“Prometheus” 10 Years Later – Was It Really That Bad?

After a duo of poorly received sequels, it seemed that the Alien franchise was dead, save for a two spinoff crossovers with Predator.  Then in 2012, the xenomorph’s original creator Ridley Scott returned for a prequel that promised to bring prestige, and qualify back to a series that had long been suffering. Prometheus delivered exactly what Scott set out to do, a deeply philosophical sci-fi/horror … Continue reading “Prometheus” 10 Years Later – Was It Really That Bad?

Why “Alien: Covenant” Failed to Save the Franchise (5 Years Later)

Ridley Scott’s Alien has always been on people’s “Best Of” lists when it comes to horror/sci-fi movies.  And its sequel Aliens is widely regarded as one of (if not the) greatest movie sequels in history.  So to say that this franchise was iconic from the start would be an understatement.  That said, the next two entries, Alien 3 and Alien Resurrection suffered from both critical … Continue reading Why “Alien: Covenant” Failed to Save the Franchise (5 Years Later)