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10/10: This is a spectacular film!
9/10: Wow, this is great!
8/10: This is a good, solid film!
7/10: Not perfect, but it's still pretty good!
6/10: Some stuff that's good, some stuff that isn't.
5/10: It's not exactly bad, but it's not good either.
4/10: Things are starting to get downhill...
3/10: Just an overall bad movie.
2/10: This is terrible!
1/10: You gain nothing from watching this.
0/10: I'd rather stare into a blank, white wall than watching this.

Over the last couple of weeks I've been watching all of the Alien movies. It's been both joyful and painful, but mostly painful. And I decided to rank them from what I personally think is the worst to the best. Let's begin!

8. Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (1/10)
AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem Poster
Considered by many to be the worst movie of the franchise, and I can't disagree with that. I will admit that I skipped a couple of minutes ahead from time to time, because I wanted it to be over! The story is bizarre and hard to follow, the characters are bland and cliched, and don't get me started on the lighting. You can't even see the movie half of the time, because it is always completely dark! I mean, look at this and this! Even when the sun is visible it's still dark! You gain nothing from watching this, so don't.

7. Alien: Resurrection (1.5/10)
This get's an advantage over the previously mentioned one because of this scene. Sigourney Weaver actually made that shot, no special effects. I also thought the water scene was pretty cool. But that does not make the movie worth checking out. It has the same problems as AvP: Requiem, minus the lighting. Not only are the story and characters bad, but the movie in itself is overall nasty and disgusting. Just... ew! And what the hell was that half human, half xenomorph thing at the end? I wanted this to be over so badly that by the halfway mark I started to watch this in fast forward mode. Apparently this movie has a pretty big fanbase, which is something I'll never understand.

6. Alien 3 (2/10)
This movie has the same problems as Resurrection. It's not as disgusting like Resurrection was, but it is unpleasant to look at. It's filled with tons of grey colors and it is depressing throughout, and it's not done well either. It's not creepy or atmospheric, just depressing and unpleasant. I also wanted this to be over while watching. But it has one thing going for it. It introduced the concept of the xenomorphs changing appearance based on their host, which is an interesting concept. That and the fact that the two previous movies I talked about exist, give Alien 3 a slight advantage, even though it is still terrible.

5. Alien: Covenant (2/10),0,182,268_AL_.jpg
I'm sorry, this movie
really sucked. Although I'd rather watch this over the previously mentioned films, Alien: Covenant is still confusing, cliched and just overall an awful movie. Sure, it has some strong visuals, and there's a pretty cool fight scene near the end, but by god... just about everything else is terrible!

The characters are not well-developed, their dialogue is bad, you often don't know who is who, etc. The movie drags on forever and feels like a generic, cliched horror movie. For some reason the film starts to rehash another movie that I won't reveal near the end in just a few minutes, for no other reason that I can think of than to have some more action. The whole film feels like some generic, bad slasher film. I don't know what more to say about this movie other than that. From what I've seen, people seem to enjoy this movie just fine, so maybe there's something that I'm missing. Or maybe not. 

4. Alien vs. Predator (5/10)
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Am I the only one who thought this was basically an Indiana Jones movie mixed with The Thing?

For being what it is, a spin-off crossover film, Alien vs. Predator does an ok job. I do think that the setup, with this whole civilization on Antarctica is interesting, and the titular creatures are at times pretty cool. But it got issues. The acting is really stale, and the movie is pretty silly at times. I also think it drags on for way too long for being this type of movie. It wouldn't harm to watch this, but don't expect anything great or even that good.

3. Prometheus (6/10)
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There are way too many characters in this. Some of their dialogue is cringeworthy. Most of the characters are not well-developed, and you often don't know who is who. The movie is also really confusing at times. I also hate how it tries to take away the mysticism of Alien. Yes, Prometheus has huge problems.

But there are some things I really like about it. The effects and scenery in this movie are so good, especially the spaceships and the inside of the building that we encounter. Save for the fact that it ruins the mysteriousness of the first movie, I'm also really intrigued by the concept of these engineers and this whole backstory. But then again, those issues I mentioned weigh it down, keeping it away from a good score.

2. Aliens (9/10)
This movie can be summed up in one word: awesome. It is one of the best action movies I have ever seen. It also blends in a lot of effective horror elements as well. And even though the ending borrowed heavily from the first movie, it is still so cool! I have one major flaw though: Newt. I'm sorry, but I think she's really annoying! I know others don't think that, and that's fine. Nevertheless, Aliens is a lot of fun to watch and I definetely recommend it.

