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Prometheus (a scifi movie retrospective).

January 31, 2021 | By | Reply More
Prometheus (a scifi movie retrospective).

Oliver Harper is on hand to bring you a detailed film retrospective of the Alien prequel, Prometheus, the 2012 sci-fi flick directed by Ridley Scott. With an impressive star line-up including Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green, and Charlize Theron, the movie was set on the spaceship Prometheus as it follows […]

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Prometheus Alien movie: WTF really happened? (video).

March 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Prometheus Alien movie: WTF really happened? (video).

Our canny reader Kroft has been combing his way through the very rare 150-page script written by Damon Lindelof for the Alien franchise movie, Prometheus, which was later removed from the 20th Century Fox web site by the direct orders of Ridley Scott. Luckily for us, the script reveals many of the missing background details […]

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Prometheus Revisited: a second examination by: GF Willmetts.

July 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
Prometheus Revisited: a second examination by: GF Willmetts.

Although I reviewed the original ‘Prometheus’ DVD a couple years back, it’s only more recently that I’ve been able to listen to the two audio commentaries and the extras on the blu-ray as I try to unravel some of the information from the film. The writer/co-executive producer Damon Lindelof declared in the second audio commentary […]

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Prometheus: The Art Of The Film by Mark Salisbury (book review).

August 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
Prometheus: The Art Of The Film by Mark Salisbury (book review).

In the introduction to this book, director Ridley Scott says that the alien xenomorph (just to paraphrase a little to differ from other aliens mentioned here) has been done to death and he wanted to explore the ‘space jockey’ (not a name he originally coined for it) and why its spaceship was carrying such a […]

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Prometheus (2012) (DVD review).

May 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Prometheus (2012) (DVD review).

Finally settling down to watch Ridley Scott’s prequel to ‘Alien’, I ended up being rather ambivalent about it. He scores well on visuals but very poor on emotional content. Whether this is his fault or that of his scriptwriters or somewhere in between, I haven’t decided yet. Having the story set in 2093, which is […]

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