THE PREDATOR – Everyone’s calling it a mess, everyone’s right

Yes, ‘The Predator’ is a bit of a mess. Given Shane Black’s involvement, it pains me to admit this. It scores points for being a passable piece of counter-programming following months of largely PG-13 fare. But that was not enough to match my high expectations. There’s a lot of blood, guts, crass humor and machineContinue reading “THE PREDATOR – Everyone’s calling it a mess, everyone’s right”

PREDATOR – Revisiting my childhood dreadlocked bogeyman

After Alien: Covenant shifted cinematic tectonic plates, I thought seeing 1987’s Predator for the first time in almost 15 years was in order. Shane Black’s reboot is around the corner and you never know – there may be some dirty little secret at the centre of this franchise which alters our cinematic reality (and mind you, itContinue reading “PREDATOR – Revisiting my childhood dreadlocked bogeyman”