Prometheus: Did it Live Up to the Hype?

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“Prometheus has landed,” Idris Elba says in Ridley Scott’s latest movie. The Prometheus quote obviously has a double meaning now that the film has premiered in theaters. One of the most buzzed about films in many years had a viral campaign that had fans searching the internet for clues to the “is it a prequel to Alien?” movie to find out something, anything, about the new sci-fi epic.

Charlize Theron in Prometheus

After years of inquisition, audiences have experienced the Scott film and it has left some people loving it, and others scratching their heads. Does it add up? What is the black goo? Who is that guy at the beginning who dies, falls into the water and then becomes literal human DNA? If you have answers to those questions, then Scott’s film spoke to you. Others… well, they have issues. So, we wanted to ask our readers where they stand on the effectiveness of Prometheus.

Did Prometheus live up to the hype?

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Prometheus Quotes

Whatever that probe is picking up, it's a lifeform.


A king has his reign, and then he dies. It's inevitable.

Meredith Vickers

Prometheus Review

Has Ridley Scott crafted a prequel to his Alien with Prometheus? After seeing the film, it appears to be a moot point -- it clearly is....

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