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By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 May 2017

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Alien: Covenant is definitely a better effort than Prometheus, but it's still far from matching the standard of the original films.
PROS
Expansive environments and immersive sets; Xenomorphs get more screen time
CONS
Doesn't feel like a true space horror
VERDICT
After a majority of fans rebuffed Prometheus, it's clear to see Scott made some adjustments, but the changes have not been dramatic enough to invoke the spirit of the first Alien movie. Therefore, as a palette cleanser to Prometheus, Alien: Covenant does the job, but as a satisfying main course, a few elements are missing.
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