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Covenant with an Alien devil

Okay guys, you owe me an apology. All of you. Every last one of you owes me an apology and I’m not going to shut up about it until you deliver. Each and every one of you. Alien Covenant has been collectively disparaged by critics new and old to the point I gave up on […]

In defense of an idea

I’m a defender of Prometheus – I admit it. I also confess to you it is not easy, really. The film on its surface is a ludicrous mess. My attraction to Prometheus is largely due to my own “fill in the blanks, ignore that, and that, that is really this, etc etc etc” filter through […]

Direction is key

I’ve written before on the importance of a Director’s touch/style in making a film what it is. Lately I’ve been watching the Alien franchise, due in no small part to the relatively recent Prometheus¬†spectacle. This is just a small blog-postlet, if you will, reinforcing what I’ve been saying. Note that I say this with no […]