History YMMV / Species

7th Feb '17 8:26:29 PM NOYB
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* FoeYay: One sided, due to Sil's and Eve's natural instinct to mate, she seems to develop a minor attraction to Preston. However Preston sees them both as a monster that has to be destroyed.

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* FoeYay: One sided, One-sided; due to Sil's Sil and Eve's natural instinct to mate, she seems they seem to develop a minor attraction to Preston. However Preston sees them both as a monster that has to be destroyed.



* {{Sequelitis}}: The first film is generally regarded as most popular due the the various reasons mentioned on the main page. The second tries to make a bigger spectacle which worked for some and not for others.
** The third and fourth films came about by the two picture deal with Syfy. The third pretty much comes off more like you would expect a scifi tv show to. Which to some was a far cry from the first two, while others appreciated it. While the director of the third had plans for the fourth it instead tried to examine a different WhatHappenedToTheMouse and most would probably agree made a film that made the second and third less bothersome.
* SpecialEffectFailure: The aliens prosthetics in ''Species III'' are vastly inferior to what was seen in the two previous films. ''The Awakening'' has similarly bad effects, but for the most part it does a better job of working around them.

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* {{Sequelitis}}: The first film is generally regarded as most popular due the the various reasons mentioned on the main page. The second tries to make a bigger spectacle spectacle, which worked for some and not for others.
** The third and fourth films came about by the two picture two-picture deal with Syfy. The third pretty much comes off more like you would expect a scifi tv TV show to. Which to some was a far cry from the first two, while others appreciated it. While the director of the third had plans for the fourth fourth, it instead tried to examine a different WhatHappenedToTheMouse and most would probably agree made a film that made the second and third less bothersome.
* SpecialEffectFailure: The aliens aliens' prosthetics in ''Species III'' are vastly inferior to what was seen in the two previous films. ''The Awakening'' has similarly bad effects, but for the most part it does a better job of working around them.
7th Feb '17 8:22:31 PM NOYB
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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: The alien species which sent the message with the information to create Sil. Was it all an evil plan to exterminate the human population over the Earth and replace it with Sil's offspring as it looks, or it was a genuinely friendly attempt to share biotechnology which got screwed because Finch and company couldn't handle it the right way?

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: The alien species which that sent the message with the information to create Sil. Was it all an evil plan to exterminate the human population over the Earth and replace it with Sil's offspring as it looks, or it was a genuinely friendly attempt to share biotechnology which that got screwed because Finch and company couldn't handle it the right way?
12th Aug '16 9:34:12 AM k410ren
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* RetroactiveRecognition: Michelle Williams as the young Sil.

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* RetroactiveRecognition: Michelle Williams Creator/MichelleWilliams as the young Sil.
12th Aug '16 9:33:18 AM k410ren
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* RetroactiveRecognition: Michelle Williams as the young Sil.
20th Jun '16 7:37:26 PM Homemaderat
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* {{Sequelitis}}: First film is considered either SoOkayItsAverage or SoBadItsGood. The following ones aren't so lucky. Only the third one has some not too negative reviews.

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* {{Sequelitis}}: First The first film is considered either SoOkayItsAverage or SoBadItsGood. generally regarded as most popular due the the various reasons mentioned on the main page. The following ones aren't so lucky. Only second tries to make a bigger spectacle which worked for some and not for others.
** The third and fourth films came about by the two picture deal with Syfy. The third pretty much comes off more like you would expect a scifi tv show to. Which to some was a far cry from the first two, while others appreciated it. While the director of
the third one has some not too negative reviews.had plans for the fourth it instead tried to examine a different WhatHappenedToTheMouse and most would probably agree made a film that made the second and third less bothersome.
15th May '16 3:44:23 AM SPBurke
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** Take a real close look at the monster effects at the end of "Species II". The constant strobes are there to make you miss how terrible and awkward they look.
13th Dec '15 9:50:35 AM Vi47
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** And considering what we see of the male hybrid in the first sequel, he turns out to be pretty close to being entirely accurate.
5th May '15 9:17:51 AM Cieloazul
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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: The alien species which sent the message with the information to create Sil. Was it all an evil plan to exterminate the human population over the Earth and replace it with Sil's offspring as it looks, or it was a genuinely friendly attempt to share biotechnology which got screwed because Finch and company couldn't handle it the right way?



* {{Sequelitis}}: First film is considered either OK or SoBadItsGood. The following ones aren't so lucky.

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* {{Sequelitis}}: First film is considered either OK SoOkayItsAverage or SoBadItsGood. The following ones aren't so lucky. Only the third one has some not too negative reviews.



* StrawmanHasAPoint: In the first film, Xavier says they made her female assuming she'd be more docile - but they actually may have bought themselves more time, considering in the sequel we see first hand the damage an attractive male can do when he can have multiple partners at once.
* VisualEffectsOfAwesome: There's no denying ''Species II'' had some pretty awesome scenes.

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* StrawmanHasAPoint: In the first film, Xavier says they made her female assuming she'd be more docile - but docile, which is [[YouNeedToGetLaid seen as funny]] by Preston and [[CriticalResearchFailure it's actually untrue]] as female members in Earthly predatory species tend to be more aggressive than males. But by doing so they actually may have bought themselves more time, considering in the sequel we see first hand the damage an attractive a female only can have one partner and reproduce more or less one by one while a male can do when he can have multiple partners ones at once.
once and impregnate all of them.
* VisualEffectsOfAwesome: There's no denying ''Species II'' had some pretty awesome scenes.
2nd Apr '15 4:04:45 PM STFilmmaker
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* FoeYay: One sided, due to Sil's and Eve's natural instinct to mate, she seems to develop a minor attraction to Preston. However Preston sees them both as a monster that has to be destroyed.
8th Nov '14 2:38:49 PM MagBas
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* UnfortunateImplications: in ''Species II'' when Marg Helgenberger's character says that Eve shouldn't be held responsible for her actions and is human too, one of the other characters rebuts her by pointing to the cocoons of the infected astronaut's metamorphosizing offspring and saying "like them". Keep in mind, as far as we know the infected astronaut's children haven't actually done anything bad yet (well, aside from killing their mothers, but that's like holding a human responsible if his mother died in childbirth). [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman Our heroes are about to slaughter them in their sleep purely because of what species they belong to]].
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