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Forum: B5.world October 2nd 18, 16:36
Replies: 7
Views: 6,254
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: Objects In Motion

Funny - I just watched the episode and thought, wow, we're so near the end and there's an episode with *nothing* sad in it! Nobody important dies, G'Kar is wonderful, Garibaldi ROCKS (I loved how he...
Forum: B5.world October 2nd 18, 16:26
Replies: 13
Views: 7,745
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: The Wheel Of Fire

^I never really knew there was a preceding movie when I saw B5 for the first and second time. Watching season one where they make references to past incidents, I sort of vaguely thought it was just...
Forum: B5.world October 1st 18, 17:52
Replies: 13
Views: 7,745
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: The Wheel Of Fire

This is one of the episodes where I actually really like Dr. Franklin. I think he does a good job in all his scenes; I particularly liked the scene with him and G'Kar.
And his "I'll get the gun" was...
Forum: B5.world September 20th 18, 17:41
Replies: 21
Views: 12,283
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: The Fall Of Centauri Prime

Yesterday I didn't want to watch my at-least-one-episode-every-evening. I was like a five-year-old, having a temper tantrum, yelling "I don't wanna!!!!" (ok, not literally!)
End of the world kind of...
Forum: B5.world September 18th 18, 17:33
Replies: 9
Views: 5,009
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: Movements Of Fire And Shadow

Whatever he was writing, the fact that he *was* writing, basically smiling and probably humming contently (seems that nothing much can faze G'Kar these days), sort of underlined the all-round...
Forum: B5.world September 17th 18, 17:42
Replies: 7
Views: 4,321
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: And All My Dreams, Torn Asunder

I find it amazing that there's so little discussion about this episode. This is one of the few where I voted and I clicked "A", no hesitation.
Or maybe there's no discussion because everyone is so...
Forum: B5.world September 17th 18, 16:56
Replies: 10
Views: 5,139
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: Darkness Ascending

^Oh yes, absolutely!
Forum: B5.world September 16th 18, 16:52
Replies: 10
Views: 5,139
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: Darkness Ascending

Well, she *is* an annoying character :lol:

Garibald mentions that Sakai disappeared. I have conflicting feelings about this. On the other hand, I *love* how B5 upholds continuity. G'Kar...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films September 11th 18, 16:15
Replies: 9
Views: 1,562
Posted By Talvitar
Re: Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

^ To be honest, I didn't hate part one. It's pretty ok, lots of fancy action and familiar characters in their prime. I didn't even hate Jar Jar, and I think I'm in the definite minority...

Of the...
Forum: B5.world September 11th 18, 16:03
Replies: 24
Views: 10,628
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: Meditations On The Abyss

This.
I think that they should've had an open discussion about the situation. Bring it all out in the open. Yes, it would've been awkward but a) they were Minbari religous caste and thus I think...
Forum: B5.world September 8th 18, 11:26
Replies: 24
Views: 10,628
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: Meditations On The Abyss

Jan, thanks for your kind words :) Much appreciated :) I do like to comment and ramble on about my thoughts but I have a kind of an inferiority complex here - there are so many people here who KNOW...
Forum: B5.world September 7th 18, 19:22
Replies: 24
Views: 10,628
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: Meditations On The Abyss

Agree, it's weird. It's also not, I think, true to Delenn's character. She has been a very independent agent thus far. Am I correct in remembering that she, in fact, is the leader the Rangers at this...
Forum: B5.world September 7th 18, 17:09
Replies: 63
Views: 27,388
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: The Corps Is Mother, The Corps Is Father

I rather liked this episode :)
A different point of view is always interesting.
The 'hitting-on-Bester' scene didn't creep me out at all; my reaction was more like "oh come on...really??" I think...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films September 6th 18, 19:43
Replies: 6
Views: 2,718
Posted By Talvitar
Re: Books vs. Movies

The more I have experience of this, the more I've started thinking it should be 'movie first, then book' :(
Or if not possible: leave at least half a year between the book and the movie :rolleyes:
...
Forum: B5.world September 6th 18, 19:19
Replies: 16
Views: 7,756
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: The Ragged Edge

Yes to all the above.
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films September 6th 18, 18:26
Replies: 24
Views: 7,694
Posted By Talvitar
Re: The Original Battlestar Galactica

In my memories, I grew up watching Galactica. Obviously, in reality, there wasn't enough of it to do much growing during it, but I was 10 at the time the show first came to Finland, and I guess...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films September 6th 18, 17:57
Replies: 14
Views: 1,296
Posted By Talvitar
Re: Avengers: Infinity War

Well.
What to say? I hope enough time has passed that I don't need to worry about spoilers?

