p.m. CST

    this looks straight 'tarded up

    by mthrndr

    still could be fun in a mindless way.

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 12:21 p.m. CST

    somewhat makes sense

    by rxse7en

    I guess, taken with a grain of salt, we can assume that the AvsP genre does segue into the Alien universe. The fact that the Nostromo was sent to LV-426 to recover the alien artifacts means that W-Y knew they existed. Perhaps we find that W-Y gets it's hands on all of the Pred-tech and advances mankind into space--always wary of the existence of the Aliens and Preds. Predator was contemporary and somewhat fits in. Maybe we'll see the next AvsP or Alien flick being the one that introduces us to colonization and the colonial marines.

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 12:31 p.m. CST

    Looks better than the first one

    by Faust_8

    but that's not saying much

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 12:31 p.m. CST

    Looks better than the first one

    by Faust_8

    but that's not saying much

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 12:36 p.m. CST

    hope they didn't blow the wad in the trailer

    by Faust_8

    I ahte it when you see all of the cool shit in the trailer, other than that it looks like the first movie should have looked. Remember they are mixing an action franchise with a horror/action franchise. Predator's kill things, aliens pop out of peoples stomachs. Of course there should be blood.

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 12:36 p.m. CST

    hope they didn't blow the wad in the trailer

    by Faust_8

    I ahte it when you see all of the cool shit in the trailer, other than that it looks like the first movie should have looked. Remember they are mixing an action franchise with a horror/action franchise. Predator's kill things, aliens pop out of peoples stomachs. Of course there should be blood.

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 12:42 p.m. CST

    WILL SUCK!!

    by FleshMachine

    more pretty people and dumb script...just cause the aliens look cool and people heads blow off doesnt make it a good film.

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 12:51 p.m. CST

    deja vu much Faust_8?

    by RokurGepta

    deja vu much Faust_8?

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 4:14 p.m. CST

    I hope there's a ton of CG

    by where_are_quints_hobbit_set_reports

    if so, maybe it will be as awesome as "Beowulf" <p> ABOVE IS SARCASM

  • Aug. 27, 2007, 4:25 p.m. CST

    I want to be in The World Begins

    by TheNorthlander

    A universe disenfranchised from Paul WS Anderson, a whole new take on earth if you will. You gotta love it though how before AVP fanboys screamed for years how much they wanted an Alien vs Predator movie, and now that they made (a really bad) one, everyone just want things to go back to the way they were before with two separate series'. Maybe they should have done like with JLA and just make a CGI AVP instead.

  • Aug. 28, 2007, 1:57 a.m. CST

    1-18-08 Site

    by vettebro

    This could be old news, but you can flip the photos over. There is writing on the other side of some of them.

  • Aug. 28, 2007, 2:50 a.m. CST

    DIE PAUL W.S. ANDERSON DIE!

    by shameonyourselves

    DIE PAUL W.S. ANDERSON DIE! DIE PAUL W.S. ANDERSON DIE! DIE PAUL W.S. ANDERSON DIE! DIE PAUL W.S. ANDERSON DIE!

  • Aug. 28, 2007, 4:26 a.m. CST

    Gestation

    by Affleckwasthebomb

    If that is indeed how you spell it. Sorry for joining the party so late. No one is problably going to look at this now but I did wonder why in the orignal Alien films the the gestation period of the alien once it's in John Hurt is at least a few days yet in AVP it's like an hour.

  • Aug. 28, 2007, 6:56 a.m. CST

    America. Fuck Yeah.

    by Batou

    I like to say fuck yeah. What was the main gripes people had with AvP: - Off Camera kills - Stupid unrealistic overcomplicated setting - Stupid relationship storyline Well, obviously, looking at the trailer: - On camera kills. The the Nth power - Realistic setting. Something that could exist, not some idiotic pyramic 3000 feet underground. - Can't comment on the stupid relationship storyline, but doesn't look likely. Fuck yeah. How the hell did Paul WS Anderson go from Event Horizon to this? Did someone else do Event Horizon, he just lifted it?

