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Prometheus Yutani viral addresses deceased Weyland

Prometheus Yutani viral addresses deceased Weyland

A brand new viral advertisement has been released today for the blockbuster science fiction film Prometheus, taking on this time the hereto-unmentioned Yutani corporation. Fans of the original Alien series will remember that the company that acts as antagonist in many situations goes by the name Weland-Yutani, this the combination of the company headed by Peter Weyland (played in this film by Guy Pierce) and the not-yet-mentioned (until now) Yutani group. This video shows the main protagonist of the film, researcher Dr. Elizabeth M. Shaw addressing none other than Weyland himself even though by the time she's the age she appears in the video here, Weyland should be long dead.

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Prometheus “terror” trailer brings spoilers galore

Prometheus “terror” trailer brings spoilers galore

This week a trailer has been released of Prometheus - the Ridley Scott Alien universe movie coming out this summer - which shows more than its fair share of terrifying elements thus far kept under heavy wraps by the company. The company I'm speaking of is not Weyland Industries, but it may as well be since the press materials released for the movie up until now have been a straight up graphic design fantasy straight from the minds of the future science industry which will be sending our heroes to a far away planet to explore our past.

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Prometheus stills released as fan community explodes

Prometheus stills released as fan community explodes

What might be the blockbuster film of the summer (if the Avengers weren't enough for you) Prometheus is celebrating its explosion of pre-release fans with a collection of film stills this week. These film stills show unseen elements in the soon to be released film including alien technology, close-ups of the actors in action on the various ships shown in the film, and a collection of ominous canopic jars. These stills add much to the notion that this film will indeed follow the Alien legacy started with the director that also commands this film, Ridley Scott.

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Prometheus Analyzed: Space Jockeys

Prometheus Analyzed: Space Jockeys

Our week of Prometheus continues here with the alien race we'll be seeing here in the blockbuster of the summer: The Space Jockey. What we'll be doing here is moving through several of the most pointed scenes and tips we've received on the movie and hypothesizing on what we'll end up seeing here in the actual full-length film. The race of beings you'll see here that've thus far been called Space Jockeys will be appearing on the planet in the Zeta II Reticuli system we saw in the original Alien movie and Aliens, and their presence will be made clear not through some dormant mummy-like situation, but through the humans that visit the environment themselves.

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Prometheus Analyzed: Facehuggers

Prometheus Analyzed: Facehuggers

This week we're dropping a selection of analyzations of the upcoming blockbuster science fiction of the summer Prometheus, and it all starts with the demon spawn that always comes first in an Alien film: the facehugger. This creature was the last being expected to pop up by fans of the original Alien as Ridley Scott himself several times noted that this film would be an entirely different entity, but lo and behold the newest trailer has revealed a new iteration of that animal once more. Let's have a look at what we can infer from what we've seen so far.

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Prometheus gets new epic trailer

Prometheus gets new epic trailer

Are you excited about the huge-budget sci-fi alien thriller Prometheus? If you answered no, you should really re-evaluate your life. But if you answered yes, then you'll love the brand new trailer that just landed. Do you like that wordplay right there? Using the word "landed" in reference to an alien flick? Yep, we like to amuse ourselves sometimes. Anyway, check out the trailer right after the break...

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3ality Technica speaks on Prometheus: ‘the best experience possible with 3D’

3ality Technica speaks on Prometheus: ‘the best experience possible with 3D’

This week we sat down with 3D rig and software company 3ality Technica's Stephen Pizzo to discuss their newest products and how they played a part in the filming of recent giant Hollywood films as Prometheus. Turns out, Pizzo (3ality Technica's senior vice president) told us, it was Head Cinematographer Dariusz Wolski that convinced Ridley Scott that 3D was a possibility for a film such as the Alien prequel Prometheus - and that with the gear that was available today, they could film the movie the with the same ease and precision they'd be afforded with 2D equipment. In fact, 3D was made possible with essentially no extra effort on the part of the film crew; read on for the first part of the full SlashGear interview.

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Watch this: Prometheus viral introduces us to David

Watch this: Prometheus viral introduces us to David

We’re not going to lie to you: we’re stoked for Prometheus, the upcoming prequel to the Alien movies, directed by franchise helmer Ridley Scott. We saw the first viral video back in February, a TED talk by Weyland Industries set in 2023, and the latest has been released today. The video, entitled “Happy Birthday David!”, shows an interview with David (played by Michael Fassbender), a predecessor to the androids seen in Alien and Aliens.

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Prometheus Device Lets You Become the X-Men Character Pyro [Video]

Prometheus Device Lets You Become the X-Men Character Pyro [Video]

All over the world, kids want to be like their favorite superheroes. With all of their cool powers, and nifty outfits, it's hard to understand why they wouldn't want to be. But when you grow up, and you realize that some of those superpowers may not necessarily be all that possible, the dream kind of dies. But, thanks to do-it-yourself creative types, it may certainly be possible to recreate those powers, but without the radioactive materials. Everett Bradford has created the Prometheus Device, which is meant to replicate the powers of one X-Men character, Pyro.

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Huawei Honor 7 Review

Huawei Honor 7 Review

If your perception of a Chinese-made smartphone still involves plastic and cheap knockoffs, then you might not have paid attention to the market for past year or so. Quite a few names have risen above the ranks to show the might of the East and their ability to innovate and blaze their own path, a path that sometimes takes them to the West. Take for example Huawei, one of the biggest names in China. With the entry of the Huawei Honor 7 into the European market, the manufacturer is trying to stay one step ahead of its compatriots. But how does it fare? Read on to find out.

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NASA shares the real tech behind Ridley Scott’s “The Martian”

NASA shares the real tech behind Ridley Scott’s “The Martian”

Today NASA is showing the real science behind the film "The Martian". Not just the bits and pieces you'll know already - space travel and all that - but the technology you might not have known exists. NASA has the technology to make MOST of what you'll see in The Martian a reality. All they need is time and funding. And Matt Damon, of course. Can't forget Matt Damon. And Ridley Scott. This all begins with "the Hab", or The Habitat, the place where our hero Watney spends his days in the film.

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District 9’s Neill Blomkamp confirms: Alien is next big gig

District 9’s Neill Blomkamp confirms: Alien is next big gig

If you've enjoyed the films District 9 and Elysium, then you will probably be cartwheeling for joy or even drooling over this. Esteemed visual effects artist and direct Neill Blomkamp himself has posted on the Web that officially his next film would indeed be "#alien". This admission comes after a teaser Blomkamp himself released last month that not so subtly hinted at his concept designs for the franchise. Now that it's confirmed, all that's left is to speculate where in the timeline this new film will take place.

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