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    Thread: Prometheus: Ridley Scott's Alien "Prequel" (kinda)

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      03-31-2012 09:59 PM #276
      Million dollar questions, both of 'em.

      We don't know.
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      04-01-2012 12:38 AM #277
      Seems to me the space jockey is something that helped create life on earth and thus has some human DNA or traits that tie it in with us.

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      04-01-2012 09:14 AM #278
      Quote Originally Posted by MeineFolks'wagen View Post
      Another thing that struck me having watched the trailer for the nth time - is it possible that one of the humans mutates into the Space Jockey? You see the guy outside in the one trailer, bald, grey, and looking at his arm as he is changing. The few scenes that I've seen of the Space Jockey he is a tallish gray bald guy, so maybe it's a mutated human???
      I kinda had the same thought.
      It's gonna be interesting to see why some of the space jockeys they found were dead.
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      04-01-2012 09:15 AM #279
      Quote Originally Posted by Espresso View Post
      So is that Skull they are scanning on the ship a Space Jockey skull or is it a respirating mask of some sort.
      if I had to bet I would say just the helmet
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      04-03-2012 07:02 PM #281
      Quote Originally Posted by SSj4G60 View Post
      “I would request that my body in death be buried not cremated, so that the energy content contained within it gets returned to the earth, so that flora and fauna can dine upon it, just as I have dined upon flora and fauna during my lifetime” - Neil deGrasse Tyson.

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      04-03-2012 10:34 PM #282
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      04-04-2012 12:22 PM #283
      Just gonna put this here because I figured this crowd would appreciate it...

      "We'll not risk another frontal assault... that rabbit's DYNAMITE!"

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      04-04-2012 02:25 PM #284
      Quote Originally Posted by 20DYNAMITE07 View Post
      Just gonna put this here because I figured this crowd would appreciate it...


      Lol is that the cookie munster NOM NOM NOM
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      04-04-2012 02:30 PM #285
      Much appreciated.

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      04-04-2012 02:50 PM #286
      Quote Originally Posted by Espresso View Post
      Lol is that the cookie munster NOM NOM NOM

      He's from Sesame Street, but that's not cookie. He's one of the little aliens that say "Yip... yip yip yip yip yip yip..."
      "We'll not risk another frontal assault... that rabbit's DYNAMITE!"

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      04-04-2012 03:00 PM #287
      Yip yip aliens.

      Only those that have seen Sesame Street a thousand times will know it.


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      04-04-2012 03:05 PM #288
      Quote Originally Posted by FlashRedGLS1.8T View Post
      Yip yip aliens.

      Only those that have seen Sesame Street a thousand times will know it.

      Flash knows what's up... he's a daddy, and as such, he's spent some time on the (Sesame) streets.
      "We'll not risk another frontal assault... that rabbit's DYNAMITE!"

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      04-04-2012 08:52 PM #289
      Damn, I completely forgot about those guys til I saw the "yip yip yip"
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      04-05-2012 12:30 PM #290
      "Personally, I believe that 'fairness' consists in the fruits of my labor not being taken by corrupt hacks to redistribute to their cronies in exchange for votes." -- Glenn Reynolds

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      04-10-2012 10:45 PM #293
      They screened 10-15 minutes of footage for about 400 media types in London this morning.

      SPOILERS ahead.

      http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/04/...ell-about-them
      http://www.prometheusmovienews.com/2...-and-qa-report
      http://www.totalfilm.com/news/promet...-reveal-report
      http://blogs.virginmedia.com/movies/...alien-film-yet
      http://www.flickfilosopher.com/blog/...#axzz1rdYVrHng
      http://cinemart-online.co.uk/2012/04...otage-preview/
      http://www.scifinow.co.uk/blog/prome...sci-fi-return/
      http://www.filmchronicles.com/exclus...h-ridley-scott
      http://blogs.indiewire.com/thompsono...sbender-rapace
      http://uk.movies.ign.com/articles/122/1222668p1.html
      http://skymovies.sky.com/prometheus-...etheus-preview
      http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/04/...e-as-possible/
      http://whatculture.com/film/new-prom...eathtaking.php
      http://www.androidtabletblog.com/pro...us-3d-footage/

      http://www.empireonline.com/empirebl...tes/post/p1219
      http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/f...s-preview.html
      http://www.totalfilm.com/news/promet...-reveal-report
      http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/04/...ll-about-them/
      http://www.prometheusmovienews.com/2...and-qa-report/
      http://cinemart-online.co.uk/2012/04...otage-preview/
      http://cinemart-online.co.uk/2012/04...in-prometheus/
      http://www.cine-vue.com/2012/04/prev...eveal-and.html
      http://www.flickfilosopher.com/blog/...thing_i_l.html
      http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/4522...-brain-surgery
      http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/4522...nner-not-alien
      http://www.filmchronicles.com/exclus...-ridley-scott/
      http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2012/04/twe...d-its-awesome/
      http://www.heatworld.com/Entertainme...tage-unveiled/
      http://www.whosjack.org/prometheus-footage-preview-qa/
      http://blogs.virginmedia.com/movies/...alien-film-yet
      http://www.scifinow.co.uk/blog/prome...sci-fi-return/
      http://blogs.indiewire.com/thompsono...sbender-rapace
      http://uk.movies.ign.com/articles/122/1222668p1.html
      http://skymovies.sky.com/prometheus-...etheus-preview
      http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/04/...e-as-possible/
      http://whatculture.com/film/new-prom...eathtaking.php
      http://www.androidtabletblog.com/pro...us-3d-footage/

      She also reveals the existence of a scene that gave her nightmares. A scene Ridley Scott admits is this film's equivalent to the infamous chest burster sequence.

