Full Prometheus Trailer Is Here, Ridley Scott May Save Science Fiction

By Josh Tyler | 10 years ago

The first trailer for Ridley Scott’s Alien prequel Prometheus has arrives and… it may be the best trailer of the year. Everything that’s been missing from science fiction over the past few years is here. The sense of scale. The sense of amazement and wonder. The feeling of absolute terror.

Watch the first trailer for Prometheus right here…

Watch the Prometheus trailer in ultra-HD on Apple. Get a frame by frame screencap analysis on GFR here.

Leave it to Ridley to step on to the field and remind everyone what great sci-fi is really supposed to be about. It’s not a bunch of punching robots or silly blue natives. It’s this. It’s about our beginnings and maybe even our end.

It’s worth noting that this trailer uses the same format used by the original Alien trailer in 1979. Here’s that classic trailer. Note the similarities…

Prometheus arrives in theaters June 8, 2012. The world will seem lifeless and empty, until then.