Making of The Predator Dogs

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, find out how the new hounds of the sequel The Predator were created. Plus, dive into the philosophy of J.R.R. Tolkien to explore what deeper thinking lies beneath the epic fantasy adventure, and Black Panther star Lupita Nyong’o sits down for a nearly 40-minute interview with Can You Ever Forgive Me? star Melissa McCarthy. Read More »

The Predator Easter Egg

The Predator is available on home video, which means fans are starting to notice certain details they missed the first time around. One of those details includes an Easter egg referencing Jean-Claude Van Damme‘s original involvement in the movie as the film’s titular jungle stalking creature.

That’s right, the legendary JCVD was originally the man who was meant to be in the creature suit as the titular alien hunter in Predator, but the creature design ended up being drastically changed after the suit ended up looking positively terrible. We know that because of behind the scenes footage revealed the original suits used on set, and one of those suits used for visual effects reference ended up as a The Predator Easter egg. Read More »

Predator Whiskey

We’ve seen whiskey inspired by recent movies like Kingsman: The Golden Circle and Blade Runner 2049, but a new smooth bourbon whiskey is on the way that pays tribute to a fan favorite movie from all the way back in 1987.

Silver Screen Bottling Company and Fox Studios are partnering to release Dutch Bourbon Whiskey, inspired by Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s lead character Major Alan “Dutch” Schaefer from the sci-fi action classic Predator. Find out how to get your hands on this Predator whiskey below. Read More »

the predator holiday special

If Shane Black‘s Predator sequel/reboot The Predator didn’t satisfy your blood lust, may I interest you in The Predator Holiday Special? This silly stop-motion short has a group of Predators invading the North Pole and engaging in violent battle with Santa Claus, his reindeer, and more. It’s kind of stupid! But it’s short enough that you might get a good laugh. Watch the Predator Holiday Special below.

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Crazy 4 Cult 12 Art Show

Every year, Gallery 1988 hosts a new edition of their Crazy 4 Cult art show with artists creating prints, paintings, sculptures and other creations in honor of movies from all genres that have a cult following, whether it’s rather large or very small. This year’s brings the 12th iteration of the show featuring artwork paying tribute to movies like The Iron Giant, The Blues Brothers, Back to the Future, Taxi Driver, What We Do in the Shadows, Trainspotting, Gremlins, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Great Outdoors and many more.

Check out some of our favorite pieces from the Crazy 4 Cult 12 art show below. Read More »

Matt Ferguson "Jurassic Park" Variant Screen print

Bottleneck Gallery has a bevy of exciting pop culture print releases planned for New York Comic-Con 2018, featuring movies ranging from Indiana Jones to E.T. to Jurassic Park and featuring artists like Laurent Durieux, Dave Perillom Tom Whalen, Martin Ansin, Matt Ferguson, Gabz, and more. Below, get a preview of some of the art and learn when you can buy it1

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The Last Starfighter Visual Effects

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, check out the visual effects of The Last Starfighter revamped with today’s computer technology. Plus, learn about the arduous process of getting a TV show made, and the Predator is desperate for acting roles and gets some help from Keegan-Michael Key and Olivia Munn. Read More »

Nicolas Cage Career Breakdown

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, Nicolas Cage provides a fascinating and delightful 21-minute breakdown of his most iconic characters. Plus, a dialect coach provides an in-depth examination of the many accents you hear in the movies, and the Predator squares off with his most deadly opponent yet: Kevin McCallister from Home Alone. Read More »

The Predator Ending

The Predator is in theaters this weekend, and even though it’s not faring too well among critics, yours truly found it to be a truly enjoyable, bloody, pulpy, action-packed extravaganza with the perfect amount of Shane Black‘s signature humor and an outstanding ensemble cast to bring it all together. Plus, it has one wild ending that sets the stage for something huge in a possible sequel.

But The Predator ending was originally significantly different than what ended up on the big screen, and it featured one hell of a reference to the first movie. Since this dives into major spoiler territory, you’ll have to join us below to learn more. Read More »

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Predator Honest Trailer

Since The Predator is heading into theaters this weekend (albeit to mostly disappointed reviews), of course the folks at Honest Trailers wanted to flashback all the way to 1987 for a tongue-in-cheek look back at the only truly great movie in the Predator franchise.

Watch the Predator Honest Trailer below. Read More »