The arrival of the new sequel to ‘Predator’, directed by Shane Black and that has met with conflicting reactions, encourages us to revise the Predator mythology: a handful of films starring the space hunter, plus his two confrontations with the lethal ones xenomorphs of ‘Alien’. Films that do not reflect the complexity or the myriad bifurcations that the iconic alien has lived in other media, but still worth refreshing for its variety of styles.
Interestingly, and for once we breathe a sigh of relief, there are no bad movies on this list. All have something to contribute to the devotee of the Yautja: new genetic variants, unexpected scenarios, winks of continuity … if you are waiting for the new ‘Predator’ to arrive as May water, here is a good appetizer in the form of hunting major directly planned from outer space. Continue reading “All movies in the ‘Predator’ series ordered from worst to best”