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Prometheus, a film review

I finally watched Prometheus this weekend. I’ve been meaning to watch it for ages! When it came out, I was completely up for it, but as you know, life happens and you get busy, and distracted. Suddenly, you realise that the film is not in cinemas anymore, and there are many other films out there to watch (read: many other films you want to watch, but will also miss, because it’s you and you’re a mess when it comes to cinema). Before I write anything else, let me warn you that there are many spoilers ahead, so if you haven’t watched Prometheus yet, stop reading right now. You’ve been warned. Very generally speaking, Prometheus is a film about aliens, set in the future. Every time I watch a film that happens in a spaceship, I always know it’s never going to be a smooth journey. It’s never just a love story, is it? It’s always bad news. Script writers out there, I want to watch a romantic comedy in a spaceship. No drama, other than …