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Alien: Covenant

Discussion in 'Big Screen' started by Carol Peletier, Dec 26, 2016.

  1. Carol Peletier

    Carol Peletier Look at the flowers... Staff Member Contributing Member

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    Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, with ALIEN: COVENANT, a new chapter in his groundbreaking ALIEN franchise. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.




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    I'm looking forward to this. I'm a big fan of the Alien films (NOT that Alien vs Predator BS ) & the Prometheus film was EXCELLENT, something that loyal, detail oriented fans of the original 4 Alien films would appreciate b/c it starts to answer the question "WHERE DID THEY COME FROM?" So this film bridges the gap between prometheus & the first Alien film.

    We can also look forward to a new installment for the Alien films featuring Sigourney Weaver! :D looking forward to that too!
     
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    I also look forward to this.
    Hopefully they can begin getting the Alien franchise back on track.

    I really wanted to like Prometheus, it had potential, but it never quite lived up to my expectations.

    /SK
     
  3. Carol Peletier

    Carol Peletier Look at the flowers... Staff Member Contributing Member

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    I watched it w/ low expectations, but what drew me in was the little nods & references to things that were "established" in the original 4 films, like the corporation's name. Little things like that.

    It's unfortunate that there wasn't a direct follow up to Prometheus. The actress who played the sole surviving doctor at the end of the film was originally attached to a project, but then a little while later, it was said she wouldn't be involved. That was disappointing.

    But I liked that we at least got to see something about WHERE these alien creatures came from b/c for the longest time, nobody could say just WHERE the xenomorphs started.

    I hope this upcoming film , & the Alien installment that features Sigourney Weaver's return WILL get the franchise back on track too! :D
     
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    Despite feeling lackluster towards Prometheus I am actually now more interested in the Engineers than the Aliens. Judging from the trailer, I don't think the Engineers will be discussed.
     
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    Rampage I am a fucking god. Contributing Member

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    Wow...might get my $$$$