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November 30, 2018

Don't Watch "The Predator" and Open Thread

They're running ads for this for PPV.

Avoid!

I didn't see it, but the reviews are uniformly loathsome. People straight-up hate this movie.

Sometimes I watch a movie I know is bad to see how bad it is.

Not this time. I'll take everyone's word for it.

PS, I really liked Shane Black's Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and The Nice Guys, but... not this time, Shane Black.

This is one of the most hated movies of the year, especially by people who are big fans of the first one (and even the second one, actually -- and maybe even the first Aliens V. Predator, which wasn't terrible).

Apparently they just rewrite all of the cool lore of the Predator. He's not just an honorable (if brutal) safari hunter any more. He's -- well, I won't spoil it. Let's just say he's something stupid.

Okay: He's an out-of-work drunk actor being cast as The Predator, it turns out.

Just kidding. Iron Man 3 reference. But he turns out to be something dumb.

All of the reviews below have spoilers (though Mr. Sunday Movies and Red Letter Media do a spoiler-free (mostly) overview review before announcing "here come the spoilers").

However, it seems to me that these spoilers should be spoiled, so that you know what you're going to get and can prepare yourself to be angry.


Reviewing some of these reviews, now I kinda want to watch this movie. I mean, it seems heroically awful.

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posted by Ace of Spades at 06:41 PM

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