While having a discussion about why David cried in that scene I had mentioned it was just like when Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) had to shoot Gasim for what he had done. He had to execute his friend to preserve peace and eliminate any possible revenge that could happen if Bedouin had carried it out … Continue reading Why did David cry while destroying the engineers?
"T.E. Lawrence, eponymously of Arabia, but very much an Englishman, favoured pinching a burning match between his fingers to put it out. When asked by his colleague, William Potter, to reveal his trick -- how is it he so effectively extinguished the flame without hurting himself whatsoever -- Lawrence just smiled and said, "The trick, … Continue reading Fire in Lawrence of Arabia, Prometheus and Alien: Covenant
Ripley: Ash, can you hear me? [slams her hands down on the table]Ripley: Ash?Ash: [awakens and starts speaking in an electronic and distorted voice] Yes, I can hear you.Ripley: What was your special order?Ash: You read it. I thought it was clear.Ripley: What was it?Ash: Bring back life form. Priority One. All other priorities rescinded.Parker: … Continue reading Character Analysis: Ash and David, Beguiled By Purity
The Auriga in Alien: Resurrection The name of the ship Auriga was after the constellation, one of which backstories is of the legend regarding Hippolytus. According to some sources, Hippolytus had scorned Aphrodite in order to become a devotee of Artemis, devoting himself to a chaste life in pursuit of hunting. So Aphrodite in retaliation … Continue reading The location of Origae-6
Photo of Statue By Atoma (Public Domain) In Greek mythology, the Titan Prometheus had a reputation for being something of a clever trickster and he famously gave the human race the gift of fire and the skill of metalwork, an action for which he was punished by Zeus, who ensured every day that an eagle ate the liver of the Titan … Continue reading David, Weyland and the Prometheus Myth