June 7, 2012 5:00 AM

‘Prometheus’: Ridley Scott’s astro knot | 2½ stars

After what he did to poor John Hurt in 1979’s “Alien,” you’d think director Ridley Scott would stop having his characters engage with space creatures. But Scott has bigger issues on his mind in the uneven “Prometheus,” which means logic is thrown out of an airlock pretty early on.

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