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The Predator

September 18, 2018

“The data suggests that it tracks its prey, exploits weakness. Seems to enjoy it, like a game.” The concept from “Predator” has been through a number of evolutions as a film and a franchise, so in this show we’ll dissect the DNA infusions brought to the bunch with the latest release. Written and Directed by…

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Beirut

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