Alien: Covenant

The Independent (UK) Review

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FacehuggerMember124 XPMay-07-2017 6:07 AM

I much prefer the professional journalists' reviews to the Den of Geek type thing

Also in a world of "FAKE NEWS" that's why I subscribe to the INDY, at least they know what journalism is, fact checking, 2 sources etc etc etc

8 Responses to The Independent (UK) Review


ChestbursterMember739 XPMay-07-2017 6:30 AM

This review is very optimistic, and I hope to leave the theatre feeling the same. 


FacehuggerMember124 XPMay-07-2017 6:46 AM

Me too, I have high hopes, but we all know it's not Shakespeare or the Bible!  I hope it's fun, scary, thought provoking and beautiful to look at.


FacehuggerMember390 XPMay-07-2017 7:33 AM

I love this review


ChestbursterMember739 XPMay-07-2017 8:10 AM

I don't have high expectations in the sense that this supposedly is a more straightforward horror film that pays tribute to the classic Alien films. 

However, apart from the obvious (stunning visuals, Fassbender, gore,) I do expect better writing, dialogue and more believable characters and smarter actions this time.

Looking back at Prometheus, some of the moments really stood out as unforgivably and undeniably stupid, silly and just plain bad. 

Goddamn Tropics in here

FacehuggerMember288 XPMay-07-2017 9:22 AM

The independent is a pretty reliable rag in the U.K. 

Encouraging review


ChestbursterMember907 XPMay-07-2017 9:51 AM

@qubism thanks. Very encouraging review from a highly respectable writer.


OvomorphMember69 XPMay-07-2017 10:35 AM

Well-written and quite promising. Cannot wait!


FacehuggerMember194 XPMay-07-2017 11:45 AM

I've been impressed by most of the reviews so far. A few whiney ones from fanboyish sites, but for the most part they've been consistently good. I hope I think as highly of it when I see it.

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