Since Predator took place in the jungle, Hollywood's sense of irony dictates that the sequel should take place in the city: In this case, Los Angeles, where a bloody gang war is underway. But the cops (notably renegade do-gooder Danny Glover) can't quite reconcile the body count, and it isn't long until they start to realize that another force is at work, which might explain the metallic bits that no one can identify and the corpses missing all their vital organs.
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No, this is not a "Steven Seagal Movie." It's a "Kurt Russell Movie"--the New Kurt Russell, the tough-yet-vulnerable Kurt Russell, the Kurt Russell a la Bruce Willis-type with whom we're about to be deluged, like it or not (answer: probably not).
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In 2020, the first manned mission to Mars is about to launch. Under the command of Luke Graham (Don Cheadle), the craft lands without a hitch, and within days they've made a startling discovery. A little radar probing turns up a strange metal just under the surface of Mars, and a mysterious disaster quickly wipes out the crew.
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Yet, Predator does exhibit a few morsels of potential. Given the effective atmosphere and pacing of the film, it is evident that more capable minds could have molded this thriller into an ageless, unrelenting struggle between man and beast. Unfortunately, instead of penning a daring, original plot, writers Jim Thomas and John Thomas recycle formulas from movies like Rambo and Alien. It goes without saying that Predator brings nothing new to the table, and lacks both surprise and suspense.
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A parole violator who witnessed Michael Jackson's arrest in Santa Barbara, California, last November (03) is working with police to prove the pop superstar received fair treatment.
Jackson has sparked an investigation because he claimed he was "manhandled" by police after surrendering to them on child molestation charges.
In a TV interview in December (03), Jackson showed bruises on his arm he alleged had been caused by rough police officials.
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Troubled pop superstar Michael Jackson will finally be charged with molesting a boy this week (ends19DEC03), according to a child abuse expert.
The THRILLER singer is yet to be charged with any offence following his arrest in Santa Barbara, California last month (NOV03) stemming from 12-year-old GAVIN ARVIZO's child molestation allegations.
But former Santa Barbara County sheriff Jim Thomas, who is in close contact with Santa Barbara district attorney THOMAS SNEDDON, says, "You will see allegations of multiple counts of child molestation on this particular child."15/12/2003 21:10
A second boy made molestation allegations against Michael Jackson in 1993, a retired sheriff has revealed.
The first plaintiff JORDY CHANDLER famously dropped charges after his family were given an alleged multi-million dollar civil settlement.
And now former Santa Barbara County Sheriff Jim Thomas has revealed Chandler was not alone - a second boy complained, but was reluctant to testify, so the case was abandoned.
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