      Before we know it, the morning is over and the movie stars are ferried off to the Soho Hotel to be quizzed by the media.

      Ridley goes with them. His work here is done; he's left an audience crying out for more, an audience that'll go straight to their websites, newspapers and Twitter feeds to tell the world exactly how excited they should be.

      And rightly so. Ridley Scott's protestations that this movie is only part-Alien prequel don't ring true when you see the standard conventions - cryogenics, red collar crews in space, the space jockey, a field of 'eggs' et al - but there's something else going on here. Something we've yet to see or hear about. And you should all be very, very excited.
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      Prometheus. OH MY GOD. *Nerdgasm*

      We were shown about 15 minutes. No spoilers, mostly introductions and world-building. The sense of wonder at the set-up is irresistible.

      Every single shot is impeccably crafted; every frame bleeds a mysterious, cold, beauty; the soundtrack soon to be iconic.

      This one is going to be special.

      And the Q&A was fantastic. Sir Ridley Scott is hilariously blunt and Noomi Rapace is the cutest thing on Earth.
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      This could not only be the best film Ridley Scott has made in years, it could be the best science fiction film made in years.
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      04-10-2012 10:47 PM #294
      Links in prior post are from here:

      http://www.prometheusforum.net/discu...ondon#Item_221 (spoilers)
      "Personally, I believe that 'fairness' consists in the fruits of my labor not being taken by corrupt hacks to redistribute to their cronies in exchange for votes." -- Glenn Reynolds

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      04-16-2012 02:54 PM #295
      Quote Originally Posted by dubfan View Post
      They screened 10-15 minutes of footage for about 400 media types in London this morning.

      SPOILERS ahead.

      http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/04/...ell-about-them
      http://www.prometheusmovienews.com/2...-and-qa-report
      http://www.totalfilm.com/news/promet...-reveal-report
      http://blogs.virginmedia.com/movies/...alien-film-yet
      http://www.flickfilosopher.com/blog/...#axzz1rdYVrHng
      http://cinemart-online.co.uk/2012/04...otage-preview/
      http://www.scifinow.co.uk/blog/prome...sci-fi-return/
      http://www.filmchronicles.com/exclus...h-ridley-scott
      http://blogs.indiewire.com/thompsono...sbender-rapace
      http://uk.movies.ign.com/articles/122/1222668p1.html
      http://skymovies.sky.com/prometheus-...etheus-preview
      http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/04/...e-as-possible/
      http://whatculture.com/film/new-prom...eathtaking.php
      http://www.androidtabletblog.com/pro...us-3d-footage/

      http://www.empireonline.com/empirebl...tes/post/p1219
      http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/f...s-preview.html
      http://www.totalfilm.com/news/promet...-reveal-report
      http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/04/...ll-about-them/
      http://www.prometheusmovienews.com/2...and-qa-report/
      http://cinemart-online.co.uk/2012/04...otage-preview/
      http://cinemart-online.co.uk/2012/04...in-prometheus/
      http://www.cine-vue.com/2012/04/prev...eveal-and.html
      http://www.flickfilosopher.com/blog/...thing_i_l.html
      http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/4522...-brain-surgery
      http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/4522...nner-not-alien
      http://www.filmchronicles.com/exclus...-ridley-scott/
      http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2012/04/twe...d-its-awesome/
      http://www.heatworld.com/Entertainme...tage-unveiled/
      http://www.whosjack.org/prometheus-footage-preview-qa/
      http://blogs.virginmedia.com/movies/...alien-film-yet
      http://www.scifinow.co.uk/blog/prome...sci-fi-return/
      http://blogs.indiewire.com/thompsono...sbender-rapace
      http://uk.movies.ign.com/articles/122/1222668p1.html
      http://skymovies.sky.com/prometheus-...etheus-preview
      http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/04/...e-as-possible/
      http://whatculture.com/film/new-prom...eathtaking.php
      http://www.androidtabletblog.com/pro...us-3d-footage/



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      "We'll not risk another frontal assault... that rabbit's DYNAMITE!"

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      04-16-2012 03:13 PM #296
      Wow, that's a lot of exceptional commentary for this.
      I so can't wait.

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      04-16-2012 03:13 PM #297
      Quote Originally Posted by 20DYNAMITE07 View Post
      I have the most awkward nerd-boner right now...
      Don't let it be awkward, embrace it!

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      04-16-2012 05:08 PM #298
      i purchased Alien on blu-ray solely because the hype of this movie, and i've never seen any of the Alien series. haven't watch it yet, but i can't wait to get some free time and watch it in anticipation of this.
      welcome to the layer cake

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      04-16-2012 05:12 PM #299
      Quote Originally Posted by n0rdicalex. View Post
      never seen any of the Alien series.

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      04-16-2012 05:18 PM #300
      Quote Originally Posted by n0rdicalex. View Post
      and i've never seen any of the Alien series. haven't watch it yet, but i can't wait to get some free time and watch it in anticipation of this.
      None of my in-laws have seen them, I think some people avoid them due to the "horror" genre.

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