Director Ridley Scott has always been a visual stylist, and he outdoes himself in that regard with the astonishing computer-generated visual effects of this arresting, immensely-scaled spectacle.
Star power can take a movie like this one only so far.
The animated threequel, Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, finished first at the box office, earning an estimated $60-million on its debut weekend.
Like its namesake in Greek mythology, “Prometheus” is an intelligent but flawed titan that steals metaphorical fire and then is punished by being compared to a classic.
So what do June, July, and August have in store for us as mainstream attractions compete for box office dollars? Plenty!