Predators was one of the big summer movies this year that I was really looking forward to, but it's the one I didn't get to see in the theaters. Our baby-sitter, my mother-in-law, was in Australia at the time the movie hit Korea, so we missed it.
Finally saw it last night thanks to VoD. My wife and I watched it after our son was in bed.
All in all, I really liked it. It took the Predator concept in a new, if not exactly novel, direction. The story was well-paced, had some interesting characters, and some cool deaths (which is why we go see this kind of movie, really).
The only thing that really bugged me was that one tired old Hollywood cliche reared its ugly head.
Who's the first guy to die? The Mexican. Second? The black guy. Third, the other black guy. At least the Japanese guy survived until after the Russian and convict bit the dust. Yeah, it was noticeable.
I mean, come on! Even the original Predator had Jesse Ventura biting it first, and the two black guys later on. Predator 2 had the black guy survive!
Other than that quibble, it sure beats "Alien vs. Predator" (haven't seen AvP2...not sure I want to...).
Kinda late to the party on this one, so I'll keep it short. I think the above is about all I need to say about this movie.
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