1. Alien (10/10)
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I like every scene in this. The characters are enjoyable, realistic and serve a purpose to the story. The movie is creepy and atmospheric throughout. The slow parts build tension and makes you know more about the characters. I also really like the sense of loneliness and isolation the film has. You also don't really know a lot about the things we see and encounter. I like how mysterious the dead space jockey is (until Prometheus came along and ruined that), I like how you don't know anything about what the xenomorph really is or where it came from. With all that said, Alien is a definite 10/10 for me.
Tagged by :iconrickwhitetiger: (again)

The questions:

1. Favorite song?
2. Favorite videogame? (skipable.)
I like Plants vs Zombies, does that count?
3. Favorite movie?
Don't have one, but some of my favorites are Alien, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, The Shining, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Dawn of the Dead (1978), the Lord of the Rings trilogy and more.
4. Favorite piece of mine? (Skipable.)
The 30th day remake.
5. Favorite YouTuber?
Don't have one.
6. What do you hate the most?
Alien: Resurrection.
7. What do you love the most?
8. The most interesting thing you heard in a while?
9. COD or BF? (Skipable.)
10. Fallout or The Elder Scrolls series? (Skipable.)
11. Do you sexually identify as an Attack Helicopter?
12. U a fuxing furry?
13. I'M DONE, are you?
Y E S .

I don't want any others to experience the pain I did, so I won't tag anyone.
:iconanonymousllama428: wanted me to share this.

What happened is a tragedy we will soon forget. To cope with the loss, we have this beautiful memorial song:

Since I now have 50 watchers, I want to make a collage of my watchers (+ myself) represented by extinct prehistoric animals. Similar to what :iconalphax9: did. The collage will be in the style of my previous charts. If you want to be in the collage, just comment the prehistoric animal you want to be (comment the species name as well), and I'll add it. But don't pick primates, I can't draw those.
Oh, and if you were in :iconalphax9: 's collage, you cannot pick the same animal.

So far:

:iconpaleosir: Timurlengia euotica
:iconlorenzo-franzese: Irritator challengeri
:iconzimzilla99: Carnotaurus sastrei
:iconrahonavis70m: Rahonavis ostromi
:iconalphax9: Quetzalcoatlus northropi
:iconleptoceratops: Leptoceratopsidae indet.
:iconblerpl: Siats meekerorum
:iconraptorgorilla: Pyroraptor olympius
:iconkutchicetus-minimus: Kutchicetus minimus
:iconsalpfish1: Anomalocaris canadensis
:iconglavenychus: Alxasaurus elesitaiensis
:iconpcawesomeness: Ornithomimus edmontonicus
:iconluca9108: Hatzegopteryx thambema
:iconanonymousllama428: Panthera spelaea
:iconrizkiusmaulanae: Puertasaurus reuili
:iconrickwhitetiger: Allosaurus fragilis
:iconmegabass22: Globidens dakotensis
:iconinkgink: Ambulocetus natans
:iconowlbaskingshark: Sinosauropteryx prima
:iconceratopsia: Triceratops prorsus
:iconvalia2305: Microraptor gui
:icondinomaster337: Tyrannosaurus rex
:iconthemaukerko: Giganotosaurus carolinii
Thank you to every single one of you!
Tagged by :iconrickwhitetiger:

The rules that I'm forced to write down:

-You must answer all the questions.

-You must post all these questions and your own answers.
-You must make up questions and answers.
-You must tag 10 people.
Tag backs are not allowed,unless you have no one else to tag.
-*deep breath* You must complete the challenge within 10 days of being tagged or you will have to draw a headshot of whatever person/character your tagger requests.
-You have to answer the questions truthfully,unless you cannot in good conscious do that.

The questions:

1) Chocolate or Vanilla?
2) Red or Blue?
3) Lion or Tiger?
4) T. Rex or Spinosaurus?
5) Billy or Billy?
6) Vegeta or Goku?
Cory In The House.
7) Minecraft or Terraria?
Haven't played Terraria, so Minecraft it is.
8) On a scale of 1 to 10, how random are these questions?
9) Insides our Outsides?
They're just mine, thank you.
10) White or Black?

My questions:

1. What's some of the worst movies you've ever seen?
2. Has there ever been a case for you were the movie is better than the book?
3. What's your favorite ceratosaur?
4. What's your favorite thyreophoran?
5. What are some of your favorite groups of mammals?
6. Do you believe feathers are ancestral to Dinosauria or not? If/if not, why?
7. If you could bring back 3 recently extinct animals, which ones would it be?
8. Monitor lizards or snakes?
9. What prehistoric animal would you like to have as a pet? Be realistic here (don't say "Titanosaurus", "Spinosaurus" or any other animal that is impossible to keep as a pet).
10. Were these good or bad questions?

