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Peazey
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re: Prometheus

It was all right. I just had high expectations, and I was disapointed. There were too many loose ends, and the actions of some of the characters seemed unmotivated. I thought the robot was especially bad about this. He seemed to do things just to do them with no real ryhme or reason.


manwich
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Member since Oct 2008
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re: Prometheus
I enjoyed it
I forgave the character stagnation (pretty standard in alien movies)
I understood plot points that many here seemed confused by and relished the answers we weren't given with the understanding that this isn't a stand alone flick


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donRANDOMnumbers
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Member since Nov 2006
13058 posts

re: Prometheus
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First: I think it helps to like the earlier Alien movies (1 & 2) or at least know something about them to understand some of the plot.


i've read that it was not related to the other alien movies plots in any way.

eta: fwiw
This post was edited on 11/13 at 11:09 am


manwich
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re: Prometheus
quote:

i've read that it was not related to the other alien movies plots in any way.
it wasn't set on the same planet and the characters don't align but it absolutely is related to the original movies


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bulldog95
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Member since Jan 2011
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re: Prometheus
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I thought the robot was especially bad about this. He seemed to do things just to do them with no real ryhme or reason.


the entire reason for him being there was to find an engineer for the old man so the engineer could heal him. Guess they found their engineer.


Image: http://www.slate.com/content/dam/slate/articles/arts/movies/2012/06/120607_MOVIES_PROMETHEUS.jpg.CROP.rectangle3-large.jpg


Peazey
New Orleans Saints Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Apr 2012
10422 posts

re: Prometheus
Really, the thing that annoyed me was when David put the alien spooge (or whatever that was) into the other guy's drink. How did he know to do that? How did he know that ingesting it was the way that it would be effective? How does this help him heal the old guy? If his objective was not to heal the old guy are there any other possible motives that are apparent? Anything besides just fricking shite up?

Some of the cheesy shoot first before thinking and the flight crew's willingness to sacrifice themselves, I can accept. It's a movie. The ending is fine because as someone said it isn't a stand alone and more will come. But this one point in particular just really annoyed me.


alajones
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re: Prometheus
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when David put the alien spooge (or whatever that was) into the other guy's drink
I took it as:

His ultimate goal was to heal his master. So what is the deal with this alien spooge? Can it make someone young and healthy again? I know what I'll do, I'll try it out on some doofus.


boom roasted
Member since Sep 2010
25000 posts

re: Prometheus
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His ultimate goal was to heal his master. So what is the deal with this alien spooge? Can it make someone young and healthy again? I know what I'll do, I'll try it out on some doofus.


Same here.

"What does this shite do? Let's try it on this a-hole."


Peazey
New Orleans Saints Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Apr 2012
10422 posts

re: Prometheus
quote:

quote:


His ultimate goal was to heal his master. So what is the deal with this alien spooge? Can it make someone young and healthy again? I know what I'll do, I'll try it out on some doofus.




Same here.

"What does this shite do? Let's try it on this a-hole."


ok. I'll rewatch at some point with this in mind.


CocomoLSU
Penn State Fan
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132436 posts

re: Prometheus
That's exactly what it was IMO. It was an experiment to see what the goo did and he had to test it on someone. I believe at one point they even reference the fact that the goal was saving the old dude and everyone was basically expendable. So with that in mind David basically had no reason not to test the sludge on someone.


Tactical1
New Orleans Saints Fan
Denham Springs
Member since May 2010
17217 posts

re: Prometheus
This first act was great, after that this film went off the rails, very fast.


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