Written on: 16/11/2009 by stukerr (7 reviews written)
Although admittedly I am a bit of a sci-fi fan, i think BSG crosses over into becoming a great TV show for everyone. As far as sci-fi goes, as I read somewhere else - can't remember where, BSG makes something like star trek look like it was written for 5 year olds. There is a gritty, adult edge to the show.
Put it this way, even my girlfriend who would never normally watch something sci-fi is utterly hooked on the DVDs, trust me that speaks volumes! (read more)
Written on: 14/03/2006 by Simon26 (6 reviews written)
I have to admit when I first heard there was to be a re-make of Battlestar Galactica I was one of the "They'll never make it work" crowd.
How wrong I was.
Here we have a TV show that takes its roots from a classic and grows in a completey new direction. Most of the characters are based on their previous incarnations; we have the veteran and father figure in Commander Adama, the cylon collaborator (unwittingly this time) Gaius Baltar, heroic Viper pilot (and Adama's son) Apollo, and the... (read more)
Written on: 09/02/2005 by PixieOfDoom (104 reviews written)
The DVD box of Battlestar Galactica is brilliant! This was a great show with a great premise and I loved it as a child in the '70's. Although the tapes have not been remastered, showcasing the shoddy camera work as a result, it does mean that it retains the feel of the original show. Even though the UK box doesn't come with extras, it's still great for picking out mistakes and inconsistiencies! Plus, Starbuck & Apollo were always a great double act and the Cylons are ace baddies. (read more)