I watched this movie at the Cineworld Fulham Road as part of a double-bill: Prometheus / Alien on 26 April 2017 (Alien Day) in anticipation of the release of Alien:Covenant the following week.
If anyone should be allowed to make a prequel to an all time classic it should of course be Ridley Scott
Michael Fassbender steals the show as the suave android David who would be an obsessive compulsive control freak if he was human
Charlize Theron is impeccable as the no nonsense ice queen that must be obeyed
We are in the hands of a master director here at the top of his game. Suspense builds up slowly but surely. Aliens appear in all their gut-wrenching glory at…