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Re: Just got Blood and Chrome DVD. And the Consensus is... [message #43817 is a reply to message #42759] Wed, 20 March 2013 11:18 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
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> On 3/13/13 4:13 PM, David Barnett wrote:

>> I would watch this show if only I didn't have too many

>> other shows to watch atm.

>

> You know, the Blood and Chrome is what I waiting on since Battlestar

> Galactica was rebooted. Had action, more Vipers, fun pilot banter, no

> suits and ties, and shooting down classic looking Cylon raiders and

> fighting Cylons. Good stuff.

>

>> I did like Caprica, especially the interplay between

>> father& daughter.

>

> I watched Caprica hoping there would be some of the Cylon/Human war

> stuff. There was not. But there were some interesting moments, like

> the time they illustrated the pain the Cylon (sometimes shown as the

> daughter) when they commanded the Cylon to rip its arm off. Powerful

> moment.

>

>> nuBSG was rather patchy, like the curate's egg.

>> I thought there were some good episodes& I did like the

>> sexy Baltar scenes.

>> Overall, in retrospect it was rather a disappointment to

>> me.

>

> I think I got off the new series at the first episode. Now a lot of New


So, you only watched one episode?

> BSG fans say they were hooked by the second or third episode.


The pilot won the show a go ahead for the series.

> Here's the problem, and I say this time after time after time...

>

> If New BSG had been named anything other than Battlestar Galactica I


What would have named a show with a battlestar named Galactica?

How about, Adama's Islan?

"now sit right back and you'll hear a tale..."

> would have LOVED the series. I am watching Space Above and Beyond


You only watched ONE episode and then say something like that?

Pathetic.

> right now... VERY much like the new BSG, and I adore that show.


How do you know if you only watched one episode of BSG?

> But for me, I went into the New BSG thinking action, Vipers, fun pilot

> banter, fighting Cylons, and .. blasters. I liked the hope the classic

> show gave. The dignity humanity had in the face of adversity. How

> humanity was priceless against wave after wave of appliances. Great

> mythology with a religious overtone, etc.


Which Moore's BSG had except for ray guns...

> The New BSG had most of that, just felt like I needed a bath after

> watching the mini-series. :)

>

> It amazes me how the classic BSG had such a cool spark and how the new

> BSG has this... anti-spark. :P


The old BSG was a kiddie show. With robot doggies.

> It is like getting chocolate cake made with salt instead of sugar.

> But if you like salt it is perfect.


Moore's BSG was more a tasty steak.
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