Cast: Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green, Charlize Theron, Rafe Spall, Sean Harris
Director: Ridley Scott
I am also surprised how I landed up watching this film at Imax Adlabs, but somehow Vignesh convinced me into going with him. Recently, I have been doing a lot of research on the 2012 scene and found a deep interest in sci-fi as I realise that science and spirituality are tightly bound together. That’s the main reason I was tempted into going for this one. I regretted almost every minute of it.
The film is set in the future (but, of course) in the year 2089. Elizabeth (Noomi Rapace) and Charlie (Logan Marshall-Green) are archaeologists. Discovering a powerful connection between the different cultures, they decide to find the root of humanity. That’s how they end up on a spaceship along with a group of people. The project is funded by Peter Weyland (Guy Pearce), the CEO of Weyland Corporation. Weyland is hoping to achieve immortality when the archaeologists find the answer they are looking for. Then there is David (Michael Fassbender), an android who looks human. David is loyal only to Weyland. Watch the film to see whether the mission is successful.
A lot of effort has gone into making the film in 3D. But it still is horrible. A stupid concept with a lot of ugly scenes, the film can be avoided. There are a very few scenes that are beautiful like the one where the universe comes alive in a hologram. Michael Fassbender as android David is definitely worth a mention. He has acted very well. I don’t have an opinion about anything else.
VERDICT: If you are a sci-fi freak and have a strong stomach, then maybe you can watch it.