RE: Firefly (was: Re: this is a first...)
From: "Robert Bantly" <bantly_robert@h...>
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2003 05:53:55 -0800
Subject: RE: Firefly (was: Re: this is a first...)
>From grammar in previous msg, can you tell I had a loog night???
>From: "Robert Bantly" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: RE: Firefly (was: Re: this is a first...)
>Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2003 05:50:14 -0800
>Giveth us a comparison of Friefly to B5, John! I didn't watch it here
>the states for the sam reason below. R/Robert
>>From: Ground Zero Games <email@example.com>
>>Subject: Firefly (was: Re: this is a first...)
>>Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2003 12:23:15 +0000
>>>--- Ground Zero Games <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>> Having just got the Firefly DVD set and watched some of the
>>>> Zoe (Gina Torres) springs obviously to mind in this context....
>>>I never heard of Firefly when it was on, only seen ads for the DVD.
>>>Is it any good?
>>>I am suspicious of any sci-fi from the man who brought us "Buffy the
>>>Vampire Slayer" :)
>>Well, personally I think Firefly is excellent. It depends how you like
>>your SF to be; this is a character-driven series where the
>>and the dialogue are FAR more important than the whizz-bang effects.
>>are no rubber-forehead prosthetics - in fact there are NO aliens
>>or otherwise) at all. There are also virtually no space battles
>>gets shot AT a couple of times, but she doesn't even have any weapons
>>shoot back with....).
>>The background is lots of sparsely-settled human frontier colonies,
>>grubby and mostly low-tech. The crew are a mix of realistically flawed
>>characters, each with their own agenda which may or may not match any
>>the others. The "Western in Space" (actually, more
>>"post-ACW-reconstructionism in space") elements are perhaps a little
>>at times, but I think they work. I'd certainly rate it as the
>>TV SF I've yet seen.
>>If Star Trek is your vision of how TV SF should be, Firefly will be a
>>culture shock... but I'd recommend giving it a try!
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