Yesterday marked the 10th anniversary of Aliens vs Predator: Requiem, the sequel to the 2004's crossover film Alien vs Predator that saw the long awaited face off between 20th Century Fox's popular extraterrestrial monsters, who take their battle to Earth. Following the events of that movie, a Predator ship carrying Facehuggers and their dead comrade "Scar" (who died from defeating a Alien Queen) is attacked a "Predalien", a murderous hybrid creature birthed from Scar after he encountered a Facehugger on Earth, and their ship crash lands in a Colorado town and go on the loose. A distress signal is sent to a lone Predator who travels to Earth to clean up the evidence and prevent collateral damage as he pursues the Predalien and his army with civilians getting caught in the middle of their battle. Aside from the amazing creature effects and cool concepts like a " cleaner Predator " on a mission, this movie pissed me the fuck off. This was a abysmal creature feature, dumbed down creature feature stuffed with a generic narrative structure, a bunch of clichéd human characters I don't give too shits about and some of disappointed fight sequences ever filmed due to the choppy editing and darkly lit cinematography. It also retains the R rating of it's previous entries after the fury over the first AVP's PG-13 rating and it doesn't hold back on the gore, even if it involves children, but that doesn't necessarily mean the the quality would improve. Looking back at this make me want to take back whatever bad things I have said about Alien 3 and Alien: Resurrection. Even with their underwhelming plot directions and studio interferences, at least they got curtain distinctive visual qualities, whereas this was just uninspired.
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