The Predator (2018)

Everybody Seems to Hate ‘The Predator’


I’m not totally sure about this, but Shane Black being attached to write and direct The Predator probably created a lot of buzz. Fans probably had high hopes for a good sequel/soft reboot. Fox probably dreamt of a franchise (re)starter. Black has that Iron Man 3 magic in him. One controversy, a handful reshoots, and studio wrangling later, all the buzz turned into negative hype. The Predator flopped and got mixed to negative reactions, with reviews pointing out the reshoots, the haphazard editing, the script’s outdated perspective on autism and overabundance of jokes hurting the movie. Heck, one review even complained the movie being a full action-comedy. Continue reading “The Predator (2018)”