Jarrett (jarrett) wrote,
Jarrett
jarrett

  • Mood:

Alen Vs. Predator

I thought the trailers for AVP looked pretty interesting. Granted, I wouldn't go see the movie expecting a Fellini masterpiece, but it seemed like a good, fun, summer popcorn flick, and I have been known to indulge in some cinematic junk food from time to time.

But we have to be a little wary of AVP. Three things have got me a bit concerned about this one:

First off, there have been no reviews for this movie prior to release. Fox had been telling folks the movie wasn't finished, but I think they were just hiding it in hopes of duping an uninformed audience on opening weekend. Then again, if they really were editing and re-editing this movie right down to the wire, that's still a big red flag.

Second, the movie is only 80 minutes long. This is what happens when the editor tries to salvage a good movie from a piece of crap. They usually don't succeed, but at least you don't suffer for as long.

Third, it's rated PG-13. Both Predator movies and all four Alien movies are rated R. I wanna see the Predator pulling out people's spines and Alien acid melting faces. Do the Alien and Predator settle their differences with a pillow fight in this one? This in particular has studio-cashing-in-on-a-popular-franchise written all over it.

Some reviews are starting to trickle in now that the movie is in theaters, but my personal spidey-sense says, "stay away from this movie!"

In space, no one can hear you ask for a refund.

Don't say you weren't warned.
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 13 comments