When we look back on the great alien movies, John McTiernan’s 1987 classic Predator stands out. The fearsome alien foe wielded gadgets and advanced technology, but he didn’t bank on one thing… earth having Arnold Schwarzenegger.
It’s often praised for its simple approach of man vs alien in an isolated location. However, the movie spawned a franchise and as the efforts have become increasingly ambitious they’ve arguably become more divisive. Yet, director Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane) has taken the series back to its roots.
Not only that but he’s taken it back in time.