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Old January 18 2012, 02:10 AM   #556
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Re: Prometheus: Ridley Scott returns to Sci-Fi

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She doesn't even look real let alone the suits and all the 2001 gaping makes me sick.
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Did I forget the word rip off?
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I find it hard to blame the thing that's trying to kill them with all that gaping.
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Fact remains it's still being written by the same hypocrites who are trying to undo TOS. I was hoping for something more intelligent from Scott with more science fiction rather than horror but it's coming from exploiters of the genre - hired guns.
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Because, of course, Ridley Scott has no control over the scripts of the movies he makes. Maybe after he's racked up a few more years in the business...
I'm sure they gave him exactly what he thought he wanted, unfortunately.

Dial it back, please. If you don't, You'll be crossing the line into trolling territory.
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Old January 18 2012, 02:27 AM   #557
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So long as this film washes away the stink left by AvP: Requiem I'll be happy.
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Old January 18 2012, 10:27 AM   #558
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It'll take some industrial strength Fabreeze to kill off that smell.
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Old January 18 2012, 10:29 AM   #559
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Re: Prometheus: Ridley Scott returns to Sci-Fi

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Because, of course, Ridley Scott has no control over the scripts of the movies he makes. Maybe after he's racked up a few more years in the business...
I'm sure they gave him exactly what he thought he wanted, unfortunately.
But you know better?
This is what gets me. The film isn't out and yet it's condemned and buried by the best film maker on the planet who hasn't quite made a film yet.


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Old January 18 2012, 09:22 PM   #560
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Because, of course, Ridley Scott has no control over the scripts of the movies he makes. Maybe after he's racked up a few more years in the business...
I'm sure they gave him exactly what he thought he wanted, unfortunately.
But you know better?
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I still don't know how I feel about the suits. The one in that production still looks overly colorful and cheesy for a movie of this type.
Yeah I don't image them as something pre Alien which had much bulkier realistic suits.

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That's dang near the same design... Wow! At any rate, the entire look of the Prometheus ship interiors, granted what we have seen is limited, seems more in-line with the numerous space sci-fi films of the 90's. Lost In Space springs to mind. While not a huge deal, it does seem at odds with the world of Alien. Sure, you can chalk it up to science-clinical vs. trucker-gritty. I think this is really more indicative of a fundamental lack of understanding of what made Alien work so well and stand the passing of time well. Aside from the blatantly 70's hair style and the robot hands of Ash after he loses his head, the movie could have been made anytime.

Sure the styling tastes are gonna change. Sure film-making asthetics is gonna change. An example of this is how almost no one will make a movie now without running it through some kind of filter to make it ALL GREY or what have you. I think this is such a huge shift from the original that it makes it difficult to reconcile the two. But as we all know, execution trumps everything. The story could be them sitting around reading out of a dictionary, as long as it is well acted and directed it will be fine.
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Old January 19 2012, 12:19 AM   #561
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Well to be fair, the other Alien movies already took that grungy, industrial look and ran it into the ground. I can't really blame Ridley for wanting to go in a slightly different visual direction for this movie.

For me, as long as he lets the story unfold in the same eerie, naturalistic way as before, it shouldn't really matter what the visual style is.
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Old January 19 2012, 02:18 AM   #562
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^Also, it's probably worth remembering that the non-work related crew areas of the Nostromo (freezer room, mess/lounge) pretty much had the same all white and clinical 2001 sort of look.
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Old January 19 2012, 03:12 AM   #563
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Fact remains it's still being written by the same hypocrites who are trying to undo TOS.
They're not trying to undo TOS.
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Old January 19 2012, 03:18 AM   #564
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Fact remains it's still being written by the same hypocrites who are trying to undo TOS.
They're not trying to undo TOS.
You're right, the word should be undermine.
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Old January 19 2012, 04:03 AM   #565
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^Also, it's probably worth remembering that the non-work related crew areas of the Nostromo (freezer room, mess/lounge) pretty much had the same all white and clinical 2001 sort of look.
No it's not worth remembering, because it's always going to be ignored for the sake of NERDRAGE.
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Old January 19 2012, 04:59 AM   #566
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The upper decks of the Nostromo and the Narcissus are quite junky and cluttered. Both with technology and personal affects of the crew. That's not really what I was referring to though. Their uniforms are crinckled and some have visible sweat stains. What we've seen so far is pretty crisp and tidy. Anywho, there's no rage here. I look forward to seeing this film. Just hope it's good.
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Old January 19 2012, 12:19 PM   #567
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Fact remains it's still being written by the same hypocrites who are trying to undo TOS.
They're not trying to undo TOS.
You're right, the word should be undermine.
I think the words you're looking for are capitalize upon.
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Old January 19 2012, 01:03 PM   #568
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Yea, exploit.
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Old January 19 2012, 01:12 PM   #569
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Yea, exploit.
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This looks like a fun movie from the imagery so far.
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Old January 19 2012, 01:35 PM   #570
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Fact remains it's still being written by the same hypocrites who are trying to undo TOS.
They're not trying to undo TOS.
You're right, the word should be undermine.
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Yea, exploit.
Ask and ye shall receive...

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