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Ridley Scott's forth coming 'Prometheus' – Alien Prequel?

By Gareth Coxon, December 30, 2011

For me Alien directed by Ridley Scott back in 1979 defined a whole genre and style that many have copied since.
A classic film mixing horror and science fiction in equal measure. So when I heard news there was going to be a prequel to ‘Alien’ titled ‘Prometheus’ I found it hard to hide my excitement, especially when the trailer came along (see above).

But it seems that there’s some debate as to whether it is a prequel at all, looking at various sources it seems it might be in terms of the world and style but maybe not in the subject matter. (more…)

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