Gods and monsters: Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant recycles superior space shockers

With Alien: Covenant, director Ridley Scott delivers the dedicated prequel to his revered 1979 space horror that fans have long been demanding. However, the perfunctory result is yet another lesson about being careful what you wish for, as David Roy discovered

Space is a dangerous place for the dummies in Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant
IN 1979, Ridley Scott's original Alien arrived in cinemas with the chilling tag-line 'In space, no-one can hear you scream', expertly highlighting its ruthlessly efficient sci-fi update of[...]

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