I took my sweet time to write this review because I think there was over hype about Prometheus, mainly my fault, the sci-fi pedestal I have put Ridley Scott (rightfully earned) on and the fact that I had to watch again to make sure my original feelings were real.
I want to start by saying that I am a sucker for aliens and space (E.T kindly excluded from this group), and my expectations are so high that I even ventured my viewing into experimental alien movies (Cowboys and Aliens… why… god … why).
So, I was watching and I was very scared, the feeling of fear was imminent and I knew something so very wrong was going to happen so, I was hooked, goosebumps, from the get go. This sense of intimidation kept me for a big part of the movie, I should say maybe half of it, because after that I was dropped like a watermelon.
I knew what was the purpose of the trip to this galaxy and the motives behind pretty much 90% of the people, but it was the hidden agenda of the remaining 10% that managed to turn the movie into a chicken without a head. So why all the mayhem? why all the free stuff? I know it takes place just sweet 70 years from now and is the prequel to Alien BUT, it felt rushed and messy, and the motives of the “boss” still remained a mystery to me (If I missed them please tell me on the comments).
I will watch anything with the actors on this film, they were amazing, it shows how talent and good direction can bring to us true prequels, it was the writing that was flaky to me.
This review went long, but one more thing:
Something funny about the fact that is the ginger dude that gets it first! 🙂