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Predator (1987)

Director: John McTiernan

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter Hall, Bill Duke

Film in a sentence: Major Alan "Dutch" Schaefer and his elite team of ultra-manly goddamn sexual tyrannosauri get picked off one by one by a dreadlocked semi-invisible extra-terrestrial with a peculiar line in eyewear.

Best bit in the trailer: If you can choose between “Knock knock”, “Ain’t got time to bleed” and “If it bleeds, we can kill it”, then you’re a damn sight less argumentative than we are.

Arnold fact: Jean-Claude Van Damme was originally cast as The Predator, but quit when he realised he’d be spending the whole film unseen in a red lobster-like special effects suit. Redesigned for his replacement, Kevin Peter Hall, the outfit had a completely different look for the finished film.
 

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1 Total Recall
The Total Recall trailer here is actually an amalgam of the teaser and the main trailer in one... So the floating head is your favorite bit n the Teaser... But what about the main trailer? (Sorry for being pedantic... ;) More

Posted by Iago 1979 on Tuesday October 23, 2012, 14:46

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Bill Duke not Bull Duke. Needed saying. More

Posted by gwd80 on Monday October 15, 2012, 22:31

3 next year it will be 20 years since he made a good movie
True Lies in 1993 then 20 years of meh. Heres hoping he chooses his next films wisely and goes out on a high. More

Posted by Notmyrealusername on Saturday October 13, 2012, 16:21

4 Elfman at the end
In reference to you talking about the "Batman and Robin" trailer, that's Elliot Goldenthal's revamped Batman theme that plays throughout the bulk of the trailer. For some reason, they do toss in Elfman's much superior version at the end which, as you said, gets ruined by that odd "whooshing" sound. Not sure if you meant just that bit or thought that Elfman did the score for the whole film? More

Posted by EriCritic on Saturday October 13, 2012, 01:15

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