By Simon Jago
‘The search for our beginning, could lead to our end’ is the tagline for Prometheus. How unfortunate, It should have read: ‘The search for an Alien prequel would lead to our disappointment’. Ever since I watched the original ‘Alien’ I fell in love with the nicknamed ‘Space Jockey’ sat deceased in the cockpit of the derelict spaceship. I wanted to know who he was, where he came from and why he had the alien cargo. Ridley Scott’s return to the sci-fi genre promised to be a prequel to the franchise focusing on the race of ‘Space Jockeys’, or in this case the ‘Engineers’. The Engineers of what?