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post #181 of 187 Old 08-19-2017, 10:44 AM
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The alien with the human skin does look awesome in 4K.
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It was a nice touch when they revisited the Jerry Goldsmith theme in the soundtrack.
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http://redlettermedia.com/half-in-th...lien-covenant/


I didn't like the film at all, it was like "Explorers doing stupid things, even your 3 year old kids wouldn't do - Part Two". IMHO, the guys from Red Letter Media summed up the essentials nicely.


That's the first Alien franchise film I won't add to my collection, somehow I have the suspicion that Ridley Scott plans deliberately to contradict the concepts presented by James Cameron in Aliens. (currently being remastered in 3D)


And I think Scott has betrayed the basic concept of the Alien franchise, that used to be the slogan for Outland: Even in space man is still man's worst enemy.

That was pretty evident in Aliens, but now Scott has shifted the blame on a "mad scientist" android.
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That was pretty evident in Aliens, but now Scott has shifted the blame on a "mad scientist" android.

Given that the android was man-made, I think the movie still holds true to the "we eff'd up" theme.


I enjoyed the movie, but, for me any way, it just wasn't that scary.


I did a blind-buy on it. It's certainly not my favorite of the franchise, but I'm glad I bought it (and not just because of my OCD need for "completeness")


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I finally watched all the extras on the disc. It still doesn't answer the big questions left on Prometheus which is where do we come from. Instead, this movie redirected the theme to where
Spoiler!

If Prometheus was about that, then fine but it wasn't and this movie is a let down.
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Liked it as a sequel to Prometheus. Didn´t care to much about the Alien part, that I more saw as a fan service. David is more interesting then the Xenomorphs.
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