We want to talk about it. You want to talk about it. Let’s talk about it. Five years after the release of the polarizing Prometheus, Ridley Scott’s sequel Alien: Covenant finally arrived to continue the saga this past weekend. We’ve already posted two reviews of the film here on Bloody Disgusting in recent weeks – Jimmy […]
When Ridley Scott’s latest Alien prequel was branded Alien: Covenant, the general assumption went that it would thus turn out to be more of an Alien movie than its predecessor in the series, 2012’s Prometheus – or, at least, that Scott and 20th Century Fox wanted audiences to think it was, and to make a […]
After questioning where human life came from in Prometheus, director Ridley Scott continues the narrative in the prequel sequel Alien: Covenant. But the trailers have indicated that this is an Alien movie that also goes back to the monstrous roots of the original 1979 movie that introduced audiences to xenomorphs. Show More Summary
Director Ridley Scott returns to the franchise he started back in 1979 with "Alien: Covenant", a new installment in the Alien series and a sequel to "Prometheus", both films... For more, visit our blog !
Capone reviews the sometimes inspired, often frustrating ALIEN: COVENANT Read the full article on AICN Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. In Ridley Scott’s 2012 foray into the ALIEN universe, the prequel Prometheus, the mission was to find the origin of humankind. Show More Summary
Clearly, Ridley Scott read the room and realized the route he originally wanted to take following 'Prometheus' wasn't going to cut it. [ more › ]
This post contains spoilers for Alien: Covenant. In Alien: Covenant, Ridley Scott pulls a sneak attack. Prometheus, his first Alien film since the 1979 original, was a comically ambitious origin story of both the franchise’s monsters and of humanity itself. Show More Summary
Hi, I’m Brad, and I’m a Prometheus supporter. Love the film and think it’s one day going to earn people’s respect. I’ve spent years attempting to break down the dense, convoluted and unexplained story behind Prometheus, Ridley Scott’s Alien prequel that was extended to include the forthcoming Alien: Covenant and any other of its future sequels. On […]
(Welcome to The Unpopular Opinion, a series where a writer goes to the defense of a much-maligned film or sets their sights on a movie seemingly beloved by all. In this edition: a defense of Ridley Scott’s controversial Alien prequel...Show More Summary
If Alien: Covenant is going to win back those naysayers who foolishly failed to appreciate Ridley Scott’s backdoor prequel, Prometheus, it will be through its triumphant, bloody return to facehugger and chestburster set pieces. For those unfamiliar with the franchise, I’ll summarize: Upon encountering a Xenomorph egg, an unlucky human ... More »
This month marks the release of Alien: Covenant, and boy do we have a lot to cover. As a reminder, this newest Ridley Scott film is a sequel of sorts to 2012's Prometheus, which was a very preliminary prequel to Alien that didn't quite bring us right up to the events of the 1979 film. Show More Summary
It is not always easy to make waves with a new horror film since the genre is so over-saturated, and it feels like we have seen every variation. But in 1979, Ridley Scott managed it with the release of Alien, his brooding and terrifying sci-fi horror flick that even 38 years later can still send chills down the spine of just about anyone. Show More Summary
Fans of the long-running series might want to skip Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant. The director’s follow-up to Prometheus is not only disappointing, it somehow manages to make both films worse. It’s not a complete loss, though, thanks to talented stop-motion artist Serene Teh who made this amazing Alien:… Read more...
Danny McBride is having a moment no one could have predicted right now. Not only is the former "Eastbound & Down" star in Ridley Scott's anticipated "Prometheus" sequel, "Alien: Covenant" (in theaters Friday), but he's also in deep development...Show More Summary
After teasing the origins of the famous xenomorph at the end of Prometheus, Ridley Scott said he was done with the character. However, with Alien: Covenant the creature is back in a big way.
Ridley Scott’s dazzling “Alien: Covenant” is set ten years after the events of “Prometheus” and is a direct sequel to it, bridging the gap between that film and the original “Alien.” The story kicks off with an accident on board the Covenant, a colony ship headed for a paradise planet. Show More Summary
Refresh for latest…: With offshore rollout just beginning on Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant, $42M worth of moviegoers ran to see the Xenomorphs in action in 34 markets this frame. Fox unleashed the Prometheus sequel to No. 1s in 19, ahead of the May 19 domestic bow, and came up with the No. Show More Summary
This past Wednesday night marked the premiere of HBO’s special First Look: Alien: Covenant, a 12-minute mini documentary about the making of Ridley Scott’s follow-up to Prometheus. If you missed it or just want to watch again, we’ve got you covered. Actually, the folks over on AvP Galaxy have you covered, as they’ve just uploaded […]
A stellar cast and competent thrills battle Ridley Scott's navel-gazing. The article ‘Alien: Covenant’ Review: Prometheus Unbound and Unhinged appeared first on Film School Rejects.
Sounding like a mix between what Ridley Scott is doing with Prometheus and Alien: Covenant, and the “Black Mirror” episode Be Right Back, Moon concept designer Gavin Rothery is playing God with Archive, reports ScreenDaily. Theo James (Divergent, Underworld: Blood Wars) will lead the cast of the futuristic tale, which “follows a scientist working on a human-equivalent […]