Saturday, 01 March 2008 |
"Battlestar Galactica: Season One" presents Ronald D. Moore’s reimagined miniseries and the 13 episodes of the first season. While using the 1970’s version as a template, there are a lot of great changes to the update making it superior to the original. It’s been given a much more serious and dramatic tone and deals with modern-day events in the War on Terror. Aside from the changes of gender and nationality to some of the characters, the show’s most important distinction from the past is that Man created the Cylons.
The miniseries opens with titles informing us of the Cylon War between human beings and the Cylons, evidently robots. After the armistice was signed, yearly summits were scheduled between the two groups but the Cylons didn’t appear until the 40th year. It is revealed to the viewer that Cylons can take human ...
Monday, 01 October 2007 |
“Save the Cheerleader, Save the World”. These words became a household
phrase last fall for television fans everywhere as the phenomenon that
is NBC's “Heroes”, captured audiences around the nation.
The series brings drama, action, visual effects, and intricate plot and
character twists to the small screen. “Heroes”, a mixture of X-Men and
Spider-Man, takes the idea of superheroes, transforms them into
everyday people endowed with special abilities and places them around
the world, unaware of their destiny. Some of them understand and accept
their abilities, others are frightened of not being normal and still
others have no idea how special they really are. No matter how they
feel about their supernatural gifts, they all have something in common:
all have become targets. They are targets for researchers, for
politicians, for secret societies, and from persons within their
The first season of “Heroes” comprises of 23 episodes. As this series
is structured upon ...