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Old March 20th 14, 16:57   #28
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Re: Michael O'Hare

As a director, it seems that Richard Compton was distinctly lacking. At the time of "The Gathering", JMS wasn't an experienced editor (something he fixed quickly when the show went to series) and so the original edit left much to be desired as far as character moments are concerned.

It's common practice for the Director's cut to run long by a few minutes but in general, JMS' scripts are written with a view toward every scene and every line being in the final cut. Personally, I loved O'Hare's performance in the scene where he talks about the Battle of the Line but really didn't care for the girlfriend's (Blair Baron?). I was glad when she didn't make it to the series.

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