After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious life-form, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
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Charles S. Dutton,
The 'Last Supper' is a direct prequel to Alien: Covenant. Set aboard the Covenant, a colonization ship on its way to a remote planet to form a new human settlement, the main crew (all ... See full summary »
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For the first time since Alien 3, an alien's point of view is shown. However in this film, we see the alien's visual spectrum. See more »
The "gestation period" for the Xenomorphs changes from character to character. It takes anywhere from roughly 1 hour with the first "chest burster" to appear to mere minutes for subsequent others to gestate. There seems to be no "standard" length of time before they appear.
Additionally, this contradicts all of the other films in the Alien franchise which this films "precedes" as it as long as a calendar day for Kane's alien implant to gestate.
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No suspense. No Horror. A permanent stain on the franchise that makes you feel dirty after having watched it.
I had pretty much no expectations going into this film. I had avoided much of the marketing material beforehand and knew very little about it other than it being a sequel to Prometheus, which I actually thought was a half decent film and a worthy prequel to Alien.
I'm not sure what went wrong with this film, but it is no exaggeration to say it is one of the worst films I've had the misfortune of sitting through. There is not one redeeming scene. The story is disjointed and quite frankly a complete mess. The editing is horrendous, the score completely forgettable and the cinematography is weirdly terrible.
Even Michael Fassbender cannot save this awful dirge. The CGI xneomorph will haunt my dreams for quite some time. Not because it's an imposing and scary alien in this film, but because the CGI is some of the worst you'll see from a movie this year.
Alien and Alien 2 were as close to cinematic perfection as you're going to get. Please avoid this dreadful film.
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