After I saw the trailer for "The Predator (2018)" I saw this try to jump on its coat tails and slip through with a trailer of its own. What the heck, I like watching B-movies, some are worth doing the time for. Sadly, the director of this movie should be doing time as well as all the staff at Global Asylum.
Within 5 minutes of witnessing bad directing, and bad acting, especially the poor Dwayne Johnson wannabe acting of Xavi Israel, I realised this was going to be 90 minutes of my life I'm not getting back.
To be fair the acting was only dragged down by the poor script, awful dialogue and the research which made them look ridiculous. Seriously, what Lt Commander, breaks rank, disobeys orders risks his career in order to drag enlisted troops into enemy territory to look for a gunned-down experienced black-ops team, without any intel? Who writes garbage like this and expects the audience to be sucked in? Really?
As for the alien predator(s), it's not worth wading through 70 minutes to get a glimpse of them. They stole some of the recognisable predator gadgets we know of, but for most, the equipment and effects were "alien" to the franchise and the aliens themselves, well I've seen better Papier-mâché masks on Halloween.
The effects and set were so bad I don't think there was a budget for this
movie except for a cheap laptop and one copy Adobe PhotoShop (tm). They could have saved themselves some cash and used paint.net with the same quality effects. The alien sets were a lot like the inside of a warehouse, strange how their structures are very similar to human design.
This movie is "Russian roulette" with one bullet and two chambers. If you are going to watch it, there's a 50/50 chance you are going to kill yourself.
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