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Their Needs Are Being Served Elsewhere

This title came to mind after reading this post on Caprica’s inevitable cancellation at Deadline.com.  Of course, most of the comments lamenting the show being torpedoed follow many of the tenets of The Star Trek Fallacy without fail, and all … Continue reading

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If You Wonder Why America is Leaving Space, Just Look at Science Fiction

Currently, many of the astronauts from NASA, including the first and last astronauts to land on the moon’s surface back in the late 1960s and early 1970s have taken their passion and directed it towards the Obama Administration’s apparent lack … Continue reading

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For the Battlestar We Will Return to Someday

I’ve been hitting a wall regarding my deconstructions of the Battlestar: TNR Franchise. I have bits and pieces of half-started reviews and support analysis for this series, but they just don’t have any finish to them.  And every time I … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Battlestar Galactica: Reimagined – Chapter 1 – The Mini-Series

Having watched (and de-constructed) the original Battlestar Galactica, Heavy Armor now attempts the second part of the triangle of (BSG-original, BSG-reimagined, and Larson’s Buck Rogers) with Battlestar Galactica: Reimagined. First on the plate is the new Mini-Series, which is akin to the Original Series premier “Saga of a Star World.” Continue reading

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Deconstructing Battlestar Galactica: Reimagined – The Preamble

Much like the Star Trek’s original series maintaining the following of fans after its unexpected cancellation, Battlestar Galactica’s fan core continued to support the original series of the show even when Universal left it in the vaults.  Although it enjoyed … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Battlestar Galactica: The Original Series – Final Analysis Part 2

Battlestar Galactica: The Original Series Final Thoughts Part Two: What Worked: Baltar vs. Adama vs. Imperious Leader vs. Lucifer This was a four-way struggle for power for control within the Galactica Universe. Lucifer feels resentment over being passed up for … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Battlestar Galactica: The Original Series – Final Analysis Part 1

Battlestar Galactica: The Original Series Final Thoughts Part One: The Premise of the Show: This show, in the end, was a very erratic one, and oftentimes, the very nature of the show was lost in the attempts to “find itself” … Continue reading

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