Here's the thing: if you have a dozen engaged and insightful friends who are willing to share a beer after seeing 'Prometheus,' you can talk yourself into thinking it's a fabulous movie. That's assuming you and your friends are positive people. If it's the other way, you'll be shouting “Fie! Scott and Lindelof, you've wasted our time!”
'Prometheus' is a nothing if not aggravating. It comes within spitting distance of greatness, yet is still something of a disappointment. There was not one moment where I wasn't dazzled, yet I feel like I'm still anticipating the good stuff that's about to come – even though I left the theater hours ago.
With the release of 'Prometheus' mere hours away (for people stateside), it's worth noting that there aren't just three sequels and one prequel to Ridley Scott's 'Alien.' There was also a ride called 'Aliens: Ride at the Speed of Fright,' and that ride employed an auteur to direct its footage (intercut with snippets from James Cameron's 'Aliens'). That auteur: Stuart ('Re-Animator') Gordon.
Ang Lee’s adaptation of ‘Life of Pi’ was an intriguing prospect long before we knew the ‘Crouching Tiger’ director planned to shoot in 3D. Yann Martel’s ‘Pi’ is a best-selling novel set predominantly on a raft, and despite its visual limitations, figured to be an Oscar contender based on the weight of the material and Lee’s past successes.
But now Fox is ramping up its efforts to promote the film’s 3D (which we’re hearing is amazing) and unique trailers will begin hitting theaters this weekend with the studio’s ‘Prometheus.’
With 'Prometheus' less than a week away from its domestic release, screenwriter Damon Lindelof has announced that he's taking a break from movies to go back the world that birthed his career in the first place: television. Why is this such a big deal? Easy: Lindelof was one of the head writers and showrunners on a little show you might have watched called 'Lost.'
'Prometheus' doesn't open for another week (June 8th) but Fox has already announced the DVD, Blu-ray and 3D Blu-ray. What's more, if you're one of the first 5,000 people to pre-order the Blu-ray from Amazon you'll get a free ticket to see the film in theaters.
With Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus' coming soon -- a rumored return to the universe of his 1979 'Alien,' a more definite return to science-fiction for Scott most certainly and a showcase for actors like Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace and Idris Elba … Well, it's to be looked forward to.
And we've got a suggestion for an older film to watch to help get you excited (and no, it's not 'Alien').
It's another day and yes, another 'Prometheus' trailer, clip or featurette has surfaced somewhere online. This time around it's the latter -- a featurette -- and it focuses on the title "character"...not the Titan of ancient myths but the ship of the future.
Can you believe we're around three weeks away from the release of 'Prometheus'? This easily is one of the most anticipated movies of the summer, and for good reason. You've got Ridley Scott returning to his sci-fi roots with a stellar cast backing him up. If you're salivating at the thought of seeing 'Prometheus,' then you definitely need to check out these new behind-the-scenes videos.
Last night, Charlize Theron was a guest on 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' and we'll just assume you weren't watching Jay Leno's monologue. But for once, there was something of interest: Leno debuted a brand new clip from 'Prometheus.'
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