Tag: Television

V (pilot episode)


So, last night, V premiered on ABC and I, like many of you, watched with much anticipation.

Leading up to this whole thing, I rewatched (mostly) the original V mini-series, aired Sunday on the channel formerly known as SciFi, to refresh my memory on the whole thing.

In the original, the Visitor’s come to Earth speaking of friendship and offering advancements in medical knowledge and technology in exchange for our helping them refine a chemical they depend on for their existence.

My Take on Battlestar Galactica: The Plan


If you’re a fan, you remember that the opening of Battlestar Galactica’s first and second seasons always ended with: “AND THEY HAVE A PLAN”. ‘They’ were the Cylons and ‘The Plan’ wasn’t necessarily apparent beyond ‘Frakking kill all the humans’. Which, if you’re a cybernetic lifeform bent on destroying your creators, isn’t such a bad plan, really.

Which is your favorite Classic SciFi show intro?


Classic SciFi shows had a sense of style that still shines through today.  Which show has your favorite intro?  Let’s take a look – nothing before 1980, shall we?! The Outer Limits. The Twilight Zone Doctor Who The Time Tunnel…

Dear Hollywood, why not reboot Lost now?


So. There’s lot’s of talk out on the web about how there are plans in motion to reboot Battlestar Galactica as a movie franchise completely separate from the recent series that ran 4 seasons and 22 years on the channel…

Podcast: Episode 5


Episode #5: All Things from My Brain In the fifth episode of the All Things From My Brain podcast, I talk about the Palm Pre losing it’s iTunes sync functionality, how India plans to issue biometric ID cards to its…

Unrated DVD's are a joke-yet we buy them!


You’ve seen them in all the video stores and on Amazon.com.  You’ve probably bought a few.  But, honestly, what the hell is the deal with ‘unrated dvd’s’? At worst it’s a marketing ploy, at best, you’re getting the 2 and…

New thing I did – A Podcast


So. Guess what I did this weekend? I created a podcast!! I decided that I have a face fit for radio… Or Podcasting… Anyway, spent the weekend working on this – hoping that I’ve worked the kinks out and it’ll…

Season Finale Round Up


So.  This week we had several season finales and I want to talk a little bit about each of them, tell you what I thought of them, where they were weak and where they weren’t so much.  Spoliers abound, so…