Prometheus 3D had one of the most engrossing first acts i’ve ever seen. Set in the latter half of the 21st Century, you are introduced to new styles of depicting future technology. Including some pretty funky GM fungus. I enjoyed the film immensely, the characters are great, and the story mysterious. However, there is one annoying issue I had with this film.
Growing a crowd of fans is probably a natural part of being a great fantasy/science fiction director, but the one thing I find annoying about fan culture, is the tendency to get over excited about pleasing them. AND why not? Pleasing fans will probably benefit the lifespan of the product, especially if it isn’t that famous yet, but sometimes I give a sigh when the product tries to do this by leaving trails of directorial clues. Like a row of goat droppings on a clean floor. When it’s not a cameo, or a part of the story, it just stinks like ugly branding.
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