It took me three days to get over Infinity War. I'm serious. I react strongly to movies sometimes but...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films September 6th 18, 17:29
Replies: 9
Views: 1,562
Posted By Talvitar
Re: Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

I'm a HUGE fan of the original, untampered, trilogy.
I had my hopes SO low for The Force Awakens, I was pleasantly surprised. It was ok. Far better than parts I-III, and more in the "honest...
Forum: B5.world September 6th 18, 16:57
Replies: 36
Views: 10,171
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: Phoenix Rising

This is exactly true!


Completely agree with everything in this quote. Couldn't have said it better.

I have to admit that the first two pages of this thread were the first time I laughed out...
Forum: B5.world September 6th 18, 16:38
Replies: 27
Views: 10,320
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: Learning Curve

This is so true. B5's characters aren't onesided. Nobody is perfect, everyone has their blind spots, their history, their baggage, their personal heavens or hells.

(and we all get to select which...
Forum: B5.world September 5th 18, 18:51
Replies: 22
Views: 7,604
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: A Tragedy Of Telepaths

Joining those who appreciated the usage of Lochley logs. I've often thought that B5 has many very elegant ways to open/close the episodes. This is one of those.

I don't know how this storyline is...
Forum: B5.world September 5th 18, 16:26
Replies: 20
Views: 7,961
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: In The Kingdom Of The Blind

^Oh, I had forgotten there were those cases... Thanks :)
Forum: B5.world September 4th 18, 20:26
Replies: 20
Views: 7,961
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: In The Kingdom Of The Blind

The dvd set I have shows these episodes in this order: Secrets of the Soul, Day of the Dead, In the Kingdom of the Blind.
I wonder why? Byron comments in the beginning of this episodes, that he...
Forum: B5.world September 4th 18, 19:00
Replies: 56
Views: 16,449
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: Day Of The Dead

This is the first episode since I registered and started commenting here that I have a hard time thinking anything at all to say. It was not bad, nor boring. Rebo and Zooty didn't annoy me too much...
Forum: B5.world September 3rd 18, 19:33
Replies: 32
Views: 10,371
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: Secrets Of The Soul

Franklin: oh, I think he *could* very well be just such a tosspot. It's not the first time he's been, as you said, holier-than-thou, and an annoying little know-it-all.
Still, even for him, this was...
Forum: B5.world September 3rd 18, 18:49
Replies: 9
Views: 4,151
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: Strange Relations

Before Byron and his cohorts, I didn't like telepaths because of the prison that was the psi-corps. Thanks to Byron, I feel all warm and fuzzy towards Bester and his creepy bloodhounds! At least...
Forum: B5.world September 3rd 18, 18:31
Replies: 27
Views: 10,320
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: Learning Curve

I felt slightly nauseated by the applause. Really, people?? Just because a speech is delivered in a authoritarian manner, doesn't mean you have to applaud to it, even if it is from your captain. I...
Forum: B5.world September 3rd 18, 18:07
Replies: 44
Views: 12,783
Posted By Talvitar
Forum: B5.world September 2nd 18, 19:33
Replies: 88
Views: 25,804
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: A View From The Gallery

I did not expect this episode to inspire 9 pages of comments:lol:

Basically, I think the episode had a really nice premise. I enjoyed watching (what passes as) a normal day on B5 through the eyes...
Forum: B5.world September 2nd 18, 18:50
Replies: 44
Views: 12,783
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: The Paragon Of Animals

Yes. But for me, the "mundanes are inferior and teeps are so much better" is very high on my "5 most annoying things about Byron" list. Arrogance, superiority, womanizing, condescension, general...
Forum: B5.world August 25th 18, 18:38
Replies: 26
Views: 17,809
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: The Very Long Night Of Londo Mollari

