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Disappointing

By RKTolbert
Written June 08, 2012
As a huge lifelong fan of Alien and most of Ridley Scott's other films, I found Prometheus a disappointing mess. The trailers were much scarier than the film, for one thing...not a single scene held anywhere near the terror of Alien or the other films in the franchise. The sets and art direction were incredible, but to no real effect, as the storyline was a bit convoluted. The action scenes were pedestrian and the acting was only so-so EXCEPT for Michael Fassbender, who did a fantastic job as David, the android. My 18 year old son and I weent to the midnight premier together and he was just as surprised and disappointed as I was. It's not a horrible movie but is is far from a great or even very good one. It could best be summed up as "Meh".
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Not for the depressed!

By rolljhenn
Written June 09, 2012
Amazing special effects. The concept of a few extremely dedicated (to either knowledge or money) individuals who literally gave their all to save humankind. The title alone intrigued and worried me, but the sights were really involved and haunting. The thought of perofrming your own cesarean and then doing major acrobatic moves distracted me for the remainder of the movie. This is a thought provoking, terrifying story that might give the avid scientist some thought regarding queries into every area of our existance.
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Makes everything you liked about the Alien universe meaningless.

By plain_jane_rotten
Written June 08, 2012
I really wanted to like this movie, I tried my hardest to remain optimistic as the film progressed and I felt more and more disappointed. I waited all the way until the very end before I allowed myself to admit I did not like it. I went into this expecting what I've come to expect from this series, sci-fi and survival; but with an added bonus of answering long debated questions. Instead, what I found was a movie that was over complicated, at times completely senseless, and that left me with more questions which I honestly didn't care to even have answered. It's clear this is only a setup to the "finale" that will likely be released in a few years. If your favorite part of the Alien series is the brutal survival instinct of the aliens themselves, and the idea of humanity's curiously ultimately being their demise, then avoid this movie as it captures neither of those things. If your favorite part of the Alien series is the aliens themselves, then avoid this movie.
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Not worth the price of admission

By derekash
Written June 08, 2012
I was really excited to see this movie I even talked my poor wife into going to the midnight showing for our date night. It started off very slow and throughout the entire 2hrs I was hoping it was going to get good but it never did. There was no background or meaning to anything that was discovered it was never scary dont even know why it was rated R there was no real character development that made me feel anything for the characters. And after all that trouble to find and meet the aliens (spoiler alert) I was hoping for some kind of dialogue between the scientist and our so called creators instead of the alien engineers becoming some kind of monster that wanted us dead for whatever silly reason. And the end was a c'mon man moment how did " alien" come from an octupus monster and the humanoid alien gimme a break. Definately wont be seeing the next film they setup for.......definately wait for the red box 1 dollar video.
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Prometheus .... Or Not

By Darkola
Written June 10, 2012
This is one of them movies, where your either going to love it, or hate it, I myself found it very hard to stay awake during the first half of this movie, as it seemed to drag on forever with nothing there to really grab my interest, then maybe halfway through they found it in them to throw a "little" excitement into the movie to somewhat hold a little interest.... note the word "little". If you are under the impression that this movie is going to be like Aliens, then your going to be disappointed, as the action really dont start til towards the middle, and even at that point, it doesnt deliver the scare factor that aliens managed to deliver. This movie spends to much time trying to rationalise where mankind came from, and not enough time on the action or characters, I myself need that little exta to keep my interest peeked, I'd give this 2 out of 4 stars, hope you enjoy :)
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