The Cineplex: Alien v Predator – A 2022 Re-Ranking

Ever since a Xenomorph skull popped up in Predator 2, the Alien and Predator franchises found themselves linked. Most of this buzz made sense in the early 1990s. The James Cameron-directed Aliens pit Marines against Xenomorphs. Just a year later, Arnold Schwartzenegger led a special ops team into the jungle, only to be ambushed by an extraterrestrial with an affinity … Continue reading The Cineplex: Alien v Predator – A 2022 Re-Ranking

Review: ‘Prey’ Offers New Blood to the ‘Predator’ Franchise, While Returning to Its Roots

An iconic franchise was born when Arnold Schwartzenegger and Carl Weathers completed the coolest handshake in world history. The slap, the one-liners, and the terror of being hunted by extraterrestrials summed up the 1980s. While uber-machoism and gnarly gore became the film's trademarks, Predator became something. Equal parts political commentary about US militarism in Central … Continue reading Review: ‘Prey’ Offers New Blood to the ‘Predator’ Franchise, While Returning to Its Roots