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Review: Prometheus

this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Itís been exactly 30 years since Prometheus director Ridley Scott delivered his last science-fiction thriller Blade Runner , a film so beautifully crafted it now serves as a kind of gold standard for the genre. But where Blade Runner blended ...

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Old 06-10-2012, 09:31 AM   #1
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Review: Prometheus

Itís been exactly 30 years since Prometheus director Ridley Scott delivered his last science-fiction thriller Blade Runner, a film so beautifully crafted it now serves as a kind of gold standard for the genre. But where Blade Runner blended sci-fi with detective fiction, and served up a memorable tale of robots more ďhumanĒ than their flesh-and-blood inventors, Prometheus piles up random plot points and meaningless references to other movies (including both Blade Runner and Scottís other sci-fi success, Alien) without developing anything resembling a coherent story.? [ Read more ]

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Old 06-10-2012, 02:48 PM   #2
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I'm a fan of Scott's other sci-fi films, but most of the press I've seen on "Prometheus" has been similarly unkind. Unsurprising from the guy who wrote "Lost," which began with much potential yet ended a convoluted mess.

Guess I'll wait for this one on Netflix.
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