^I agree with you about the role of Delenn here. She knew about Lennier's feelings and might have guessed how difficult the whole situation was for him. Did she have such absolute trust & faith in...
Forum: B5.world August 25th 18, 13:17
Replies: 26
Views: 17,809
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: The Very Long Night Of Londo Mollari

No, that's not what I'm talking about. I completely agree that Lennier had a hefty dose of the adventurer in him. If he had given as the reason for his leaving only a) that it pains him to watch...
Forum: B5.world August 25th 18, 08:15
Replies: 26
Views: 17,809
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: The Very Long Night Of Londo Mollari

"Almost"? "Almost"? The rest of this episode could have been "Grey 17 is Missing Part II" and it would still be among my favorites just for this scene. It is a wonderful bookend to the original...
Forum: B5.world August 23rd 18, 18:38
Replies: 15
Views: 6,542
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: No Compromises

I didn't look forward to start watching season 5. I remember not liking Lochley, and after Shadows and Earth war, all else sort of feels bland.
However, this first episode wasn't horrible. G'Kar is...
Forum: B5.world August 23rd 18, 16:36
Replies: 48
Views: 29,571
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: The Deconstruction Of Falling Stars

While I recognize that this episode has its merits - the whole concept is quite good - there was too much for me NOT to like.

Most often, I simply don't like any "20 years later" kind of...
Forum: B5.world August 22nd 18, 18:37
Replies: 26
Views: 11,458
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: Rising Star

-Is she stable?
-After a fashion...

Oh, Ivanova :( CC did that scene well. Tears, had to fetch a handkerchief.

And on to other emotions: Sheridan after the scene where Luchenko found out the...
Forum: B5.world August 22nd 18, 17:10
Replies: 22
Views: 7,903
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: Endgame

Ever since I started rewatching B5, I've waited for and dreaded this episode. Marcus dies, for Ivanova. When I saw this the first time, there was a lot crying involved, and I was not able to watch...
Forum: B5.world August 21st 18, 19:50
Replies: 20
Views: 10,046
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: Between The Darkness And The Light

Nothing much to add, you have already said pretty much everything.

So I repeat: a very, very good episode.

Such a sad episode. Watching Ivanova at the end made my eyes well up (come on, it's...
Forum: B5.world August 21st 18, 18:06
Replies: 17
Views: 7,881
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: Intersections In Real Time

What a nightmare this episode is. Gives me the creeps. Closed room. Loop. Interrogator's arguments which actually, in a weird, awful, demonic way, make sense. Interrogator being outwardly such a...
Forum: B5.world August 21st 18, 17:51
Replies: 38
Views: 25,384
Posted By Talvitar
Re: Worst Acting Performance

That was very interesting. Doesn't make me like his way of acting, though. However, it makes me really respect his thorough professionalism and dedication.

He did have a weird way with humour...
Forum: B5.world August 20th 18, 18:46
Replies: 38
Views: 25,384
Posted By Talvitar
Re: Worst Acting Performance

I have no idea what I thought during the first two rounds of watching B5 since they were quite a few years ago.
However, when I started the third round a few months ago, I thought I'd die during the...
Forum: B5.world August 20th 18, 18:23
Replies: 9
Views: 5,977
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: The Face Of The Enemy

True. Events just keep rolling towards some inevitable ending.

What I've said before: why didn't anyone (except for Zack. Go Zack!!) suspect anything about Garibaldi? At least Ivanova had know...
Forum: B5.world August 20th 18, 17:02
Replies: 12
Views: 5,928
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: The Exercise Of Vital Powers

Not for me either. For my part, I think it's because the Lise-actor is rather appallingly bland. Such a pretty face which doesn't really do anything at all. Hard to care about her at all.

This...
Forum: B5.world August 19th 18, 18:09
Replies: 11
Views: 7,179
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: No Surrender, No Retreat

Oooh baby is pretty accurate:lol: Bruce is very sexy - mostly because he's not just a pretty face. He can be pretty intimidating and dangerous and commanding. And he's really not a bad actor. "Let's...
Forum: B5.world August 19th 18, 16:47
Replies: 29
Views: 8,295
Posted By Talvitar
Re: EpDis: Moments Of Transition

Neroon: sad to see him go. He had charisma and presence. Even back in earlier episodes when he was really on the opposing side, I felt that Neroon had integrity. However his views seemed 'wrong', at...
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