History Film / Prometheus

31st Jul '17 7:13:53 PM Eagal
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* BlackDudeDiesFirst: [[spoiler: Averted. Janek, the TokenMinority, survives until the climax, while Fifield and Milburn are the first to die. Notably, when Janek ''does'' die at the end, it's the result of a HeroicSacrifice that he planned himself. Incidentally, the black dude sacrificing himself is a common occurrence in the ''Alien'' franchise; in fact, ''Aliens'' is the only movie that doesn't feature it.]]
12th Jul '17 5:42:45 PM Spoib
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** Did anyone stop to consider that maybe the aliens might be hostile?[[note]] Yes they did, they even brought guns and flamethrowers just in case. Unfortunately for everyone else involved, the guy who funded the exploration and the two scientists he says are in charge of the mission don't allow their use.[[/note]] While it is true that there was peaceful contact in the past, they don't consider that maybe there was a reason it stopped. Everyone seems to think that their arrival will be met with fanfare, that Contact they'll be greeted heartily and all their questions will be answered.

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** Did anyone stop to consider that maybe the aliens might be hostile?[[note]] Yes they did, they even brought guns and flamethrowers just in case. Unfortunately for everyone else involved, the guy who funded the exploration and the two scientists he says are in charge of the mission don't allow their use.[[/note]] While it is true that there was peaceful contact in the past, they don't consider that maybe there was a reason it stopped. Everyone seems to think that their arrival will be met with fanfare, that Contact they'll be greeted heartily heartily, and all their questions will be answered.
18th Jun '17 12:41:40 PM Saveelich
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''Prometheus'', a 2012 science-fiction film directed by Creator/RidleyScott, serves as a semi-prequel to 1979's ''Film/{{Alien}}''. This film marks the end of Scott's thirty-year abstinence from the science-fiction genre (1982's ''Film/BladeRunner'').

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''Prometheus'', a 2012 science-fiction film directed by Creator/RidleyScott, serves as a semi-prequel to 1979's ''Film/{{Alien}}''. This film marks marked the end of Scott's thirty-year abstinence from the science-fiction genre (1982's ''Film/BladeRunner'').
since 1982's ''Film/BladeRunner''.
18th Jun '17 11:12:19 AM Saveelich
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A team of scientists and astronauts set out on the research vessel ''Prometheus'' to unravel the mystery of the dawn of mankind. They seek the Engineers, an alien race who may be humanity's creators; scientists Shaw (Creator/NoomiRapace) and Holloway (Creator/LoganMarshallGreen) believe they have uncovered an "open invitation" to find the Engineers within a reoccurring star pattern found in several ancient human writings. The team soon learns that the location is far from welcoming… and that what they've discovered could endanger the entire human race.

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A team of scientists and astronauts set out on the research vessel ''Prometheus'' to unravel the mystery of the dawn of mankind. They seek the Engineers, an alien race who may be humanity's creators; scientists Shaw (Creator/NoomiRapace) and Holloway (Creator/LoganMarshallGreen) (Logan Marshall Green) believe they have uncovered an "open invitation" to find the Engineers within a reoccurring star pattern found in several ancient human writings. The team soon learns that the location is far from welcoming… and that what they've discovered could endanger the entire human race.
12th Jun '17 11:36:50 AM Caps-luna
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** Shaw and Vickers don't consider [[spoiler:running ''out'' of the path of the falling spaceship instead of in the same direction it's crashing in. Shaw only gets the idea when she trips and finds herself about to get flattened. Vickers wasn't even that smart]]. [[http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2012/06/13 Noted]] by ''Webcomic/PennyArcade''.

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** Shaw and Vickers don't consider [[spoiler:running ''out'' of the path of the falling spaceship instead of in the same direction it's crashing in. Shaw only gets the idea when she trips and finds herself about to get flattened. Vickers wasn't even that smart]]. [[http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2012/06/13 Noted]] by ''Webcomic/PennyArcade''. CinemaSins even names a reoccurring Sin after it: The Prometheus School of Running Away from Things.
9th Jun '17 11:06:47 PM oztrickster
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** Let's not carry anything to defend ourselves on our first expedition onto the planet we just found and know literally nothing about the plants and animals. Even if it's a scientific mission, why is Shaw not overruled by Vickers when she tells the security guy to ditch the flamethrower.
21st May '17 3:46:25 AM JackG
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** A viral ad takes the form of an advertisement for the David 8 model. When speaking of the advantages of a RidiculouslyHumanRobot, David 8 states that he blend in with a human workforce, and carry out tasks they might consider upsetting or unethical, foreshadowing the role that Ash will play on the Nostromo.

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** A viral ad takes the form of an advertisement for the David 8 model. When speaking of the advantages of a RidiculouslyHumanRobot, David 8 states that he can blend in with a human workforce, workforce and carry out tasks they might consider upsetting or unethical, foreshadowing the role that Ash will play on the Nostromo.
21st May '17 3:45:52 AM JackG
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** One of the trailers takes the form of an advertisement for the David 8 model. When speaking of the advantages of a RidiculouslyHumanRobot, David 8 states that he can move unobtrusively among human employees, and carry out tasks they might consider upsetting or unethical, foreshadowing the role that Ash will play on the Nostromo.

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** One of the trailers A viral ad takes the form of an advertisement for the David 8 model. When speaking of the advantages of a RidiculouslyHumanRobot, David 8 states that he can move unobtrusively among blend in with a human employees, workforce, and carry out tasks they might consider upsetting or unethical, foreshadowing the role that Ash will play on the Nostromo.
19th May '17 8:42:52 PM blockboy
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*** To be fair though, there was also plenty of debris falling from the sky. Vickers and Shaw would have been at risk no matter what direction they ran.
14th May '17 5:26:01 PM JackG
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** One of the trailers takes the form of an advertisement for the David 8 model. When speaking of the advantages of a RidiculouslyHumanRobot, David 8 states that he can move unobtrusively among human employees, and carry out tasks they might consider upsetting or unethical, foreshadowing the role that Ash will play on the Nostromo.
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