Alien: Covenant - Spoilercast #55
It's a back-burster on the podcast as Chris breaks down, from beginning to horrific end, Ridley Scott's 2017 sequel to Prometheus and prequel to his classic original, Alien: Covenant, in this spoiler episode.
Join Chris as he analyzes & reviews (with FULL SPOILERS) Alien: Covenant, the sequel to 2012's Prometheus and prequel to the classic sci-fi movie masterpiece, Alien, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Michael Fassbender.
The master is behind the camera of an Alien film again; this time with new writers, a new cast and a new branding title. Do we get new results?
We follow up on threads from the previous franchise film and set the tone early with dread. We embark on a super important colonization mission that is deterred in order to investigate the engineer home planet with some hardcore sci-fi!
We explore the mysterious planet and quickly get into the horror and back to the series' signature slasher roots. We get lots of kills and several creatures as well as, FINALLY, answers to Prometheus.
We explore the origins of the famous Xenomorph, get a massive plot twist, indulge in some awkward fingering AND experience some epic action. But does it all come together to create a satisfying end product?
15:36 - Act I
35:49 - Act II
51:55 - Act III
1:07:33 - Different Take
1:12:36 - Ratings/Final Thoughts
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