By shifting the questions to stakes of claims rather than just an affirmation of positive or negative images, Nishime moves toward a progressive politics of the mediated imaging of multiracial Asians.
While I’d love to hold out that hope, Firefly: Still Flying doesn’t really do anything to assure me that the publication is anything more than an oddly timed fan tease.
Viewers and critics alike feel very, very strongly about the endings to their favorite shows.
Last week’s Caprica pilot has been available to watch in one form or another for over a year, so its TV premiere felt a bit anticlimactic.
Caprica’s pilot is ambitious, a bit overflowing with plot threads that beg for resolution
America’s relationship with Star Trek began before man ever set foot on the moon.
With the recent demise of the much beloved Battlestar Galactica, this avid TV watcher found himself mourning the loss of its wonderful characters in a way he seldom has before.
The episode is about as audacious and ambitious a piece of television as I’ve ever seen.
If I have one concern about the finale next week, it’s that the show will not be able to find an ultimate meaning for the character of Baltar.
Edward James Olmos’s direction of the series has always been steeped in religious iconography.
A real reason we’re able to go with Starbuck on this voyage into the subconscious is because the episode does such a good job of placing us in her frame of mind.
I’ve speculated before that the Battlestar writers are interested in their mythology, but probably not as interested as their fans are.
Eventually, you’re going to get to a point in a science fiction, fantasy or horror work where you need to lay out, exactly, the rules everyone’s playing by.
Let’s get some of the bad out of the way first. Battlestar has always had a weakness for Big! Shocking! Moments! that turn out to just be dreams.
The episode is like a primer as to why we came to love all of these characters in the first place.
The episode is probably going to piss off a lot of Battlestar Galactica fans, especially coming this late in the show’s run.