Archive for March 23rd, 2009
The first four episodes of Star Wars – The Clone Wars (“Ambush”, “Rising Malevolence”, “Shadow of Malevolence”, “Destroy Malevolence”) have been packaged up into a single unit called “A Galaxy Divided” and is available on DVD tomorrow. Review coming soon. And if you haven’t seen the full length feature yet, it is already available on Blu-ray (which includes a digital copy) and DVD.
Speaking of Battlestar Galactica, I just received a bunch of YouTube clips for the prequel movie Caprica, which will be [sfs=922]available on DVD[/sfs] on April 21st – months ahead of its debut as a series on SyFy. Read More to see all 7 clips. Update 3/27: These clips are no longer available, but there are some new ones!
Now that most everyone has had time to process the finale, I’d like to open up the comments section to discussions about it. Anyone reading the full thread of comments can expect there to be SPOILERS, so don’t read further if you haven’t watched and don’t want to be spoiled. In the meantime, Ronald D. Moore has mentioned that the DVD release will include and extended cut of the finale, mostly dealing with longer scenes but including a scene showed several times during “The Last Frakkin’ Special” between Starbuck and Adama about hooking Anders up in the CIC that I didn’t remember in the original…
With everyone giving opinions as to the SCI FI Channel’s recently announced name change to “SyFy”, SFC founder Mitch Rubenstein spoke out about why it was SCI FI Channel in the first place – and it was the influence of Isaac Asimov to help get the name accepted by the SF community, who long felt that “Sci-Fi” was a belittling term for the genre.