Ridley Scott's sci-fi return...

'Prometheus' received its world première at a special event in London last night (May 31st).

It's finally here. After a lengthy, much dissected viral campaign 'Prometheus' gained its world première in London last night, with the stars of the sci-fi thriller walking down the red carpet.

Charlize Theron seems to have stolen the tabloid headlines, arriving at the screening in a daring split dress. Playing Meredith Vickers, the actress recently mused on the role during an interview with MTV News:

"They feel real to me. I think women are just as conflicted as men. I don’t think we are as one dimensional, as two dimensional as cinema sometimes wants to make us" she said. "It doesn’t make us not empathetic. I think people are still scared of women showing their flaws and their weaknesses and their not so pretty attributes, but that is what makes us human as well."

The film marks the return of director Ridley Scott to the sci-fi genre, following the artistic success of earlier works 'Alien' and 'Blade Runner'. Clash writer Anna Wilson touched on this work and more in her article Fictional Fears & Prophecies.

An in-depth probing of early 80s sci-fi, it's well worth a read before popping down to see 'Prometheus' - find it HERE.

While you're here, why not gaze over Radio 1 presenter Edith Bowman's pick of the summer blockbusters. Find that article HERE.

Finally, here's the trailer for 'Prometheus'.


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