Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (Extreme Unrated Set) [Blu-ray]
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This sequel to the previous AVP film picks up right where the last one left off and that is with a mutant alien/predator bursting out of the chest of the dead predator on his ship from the previous film. As I've been doing lately, I will dispense with the plot summary as this is no epic or great quality film that requires any real in-depth analysis even though it is fun entertainment. It's simply a satisfying sci-fi/horror flick with non-stop action as these two different aliens battle for supremacy in and underneath a small hick town south of nowhere.
As you may have read from many of the mixed reviews on here, this film has its hits and misses which resulted in so-so reviews and a rather lukewarm reception from fans of these two aliens.
(1) Great action sequences.
(2) Very good special effects and make-up.
(3) A cast of B actors that are both believable and rather likable.
(4) The return to R violence (kind of a necessity with this genre).
(5) The mutant alien is a great idea and played out nicely here.
(6) Numerous memorable and effective moments (you'll never forget the maternity ward scene!).
(7) The dark cinematography and rainy sequences is something of a return to the earlier Alien flicks (although a bit overdone here - see #1 below). It does create tension and it's a nice salute to the prior Alien films, but it also has its limitations.
(1) Okay, there is dark and then there "I can't see a darn thing" dark.Read more ›
1. Characters are bad, their performances are bad and at every opportunity they make bad choices. Especially the sheriff that guy was retarded or something.
2. What was the predator's motivation? At first I thought it was here to cover up / kill the escaped aliens when it was hiding bodies but then it started randomly killing people and leaving them skinned and hanging in trees.
3. I thought the National Guard troops were going to make the movie interesting. I was really hoping for some aliens/space marines style action. But they were all killed in like a minute by the aliens. "Game over man."
4. Alien acid blood flying everywhere and no one getting burned.
5. The blond girl getting killed.
6. Her borderline retarded boyfriend living.
7. Predator taking off all his weapons to fight the boss alien. Guess he wanted to keep it fare.
8. Aliens no longer need to lay eggs they now simply spit half a dozen embryos down people's throats. And all half dozen of them come popping out of their chest two and one half minutes later. Good for them that was a real weakness.
9. Fights are so dark you can't tell the Alien from the predator when they are rolling around. But with the amount of alien acid blood flying around he should have been a puddle.
10. The paratroopers should have mowed the survivors down as they exited the crashed helicopter. They just nuked the town for Christ sake they would want to cover that up. And the government deciding to nuke a town based on a 2 second clip of a alien.
It's like this movie was written by a couple of stupid drunken frat boys. I hear their next movie will be called "Ninjas VS Pirates".
Hope this review helps.
1. Prey (Aliens Vs. Predator, Book 1)
2. Hunter's Planet (Aliens Vs. Predator, Book 2)
3. War (Aliens Vs. Predator, Book 3)
So, given this context, I found the first AVP movie to be by far the most closely aligned with this vision of AVP, although disappointing that it stopped short of carrying through with the theme described in the novels. Not surprisingly, I found the second AVP movie (requiem), to not only be an unfaithful extension of that theme and a complete deviation from previously understood Alien canon, but also an utter mess of a movie in general.
I would rank the Alien movies as follows:
1. Aliens (*****)
2. Alien (*****)
3. AVP 1 (***)
4. Alien 3 (**)
5. Alien Resurrection (**)
6. AVP Requiem (*)
To provide additional insight about my view of this movie, I own all previously released Alien movies, but have no intention of wasting my money on this one.Read more ›
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Looks like a low budget B movie, worst of any Alien series or Alien vs Predator series. If you are really curious, rent it first or buy the cheap used one first.Published 2 days ago by Stacy
I like all the Alien Predator movies. This one moves along well. Good sci-fi.Published 8 days ago by Barry
This movie sucked on all levels! Was dark and hard to see throughout, and had a TOTAL lack of any kind of story or any characters to care about. Like watching mud.Published 10 days ago by Peggy L. Ivey
If you enjoy watching an almost totally black screen for an entire movie, then you might like this one.Published 12 days ago by Mike Shaw
Compared to the other Alien vs. Predator movie this one is much better. Who cares if it is darker or not. I, for one want the suspense, terror and gore in these movies. Read morePublished 12 days ago by kelly Groce
Arrived on time and in great condition. I would hope the AVP continues on and keeps scaring the hell out of us.Published 20 days ago by Owen R. Pierce
I don't know what is up with all the 1 star reviews, I actually had this sitting in my watchlist for months because I thought it would suck... But it ended up being awesome!!! Read morePublished 27 days ago by onewithlove
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I'm assuming just the inclusiong of the digital copy. Hope this helps! I don't know for sure, though. :D
Jun 27, 2010 by compsciguy | See all 2 posts
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I only know that it does not play on itunes and thus, ipod. It may play on an Archos, but I'm not certain, but the headliner used to be Creative Zen, and they have a new MP3/Video/Media player you could look up, too.
Jan 13, 2009 by Ian Kiddo | See all 2 posts
|What happened to the Human/Predator alliance from the first AVP???||
The predator is there to clean up the mess left behind, most likely from his clan. You get in his way, you're dead, he's there to clean up the mess, not to make friends. If you paid attention in the uncut Blu-ray version, the smaller ship left the mothership. The mothership went somewhere, the... Read More
Dec 7, 2008 by D. Yang | See all 8 posts
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