Saturday, July 4, 2015

Prometheus: Our critics weigh in

Prometheus has some amazing set pieces, amazing gizmos, amazing visual effects. But the movie has a big problem - it makes almost no sense. There are eruptions of character behavior that appear to be detached from any knowable motivation.

Prometheus: Our critics weigh in

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Steven Rea, Inquirer Film Critic: 

"Unfortunately, as much as director Scott - an extraordinary visualist, if not visionary - would like to think Prometheus belongs in the company of 2001, it really doesn't."

Read Steven Rea's full review, 'Prometheus': Voyage through space with a wispy plot.

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Gary Thompson, Daily News Film Critic:

"The movie has a big problem — it makes almost no sense. There are eruptions of character behavior that appear to be detached from any knowable motivation."

Read Gary Thompson's full review, Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus' puts big ideas over big excitement.

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