A Comparison Between Alien And Aliens

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Alien was one of the first movies I could remember as a kid that genuinely scared me. A monster on a ship with acid for blood? Nope. A facehugger that rapes your face and implants and alien in your chest only to burst out killing you? Hell no. All of this happening in a claustrophobic ship? It 's a horror film in space. I loved every moment of it.

In 2012, Ridley Scott unveiled Prometheus with middling results. I loved how it looked, I just didn 't like how nothing is really explained. From what I read about the development in the script, it was a direct Alien prequel, but then Scott said to not make it a direct prequel. He brought in new writers, and what we got was a confusing and cliche mess. It did reveal what the sky pilot was. So that backstory was cool, but it wasn 't what I wanted it to be, and it certainly left me wondering even more about everything instead of walking away confused.

Related: The Alien: Covenant Prologue Peels The Facehugger Off The Prometheus Backstory

Now we have Alien: Covenant. Was it better than Prometheus? Definitely. Was it as good as the original 2 films? Not even close. Alien was a horror film in space, and Aliens was a action movie. Both used the same protagonist, but both had completely original takes.

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Premise: The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a

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