Sunday Video Essay: Prometheus Primer

With Alien: Covenant on the horizon, it is about time for a religious primer of the images and ideas considered in Prometheus. Here video blogger Eugene Baldovino looks at the various Egyptian, Christian, and Mayan images and stories that are incorporated into the basic storytelling DNA of Ridley Scott’s Alien Prequel. Since that prequel is on its way to becoming an entire prequel trilogy, and the second part has the very religious subtitle of Covenant, have a look. His theory at the end, feels more like Interstellar, than Alien (this video was recorded prior to Christopher Nolan’s film), but the journey leading there is pretty intriguing.