Alien: Covenant

Genre:  Horror, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Thriller
Running Time:  122 min.
Release Date: May 19, 2017
Digital: August 1, 2017
DVD/Blu-ray: August 15, 2017

Current rating: Rating: 3.02
based on 238 votes and 78 reviews
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Cast: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Amy Seimetz, Nathaniel Dean, Alexander Englad, Benjamin Rigby, Uli Latukefu

Synopsis

The crew members of the spaceship Covenant travel to a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy on a colonization mission. All of the members are couples, who are risking everything to form a new colony on the planet.

Once landed, they discover what seems to be a paradise, with fields of wheat. But when team leader Daniels (Katherine Waterston) notices the extreme silence of the planet, it's unnerving. There are no birds or animals — in fact, there are no signs of life at all. They discover evidence of an earlier doomed expedition. It soon becomes clear that there is something incredibly dangerous to human life on this otherwise beautiful planet.

Director: Ridley Scott
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Producer(s): Mark Huffam, David Giler, Ridley Scott, Walter Hill, Michael Schaefer
Screenplay: John Logan, Dante Harper
Official Site: AlienCovenant.com

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  • 5 stars "Awesome movie from start to finish!"
  • 2 stars "This movie had potential to be great but it was ruined by poor acting and lousy character development. Absolutely every character is lacking a shred of intelligence and it's actually irritating to watch them stumble from catastrophe to another. The lead female character is always on the verge of tears and not very convincing in her role. Disappointing."
  • 1 star "Its garbage. It fails to connect with its audience and has lost sight of what an Alien movie is supposed to be about. Instead it's focus is predictable plot twists that couldnt fool a developmentally delayed primate."