Contains one of the longest, most tediously boring space battles ever put on film. Watching a guy play asteroids would have been more exciting. Still, it was worth a few good chuckles at just how silly it was. It was also interesting to note the influence of Star Wars on this film, from glowing swords to similar situations and dialogue.
Favorite line: "To hell with Lois!"
Prometheus has exceptional visuals with a predictable and flat story, that neither stands ably on its own or serves well as a prologue to Alien (in fact, the two films really don't mesh well at all when you think about it). I wouldn't be surprised to find out that Prometheus did not begin life as part of the Alien mythology, but was instead forced down that path by marketing during its production. That would be a shame, because there might've…