Alien: Covenant (second trailer)
These films are my favorite. No question. So much so that when I saw the first Red Band trailer released for this prequel back in December, I actually cried. I really did.

But this NEW trailer that streamed a couple of hours ago….I’ll get to that in a minute

It seems these days that Hollywood is running out of ideas, so they have to bring the old stuff back and “update” it. Power Rangers. Godzilla. Jurassic World. The recent Pokémon Go craze (yeah, not Hollywood, but nostalgic as hell). Star Wars. Star Trek. Every superhero movie. I could go on.

Though I think that the big Wig Hollywood types are simply paying and pushing for creators to put a new spin on old ideas that we loved in our childhood, and that it’s just all about money and commercialism, I just can’t help but get excited every time one of them is released into theaters. I feel like a kid again. 

But Alien? 
That’s a different beast entirely. 

Prometheus was great, but it’s major flaw (other than the mis-mashed ideas and not enough development) was that it was an Alien prequel without the titular xenomorph, the species known as Internecivus raptus. Anchorpoint Essays (Probably my favorite web site of all time…everything you wanna know about xenomorph biology)

Covenant, however, seems to have fixed that problem. And the new trailer is glorious proof.

The damn movie is intense, well directed, full of suspense…and yes, I’m talking about a movie before I’ve even seen it, and trailers can show you the best parts of a film that eventually lets you down…but that won’t be the case with Covenant. Trust me. 

Just look at that godamned xenomorph.

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Poetic sky

That’s what I find.

Sifting through shit

Chaos of mind.

Signs, protests, imbalanced status quo

They all need a cause, but they don’t even know

If you say that souls are different

you’re condemned as “pro hate”

Till we’re left with no uniqueness

With no defining traits

So full of lies

People of earth

I’m worst of all

Why even try?

Hate, empty, nothing worth the effort 

That’s what these nihilists would have us believe

Pandering to ignorant masses

Till we feel as bereaved as Jackie Onassis 

Celebrities

Whom we worship

Told we’re nothing

What we SHOULD be

Make us a sex tape, sell us some clothes

Gotta sing, gotta dance, auto tune your soul

Our kids feel like nothing without fame

So they hurt themselves and others like it’s all just game

This is my poetic sky

This is what I always find

In the world and in the screens

within myself, so break the seams

We can do it

Open sky, adamantine heart

Was tattered yesterday

Sinking in the grime

But we pulled ourselves up

Aggrandizing effort

The wraiths of yesterday,

Our ankles released

Can’t you see? Can’t you believe?

Don’t let them have control 

Our self serving souls

Egotistic impulse

I can do it

Awakening regeneration

Focus on the sky

Arise, make new creations 

Hell yeah

Posted: November 24, 2016 in Uncategorized