Predator 2

release year: 1991
genre: action/sci-fi
viewing setting: home DVD, 3/27/10 and 4/12/2006

synopsis: Another Predator's come to Earth to hunt, but this time he's in downtown L.A.

impressions: This was another example of a pretty good sequel to a classic. You kind of know they'll never top the first one, but the end product was still very entertaining. I liked the violence, the bloodshed, the Predator weaponry, and the government/secret angle. I didn't like how the Predator "learned" some English phrases.

something this movie has that no other movie has: spine-ripping

acting: Danny Glover does a good job as the lead cop, though I'm not entirely convinced that he could have taken on the Predator one-on-one in direct combat. Gary Busey is good too, as the government spook type. Bill Paxton gets another quirky role as an overconfident cop.

final word: Good sequel.

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