I loved this movie. There were only a few things I disliked about it (namely introducing Vikers in a way that will make the audience hate her and enjoy seeing if she dies and some other tropes the movie falls into) but all in all I loved the atmosphere, the tone, the pacing, the performances, and especially the soundtrack. But afterwards I managed to pick at some things that I didn't think about at the time but managed to remember and question, and no, they aren't those "big questions" but minor ones that honestly don't mean anything but are still kinda confusing in regards to the plot.
For example, we see all the Space Jockies run into the room with the death vases, the very vases that are full of the shit that will mutate and kill you. They run right in there, leaving the poor shmuck outside the door to get killed. Where'd the bodies go? Did they all mutate in there and become that black goo? Did the goo go back into the vases afterwards? Or did they run out after realising what a bad idea it was to lock themselves in a room full of liquid death, only to go right back into the murder hallway and get killed outside another door?
And what were they being attacked by? Xenomorphs? Squid Huggers? Those snake things? Where'd THOSE bodies go? Or did they just scamper off to the rest of the planet after killing everybody?
So it was 2000 years since the attack that left the entire installation a deadzone. So, did the Jockies just forget about it? Did they leave it alone because it was a "plausible deniability" sort of thing and didn't want to go back or risk getting infected by anything on the planet? And the Jockey decided that after all those years of sleep to go ahead with the mission to go to Earth with the liquid death capsules. It's been 2000 years, and you're still following t
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