Prometheus – Guardian UK review | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
Ridley Scott's sci-fi classic Alien is a hard act to follow – so he's made a gut-wrenching prequel instead, writes Philip French...


"...Prometheus begins, as Kubrick's did, with a trail of clues on Earth that takes the explorers into space. In 2089 two archaeologists, Elizabeth Shaw (the lively Swedish star Noomi Rapace) and Holloway (Logan Marshall-Green) discover ancient pictograms in a cave on Skye that persuade them that visitors from a distant planet have visited earth. She's a practising Christian sporting a cross around her neck, he's a militant atheist, and they gradually become convinced that these extraterrestrials might have actually created our world...."