September 7, 2018
‘The Predator’ Is An Enjoyable Popcorn Flick With The Undeniable Shane Black Flair [TIFF Review]
Back in 1987, nobody could have anticipated the impact of “Predator” on moviegoers. The ‘80s were a revolving door of ultra-violent hyper-masculine action films (even ones featuring the era’s biggest action star, Arnold Schwarzenegger). But “Predator” rose above most of the pack, and exploded in popularity, fueling spin-off movies, video games, and comic books. Despite many attempts, Hollywood has yet to recapture the magic of the original, instead delivering sequels with mixed, at best, results.