Did anyone of the readers here already watch Aliens vs. Predator 2
? I hesitated, because I've only read very negative reviews about it. But because I really like the Alien series and also have seen the first AvP movie (which wasn't that good either), I overcame my fear and walked into a local cinemea to watch AvP2.
[BTW: Is this blog turning into a movie review website? No, at least I hope so :)]
Not surprisingly, the cinema was quite empty when the movie started. Nobody was actually interested in that film :) It also seemed as not even the cinema crew didn't expect anyone to watch that movie because first they started to show us the wrong movie, a children's film named Kleiner Dodo
, about an orangutan named Dodo who loves sounds and imitates them, forming quite a contrast to the expected AvP2 :)
But when AvP2 finally started, it became apparent to be a standard action horror movie. Because you knew at the start of every scene what would happen and the story made absolutely no sense, it was quite boring. And entertaining only because two teenagers were a bit more bored than us and started to shout out some well-intentioned advices to the actors, in order the help them surviving the movie. The original Alien
film from 1979 only had one single alien and was thrilling. In contrast to that, in AvP2, there here about 300 aliens, which only made me yawn. But strangely, I didn't feel that it was a mistake to have watched it. Must have been the alien bonus. Or my nice company. I don't know. :)