'Prey' sends the 'Predator' franchise back in time to hunt for cheaper thrills on Hulu

For those who remember the original "Predator," the alien hunter's code of conduct -- only using the weapons and force required to make things sporting -- helps mightily when trying to fight it. Even so, "Prey" represents an odd if refreshingly spare addition to the franchise, giving a coming-of-age spin to a faceoff that can't help but feel like a serious mismatch.

'Prey' sends the 'Predator' franchise back in time to hunt for cheaper thrills on Hulu
For those who remember the original "Predator," the alien hunter's code of conduct -- only using the weapons and force required to make things sporting -- helps mightily when trying to fight it. Even so, "Prey" represents an odd if refreshingly spare addition to the franchise, giving a coming-of-age spin to a faceoff that can't help but feel like a serious mismatch.