Forbes has an interesting article today:
With the exception of the occasional gem, like Children of Men in 2006, science fiction has been nothing if not predictable, derivative, and—as with the latest multi-million dollar sci-fi flop, John Carter—boring.
That’s why Ridley Scott’s return to the genre is so noteworthy.
Sci-Fi Needs Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" to be More than a Big Movie
What is clear, if nothing else, is that Prometheus holds the promise of reinvigoration for a genre that desperately needs it.
says a little but should say a lot more... weak but the article had potential.