From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Brothers Greg and Colin Strause (self-titled as Brothers Strause) are a directing duo, most famous for directing Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem and Skyline, and special effects artists who make movies and grew up in Waukegan, Illinois. They are the founders of Hydraulx, a special effects company. Description above from the Wikipedia article Brothers Strause , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.