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Re: Just got Blood and Chrome DVD. And the Consensus is... [message #42762 is a reply to message #42758] Wed, 13 March 2013 22:56 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
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In article <khr703$dvr$1@speranza.aioe.org>, Clu <drclu@swbell.net> wrote:
> On 3/13/13 6:58 PM, Your Name wrote:

>>

>> Ron Moore's so-called "Battlestar Galactica" was a disappoint to many

>> people, especially since before he took over it was going to be a proper

>> continuation of the real "Battlestar Galactica" (may or may not have been

>> Ron Moore's fault).

>>

>> The big problem is that there are now two very different versions of

>> "Battlestar Galactica" (only the original version of which is the real

>> one) and one more in the planning (which has stupidly been described as

>> fitting somehow into both versions!), plus the

>> still-planned-but-unlikely-to-happen movie version of the real "Battlestar

>> Galactica" ... and that's before some other idiot comes along and tries to

>> "reboot" it again. :-(

>

> Wow... you are more bitter than most classic fans I know. I like it! :P


It's not just "Battlestar Galactica". I detest all idiotic in-name-only
"reboots".

If they want to make a show that's different, then just make a new show.
Why bother stealing the old show's name and then making it into something
very different? It's moronically stupid ... but then Hollyweird and
management in general ARE moronically stupid! :-\



> Ummm... where to start on this? Well, I'm a classic fan, and there is

> some good activity on the internet for the classic fans and I basically

> stick to that. On one place called "Colonial Fleets" which is the hub

> of the classic activity we normally don't talk about "that other

> Galactica". But the only person more bitter about the new series was

> Dirk Benedict himself. So in a thread we talked about our thoughts on

> the new series, and here were my thoughts...

>

> http://www.colonialfleets.com/forums/showpost.php?p=311409&a mp;postcount=10

>

> Basically my comment comes around the idea that it is hard to get into

> an environment where people who have never been to Earth, heading to

> Earth, 100,000 years before our modern time are wearing suit and ties

> and firing guns with bullets.

>

> Just saying. :)

>

> Yeh, it sucks having to enter the search engine for "Battlestar

> Galactica" and getting both shows. But happy to say classic is still

> around in a fan sense.


Real "Battlestar Galactica" will always be around in a fan sense, but in
the public sense it's been replaced by Ron Moore's garbagised version.
It's extremely unlikely real "Battlestar Galactica" will ever be added to
properly, despite Glen Larson's attempts. Having two (or even three if the
other fool gets his way) different versions existing under the same name
is silly enough, having them competing against each other at the same time
is also moronically stupid.
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