This week David & Josh talk out the latest film by Ridley Scott, “Prometheus”. Is it a prequel to “Alien” or isn’t it? Plus What We’ve Been Watching and a brand new Lists of Five - Five Most Disappointing Blockbusters. Film Actually is the official movie podcast of geekactually.com.
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What We’ve Been Watching:
A collection of other things we’ve been watching during the week including Josh’s Bargain Basement: Shelter.
Feature Film Review
‘Prometheus’ directed by Ridley Scott. It is written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof. It stars Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron and Idris Elba.
Ridley Scott, director of Alien and Blade Runner, returns to the genre he helped define. With Prometheus, he creates a groundbreaking mythology, in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race. Source: Official Site
Spoiler Section: 00:43:09 – 00:56:20 – Fast forward this bit if you don’t want to hear spoilers.
Our Verdict: A frustrating and disappointing film. Amazing visuals and jaw dropping 3D are let down by a muddy and confusing script.
Watch the trailer here http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/fox/prometheus/
Lists of Five
This week our Lists of Five: Five Most Disappointing Blockbusters. All we want is to be entertained while we shovel popcorn into our mouths. Is that really too much to ask for?
Just a reminder, because we never like to just make things easy on ourselves, our lists are not necessarily top five lists, they are more or a less a list of film recommendations within the theme of the list.
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We opened the show with a clip from “Aliens”.
We close the show with a track from the score to “Prometheus” by Marc Streitenfeld.
Go see more movies, you don’t see enough movies and all of life’s questions are answered in the movies.