Bloody Noir: ‘Predator 2’ Revisited – ScreenHub Entertainment

There are few mysteries more compelling to me than the hatred for Predator 2. Sure, this first sequel to the 1987 classic isn’t without its faults. Its more colorful and extravagant style could be off-putting to fans of the more quiet dread the original builds up. However, I’ve always enjoyed this film, and given some of the recent developments in the series, perhaps now is … Continue reading Bloody Noir: ‘Predator 2’ Revisited – ScreenHub Entertainment

A Different Kind of Star Wars: An ‘Aliens vs. Predator’ Retrospective – Screenhub Entertainment

These days, it’s hard to think of Aliens vs. Predator without rolling your eyes. The title evokes less than pleasant memories of the 2004 film and its abysmal sequel, films that seemed more like B movie fluff than anything else. But there was a time when Aliens vs. Predator generated a lot of excitement in the fanbase, with titles that were comparable to the films … Continue reading A Different Kind of Star Wars: An ‘Aliens vs. Predator’ Retrospective – Screenhub Entertainment

‘The Predator’ Trades Horror For Humor With Mixed Results – ScreenHub Entertainment

Seeing the original Predator at 12 introduced me to a leaner, meaner kind of movie I hadn’t yet been exposed to. Times were different then. There were only two Predator movies, Aliens vs. Predator hadn’t yet left comics and video games, and sequels were something everyone was clamouring for. Times have changed. Now fans of this series react at best with scepticism when a new … Continue reading ‘The Predator’ Trades Horror For Humor With Mixed Results – ScreenHub Entertainment

Why ‘Predator’ Is A Subversive Masterpiece – ScreenHub Entertainment

Most people don’t think ‘art’ when discussing Predator. The 1987 science fiction classic is fondly remembered for spectacular action, quotable dialogue, and a monster who has joined the ranks of Frankenstein and Dracula as a cultural icon. However, many overlook some of the film’s more subtle underpinnings. Though at a glance the film is just another entry into the 80s cycle of action films, it … Continue reading Why ‘Predator’ Is A Subversive Masterpiece – ScreenHub Entertainment