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Forum: B5.world September 15th 20, 16:53
Replies: 37
Views: 10,005
Posted By Ubik
Re: WB considering HD update

Who knows if they'll get it done, but seems like a good time when many are restricted in terms of going out and doing 'real world' stuff.
Forum: B5.world September 14th 20, 15:30
Replies: 37
Views: 10,005
Posted By Ubik
Re: WB considering HD update

Some example footage here, looks pretty good....

https://www.reddit.com/r/babylon5/comments/flecv5/i_upscaled_a_scene_from_midnight_on_the_firing/
Forum: B5.world September 14th 20, 15:12
Replies: 37
Views: 10,005
Posted By Ubik
Re: WB considering HD update

FYI, there's a fan project on Reddit, apparently upscaling the footage to 4k via AI techniques. Still early days.
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Forum: B5.personnel June 22nd 20, 16:20
Replies: 20
Views: 3,680
Posted By Ubik
Re: B5 Events

Tempted but it's a nope from me.
Forum: B5.world May 26th 20, 08:26
Replies: 41
Views: 6,164
Posted By Ubik
Re: Rewatching. Thus, I'm obligated to make a thread.

Subscribe to my Patreon to find out!
Forum: B5.world May 22nd 20, 17:40
Replies: 41
Views: 6,164
Posted By Ubik
Re: Rewatching. Thus, I'm obligated to make a thread.

YES. S1 is kinda fascinating, because on a first watch it's very easy to lay a lot of scorn on it. But, the second time around you spot all these little easter eggs and bits of foreshadowing that are...
Forum: B5.world May 22nd 20, 17:38
Replies: 41
Views: 6,164
Posted By Ubik
Re: Rewatching. Thus, I'm obligated to make a thread.

I am totally with you, in that I LOVE the show, but i can also have a damn good laugh at it when its warranted. And there are plenty of unintentional comedy gold moments, from over acting / scenery...
Forum: B5.world May 16th 20, 14:13
Replies: 41
Views: 6,164
Posted By Ubik
Re: Rewatching. Thus, I'm obligated to make a thread.

Keep these coming and buy some Ray Bans. -SunBot122

Yeah, G'Kar is weirdly campy in some of the earlier episodes. I like O'Hare but Boxleitner has a more natural delivery and definitely lifted the...
Forum: B5.related May 13th 20, 18:14
Replies: 16
Views: 4,212
Posted By Ubik
Re: Why were space sci fi shows like B5 heavily stigmatized by the mainstream?

THIS.



Although, that said, I am really starting to think B5 was a one off. It was a combination of the right people in the right place at the right time. It became more than the sum of its...
Forum: B5.related May 13th 20, 13:23
Replies: 16
Views: 4,212
Posted By Ubik
Re: Why were space sci fi shows like B5 heavily stigmatized by the mainstream?

Hmmm, I mean, it's hard to ignore just how popular the BSG reboot was, and that was very squarely a space based ship how. We currently have two active Star Trek shows, with perhaps more on the way....
Forum: B5.related May 12th 20, 14:21
Replies: 16
Views: 4,212
Posted By Ubik
Re: Why were space sci fi shows like B5 heavily stigmatized by the mainstream?

Completely disagree with this. SF as a whole, space based or not, is now taken seriously and has become mainstream and regarded as pretty cool. Same goes for say, tabletop gaming and RPGs, nerd...
Forum: B5.related April 27th 20, 14:12
Replies: 25
Views: 6,300
Posted By Ubik
Re: Future of B5 merchandise

My understanding via two sources is that Big Finish has asked and been denied a license to do B5 dramas.[/QUOTE]

I should clarify, I meant lack of interest from WB's perspective because of the...
Forum: B5.related April 13th 20, 11:47
Replies: 25
Views: 6,300
Posted By Ubik
Re: Future of B5 merchandise

This might also explain the lack of interest in audio drama via Big Finish. Perhaps the demand doesn't justify the set up cost for all the legal work.
Forum: B5.personnel April 6th 20, 17:25
Replies: 12
Views: 3,115
Posted By Ubik
Re: Space Command?

And did you see that he has actually taken the first hour of the pilot and broken it down into 5 to 7 minute segments with full credits and is calling them episodes?[/QUOTE]


Wow, really?! Well,...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films April 6th 20, 10:16
Replies: 43
Views: 10,109
Posted By Ubik
Re: Star Trek Picard Series

Why not. I am totally on board for S3 of Disco, having quite enjoyed S2.

I did recently watch 'What you leave behind' and it made me nostalgic for DS9. Whilst the show took a few seasons to...
Forum: B5.personnel April 6th 20, 09:49
Replies: 12
Views: 3,115
Posted By Ubik
Re: Space Command?

