It’s not even been a month and it’s finally happened. The inevitable. Directorial debut for the Brothers Strause, AvP Requiem, has been nominated for two Razzie awards:
Worst Excuse for a Horror Movie(which turns out to be a brand new category)
Worst Prequel or Sequel
This years event marks the Razzie’s 28th. AvPR’s ... [Read More
There’s a semi-interesting interview over at SKNR
with Victoria Bildwell. She played the pregnant woman in AvP Requiem whose stomach was ripped open. She talks a little about how the scene was done and what it was like.
GVK: How much of the birthing scene was makeup and ... [Read More
There’s a couple of new UK AvP Requiem reviews. The first is in the News of the World
(There’s also a scan of the newspaper article here
.) and another one on Empire
. Both are very negative and they give it 1/5.
The box office totals ... [Read More
There’s a fairly detailed article on CGSociety
about the visual effects in AvP Requiem. They interviewed the Strause Brothers as well two crew members.
“Even so, the film has around 460 visual effects shots. In addition to adding digital characters in post, Hydraulx created the interior of the predator’s ... [Read More
There’s a competition on Kerrang
at the moment to win tickets to see AvP Requiem. You’ll stay in some London hotel and after you’ve seen the movie, they take you to some battle event in the forest.
“Want to get even closer to the biggest, baddest battle between the ... [Read More
Well this is certainly interesting. Fox has put up this official trivia competition in which fans can compete with other fans in a chance to win prizes:
“Hi, I work for a trivia company, we’ve just teamed up with 20th Century Fox to create a freeplay Aliens and Predator quiz based ... [Read More
There’s a new two-page article about AvP Requiem in this month’s Total Film Magazine. Forum member War Wager was kind enough to scan the article in. Check out this thread
in the forum for the scans plus a full transcript.
There’s two new behind-the-scenes images, one of the Predalien and ... [Read More
News seems to have all but disappeared since AvPR came out. I feel sorta empty. There’s an interview with the Strause Brothers on LA Times
(Requires Registration). It’s mostly about their life story and how they got into visual effects and formed Hydraulx etc.
“Colin, the more effusive ... [Read More
Izzet over at Alien Experience found a really interesting article over at VFXWorld that they posted before AvPR’s release. It deals with a lot of technical related stuff but it’s quite a good read:
“The film came in under budget, “which doesn’t seem to happen too often around here,” Colin says. ... [Read More
The box office figures are in for December 25. According to Box Office Mojo
, the movie made $9,515,615 on Christmas Day. It’s slightly more than the $7-$9m ComingSoon predicted. It’s also the third all-time highest opening on a Christmas Day according to /Film
ALL-TIME TOP SINGLE DAY ... [Read More