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Movie Review: After The Disappointing “Prometheus,” “Alien: Covenant” Is A Step In The Right Direction - Irish Film Critic
The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape. The argument between which is a better movie, “Alien” or “Aliens,” has raged on for over thirty years, and no doubt it will continue for another thirty. It all boils down to personal opinion. I love both movies but I would take “Alien” over its successor and believe me, that is no easy feat. James Cameron took “Aliens” in a completely different direction, while still managing to keep the overall feel and scope of Ridley Scott’s predecessor but the way Scott constructed “Alien,” complete with its deliberately slow-paced but always-evolving narrative, his …