“Varus, Varus, give me back my legions!” cries the aged emperor Augustus after the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in AD 9, where up to 20,000 Roman soldiers were slaughtered in the Germanic wilderness.
Little does the emperor know, it is not the failure of his general Varus that has led to the destruction of his legions, but a rampaging extraterrestrial hunter.
Prey is an excellent Predator film. It’s probably the best since the 1987 original. It’s stylish, treats the Comanche tribe with respect and eloquence (there should definitely be more Native American representation like this in modern media, and fewer Vikings, please), and has a badass protagonist who wages war with a Predator—who, by the way, punches a bear so hard in the face that its neck breaks.
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