In which I discuss Shaw’s journey of faith, run through the list of the film’s flaws, and talk about my personal journey with Prometheus.
In which I discuss the limitations of the AI within synthetics, the narrative purpose behind violence against androids in fiction, and how appearance shapes perception.Continue reading “Prometheus-by-Minute 114”
In which I discuss plot-driven vs character-driven storytelling, high-concept vs low-concept, and the framing vs text.Continue reading “Prometheus-by-Minute 113”
In which I discuss body horror, how fears change throughout life, and how horror compares to other genres.Continue reading “Prometheus-by-Minute 112”
In which I discuss David’s feelings for Shaw, the nature of horror, and explore Alien as a franchise.Continue reading “Prometheus-by-Minute 111”
In which I discuss the Wrestlemaniafication of the end of Prometheus, consider alternate ways to end the film, and the importance of cohesion.
In which I am joined one last time by Simon Haynes of the Kung Pow Minute to discuss Hollywood atheists, comedy in horror, and how the Alien prequels are the best prequels ever.
Paradise, an Alien prequels fan-edit by Job Willins:
In which I am joined once again by Simon Haynes of Fanboy Minute, discussing running in straight lines, why prequels generally don’t work, and Alien as a TV series.Continue reading “Prometheus-by-Minute 108”
In which I am joined by Simon Haynes of Fanboy Crossing to discuss RoboCop, the secret hidden in the Space Jockey helmet, and the problem with modern action movie third acts.