Do I need someone like Zicree to explain how to watch TV? Naaaaahhhhh. :guffaw:
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films March 31st 20, 08:57
Replies: 43
Views: 10,109
Posted By Ubik
Re: Star Trek Picard Series

Springer, 'dI be really curious to hear what you make of Discovery. Please keep us updated and post your thoughts as you watch. I think I hated the opening episodes of Disco and then really warmed to...
Forum: B5.personnel March 28th 20, 09:53
Replies: 12
Views: 3,115
Posted By Ubik
Re: Space Command?

Oh, much longer that months! He was invited to join the 25the anniversary panel at Worldcon in San Jose a couple of years ago and did his best to mention it with every breath. I'm afraid (okay, not...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films March 27th 20, 09:26
Replies: 43
Views: 10,109
Posted By Ubik
Re: Star Trek Picard Series

Oh dear... where to start with the season finale? Or indeed the season seen as a whole. WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD

Magical tech solves all the plot problems!

Characters are mysteriously emotional...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films March 26th 20, 17:11
Replies: 43
Views: 10,109
Posted By Ubik
Re: Star Trek Picard Series

Anyhow, new episode tonight I think... so some more stuff to rant about! Hahahaha.
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films March 26th 20, 17:09
Replies: 43
Views: 10,109
Posted By Ubik
Re: Star Trek Picard Series

You make a really good point there, I guess I just wish the show had given some space for the new characters to really breathe and develop, instead of shoe-horning in old cast members where they...
Forum: B5.personnel March 26th 20, 08:59
Replies: 12
Views: 3,115
Posted By Ubik
Re: Space Command?

:guffaw: Yeah I think you nailed the issue right on the head. If he could just learn about those minor details this could have been great. :lol: So perfect!!!!! That is the BEST review I could...
Forum: B5.personnel March 25th 20, 12:56
Replies: 12
Views: 3,115
Posted By Ubik
Re: Space Command?

Quite a lot of crowdfunded cash went into this, and it's just freaking awful. Zicree really needs to learn about pacing, editing, sound mixing and plot. It's a near incoherent jumble of scenes stuck...
Forum: Non-B5 books, TV & films March 25th 20, 12:35
Replies: 43
Views: 10,109
Posted By Ubik
Re: Star Trek Picard Series

I have to admit, I was initially so stoked for this. TNG was a big part of my early teens, and it also led me to B5 and other SF.

With every passing episodes I like it less and less. I felt like...
Forum: B5.related March 18th 20, 15:43
Replies: 21
Views: 8,974
Posted By Ubik
Re: The Babylon 5 Preservation Project

Don't be sad, it wasn't that great. It's a book I can happily live without. I mean, just watch the show!
Forum: B5.related March 18th 20, 15:39
Replies: 5
Views: 2,013
Posted By Ubik
Re: Babylon 5 CCG

Many moons ago, my ex GF and I acquired quite a bit of sealed product for a pittance, but never got around to playing.

I recently got back into the Decipher Star Wars CCG, which was a great game....
Forum: B5.world July 22nd 19, 20:35
Replies: 22
Views: 6,131
Posted By Ubik
Re: Babylon 5: What should One watch?

I kinda wish I'd never watched Crusade, or LOTR... Lost Tales was also pretty awful but almost worth it for the updated CGI.



The series proper, In the Beginning and The Gathering are superb....
Forum: B5.related July 22nd 19, 20:06
Replies: 1
Views: 1,595
Posted By Ubik
Selling some B5 Script Books / Convention books & DVD

Hey folks, some of you EU / UK based people may be interested in some B5 Script Books / Phoenix Con & Space City DVD and books, which i have listed on eBay. Low starting bids. Happy bidding! Both...
Forum: B5.world February 13th 17, 09:45
Replies: 99
Views: 29,482
Posted By Ubik
Re: Is it time to go beyond the rim?

If this board is to go the way of the Dodo, can I suggest that anyone still wishing to discuss B5 or the wider work of JMS, sign up at the JMS News forums (http://jmsnews.com/forums/index.php).
...
Forum: B5.personnel July 19th 16, 13:40
Replies: 5
Views: 6,888
Posted By Ubik
Re: Ian McShane on Game of Thrones

Seriously if you haven't seen Deadwood, get on that. His career defining role!
Forum: B5.related December 5th 15, 20:50
Replies: 2
Views: 6,650
Posted By Ubik
Re: FOR SALE: Season 1-5 DVD Box sets (UK)

I'm no expert, but someone told me today, that UK law differs in that respect. In any case, I have the series purchased from iTunes too, so my digital copy is fully legit. (Edit: The law changed,...
Forum: B5.related November 27th 15, 12:42
Replies: 2
Views: 6,650
Posted By Ubik
FOR SALE: Season 1-5 DVD Box sets (UK)

Hey there everyone.

I am moving house in the new year and want to reduce the amount to stuff I have to cart to the new house. As I have a digital back up of my DVDs, I would like to sell my box...
Forum: B5.world November 8th 15, 17:13
Replies: 37
Views: 27,839
Posted By Ubik
Re: EpDis: By Any Means Necessary

I always thought there was some Prussian influence too.
Forum: B5.related October 31st 14, 12:39
Replies: 7
Views: 5,307
Posted By Ubik
Re: Mini update to B5Scrolls. For anyone who might have missed this.

