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Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« on: May 10, 2014, 09:10:02 PM »
I just started watching this last night on Netflix. I was surprised at how engaging it was.  I'm a huge fan now, just from watching the first episode... I plan on finishing the series, but who knows how long that will take. The first episode was actually pretty chilling, especially with the depiction of the nuclear bombs going off all over Caprica. I have never seen the original series, so I don't know how well it translated... but as a standalone series, I think it started off great. The first episode really shows how gritty and bleak this series is when compared to something like Star Trek or Star Wars.

Not to mention that the soundtrack and cinematography are just brilliant, especially the scenes depicting all the dogfights in space.

Anyone else a fan of the series? Opinions?

Re: Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2014, 09:19:27 PM »
It gets better and darker.

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Re: Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2014, 09:24:59 PM »
In my opinion BSG is note perfect until the final season. It goes a bit off course but by that point you are so committed to the characters that it is worthwhile.

The best sci fi series ever. Converted me from a decades long love affair with Star Trek.
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Re: Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2014, 09:35:16 PM »
I'm looking forward to seeing the rest of it. I accidentally spoiled some things by looking at the Battlestar Galactica Wiki, mostly some of the "Humanoid Cylons"....

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Re: Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2014, 09:53:59 PM »
Meh, won't be too bad a spoiler. The shows lives more in high drama than suspense anyway.
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Re: Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2014, 09:58:45 PM »
Meh, won't be too bad a spoiler. The shows lives more in high drama than suspense anyway.

Yeah, I can see that.

Spoilers usually don't bother me, but I liked the character I'm referring to. Maybe it will work out within the series, I don't know yet.  :'(

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Re: Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2014, 10:10:08 PM »
I won't watch this show, because it has the lady who ruined 24 in it.

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Re: Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2014, 10:26:27 PM »
I won't watch this show, because it has the lady who ruined 24 in it.

Who?

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Re: Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« Reply #8 on: May 10, 2014, 10:31:41 PM »
Katee Sackhoff.  It wasn't really her fault, it's just that her character was atrociously written.

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Re: Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« Reply #9 on: May 10, 2014, 10:37:47 PM »
Katee Sackhoff.  It wasn't really her fault, it's just that her character was atrociously written.

You mean...



Her?

Re: Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« Reply #10 on: May 10, 2014, 10:47:32 PM »
Anyone else a fan of the series? Opinions?

It's fucking shit. I had to stop watching after nothing happened for the 34th time.

Back in the days of The Outer Limits they would have episodes that were big budget and get big name actors. Then to compensate they had to do episodes with no budget and shit actors. Batlestar Galactica reminds me of the latter.

Here, watch this:

https://swarm.tv/t/jLNc

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Re: Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« Reply #11 on: May 10, 2014, 10:50:41 PM »
Anyone else a fan of the series? Opinions?

It's fucking shit. I had to stop watching after nothing happened for the 34th time.

Back in the days of The Outer Limits they would have episodes that were big budget and get big name actors. Then to compensate they had to do episodes with no budget and shit actors. Batlestar Galactica reminds me of the latter.

Here, watch this:

https://swarm.tv/t/jLNc

I've watched The Outer Limits. It's meh.

Also, wth are you doing watching such low quality rips? Are you new to the internet?

http://thepiratebay.se/

Learn how to use it.

Re: Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« Reply #12 on: May 10, 2014, 10:56:06 PM »
lol pirate bay is so 2005. The low quality rip can a) be seen by all visitors to this estemed site b) be watched online.

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Re: Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« Reply #13 on: May 10, 2014, 11:09:43 PM »
Katee Sackhoff.  It wasn't really her fault, it's just that her character was atrociously written.

You are retarted. Starbuck was amazing with the exception of Season 4. You just don't like women with a spine Geisha-lover.
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Re: Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« Reply #14 on: May 10, 2014, 11:13:36 PM »
Yes, Vauxy, when I said Katee Sackhoff, I was in fact referring to Katee Sackhoff.

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Re: Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« Reply #15 on: May 10, 2014, 11:32:34 PM »
Katee Sackhoff.  It wasn't really her fault, it's just that her character was atrociously written.

You are retarted. Starbuck was amazing with the exception of Season 4. You just don't like women with a spine Geisha-lover.


He's referring to her character in 24.

Re: Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« Reply #16 on: May 11, 2014, 12:58:48 AM »
I saw some of it.  My wife is a fan and I'd peek at it when she watched it.  I didn't get into it myself.  Too gritty for my taste I suppose.  I do like Starbuck and the last episode was a "wtf" moment.

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Re: Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« Reply #17 on: May 11, 2014, 03:34:11 AM »
Katee Sackhoff.  It wasn't really her fault, it's just that her character was atrociously written.

You are retarted. Starbuck was amazing with the exception of Season 4. You just don't like women with a spine Geisha-lover.


He's referring to her character in 24.

Very well.
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Re: Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« Reply #18 on: May 11, 2014, 04:58:18 AM »
lol pirate bay is so 2005. The low quality rip can a) be seen by all visitors to this estemed site b) be watched online.

Very well.

 ;)

Re: Battlestar Galactica (2004)
« Reply #19 on: May 12, 2014, 09:43:43 PM »
I like the fact that I can see all of Ms Sackhoff's teeth. That helps avoid awkward questions on the crucial second date.