Following on the heels of such mostly unmemorable super-monster matchups as "Freddy vs. Jason" and "Godzilla vs. Mothra," "Alien vs. Predator" proves once again that it doesnt pay to double your trouble. 20th Century Fox sneaked this movie out with no critics screenings - always a bad sign - and you can see why. Its a murky, empty-headed dive into the depths of the Antarctic and the heart of monster movie cliches that leaves you praying for most of the cast to get killed off fast. Protagonist, Charles Bishop Weyland, is an obsessed billionaire adventurer, curious about mysterious heat radiations from beneath the Antarctic. He has assembled a crack team of glowering or wisecracking victims-to-be. They head down below the ice masses, where they stumble into a mechanized, centuries old Aztec-style series of chambers and mazes that resemble a "Raiders of the Lost Ark" discard. Chicago Tribune
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