Doubly dated, lacking in humor and subtext, its impressive cast deliberately underutilized, this is little more than an exercise in gorgeous production design.
I’m not the only person who’s noticed.
I disagree with much of this, and I am quoted in the piece saying as much.
Glad I’m not the only one to say it.
A rote disappointment. There is nothing shocking or even mildly unexpected here. But there is an ironic weakening of the power of the xenomorphs to terrify.