Stan Winston School of Character Arts has published an in-depth blog post about the practical effects of the Feral Predator in 2022’s Prey. Matt Winston, son of legendary special effects artist Stan Winston, spoke to Amalgamated Dynamics
co-founders Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff Jr about their contributions to the Predator prequel.
The article takes us through the build ... [Read More]
As of writing, we are currently on day 11 of the crowdfunding campaign for Aliens Expanded
, the upcoming companion/documentary devoted to Aliens and produced by CreatorVC! And going strong at over $110, 000 raised so far! In addition to the cast already announced so far, CreatorVC has announced a further 6 new guests over the last several ... [Read More]
If you’re familiar with Alien vs. Predator Galaxy, it should come as no surprise that I’d be interested in exploring more of those could-have-beens. But unlike some of our other articles, this isn’t an alternate script. It’s a look at an alternate design that has eventually been retconned into something completely different. And the road that this particular retcon has ... [Read More]
The developers at Illfonic surprised us with some new content today for their “Predator: Hunting Grounds” asymmetrical multiplayer video game, including one item that should be very familiar to Predator fans!
There are three new Predator trophies now unlockable in the game, including two prehistoric weapons and one very interesting alien-type skull! Check them out:
Alien Hunter’s Trophy
The last “Alien ... [Read More]
1:18 scale figure company Hiya Toys
isn’t slowing down and continues to announce new pre-orders for upcoming waves of Alien, Predator, and AVP figures. They still have a number releases set for this year, and their ‘Exquisite Mini’ 2022 slate has been expanding.
When we last checked in
during spring, they had just announced Predator ... [Read More]
continues with their announcements of 1:18 Scale 4 Inch figures scheduled for release later this year. Alien characters Dallas and Kane are in their MK 50 Compression Suits, with Kane’s appearance being after his encounter with a Facehugger.
Speaking of Facehuggers, following their Alien: Covenant version
, we’re getting another Aliens Egg & Facehugger ... [Read More]
The people behind In Search of Darkness
, a recent documentary that focused on the iconic horror films of the 80s, have now set their sights on the science-fiction of the 80s! In Search of Tomorrow is a brand-new documentary that will explore the sci-fi of the 80s, and Aliens and Predator will not be left out! In ... [Read More]
One of the most iconic moments in the Predator franchise occurs when Detective Mike Harrigan, played by actor Danny Glover, pursues an ailing City Hunter Predator onto its spacecraft during the thrilling finale of Predator 2.
In a battle to the death, Harrigan ultimately triumphs over his alien foe, only to discover his victory was being observed by a pack of intergalactic ... [Read More]
And that’s time called on our Alien Day competition! We had hundreds of entries for this one so thank you to each and every one of you who participated! So the answer the question how many Alien films Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff Jr. worked on was five!
Both worked on Aliens under Stan Winston before forming Amalgamated ... [Read More]
Most fans of Predator know that the original design for the interstellar hunter character was quite different than what we ended up with. After some test footage was shot of the original creature design in Mexico, the production was put on hold and Stan Winston was hired to come to the set and redesign the Predator into what we know ... [Read More]
Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.
not only worked on the Fugitive Predator for The Predator but they worked on an additional two Predators known as the Emissary Predators which were ultimately cut from the film. While the Fugitive hewed quite close to Stan Winston’s original Predator, the Emissary’s were intended to be something completely different.
These Emissary’s have largely been absent ... [Read More]
i09 have recently shared an exclusive
look at Sideshow’s upcoming Mythos Alien statue. Designed in collaboration with Legacy Effects, the successor to Stan Winston Studios, the Mythos Alien is a re-imagining of the classic Alien design.
Redesigned by Legacy Studios and Sideshow, the Mythos alien offers fans a creepy new take on the classic monster as seen in ... [Read More]
Alien title sequence designer and Predator special effects artist Richard Alan Greenberg has sadly died at age 71. The Hollywood Reporter have announced
(via Xenomorphing) that Greenberg passed away on the 16th of June in New York following issues with appendicitis.
Richard Alan Greenberg has a very involved history with both the Alien and Predator franchises. Along with his brother Robert, the ... [Read More]