Over the next few days, we'll certainly learn more and more about why Mr. Scott made the decision that he made - reports are already surfacing that he had inoperable brain cancer. But, I always assumed that the man who made the first movie that my father and I both enjoyed together had more left. I just always assumed there would be another Tony Scott movie coming. And now, knowing that there won't be, makes me incredibly sad.
Prometheus, director Ridley Scott's return to science fiction has engendered debate about whether it's a prequel to the classic original Alien or a story taking place in the Alien universe. An argument can be made either way but there's no argument that Prometheus is the most intriguing, gory, and thrilling of the post-Alien films.