Discussion in 'Movies/TV' started by RavensShallBurn, Jun 6, 2012.

  1. CRUDS

    CRUDS doodily doo ding dong doodilly doo Staff

    Adding that light on certain aspects of the film further confirms my opinion that Prometheus is probably a potential great movie that simply suffered from too much plot condensing and copious amounts of editing. There was simply too much story here for a typical 2-houre release.
    How else do you plan to squeeze a twelve hour movie into two hours?
    The result is plot holes, convenience, huge question marks and the appearance of lazy film-making.
    There very likely is a much better director's cut of this film awaiting release.
    Though even a 3.5 hour cut probably won't do it justice.
    Prometheus would have been better served as a HBO/BBC type series allowing the director to fully expand on all these details. 3 seasons > 3 movies..
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  2. onetontitan

    onetontitan Marioto

    I saw it last night and left the theatre torn. I admire what they did but it was just too grandiose of an undertaking for the screenwriters. I just pray that there is a 5 hour cut out there or something.
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  3. Tennessy XO

    Tennessy XO RESIST

    The Director's cut will probably be on the blu ray.

    The sequels will explain it all.

    I love the philosophy behind the film. Sci-fi mixed with theology is excellent
  4. Finnegan2win

    Finnegan2win hopesfall2win

    They tried to squeeze too much in 2 hours, they should have expanded on the discovery and build up to actually landing and finding the planet. Could have done ALOT more, it was pretty sporadic to me.
  5. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

    See... I agree with this. The movie felt forced and that's probably why I didn't like it as much as I expected.

    I wanted it to keep going towards the end - not because I was overly enjoying it, but because I felt it ended abruptly.

    Obviously there will be other movies (assuming Ridley Scott is still living), and if I still have access to free movies, I'll see it.
  6. Scarecrow

    Scarecrow CEO of PPO Tip Jar Donor


    should I wait till it comes out on Redbox?
  7. Titans Eternal

    Titans Eternal Got the swagger of a cripple

    Think I will hold off on watching it and wait and see if they release a directors cut on dvd.
  8. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

    I will say one thing... I saw the trailer for Rock of Ages in the theater...

    That looks.... HORRIBLE!!!! So bad.
  9. Alex1939

    Alex1939 Space Invaders Champion

    Just saw this. It sucked. Great space/planet visuals with a lived in feel which is what Ridley Scott does best.

    If you've seen and know it sucks but just want to recap how it sucked in your head but in a humorous manner, watch:

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