|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
Registered: August 2012
> 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
>> 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
> 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?
> 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.