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View Poll Results: B5:TLT, Success or Failure
TLT was excellent overall, will definitely Buy again 10 23.81%
TLT was ok overall for the budget constraints 21 50.00%
TLT was a failure, if there are more i wont buy it 0 0%
Over Here let the DVD down 1 2.38%
Over There let the DVD down 0 0%
Despite Story issues, i want more B5 so will buy more 10 23.81%
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Old September 9th 07, 05:17   #11
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Re: B5:TLT, Success or Failure

I enjoyed the 2nd story more just like everyone else but overall it still is very very good I enjoyed it and after not seeing a new B5 movie or episode after so long it was refreshing. Hopefully if JMS gets the green light that if he can make another movie that the budget will be a little bigger. I really liked it.

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Old September 9th 07, 05:35   #12
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Re: B5:TLT, Success or Failure

Choice #6 goes pretty much hand-in-hand with a couple of the others, so I think it's fair to say that it was a success and that B5 fans are eager for more.
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Old September 11th 07, 09:54   #13
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I selected option 2.
I watched and liked it - looking forward to new stories.

Sure, if they had possessed more time, employed more crew to build detailed 3D models of station interiors, and rendered some difficult scenes (station bays) with more complex and more adaptive techniques (which are probably in reach of modern computing power) then yes, some scenes could have looked neater...

...but that's just because I can't avoid nitpicking.

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This is a fan site. The show could have been about Garibaldi clipping his toe nails and I still would buy more. That's what's fun/silly about being a fan.
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Re: B5:TLT, Success or Failure

GKE

Although I love B5 as well, I wouldn't go as far as buying a movie about Garbaldi clipping his toenails. But I would buy just about anything B5, as long as I knew ahead of time it wouldn't be about toenails.
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Old September 11th 07, 15:21   #16
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I personally enjoyed it and thought it was a success. I'm also hoping JMS releases more, preferably a movie as opposed to short episodes. Personally i thought the second story was a little better than the first.

It's very easy to notice the improved special effects that are available now even on a low budget. I also liked the obvious (to those who know, from which everyone on here probably does) nod and reference to Andreas Katsulas and Richard Biggs.

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Old September 11th 07, 16:25   #17
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Well given that Garibaldi and Londo are 2 of my favorite characters, I would buy disc 2 for sure. I will buy the others as well but I am quite enthusiastic about the potential second disc. I hope WB increases the budget so that JMS might be able in include some minor characters as well. For example, there could be one showing Vir as the Centauri ambassador that would include Ta'lon somehow.

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This is a fan site. The show could have been about Garibaldi clipping his toe nails and I still would buy more. That's what's fun/silly about being a fan.
LOL!

Oddly enough, there was an episode of Enterprise that included a scene of Dr. Phlox doing exactly that. John Billingsly's prodigious skill made the whole grooming scene very entertaining. I'll bet a "button or zip" style scene with nail-clipping Garabaldi could be a hoot.

BTW, I voted for choice #2. I liked both stories, the second more than the first, and will be buying whatever comes next.
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It's very easy to notice the improved special effects that are available now even on a low budget.
And yet some of the reviewers at Netflix and IMDb say stuff like this:

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...but prepare to be disappointed at the poor quality of the CGI...
Maybe the reviewer meant the interior CGI (green screen work). He/she didn't specify.



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I also liked the obvious (to those who know, from which everyone on here probably does) nod and reference to Andreas Katsulas and Richard Biggs.
It's meant to be double entendre, and yet some of the reviewers at Netflix and IMDb say stuff like this:

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For example, Lochley's remark about Franklin and G'Kar having gone on an exploration trip "beyond the rim" does not make sense. We know from the B5 series that you don't come back after going "beyond the rim" (unless you are Lorien). "The rim" is supposed to be this mystical frontier beyond which only beings who have achieved the status of the First Ones and otherwise exhausted their purpose in the known universe go for eternal rest and do not come back. Yet Franklin supposedly takes a trip "beyond the rim" and comes back, as we know from his appearance in "Sleeping in Light".
"The Rim" can mean what the reviewer above thought (referring to the passing of Andreas and Rick), but it also can mean the edge of explored space. That second meaning is obviously what is meant in the story. The first meaning is a nod to Andreas and Rick, and is for us fans. I thought it was VERY well done.
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This is a fan site. The show could have been about Garibaldi clipping his toe nails and I still would buy more. That's what's fun/silly about being a fan.
Pre zactly!!! And RW, if it were Sheridan clipping Delenn's toenails... you'd be there!!!

My main disappointment is that the two stories didn't "fill in the blanks" so to speak or to expand the B5 universe in a significant way. I was hoping for more. I still am. IMHO it's a small start, but still a start, and I'm eagerly awaiting for more.
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