but its been said many times xeno, it might not be locked on yet?
Locked onto the head? We know it is. The preview showed it jumps and clamps down, as it jumps through the air. This is the thing while it's doing its job, because the guy's fallen down and been rendered unconscious.
Locked in the edit? This isn't CGI. They can't really change the obviously loose way that tail isn't wrapped around properly or how there's a lot of thin air between the body and face.
The only saving grace might be that it was a test shot, to measure the lighting, but I doubt the magazine would have incidently been given such pictures.
???Look, I just joined the forums and so far all I've read are a bunch of posts complaining about this or that. What the hell is with you guys and CHANGE? Change is good.
Change does not necessarily = better.
When things look obviously fake, I think we should be allowed to say so. The facehugger errors are that much more glaring, because hte CGI ones, in the preview, looked great. The directors were the ones who have made a big thing out of saying they were going to correct this and that about the first film. Facehuggers obviously not... Hugging... Should have been one of those things they were going to fix. Even if the practical models would not have allowed them, there are camera angles which could hide that.
The Face Hugger looks fine to me, and so do the rest of the effects. It is just a movie after all. There's only so much you can do before the effects become to real for the films. Not trying to make enemies here but come on, enjoy it for what it is. Thats what I'm doing.
That's why I'm reserving my judgement on the film, as a whole. I like a number of things about it, for the record.
This stuff, however, is basic and nothing to do with any studio interference.
a new color could be based on the idea "a predalien wants to breed". those black points on his legs and tail could be an attempt to bring something from the predator's skin design.
These are ones which came from the ship. The cracked and smashed stasis tubes strongly imply they were from there.
i always had a question "why would comic-yautja (i will never call these stolen creatures "predators") keep facehuggers on a ship, they are stupid but not enough to do this".
Predators like to hunt stuff.
As for the colour, I don't mind so much, because we don't know how long these ones have been in the wild, as it were.