I always kinda dug N’Grath in a ‘slightly clunky old school FX’ kinda way. Then again, I always like the use of puppets and animatronics on Farscape. Worth noting that The Gathering featured way more...
Forum: B5.related October 29th 14, 13:29
Replies: 7
Views: 5,307
Posted By Ubik
Forum: B5.related September 27th 14, 23:43
Replies: 3
Views: 2,773
Posted By Ubik
Re: Into The Fire (Aborted Video Game)

There's a nice little interview over at B5 scrolls with one of the developers who worked on the game:

http://www.b5scrolls.com/#Screen1_16_1
Forum: B5.world September 27th 14, 14:16
Replies: 117
Views: 64,212
Posted By Ubik
Re: B5 Feature Film to be scriptedTRUE! There will be a feature film going into produ

Like I said above, I'll go see it whatever happens. That said, I instantly started protecting myself becuse I don't think it's going to happen, and I'm tired of getting my heart broken.

A German...
Forum: B5.world September 3rd 14, 22:08
Replies: 26
Views: 14,705
Posted By Ubik
Re: Thirdspace - 1 Question

Yep, the world would be dull if we all liked chocolate ice cream. :drool:
Forum: B5.world September 3rd 14, 09:47
Replies: 26
Views: 14,705
Posted By Ubik
Re: Thirdspace - 1 Question

Springer, yes! This is my feeling EXACTLY. You nailed it.
Forum: B5.world September 2nd 14, 17:00
Replies: 26
Views: 14,705
Posted By Ubik
Re: Thirdspace - 1 Question

I think that scene... the 'sex' one is a marmite thing... you either love it or hate it. I think Claudia carries funny material very well, it's just that my definition of good comedy seems to differ...
Forum: B5.world August 31st 14, 14:38
Replies: 56
Views: 43,635
Posted By Ubik
Re: How would you reboot B5?

Hard to say really... It's anyone's best guess what the arc would be. I'm still convinced JMS wouldn't be content to simply tell the same story again. Although, a LOT of his B5 themes and material...
Forum: B5.world August 29th 14, 09:16
Replies: 26
Views: 14,705
Posted By Ubik
Re: Thirdspace - 1 Question

Nope, definitely mean Martin Sheen. Sorry, when I said ‘opening’, I should have been more specific. I’m thinking of Martin’s rather dramatic entrance as the Soul Hunter when he arrives at the...
Forum: B5.world August 28th 14, 12:18
Replies: 26
Views: 14,705
Posted By Ubik
Re: Thirdspace - 1 Question

Whilst I struggled with a lot of Crusade, it did have some good moments and the overall feel was far more interesting than LOTR from the go get. If anything deserved to continue, it was Crusade. I...
Forum: B5.world August 28th 14, 09:05
Replies: 26
Views: 14,705
Posted By Ubik
Re: Thirdspace - 1 Question

I know it wasn’t scripted that way, but the fact that this got past the producers, director and JMS.

I remain slack jawed in awe that it wasn’t left on the cutting room floor. Someone should...
Forum: B5.world August 28th 14, 08:56
Replies: 26
Views: 14,705
Posted By Ubik
Re: Thirdspace - 1 Question

I think the only B5 TV Movie I really rate is ‘In the Beginning’, because it serves a purpose and adds real depth to the story. Thirdspace is strictly okay. As you said, it would have done with being...
Forum: B5.world August 27th 14, 11:10
Replies: 56
Views: 43,635
Posted By Ubik
Re: How would you reboot B5?

B5 was without doubt one of the best SF series ever made, but it definitely wasn’t perfect. I won’t go into the ins and outs of where I think it fell down, but we all know the show had its flaws. I...
Forum: B5.world August 26th 14, 19:13
Replies: 8
Views: 8,078
Posted By Ubik
Re: Attention forum Moderator!

ANYONE OUT THERE? Would be great if someone could sort this out.
Forum: B5.world August 24th 14, 23:11
Replies: 56
Views: 43,635
Posted By Ubik
Re: How would you reboot B5?

I think JMS held onto hopes of addressing that story and the telepath war on screen somehow. Now it's too late.[/QUOTE]

That's why I wish we could have it in novel form, I could imagine the...
Forum: B5.world August 24th 14, 20:20
Replies: 56
Views: 43,635
Posted By Ubik
Re: How would you reboot B5?

I'm disappointed that we haven't had a continuation and resolution of Crusade in ANY form and that TNT-Atlanta hasn't been swallowed by a sinkhole.[/QUOTE]

Maybe those audio dramas will happen...
Forum: B5.world August 23rd 14, 23:11
Replies: 56
Views: 43,635
Posted By Ubik
Re: How would you reboot B5?

I'm still disappointed we don't yet have a continuity correct B5 porn parody. Trek has one... grumble... :lol:
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