Originally Posted by OmniscientCause
those are two very solid options. I'll toss in what I consider the best movie ever made.
Once upon a time in america...the long version. The short one is garbage and does not make sense as sergio leon had pictured it.
Saw Once Upon a Time in America and it was very good. Such a sweeping epic, heartbreaking music, hell--heartbreaking everything.
The only thing I didn't like is that because I still have an old-ass projection TV, the ending didn't make sense because I couldn't make it out. Had to read on Wikipedia what happened which lessened the impact but still wow.
Watched Aliens last night.
Now that I've seen Prometheus, Alien and Aliens (In that order, no less) I feel like I can see what Prometheus was trying to do but man... they really need another prequel. Also, Prometheus really confirms my belief that I formed after the Star Wars prequels... basically don't do a prequel for a series that's set way into the future decades after the originals. Our conceptualization of the future and technology makes the prequels lack continuity, I think.
And while I'm not making any revelations or adding anything new... Alien, Aliens then Prometheus for Aliens films. May have enjoyed Aliens a tad more than Alien, however, but Alien was a better movie, needed less cheap thrills.
Have the Quadrology box set, will watch the other two this week, maybe. Then, the AvP franchise (seen the first