Originally Posted by HareBrain
In a prequel to Alien, shouldn't the ship be run by a ZX80 linked to a telex machine?
Ha! Ha! You make a valid point though. It looks like the ship has avatars. It was bad enough when Enterprise
was meant to be a forerunner of Star Trek
Originally Posted by Stephen Palmer
For me, Alien is one of those few films where the world should unite to agree that there should be no sequels, prequels, or anything else.
Ah! But Aliens
was so good, and yet so completely different, that I forgave James Cameron.
Originally Posted by J-WO
But a modern film that's essentially a 50's SF contact short story has to be better than an SF-as-excuse-for-stunts-and-effects film that the genre seems to have become in modern Hollywood. If not exactly original, it should at least be thoughful.
True. I'll go and see it anyway, I'm such a pushover.
Originally Posted by Lilmizflashythang
Ridley Scott said that this movie is focused on the space jockey alien, not the aliens we all know...
They still look a little... invasive... parasitical?
That horseshoe shaped spaceship is the one that Nostromo found. So, there should be some story to tell beyond the stunts-and-effects.