Well it’s better late than never i say. Though truth be told i think it rather fitting that i wrap up the Alien franchise with Prometheus, as it really has very little to do with the series and does everything it can to escape the trappings of a prequel.

I quite liked Prometheus when i saw it in the theatre, and just like Alien Covenant (or rather vice versa) i was really taken aback by the negative response it received. There were tons of people asking ridiculous questions like:

“Why did David poison Holloway?”

“Why didn’t Vickers run sideways?”

and even:

“Why did the Engineers want to kill us?”

All of these questions usually had answers in the movie, addressed either implicitly or explicitly by character action, context, and admittedly conjecture.

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