Alien Vs Predator (Blu-ray) - £5 @ Amazon & Tesco Entertainment
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Alien Vs Predator (Blu-ray) - £5 @ Amazon & Tesco Entertainment

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Found 21st Mar 2011Made hot 21st Mar 2011
In delivering non-18-rated excitement, Alien vs. Predator is an acceptably average science-fiction action thriller with some noteworthy highlights, even if it squanders its opportunity to intelligently combine two popular franchises. Rabid fans can justifiably ask "Is that all there is?" after a decade of development hell and eager anticipation, but we're compensated by reasonably logical connections to the Alien legacy and the still-kicking Predator franchise (which hinted at AVP rivalry at the end of Predator 2); some cleverly claustrophobic sets, tense atmosphere and impressive digital effects; and a climactic AVP smackdown that's not half bad. This disposable junk should've been better, but nobody who's seen Mortal Kombat or Resident Evil should be surprised by writer-director Paul W.S. Anderson's lack of imagination. As a brisk, 90-minute exercise in generic thrills, however, Anderson's work is occasionally impressive... right up to his shameless opening for yet another sequel.

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BOUGHT LAST TIME FROM TESCO

I'm not so sure that's the official blurb!

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I'm not so sure that's the official blurb!



More accurate than the official blurb though.

I went to see this at the cinema.. there was about 30 people in when it started and about a dozen or less when it ended .. awful

i got blind side for £5 from tesco

I got a pot of paint from Tesco for less than £5 - use it, watch it dry and you will be better off than spending 90 mins watching this tripe...
Edited by: "imnufc2k" 21st Mar 2011

Even at £5 it's still a crap movie!

"acceptably" my ****.

Thanks OP

Okay - not the best film in the world - far from it. But its okay and its only a fiver.

Just ordered mine from Tesco Entertainment - with 8% cashback from Topcashback. Every little helps!

I always thought Predators were supposed to be the badass hunters of the universe? After watching this I wanted to go out for a beer with them.

The deal is good, but the film is flaccid...
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