Prometheus is made as a prequel to the original Alien series. The crew, with 17 on board of the ship of Prometheus, arrived to a planet in year 2093 as their destination to find the connection to the ancient drawings of their discovery back at Earth.
Prometheus brings the good old fashion pace of scifi horror back with unknown creatures discovered and disposing some characters on the way to the end.
One flaw that I might feel prior to this storyline is the mind of David and what his focus was from the beginning when he took the species back to the ship and experimented it on one of the crew. But it might be explained in the Alien sequel to this. Noomi Rapace played her role very well, especially that surgery part where she had a baby. (It was no ordinary baby)
Prometheus has the science and the act altogether. Ridley Scott knows his ways around this franchise. This is worth sitting down for.
Bottom Line: Don't get me wrong - I really loved this film. It's very much worth seeing - just expect to be as equally confused by some parts as you are enthralled by others. A great film, though greatly flawed.
WHAT I DIDN'T LIKE: However, cramming all that stuff into a two hour film often makes it feel rather messy and fast, and the thing consequently gets less time for character development or tension-building which means it drops some of the human edge that made the originals so appealing.
VERDICT: An admirably ambitious and vastly spectacular film that just does a little too much a little too quickly.
Though it strays from its franchise's roots, Prometheus still benefits from a thought-provoking script, outstanding visuals, and great acting,
'Prometheus' incorporates both the thrilling opacity of 'Alien' and the seminal art of H.R. Giger, the designer of the original xenomorph.
Just like 'Alien,' it is a pulpy exploration of SciFi's thriller roots, rather than a cheap horror flick. The plot is thin, yet disturbing. Truly shocking elements of body horror emerge from the plodding exploration of an alien world.
By the film's sudden and bizarre climax, all we desire is an answer-laden sequel.