I'm gonna tag :iconpaleosir: , :iconrizkiusmaulanae: , :iconmegabass22: , :iconleptoceratops: , :iconanonymousllama428: , :iconglavenychus: , :iconvalia2305: , :iconluca9108: , :iconlorenzo-franzese: and you, :iconrickwhitetiger: .

To the ones who are tagged: you can either make a journal, or just post your answers below in the comments. Whatever suits you.

Another one.

Dot Bullet (Green) - F2U!
Daspletosaurus horneri
Dot Bullet (Green) - F2U! Rubeosaurus ovatus
Dot Bullet (Green) - F2U! Scolosaurus cutleri
Dot Bullet (Green) - F2U! Maiasaura peeblesorum
Dot Bullet (Green) - F2U! Gorgosaurus libratus
(stretch goal)
Dot Bullet (Green) - F2U! Einiosaurus procurvicornis (stretch goal)
Dot Bullet (Green) - F2U! Prosaurolophus maximus (stretch goal)

Dot Bullet (Red) - F2U!
Caenagnathus sternbergi
Dot Bullet (Red) - F2U! Troodon formosus
Dot Bullet (Red) - F2U! Bambiraptor feinbergorum
Dot Bullet (Red) - F2U! Saurornitholestes
Dot Bullet (Red) - F2U! Avisaurus gloriae
Dot Bullet (Red) - F2U! Orodromeus makelai
Dot Bullet (Red) - F2U! Hypacrosaurus stebingeri
Dot Bullet (Red) - F2U! Gryposaurus
Dot Bullet (Red) - F2U! Edmontonia rugosidens
Dot Bullet (Red) - F2U! Achelousaurus horneri
Dot Bullet (Red) - F2U! Prenoceratops pieganensis
Dot Bullet (Red) - F2U! Montanazhdarcho minor

I have to go with Pedopenna. I know it means "foot feather" but... come on!

What are your suggestions?
Stolen from :icondinomaster337: 's journal post.

You comment below with the word: "Comment", and i'm gonna...

1. Tell you something I learned about you by looking at your dA page for 20 seconds.
2. Tell you a color you remind me of.
3. Tell you what element I believe you belong to (e.g. water, fire, air, etc.).
4. Tell you what animal you remind me of.
5. Ask you a question, and you must answer.
6. Tell you something I like about you or your art.
7. Give you a nickname.
8. Tell you what I'm watching/listening to right now.
9. Tell you what food/ flavor/smell you remind me of.
10. Tell you to do this in your journal too, if you haven't already.
I listed a bunch of scary scenarios involving prehistoric animals. Out of them, which one do you find the most terrifying? Ignore that you would pretty much die from all of them.

Edit: And what's the least terrifying?

Dot Bullet (Dark Blue) - F2U! Being chased by a Triceratops.
Dark Blue Bullet - F2U! Being underwater with a Dunkleosteus nearby, that also knows you're there.
Dark Blue Bullet - F2U! Being stalked in the forest by a pack of medium-sized dromaeosaurids in the middle of the night.
Dark Blue Bullet - F2U! Being deep down in the ocean of the Niobrara formation, with all of its inhabitants nearby and visible (but they don't know that you are there).
Dark Blue Bullet - F2U! Being trapped on an island with a Basilosaurus swimming around it (totally not inspired by a certain paleo-documentary).
Dark Blue Bullet - F2U! Having a close enounter with a large theropod (tyrannosaurid, carcharodontosaurid, megalosaurid etc.)
Dark Blue Bullet - F2U! Running from a hungry, flying azhdarchid.

I have to go with the underwater ones, the ocean is a scary place, especially in prehistoric times.
I have noticed that nobody has compiled a list of the pterosaurs that are known to have pycnofibers (the hairlike structure found in the group), so i wanted to do it myself. If there are anyone I missed, please comment the species and a source and I'll add it.

Dark Blue Bullet - F2U! Anurognathus ammoni (inferred)

Dark Blue Bullet - F2U! Dendrorynchoides mutoudengensis

Dark Blue Bullet - F2U! Gegepterus changi

Dark Blue Bullet - F2U! Gladocephaloideus jingangshanensis

Dark Blue Bullet - F2U! Jeholopterus ninchengensis

Dark Blue Bullet - F2U! Pterorynchus wellnhoferi

Dark Blue Bullet - F2U! Scaphognathus crassirostris

Dark Blue Bullet - F2U! Sordes pilosus

Dark Blue Bullet - F2U! Tapejaridae indet.

Dark Blue Bullet - F2U! Tupandactylus navigans