Washington PostScott came close to doing what the best sequels and prequels have accomplished: daring to explore something different. As the marketing for Alien: Covenant ramped up, the studio seemed bent on communicating one, simple message: “this is the Alien film …Disgusting ‘Alien’ movie monster not as horrible as real things in nature ..
‘Alien: Covenant’ — What You Need to Know Before Seeing the Prequel
Los Angeles TimesAlmost 40 years and a half dozen movies later, even fans of the Alien franchise may have trouble pinpointing exactly what they need to know going into Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant. The film takes place about 10 years after 2012’s Prometheus, and Review: ‘Alien: Covenant’ Stays on Brand With Its Terror ..
‘Alien: Covenant’: Do I need to watch ‘Prometheus’ first?
CNETThe crew of the “Covenant” face toothy terror, but what do you need to know before seeing the film? Fox. Sci-fi chiller “Alien: Covenant” is the latest movie set in the Alien universe, and directly follows on from the end of 2012’s “Prometheus”. So do Alien: Covenant Review ..
How Alien: Covenant Fixes Prometheus’ Problems
Screen RantIt’s very hard to not call Prometheus a let-down. Regardless of what you actually thought of the film as a whole – for every person willing to cite it as the Alien franchise’s equivalent of The Phantom Menace there’s another enthralled by its high ..
Ridley Scott: ‘Alien: Covenant’ Is a ‘Thinking Man’s Scary Movie’
Variety“I’m hoping to scare the s–t out of you,” says the legendary director. “If I don’t, I’m in trouble.” If the past 40 years are any indication, the odds are in Scott’s favor. Since entering the movie game later in life — he was 40 when his debut feature Alien Only Ever Needed One Sequel ..
Disgusting ‘Alien’ movie monster not as horrible as real things in nature
Washington PostThe “Alien” movie franchise spawns another installment on Friday, “Alien: Covenant,” a sequel to the 2012 prequel, “Prometheus.” Once again, a drooling extraterrestrial hunts plucky space travelers. The new film, according to Washington Post critic Ann …’Alien: Covenant Lands $4.2M In Previews, ‘Everything’ Grabs $525K – Box Office Friday AM ..