  • Aug. 28, 2007, 7:11 a.m. CST

    wow

    by cokellbrains

    Seriously guys some of you are the most cynical, whining pussies i have ever seen on a board, we have all been let down by trailers that promised the earth and delivered shit, i hated the first AVP but this trailers looks awesome, i can't wait to see it, and will only be put off if every review says its shit, otherwise I will hold judgement

  • Aug. 28, 2007, 8:50 a.m. CST

    Only one thing can save ALIENS VS PREDATOR now...

    by spud mcspud

    Cast Henry Rollins as the last living human. Then the Aliens and Preds move in and BLAM! One interplanetary smackdown.<P> This don't look as bad as AVP, which is like saying a punch in the face is better than a kick in the balls.<P> Yes, Paul "Wall-to-wall Shit" Anderson did lift EVENT HORIZON - from a movie called SOLARIS. Not so much the Clooney version though. And then SUNSHINE lifted from EVENT HORIZON. RIP Originality in Hollywood.

  • Aug. 28, 2007, 8:57 a.m. CST

    Nasty F'in Aliens...

    by johnwalanp

    ...killing shit! That was better than going ten rounds in the sack with Jessica Alba! Roll on Xmas for some hardcore Aliens v Predator action, like it should have been first time around!!! I heard there's even a scene in a school, with a load of kids getting killed - talk about R-rated!!!

  • Aug. 28, 2007, 10:02 a.m. CST

    slasher movie

    by dopepope

    This looks like a teenage slasher movie, but instead of a masked killer it's aliens and predators. Looks like they've amped up the violence to pacify us from the fact there's very little substance. They've pissed all over the serious tone of the Alien films with these lame AvP outings, which had/have potential if they were handled well, but they obviously aren't. A v P vTeenage hicks and profanity! WOW!

  • Aug. 28, 2007, 3:09 p.m. CST

    Inter-franchise continuity....

    by Cellar Door

    For these movies is at least 94.7% ass. The remaining 5.3% is pure fanboigasm.

  • Aug. 28, 2007, 4:59 p.m. CST

    No Need To See The Movie

    by Saluki

    All the best kills were in the trailer. What the hell is WITH Fox this year? They showed all the kills in Sunshine before it came out too. The comparison to a Slasher flick was valid. This is just Jason X all over again you suckers.

  • Aug. 28, 2007, 6:30 p.m. CST

    What? No WWE with Aliens?

    by BenjaminElial

    I dig the trailer but I'm afraid I just watched all the major characters bite it. If they were just secondaries that died in quick, spectacular ways and there's much more to be had, I'll be happy.

  • Aug. 28, 2007, 8:10 p.m. CST

    Hmm..

    by guvnagrover

    Trailer shows "some" promise. I'll wait until it comes out. Still, wtf is up with the "modern" day approach? Set it in the freakin future and bring on the colonial marines!!

  • Aug. 28, 2007, 9:41 p.m. CST

    Trailer Death Rate ......................... One-On-One

    by Red Dawn Don

    Man that was a lot of death in a 2:12 length trailer. Anyone got a death count. It was mucho. The little boy hunting and getting an alien-facial was yucko.

  • Aug. 28, 2007, 10:14 p.m. CST

    Warning on AVP2: Any resemblance to Alien or Predator

    by kabong

    movies is entirely coincidental. The producers apologize for any confusion.

  • Aug. 28, 2007, 10:26 p.m. CST

    hmmmm

    by Lump

    That wouldn't happpen to take place in Wolf Point, Montana does it? Grandpa, is that you?

  • Aug. 28, 2007, 10:53 p.m. CST

    The one with the whip

    by Lump

    seems kinda small. Shorty????? Was that Shorty at the end of the first one? Doubtful but that would be some cool references.