Ron Moore – You are a cocktease! I love you man, but what’s with tonguing the goods and not letting the soaked package go wandering afterwards? Sure, it feels good regardless, but not overly satisfying. If I only wanted to go half-way, I wouldn’t have put on my lace underoos.
Its not as if we’re bumping uglies with “Battlestar Galactica” every week – in fact, it’s seemingly got a headache whenever we want a bit of it – if we were, maybe there wouldn’t be any need to complain about ‘Razor’, the series’ telemovie prequel. But since there seems to be only a dozen new episodes of TVs best series every year – and because of the strike, we could be waiting up to a year for new episodes!! – giving us an entertaining, but unnecessary story of someone not of the Galactica crew! over a two-hour block, feels a little bit of a jib. Or a jab. Whatever word I’m thinking of that starts with ‘J’.
Don’t get me wrong, I really enjoyed ”Razor’ but the Season 3 finale of ”Galactica” was so good that most of us had been looking for some kind of resolution for its cliffhanger (which involved a bunch of the Galactica crew revealed to be Cylons) – not the back-story of a fellow ship that went boom a year before. Interesting story, sure, and itï¿½s very well written, performed and directed – like duh! – but what we really want is more Starbuck, more Apollo Daddy Vs. Apollo sonny, more answers about that awesome final few moments of the last season. (There are a few good spoilers pointing to future events in the telemovie though).
The “Razor” telemovie could easily have been slotted into the past season – it needn’t have been an event. Whenever these shows shift the focus from the central characters we’ve been watching all these years, to someone else (in this case Michelle Forbes- lesbo-captain of the Pegasus), you can’t help but lose a bit of interest because you’re not as invested in the lives and journeys of those people.
All beefs aside though – and granted my beef is probably not with creator Moore but with the Sci Fi Channel, who insist on holding back episodes of the show – this is an entertaining little movie. It’s just bad timing. We don’t really wanna see the Pegasus story at the moment- we wanna see how [name deleted] handles the fact that her other half [name deleted] is a mother-fuckin [type deleted]!
Since you won’t be seeing any ”Galactica” anytime soon though I suggest you get your wang tickled with ”Razor”. I think you’ll enjoy it – but I also think you’ll be groaning for more afterwards.
DVD extras include commentary, deleted scenes and featurettes. A good little buy.
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Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.