LOST Jumps Back

I remember when LOST jumped the shark. It was the episode dedicated to the mystery of Jack’s tattoo. It was an inane episode, one that existed entirely to buy time for the writers, while simultaneously keeping a popular character on screen for the majority of an episode. The episode could have been good – after … Read more

DVD Rack: Buffy Season 4, Live Free or Diehard, Battlestar Galactica: Razor

The cast of Battlestar Galactica: Razor.

With November’s Herculean feat of creativity behind me, I’ve turned my tired eyes back to the DVD player and the stack of Netflix envelopes that piled up during my self-imposed exile to my third-floor office.

Included in this horde of discs was the first disc of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 4 (in which Buffy and the Scooby Gang go to college), the Bruce Willis action flick Live Free or Diehard (in which technophobe John MacClane must save the world from hackers) and the one shot episode Battlestar Galactica: Razor (which tells the story of the Battlestar Pegasus’s escape form the Cylon’s burtal assault on the 12 Colonies).

A Desperate New Future for Battlestar Galactica

One of the most divisive issues among science fiction geeks in 2003 (even more than Matrix sequels) was the re-make of Battlestar Galactica. Richard Hatch, Apollo on the original series, had been fighting for years to see Galactica resurrected, and many fans of the original science fiction series wanted to see his vision realized. Another, less … Read more