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Film Club: It’s critic vs. critic on Alien: Covenant—whoever wins, we lose

The A.V. Club’s staff film critics, A.A. Dowd and Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, may have different interests, but when it comes to big-budget blockbusters and genre movies, they rarely disagree. And yet, despite sharing a lot of opinions on the previous Alien films (give or take their fondness for the first Alien Vs. Predator), they find themselves split on the question of whether Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant is an inspired gothic sci-fi horror movie or a limp, dull retread.
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