Prey review: The best Predator movie since the 1987 original

Prey: important information

– Fifth Predator film in the sci-fi action horror franchise
– Set nearly 300 years before the 1987 Predator movie
– Directed by Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane)
– Written by Patrick Aison (Jack Ryan by Tom Clancy)
– Stars Amber Midthunder as Naru, a Comanche warrior
– Launching on Hulu in the US and Disney Plus in other territories

The 80s were a watershed for the science fiction genre. Hugely popular movie series such as Alien and Terminator were created during this period, and while those franchises have struggled to remain relevant in the modern era, the duo delivered sequels – Aliens and Terminator 2 – that were arguably superior to their predecessors. their predecessors.

The Predator franchise cannot claim the same. The first film in the series created by Jim and John Thomas – the 1987 film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger – may have wowed audiences with its suspenseful moments, strong and simple characterization, and over-the-top scenes upon initial release. Several sequels, however, failed to provide a worthy continuation of the testosterone-fueled sci-fi action original, diminishing the Predator film series in the eyes of many.

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