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Old May 10 2012, 09:34 PM   #856
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I guess they could still be there, they just won't be as interesting.
Yeah, maybe we only see her bare back or something, hence the lack of a warning.

Sigh.
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Old May 11 2012, 05:59 AM   #857
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Is this fear of R ratings a recent thing? I don't remember Hollywood people having such a problem with R ratings before the last 5 years or so. Does it really hurt a movie's box office that badly if it's R?
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Old May 11 2012, 06:36 AM   #858
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Old May 11 2012, 06:57 AM   #859
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Charlize Theron is hot.
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Old May 11 2012, 09:43 AM   #860
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So hot that i'm surprised that the movie screen doesn't ignite. The movie looks awesome!
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Old May 11 2012, 09:57 AM   #861
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I love the space suit designs. The gloves and wrist sections look a bit power ranger, but overall a very nice streamlined look.
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Old May 11 2012, 11:23 AM   #862
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Confirmed as R rated in the US, and 15 uncut in the UK, BTW.
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Old May 11 2012, 11:36 AM   #863
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Old May 11 2012, 12:58 PM   #864
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Prometheus is basically one of two franchise films I was really looking forward to this year (the other being The Hobbit, and a certain franchise occupied the third tier before it was moved to 2013) and these pictures and the trailers I've half-caught certainly do not disappoint. It's very Alien, and that's my favourite of the Alien movies anyhow as well as one of my favourite sci-fi films generally.

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I love the space suit designs.
Likewise.
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Old May 12 2012, 04:24 AM   #865
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Old May 12 2012, 05:46 AM   #866
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I try not to go with the obvious...but my god Charlize looks amazing.
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Old May 12 2012, 09:14 AM   #867
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I try not to go with the obvious...but my god Charlize looks amazing.
No doubt about that but personally Noomi really does it for me...
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Old May 13 2012, 01:01 AM   #868
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I love the space suit designs. The gloves and wrist sections look a bit power ranger, but overall a very nice streamlined look.
Yeah, maybe it's just me but they're almost a little retro looking IMO. I don't think they would be totally out of place in a sci-fi movie from the 50s or 60s. And to me that's a good thing.
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Old May 13 2012, 01:14 AM   #869
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I don't think those suits look much like we could have seen in the '50s or '60s. Nice design though.
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Old May 13 2012, 05:34 PM   #870
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Is this fear of R ratings a recent thing? I don't remember Hollywood people having such a problem with R ratings before the last 5 years or so. Does it really hurt a movie's box office that badly if it's R?
It's more that sci-fi films, in addition to being comparatively expensive, are already a niche market segment (there's a reason the ads have been playing up that Scott is the director of Blade Runner and Gladiator, not Alien), and R-rated films, generally speaking, don't make nearly as much bank as their lesser-rated counterparts. Of the top twenty grossing films in 2011, only two -- The Hangover Part II and Bridesmaids -- were R-rated, and those were comedies with broad audience appeal. An R-rated science fiction / body horror film is considered less likely to be a box-office success.
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