Friday, June 01, 2007

Frak

Frak! Executive Producers Ron Moore and David Eick just announced that Battlestar Galactica's 4th season will be its last (their decision, not the network's). And that totally frakking sucks. I'm a bit conflicted actually: on one side I'll really miss what is despite its hokey name imho the best show on tv (and the best sci-fi show ever) but if Moore and Eick think that's how it should be done and that they have enough time with the 22 remaining hours to wrap the story, I totally trust them, they haven't disappointed us so far. So if you haven't watched it yet, watch the video below to get an idea and you have until next January to catch up on the first 3 seasons. And for those who already have and can't wait until next January for the beginning of the end, there's a new 2 hours tv-movie (Battlestar Galactica: Razor) coming this November centered around the Battlestar Pegasus and Admiral Cain's character. So Say We All.

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

Nooooooo! My favorite show on tv!!! that really sucks indeed, hope they'll end the show on a great note. Do you know where's the amazing classical music in the clip is coming from? Mark

Tony said...

>Mark
I didn't know the first one ("East Hastings" by Godspeed You Black Emperor) but the classical piece, entitled "The Shape of Things to Come". was written by Bear McCreary, BSG's composer. It's available on the first season original soundtrack cd of the show.

l'heure bleue said...

ok, Tony, you have to be strong. you know, a lot of shows are great, have a huge success and producers go too far (too long) to make money, which is bad for the show (and the fans). it's good to know when to stop, in order to leave only good memories.
If you want to talk, you know Fab and I are there for you. be strong.
Sophie

Tony said...

>Sophie
thx, that's also the conlusion I came up with this weekend. All good things have an end... it's always better to leave when you're on a high note :)

Joel Reynolds said...

Hey Tony,

Thanks for the comments about my shots. Just noticing that you liked X2, but not X3 - whhy do so many people not like that movie? I thought it was pretty sweet! Ah well, I guess it's like me and the Spidey films - I liked the first 2 but not the 3rd.
Take care, man.

Joel

Tony said...

>Joel:
X1 and especially X2 were character-driven movies written and directed with sensibility and a clear vision by Bryan Singer. X3, just like the third Spider-Man, was basically an action movie with very little depth. I still think there are some good scenes here and there but it doesn't hold to the standards of the first two installments by cramming way too many storylines in 1h40mn. Angel and especially the Beast (Kelsey Grammer was born to play Beast!) are a welcome addition to the merry mutants. Now if they could only convince Singer to come back for X-Men 4... or even better: Joss Whedon :)

Joel Reynolds said...

Hey Tony,

I've read a lot about HDR and seen lots of examples, but never tried it myself. Maybe I will sometime.
I hear BG is a really good show - need to check it out too!
Talk to you later,

Joel

Stephane said...

Salut Tony

yes, Sophie is right, finishing the series now is actually a good idea, there are too many series that drag on too long.

By the way, how do you think the show will end ? Shall they arrive at present-day earth ?

Cheers

Mulder

Tony said...

>Mulder:
Hey Master0, glad to see you like the show too, it's a sign of good taste :)

The main question of the show is I think: When (if) they reach Earth, at what time in human history will it be? In our past (is that why we have the greek gods mythology?), our present or our far distant future???