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That's what I'm hoping for, just a popcorn movie, not some controversial statement making tool for the sake of publicity (fame and money that follow).

Considering it's a fairly big Hollywood movie (20th Century Fox) and that means casting a wide a net as possible, any overt anti-whatever messages were probably excised before the movie was ever greenlit.

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not some controversial statement making tool for the sake of publicity (fame and money that follow).

I can't imagine RS deliberately trying to do that.
SOME people may try to spin it that way.

EVERYTHING is either Political or has a Religious component...it's f*cking ridiculous IMO.
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EVERYTHING is either Political or has a Religious component...

That's a grossly inaccurate assessment! You've never seen The Three Stooges?
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Larry, Moe and Curly fought the power!

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EVERYTHING is either Political or has a Religious component...it's f*cking ridiculous IMO.

I hope he doesn't float an elephant(head) on a lily pad just to get everyone upset.
I, for one, like my lily pads undisturbed.
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That's a grossly inaccurate assessment! You've never seen The Three Stooges?

Doh!....I should have been more precise for the AVS crowd, as in "EVERYTHING today...."


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I hope he doesn't float an elephant(head) on a lily pad just to get everyone upset.
I, for one, like my lily pads undisturbed.

I heard a rumor he hung a Space Jockey's petrified wee-wee over an air-lock on the Prometheus...apparently for Good Luck or somethin'.

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I heard a rumor he hung a Space Jockey's petrified wee-wee over an air-lock on the Prometheus...apparently for Good Luck or somethin'.

Space Jockey's have wee-wees!? Stunning Revelation - No doubt a more shocking sight than the Xeno's tale preparing to perforate Veronica Cartwright in the first film. The Horror!

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i still don't get it....
Should hollywood movies stop doing sci-fi and do only biblical epics?

Guess i'm just old school....i have always thought religion belongs in the church, not in the entertainment industry.
Otoh, maybe religion now considers itself to be part of the entertainment industry?

I don't see where any of that matters.
This is a popcorn movie, not ben-hur.

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[quote=oink;21853531]I still don't get it....
Should Hollywood movies stop doing sci-fi and do only biblical epics?

Guess I'm just old school....I have always thought religion belongs in the church, not in the entertainment industry.


yet somehow it has slithered into national politics.

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I still don't get it....
Should Hollywood movies stop doing sci-fi and do only biblical epics?

Guess I'm just old school....I have always thought religion belongs in the church, not in the entertainment industry.


yet somehow it has slithered into national politics.

"Slithered" is about right...

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Guess I'm just old school....I have always thought religion belongs in the church, not in the entertainment industry.

yet somehow it has slithered into national politics.

Huh? So religion has no place in society and can only be discussed in a church? I do not get what you are saying here.

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Huh? So religion has no place in society and can only be discussed in a church? I do not get what you are saying here.

At home and in church.
When Mormon missionaries, Jehovah Witnesses, etc. arrive on your doorstep are you glad to see them or do you get annoyed having to deal with 'em?

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At home and in church.
When Mormon missionaries, Jehovah Witnesses, etc. arrive on your doorstep are you glad to see them or do you get annoyed having to deal with 'em?

I have a formal sitting area inside the door. They can sit there while I go to the den and forget they're there
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At home and in church.
When Mormon missionaries, Jehovah Witnesses, etc. arrive on your doorstep are you glad to see them or do you get annoyed having to deal with 'em?

I may feel the same way about the press but it's a damn important freedom guaranteed under the First Amendment ("or prohibiting the free exercise thereof") and that freedom is not limited to the boundaries of privately owned land.

Personally I usually prefer to be entertained when I go to the movies, not preached to (with a few exceptions). But - "I may disagree with what you say, But I will fight to the death for your right to say it" - Volitaire

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i may feel the same way about the press but it's a damn important freedom guaranteed under the first amendment ("or prohibiting the free exercise thereof") and that freedom is not limited to the boundaries of privately owned land.

Personally i usually prefer to be entertained when i go to the movies, not preached to (with a few exceptions). But - "i may disagree with what you say, but i will fight to the death for your right to say it" - volitaire

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Enough with the sidetrack talk. New Images!!

http://www.prometheus-movie.com/news/148
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i think all we're saying here is everyone is entitled to their own religious beliefs which they knowingly and voluntarily embrace.

if something is being forced on you, i believe it is inappropriate.

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Enough with the sidetrack talk. New Images!!

http://www.prometheus-movie.com/news/148

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Enough with the sidetrack talk. New Images!!

http://www.prometheus-movie.com/news/148

Drool! Can't wait for this!

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More Prometheus footage screened for a select few in London. Very positive impressions (and description of the scenes) are given here:

http://whatculture.com/film/new-prom...eathtaking.php
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More Prometheus footage screened for a select few in London. Very positive impressions (and description of the scenes) are given here:

http://whatculture.com/film/new-prom...eathtaking.php

Nice, here's another

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/04/...ell-about-them
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More Prometheus footage screened for a select few in London. Very positive impressions (and description of the scenes) are given here:

http://whatculture.com/film/new-prom...eathtaking.php

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Nice, here's another

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/04/...ell-about-them



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must not look,
must not look,
must not look.

My impression - There's very little of the story outed beyond the opening few minutes of the film. Using the trailer and published images to draw any conclusions is entertaining but Scott and Co are keeping the good stuff very close to the chest.

No true spoils IMO.
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Looks like RS is frustrated with MPAA over the rating:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/0...=entertainment

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Your own doing or find it on the net? Either way, awesome.

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Found it on the net. Thanks anyway.
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Looks like RS is frustrated with MPAA over the rating:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/0...=entertainment

Odd, I thought he settled on PG long ago with a promise of the real deal on BD. Why fight the land of the 40 million dollar blow job investigation. It's futile. Hell, we're used to it
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