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RE: New Battlestar

From: Brian B <greywanderer987@y...>
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 07:53:11 -0800 (PST)
Subject: RE: New Battlestar

--- Dean Gundberg <> wrote:
> > >>How did you like it when the Cylon android
> snapped
> > >>the
> > >>baby's neck?  I thought that was a little over
> the
> > >>top.
> > >
> > >What are you talking about?
> >
> > Dr. Baltar's girlfriend kills an infant in public
> and just walks away in
> > the crowd. I don't recall so much as an FX for the
> act, but the look on
> > her face made it clear what she was doing, the
> mother's reaction moments
> > later just confirmed it.
> >
> > That was probably the most significant bit for
> Number Six' character.
> To put it into a bit more context, while in a crowd,
> Six sees and infant
> crying in a stroller.  She comments not to worry as
> your pain will be over
> soon (foreshadowing the destruction of the
> colonies).  She engages in small
> talk with the mother commenting on how small the
> child is (Cylons not having
> children they are a novelty) and how can that small
> neck support the head.
> The mother is distracted as the father is on his way
> back, and Six reaches
> down and a crack is heard.
> Six is now walking away quickly in the crowd as the
> mother comes back and
> notices the child is not moving, she then starts
> screaming.  Finally focus
> on Six and her face, it is not the normal calm face
> but there is something
> more.  Is it regret? Is it sadness?  Is it remorse? 
> We don't know if she
> did it to spare the infant further suffering when
> they start nuking the
> colonies, or if it was an accident as she was
> examining that fragile neck.
> This new Battlestar Galactica did get the highest
> ratings of any SciFi
> Channel show for 2003 and its 3rd highest ratings
> ever, with viewership of
> part 2 actually going up from part 1.  Thus I do
> expect a regular series to
> result from that mini, mini-series.

Hmmm.... I did miss a bit of the opening, was it early
in the movie?

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