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Alien Covenant was a confusing disappointment

Alien Covenant was such a disappointment. I’m not sure Ridley Scott actually wants to make a successful Alien movie. He should have allowed Neill Blomkamp to make a sequel to the 1986 James Cameron film “Aliens”.

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The Thing reveals itself to be a prequel

If you haven’t yet made it to theaters to see “The Thing” I highly recommend that you do so while the film is still in theatrical release. If, like me, you are a fan of the 1982 version starring Kurt Russell; I promise you will not be disappointed. Mary Elizabeth Winstead is excellent in this film.

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Jodie Foster in Contact, searching for alien signals

Contact’s cast includes Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, and Tom Skerritt. The film is an adaptation of the book written by the acclaimed astronomer and astrophysicist Carl Sagan. That should tell the film has some credibility. Not all science fiction is based on cheesy 1960’s robot toys

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