With critical darlings in Get Out, It Comes at Night and It, returning franchises, in Alien and “The Conjuring Universe”, and audience dividers in Mother! and A Cure for Wellness, 2017 has delivered a smorgasbord of horror thus far. With films come posters, and with posters come floods of fan alternatives.
If you’re heading into Covenant expecting a stripped back, return to roots Alien experience, you’re in for a disappointment. It is, however, a massive improvement on director Ridley Scott’s previous entry in the franchise, Prometheus – even though it still finds itself hanging onto that film’s coattails.