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As promised, my review:
Prometheus: The Big and the Endless Beginning
P.S. I want so say more but that will be spoil much of the story.
Last edited by strandedstranger; Jun 6, 2012 at 02:52 PM.
two of my most favorite sci-fi films are by Ridley Scott (Blade Runner and Alien)
i cant wait to see this one later!
For those who have seen the movie, my question is: To 3D (or even IMAX 3D) or not to 3D?
I will watch this movie but I just want to know the perfect format to see this movie.
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
The most highly anticipated Ridley-Scott-comeback sci-fi summer blockbuster movie of the 21st century, Prometheus feels like The X-Files meets Alien meets The Tree of Life meets Ebola meets The Abyss.
In the distant future, in the Isle of Skye in Scotland, after unearthing another cave painting illustrating the same star map discovered in other ancient civilizations, archaeologist sweethearts Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace) and Charlie Holloway (Logan Marshall-Green) feel that they are now only a step closer to the answers to their existential questions. Who created mankind? Are we engineered by a more superior life form? Why was mankind created? So then the couple hops on the spaceship Prometheus, along with a crew that includes a very soulful robot David (Michael Fassbender) and a robot-like woman (Charlize Theron) on a Weyland-funded mission to find answers in space. But, of course, they will encounter monsters first. And some hidden agendas from other crew members.
Prometheus, in all its various teaser featurettes, gives the impression that it's a heart-stopping, edge-of-seat alien horror-suspense-- but it turns out to be essentially a sci-fi drama pondering on Creationism vs. Darwinism vs. Sumerian Text vs. Whatever, which might actually disappoint those who are expecting to be rained upon with sheer alien horror. Only expect one or two high-tension scenes that would make you squirm into a ball in your cinema seat.
The narrative is engaging albeit a bit thin and loose, with weak character intentions; however, it will still fairly engage and intrigue you in its mystery and mythology. And whatever belief system you subscribe to, and whether or not you are still searching for the truth, the movie has an ongoing sense of danger and anticipation of discovering what is out there. Rapace gives a riveting performance as the lead; an impressive warrior, her combination of strength, faith, and incredible thirst for answers will make you root for her. Fassbender is, as always, impressive as the sensitive and questionable android. Theron is relegated in the background, her character useless, like an irritating extra baggage on board that you want to eject into space.
But oh my, Promethous is one devastatingly beautiful piece of cinematography. The elegant and sophisticated visual imagery evokes a very strong and deep sense of wonder, science, and ancient mystery. The lonely, desolate landscapes, the combination of smooth flatlands and craggy mountains, the gigantic natural and artificial structures concealing mysteries and unknown dangers...the impeccable special effects (except for Guy Pearce's crude make-up)...it is one spectacular artwork, and so far the best IMAX-3D experience I have ever had.
All in all, Prometheus is one existential, philosophical, visually mesmerizing film, probably inspired by both Terrence Malick and Chris Carter. Realm of Thought folks will be mentally tickled, but Alien and action-suspense fans will be shortchanged. I left the cinema still awestruck by the visuals, with a new-found respect for Rapace, and with one gnawing mysterious question bothering me that IMMEDIATELY demands an answer-- No, not the beginnings of mankind, but why in Ridley Scott's name did they choose a young Guy Pearce to play the uber old Peter Weyland?!
7.5 out of 10 stars.
Hits local theaters June 6, 2012. Totally created for IMAX-3D.
From the Official PEx Movie Reviews thread.
gonna watch this tomorrow in 3d. hope it lives up to the hype.
1) what was the first scene about with alien near waterfalls?
2) how was david able to open the doors to alien lair?
3) is charlize theron a replican? "Father!" did she really have sex with the black guy?
4) may putol ba ang pelikula from MTRCB? dahil R-rated ito.
Hope this helps. Si Rogert Ebert punong puno ng spoilers ang review nya. Kinuwento na nya yung buong movie sa review nya: http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/...IEWS/120609989
I liked Prometheus and even watched my DVD of Alien to prepare for it.
Just like Ridley Scott's two other sci-films, there isn't much story in his new one. That is because his sci-films films has always been about visually appealing storytelling and this film is no exception. it was a visual treat from beginning to end. It exceeded my expectations. Ridley Scott is truly a one-of-a-kind master storyteller!
Compared to most sci-fi films, this one does not have a lot of action sequences so if you are looking for tons of gunfights, spacecrafts wreaking havoc and other intense battle scenes then this film is not for you.
Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender gave scene-stealing performances. What an incredibly intelligent but creepy android David is! If HAL from 2001 A Space Odyssey is turned into an android, i imagine he would totally be like David.
My one tiny pet peeve is Charlize Theron's uninteresting and totally flat character.
Ridley Scott probably never really intended this film to be a prequel to the Alien films. Maybe the movie moguls and studio execs wanted it to be a "prequel" so that this film could create more buzz and attract more moviegoers. Because of that, i think Ridley Scott was somehow just "forced" to create the last scene. [spoiler start] For crying out loud, the last scene was the ONLY scene in the entire movie that connected this film to the Alien films! [spoiler end]
The movie is definitely "impregnated" with a sequel. I surely hope this film earns that much money so that a sequel is inevitable.
10/10 Another sci-fi classic from a great director who redefined the sci-fi genre.
Shucks, is it really nice? I really want to watch it!
to those who have expectations, this is less a horror film and more a sci fi film.
got this from IMDB3) Malabo yang role ni Charlize. Tatay nga nya si Peter Weyland. Yes, she did have sex with the captain. This was an excuse of the filmmakers so the captain can leave his post at hindi nya makita na ina-attack yung dalawang scientists na naiwan sa cave.
"remember when shaw tried to get the fetus out, but machine denied saying it was built for male.
it was in meredith's room.
weyland wouldn't need any surgery. he wouldn't survive. he is too weak.
it wasn't for weyland....then for whom was it? "
saw this earlier and Lola_Rose was right, it was fantastic in IMAX 3D! The story is really great too! ASDFGHJKL, the birth scene! Ang galing lang ni Noomi Rapace. At ang last scene, my jaw dropped even though I still haven't seen any Alien movie.
To Prometheus' defense, it was not marketed as a horror film. It's a science fiction through and through even with it's posters.
And the title itself tells us that Prometheus is the big ship hence we're supposed to expect more science fiction.