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Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus’ can’t top his original ‘Alien’

Published 06/07/2012, McClatchy Tribune News Service

Ridley Scott’s “Prometheus” plays like the “Alien” franchise’s greatest hits. It’s good-looking film with a first-rate cast. But “Prometheus” is to “Alien” what “2010” was to “2001: A Space Odyssey.” It’s the difference between a masterpiece and a merely watchable revision of that masterpiece.

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