Friday November 22, 2019

Fassbender breaks new ground

14th May, 2017

Michael Fassbender and Katherine Waterston in Alien: Covenant

Almost 40 years ago, Ridley Scott combined rusty science fiction with gory horror to create the uniquely claustrophobic and brilliantly effective Alien, in which a parasitic extraterrestrial monster picked off the members of an interplanetary spacecraft. Five franchise instalments of varying quality later (including his own wobbly prequel Prometheus), Scott delivers an intense continuation of the series with Alien: Covenant. Recycling plot, character and design elements from the long-running series, Scott’s sequel to the prequel...

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