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Old 01-21-2010, 06:28 AM
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Also, admittedly, I'm probably one of the few who actually enjoyed AvP:Requiem.
I'm also one of the few who likes Requiem.

Yes, Linvingston, it's the second one and it's far superior to the first.
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Old 01-21-2010, 11:09 AM
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I liked AvP:R because it felt somewhat like ALIENS in some ways.

And one line in the movie really cracked me up:

"But...it's the government! The government wouldn't lie to us! Would they?"



The movie also pulls no punches. No one is safe from the aliens..... not even children or pregnant mothers. A disturbing notion, to be sure.
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I liked AvP:R because it felt somewhat like ALIENS in some ways.

And one line in the movie really cracked me up:

"But...it's the government! The government wouldn't lie to us! Would they?"

It does feel like Aliens. Heck, it even has some Predator ambiance to it with the forest scenes. I really don't get all the hate for it. The first one was a disappointment, but at least the second one made it feel more like the two franchises. Lots of great references to the whole Alien Weyland-Yutani company in both, but my personal favorite is the computer sounds from the Nostromo in AVP:R near the end in the corporate dude's airplane.
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And now, Ridley Scott is preparing to work on an Alien prequel. This is going to be interesting.

If I had only one big gripe with the AvP movies is that it seems to mess with the Alien timeline somewhat.

It was implied in ALIEN that the W-Y corporation somehow knew of these aliens, and that they wanted it for their bio-weapons division. It was not stated how far back such knowledge went....but certainly it wasn't so far back as the early 21st century.

And although no real sense of time is given, it is mentioned in the ALIENS Role Playing Game book, that ALIENS takes place during the mid to latter 22nd century, which would set ALIEN during the very very late 21st century to very early 22nd century.
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And now, Ridley Scott is preparing to work on an Alien prequel. This is going to be interesting.

If I had only one big gripe with the AvP movies is that it seems to mess with the Alien timeline somewhat.

It was implied in ALIEN that the W-Y corporation somehow knew of these aliens, and that they wanted it for their bio-weapons division. It was not stated how far back such knowledge went....but certainly it wasn't so far back as the early 21st century.

And although no real sense of time is given, it is mentioned in the ALIENS Role Playing Game book, that ALIENS takes place during the mid to latter 22nd century, which would set ALIEN during the very very late 21st century to very early 22nd century.
This looks interesting...

http://time.absoluteavp.com/
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WOW! Cool link. Thanks.

I've bookmarked it for later review. Have to go sing now.
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WOW! Cool link. Thanks.

I've bookmarked it for later review. Have to go sing now.
You're welcome. I discovered it back around the release of the first AvP movie. Glad it's still alive, even without updates.
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