Sweat, Tears and Digital Ink

I have tried where possible to avoid major spoilers. Anything that might upset people will be in indented italics

With the release of Prometheus in the UK this weekend and the forthcoming US release this coming weekend, I thought I would give a brief analysis of the film from the point of view of a writer. With such a rich and finely evolved mythology over the last 33 years, it would have been easy for Director Ridley Scott to feel overwhelmed and either angrily trash what followed or attempt to rewrite it. I’m pleased to say that neither of these premises come to pass. What he does do is attempt to give us answers to questions from the very first film long since argued over.

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