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ALIEN Covenant

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Any hard core ALIEN fans here?

I thought it was brilliant and was very happy with it.

I see it's a pretty divisive reaction though from what I've read.

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Haven't seen it yet.  Better than Prometheus I hope?

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I dunno.  I haven't seen it, but the trailers make it seem like Scott was going more the "Aliens" route than the "Alien" route.  It's hard to take it seriously with Danny McBride in it.

 

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5 hours ago, alienrace said:

I dunno.  I haven't seen it, but the trailers make it seem like Scott was going more the "Aliens" route than the "Alien" route.  It's hard to take it seriously with Danny McBride in it.

 

Nothing wrong with Aliens, I liked that one better.

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13 hours ago, ivanbalt said:

Nothing wrong with Aliens, I liked that one better.

I liked Aliens too, but it was a very different kind of movie from the first.  I think people were expecting, hoping that since Ridley Scott was directing, that it would be more like the first. 

I heard others were upset at the appearance of the alien itself, and that it had less of the biomechanical look that Giger had designed and was more organic. 

Personally I liked the first Alien the best though.  It was a horror movie, and the mystery of it along with how it was just loose running around on the ship was very terrifying.  Also, the first time I saw it, it was the directors cut, and had some of the more horrific scenes left in, like the one with Dallas being cucooned and asking Ripley to kill him. 

Aliens was great too though, just in a very different way.

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On 7/13/2017 at 7:58 AM, ivanbalt said:

Haven't seen it yet.  Better than Prometheus I hope?

I loved it.

It bridges Prometheus and Alien well.

I think most people that don't like it aren't vested enough in all the details.

There is a lot going on that takes several viewings even for myself who is a ALIEN nerd.

Fassbender steals the show.

McBride was good too.

People looking for a Summer Blockbuster action Flix WILL be dissapointed .

It has a lot of angles,God,God complex,AI and how "real" is too real.Creationism.

The actual ALIEN is sort of a side story to a degree.

 

 

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I was done after the 1st two because I didn't like the others that followed. No interest in picking it back up.

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