What went wrong with Prometheus
by Shawn King
Thanks to Eric Cheng, I went to Prometheus over the weekend. Objectively, it’s an awful movie. Plot holes you can drive a truck through. Characters that make you shake your head at their actions/motivations.
I described it to a friend as, “If you want to think about the movie, it’s awful. If you just want to watch the movie, it’s pretty good.”
Visually, I loved it. And I’ll see it again with friends here in PDX. But it honestly wasn’t a very good movie.
I’ve really been enjoying some of the articles posted about the problems with the movie. Well written critiques abound. Here are a few I like:
And best of all, this absolutely hilarious video: