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Forum: B5.personnel October 8th 12, 19:24
Replies: 19
Views: 5,996
Posted By Recoil
Re: Passing of Michael O'Hare

Wow. Haven't been here in a while and wanted to check up on things. I return to some very sad news. Sorry to see him go. Well before his time. B5 couldn't have been B5 without him. :(
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films December 7th 11, 02:42
Replies: 23
Views: 8,435
Posted By Recoil
Re: The Walking Dead

Season two has been all over the place. They had their "Little House on the Prairie" thing going on, but there were some excellent plot threads as well, and WOW what a way to hit the mid-season...
Forum: B5.personnel May 27th 11, 16:24
Replies: 48
Views: 11,574
Posted By Recoil
Re: Jeff Conaway our prayers are with you

Heard this today too. Sad to see another B5 actor pass beyond the rim. :(
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films April 3rd 11, 21:40
Replies: 18
Views: 5,694
Posted By Recoil
Re: Battle: Los Angeles

I saw Skyline at home and Battle: LA in theaters. Skyline was "ok". Decent premise, not as bad as everyone said, but just "ok."

Battle: LA I really liked. I forget where I read it, but it...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films February 16th 11, 00:23
Replies: 29
Views: 7,336
Posted By Recoil
Re: V... Season 2 (Spoilers WELCOME)

Her fate was rather clearly shown. Did you by chance miss an episode?
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films January 26th 11, 18:46
Replies: 12
Views: 3,348
Posted By Recoil
Re: Band of Brothers

Yes I read that as well. He certainly has earned his Rest in Peace.
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films December 1st 10, 17:25
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By Recoil
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films November 15th 10, 22:03
Replies: 23
Views: 5,327
Posted By Recoil
Re: Terra Nova

No, I just read the generic description and made a smart-ass comment. I know nothing about it beyond what was posted in this thread. :)
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films November 8th 10, 21:51
Replies: 23
Views: 5,327
Posted By Recoil
Re: Terra Nova

I loved this show when it was called "Earth 2"
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films November 8th 10, 21:48
Replies: 90
Views: 11,674
Posted By Recoil
Re: Stargate Universe

There are SOME things about this show I find interesting. Still interested in the Destiny's mission, and hope they start revealing some of that. Still interested in these weird alien dudes and what...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films November 8th 10, 21:32
Replies: 23
Views: 8,435
Posted By Recoil
Re: The Walking Dead

Meant to watch this live, but AT&T U-Verse doesn't have AMC HD yet, so I'm downloading. Plan to watch the first two episodes tonight. I've heard good things and I love zombie movies.
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films September 8th 10, 19:57
Replies: 11
Views: 3,023
Posted By Recoil
Re: The Expendables

I LOVED this movie. It was exactly what I expected it to be, and didn't pretend to be anything it wasn't.

Great cast, lots of action, didn't get too crazy with a backplot --- it got right into...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films July 2nd 10, 15:18
Replies: 412
Views: 21,907
Posted By Recoil
Re: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Interestingly enough that was always my opinion. Not bad acting but...no real personality to speak of. It wasn't until he became "Angelus" that I realized the guy could act and that the Angel...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films May 26th 10, 23:26
Replies: 183
Views: 18,444
Posted By Recoil
Re: Anyone still watching Lost?

That, by the way, just goes to reinforce the theory I've been posting for some time now, that originally they meant for the island to be some sort of Purgatory. That part of the "JJ" ending fits...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films May 25th 10, 00:26
Replies: 183
Views: 18,444
Posted By Recoil
Re: Anyone still watching Lost?

What if you're not in either camp?[/QUOTE]

I guess I should have said "generally" speaking. For the most part there are two camps from what I've been reading/hearing. Of course there are always...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films May 24th 10, 22:34
Replies: 183
Views: 18,444
Posted By Recoil
Re: Anyone still watching Lost?

The BSG ending was still better than the Lost ending. Yes the "they were angels/demons" thing was lame regarding six, and they never explained Starbuck, but the rest of it all worked really well ---...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films May 24th 10, 22:32
Replies: 183
Views: 18,444
Posted By Recoil
Re: Anyone still watching Lost?

Exactly this. Nor would I recommend any friends who didn't see this series rent or buy the DVDs. It simply isn't worth it for the jerk-around. That's why I think it ultimately failed as a series...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films May 24th 10, 22:25
Replies: 183
Views: 18,444
Posted By Recoil
Re: Anyone still watching Lost?

Well here is my take.

The simple version: This was a very good "Goodbye" to the characters, but a bad series finale.

What we got was a solid emotional goodbye to all the characters we had...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films May 19th 10, 22:36
Replies: 183
Views: 18,444
Posted By Recoil
Re: Anyone still watching Lost?

For me the only bright spot of last nights episode was seeing Ben go back to his old self (assuming he doesnt have a deeper plan).

The rest was a big steaming pile of "meh"

It seems their idea...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films May 16th 10, 15:25
Replies: 183
Views: 18,444
Posted By Recoil
Re: Anyone still watching Lost?

Yea couldn't have said it better. And your point about the characters really not mattering...yea I feel that too.

BTW I like your comment: "I think this show suffers from the opposite of what I...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films May 16th 10, 15:22
Replies: 183
Views: 18,444
Posted By Recoil
Re: Anyone still watching Lost?

No of course not. But the writers of this show have been extremely public and interactive via the web and blogs since the shows release. It was part of the original hype of the show.

I had begun...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films May 15th 10, 17:45
Replies: 183
Views: 18,444
Posted By Recoil
Re: Anyone still watching Lost?

I'm not comparing the show to B5 by any stretch. What I am saying is that the entire concept of the show since its viral marketing (ala JJ Abrams) was about the island and its mysteries, and there...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films May 14th 10, 15:51
Replies: 183
Views: 18,444
Posted By Recoil
Re: Anyone still watching Lost?

The problem is, how many of those things are actually relevant to the story, and how many of those things were just made up to make the island mysterious and keep viewers chasing the carrot being...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films May 14th 10, 04:06
Replies: 183
Views: 18,444
Posted By Recoil
Re: Anyone still watching Lost?

But who's claiming that they did plan anything out?[/QUOTE]

The writers have been, since day one. The entire premise and format of the show, and their hook to get viewers in, is based on getting...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films May 13th 10, 23:36
Replies: 183
Views: 18,444
Posted By Recoil
Re: Anyone still watching Lost?

Yes. Let the disappoint begin.

I love how they made it a point to flashback at the end of the episode with the two bodies, to that Season 1 episode where Jack and Kate found "the islands own Adam...
Forum: B5.related April 24th 10, 00:17
Replies: 14
Views: 3,571
Posted By Recoil
Re: Walmart - b5 dvds

Not sure I understand your logic here. You do realize that DVDs sold in "Brick and Mortar" stores get SHIPPED to this stores from another location? Possibly from 2-3 locations? How is that...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films April 17th 10, 03:25
Replies: 15
Views: 2,072
Posted By Recoil
Re: Futurama news

Yea but South Park has been on this entire time. Family Guy was legendary, was cancelled before its time, its writers went on to do American Dad, and then when Family Guy came back it was a ghost of...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films April 7th 10, 16:29
Replies: 15
Views: 2,072
Posted By Recoil
Re: Futurama news

*cough* FamilyGuy *cough*
Forum: B5.related April 2nd 10, 19:21
Replies: 1
Views: 1,014
Posted By Recoil
Forum: B5.related April 2nd 10, 19:21
Replies: 3
Views: 2,762
Posted By Recoil
Forum: B5.related April 2nd 10, 19:18
Replies: 62
Views: 12,671
Posted By Recoil
Re: Crusade: Behind The Scenes

I have bought all of the B5 Script/Quote/Voices books, but never even had a tiny desire to get this one. To me it was a big "whats the point?"

Behind the Scenes? I think we all heard as much as...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films March 31st 10, 14:12
Replies: 857
Views: 150,524
Posted By Recoil
Re: What are you watching now?

Thats still a good one for many reasons, you should just watch it anyway. ;)
Forum: B5.world March 30th 10, 23:18
Replies: 20
Views: 2,634
Posted By Recoil
Re: Telepaths ---season 5 -- how do you rate them?

Cult leaders have to be likeable otherwise no one would follow them.[/QUOTE] Byron was likable to his cult. They were all opporessed and abused telepaths looking for equal rights and he was showing...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films March 30th 10, 22:47
Replies: 857
Views: 150,524
Posted By Recoil
Re: What are you watching now?

The shots of the actors WILL look very clean. That's because the film media used back in the day translates extremely well to HD. A lot of old movies are easily ported to HD as the detail and...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films March 30th 10, 13:51
Replies: 857
Views: 150,524
Posted By Recoil
Re: What are you watching now?

You can easily tell by shots of the Enterprise and often of planets. If it looks like CGI done better than B5, its the remastered version. If it looks like something made, well, in the 60s with a...
Forum: B5.world March 30th 10, 13:50
Replies: 20
Views: 2,634
Posted By Recoil
Re: Telepaths ---season 5 -- how do you rate them?

Whoever said Byron was SUPPOSED to be popular? Maybe he was received by fans just as he was meant to be. An oddly annoying, poetic, cultist, hippie.

I think the actor nailed the role very well,...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films March 30th 10, 02:37
Replies: 857
Views: 150,524
Posted By Recoil
Re: What are you watching now?

Are they the original TOS releases or the remastered in HD versions?
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films March 29th 10, 22:36
Replies: 23
Views: 4,628
Posted By Recoil
Re: Caprica

Oddly enough I never even tuned into this. Perhaps Ill catch up with it after Season 1 ends and I can get it on Netflix or on the Internet or something.
Forum: B5.world March 29th 10, 22:32
Replies: 34
Views: 4,765
Posted By Recoil
Re: Favourite minor character?

For me it was Cartagia, but Neroon was a close second. Cartagia was a perfect example of the right role and the right actor coming together. It was perfection, and so much fun (and unsettling at...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films March 29th 10, 22:24
Replies: 857
Views: 150,524
Posted By Recoil
Re: What are you watching now?

Having seen all three seasons, I can confirm this to be true. Seasons one and two were fantastic. Three fell flat. Instead of a season long mystery/arc they split the [shortened] season up into...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films March 24th 10, 10:42
Replies: 183
Views: 18,444
Posted By Recoil
Re: Anyone still watching Lost?

So after last night's "Richard episode" here is how I think the main story/secret of "Lost" went down in Season 1.

JJ Abrams and Team (internally): "Hey, I have a great story idea. We will make...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films March 9th 10, 03:16
Replies: 183
Views: 18,444
Posted By Recoil
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films March 9th 10, 03:15
Replies: 183
Views: 18,444
Posted By Recoil
Re: Anyone still watching Lost?

At this point, that's about the only ending that would work for me. They totally need to do that.
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films March 4th 10, 03:21
Replies: 183
Views: 18,444
Posted By Recoil
Re: Anyone still watching Lost?

While I'm not enjoying it as much as GKE, I still like watching it. I also agree with the other part of his statement that its clear they are just BSing their way to the end.

Also, notice how...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films February 8th 10, 23:29
Replies: 41
Views: 4,270
Posted By Recoil
Re: The Last Airbender

Three movies? That's ambitious...especially if the first one bombs. Then its not likely there will be others.

I also heard they wanted to rename it to just "The Last Airbender" (Taking the...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films February 6th 10, 00:32
Replies: 4
Views: 4,500
Posted By Recoil
Re: Stargate Sg1 nudity

That's cause the first few seasons were on Showtime before it moved to Sci-Fi Channel. They could get away with that shit. Hell, it was expected.
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films February 2nd 10, 15:39
Replies: 10
Views: 1,939
Posted By Recoil
Re: Gene Roddenberry's The Questor Tapes

Agreed, but the rest of the film was absolute drivel. Had such a promising premise and fell flat in almost every aspect.

Ironically I remember the first time in the TNG series when they had the...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films February 2nd 10, 02:36
Replies: 10
Views: 1,939
Posted By Recoil
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films February 1st 10, 17:26
Replies: 10
Views: 1,939
Posted By Recoil
Re: Gene Roddenberry's The Questor Tapes

Which is funny because watching Nemesis has been proven to cause mental retardation.
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films February 1st 10, 15:12
Replies: 31
Views: 4,656
Posted By Recoil
Re: lost starts in Feb.

Same.

Hopefully I can recall information as it becomes relevant, but I don't have this show memorized or know all the details at this point.

Interestingly enough, I am curious to see if after...
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