Prometheus (Ridley Scott's Alien "Prequel" )

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    jrd617 Senior member

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    I think you're overanalyzing.

    Everyone always asks whether Harrison Ford was an android in Blade Runner. I'd find it hard to believe that Ridley Scott would make another movie posing the question of "is he/she an android?"

    I think the simplest explanation for the hyper sleep bit is that Charlize had more experience with cryosleep than the rest of the crew. Fassbender had to tell Rapace and the rest that their bodies were in shock. Vickers, on the other hand, was an executive who planned the mission. She might have done a few test runs and gotten mentally used to the effects. She was still sweaty and nauseous when she woke up. She started to doing pushups to "buck up."
     
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    It serves nothing to the story to view her as a android so why speculate it? This is not Blade Runner.
     
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    If you look at it that way, did she serve much purpose in the story, period?
     
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    Yes she did.
     
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    It's fun rereading the fake "leaked script treatment" from last year. There were some similarities. It's kind of clear now that this was just a work of fan fiction made after someone saw the leaked trailer. With some 2001 ("star beast"/"star child") and Planet of the Apes (time travel) plot elements added


     
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    The theme of judgment day also played in, and also the lack of reverence for our "creator" eg lack of bowing when awakening the engineer/sj.
     
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    saw the movie today, all things considered i thought it was excellent.

    david is a douche tho, or maybe he is a just a robot, but it seems they hint that he has developed some kind of feelings. hard to say really.

    the whole cast was great imo.

    some help here tho, as i never saw any of the other alien or predator movies:

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    what was the deal with the dude at the beginning who drinks that stuff and dies, and was that on earth?

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    who are those giant human predecessors?

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    are the things in the cones/the thing that shaw aborted, the aliens in future movies, or are they some predecessor of those aliens, and the thing that popped out of the pre humans dead belly is the future alien? or they rae the same?

    thanks!
     
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    Stitch read the links a few posts earlier they have some good interpretations to what you are asking.
     
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    cool, thanks.

    my head is about to burst from all the nerdiness. im not sure i have the answers i wanted, but i have a better idea of whats what.

    :)
     
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    Now you should watch Alien!
     
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    already added to netflix queue, moved to spot 1. :)

    also added the second one, but i stopped there. are 3, 4, 5, 6..... and all the predator and AvP movies worth watching?
     
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    I'd watch Alien, Aliens, and Alien 3. Disregard the rest most likely.
     
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    Stichala, how the heck have you not seen Alien!!!! Yeah, I'd recommend watching all of them. Alien 3 is kind of shit tho. James Cameron was upset that it was made. Watch the first 2 minutes and you'll see why. :freeze:
     
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