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There are some incredibly talented people working in TV at the moment, whether it’s Breaking Bad series creator Vince Gilligan, or Game of Thrones’ showrunners, Db Weiss and David Benioff, or Orange is the New Black boss, Jenji Kohan. When it comes to sci-fi, though, no one quite has the talent of Ronald D Moore, the man who brought Battestar Galactica back from the dead.
With the DVD launch of his Helix, Moore’s latest foray into the adventures on the small screen, we look back at five moments that back up his claim as King of Sci-Fi
Star Trek: The Next Generation – Yesterday’s Enterprise
Moore’s career began when he submitted a spec script for Star Trek: The Next Generation, which became season three episode, The Bonding.
Less than six months later, Moore had become one of the show’s regular writers, and was tasked with combining »
- Ben Mortimer
With two Led panels, one Canon C300 and a crew of no more than a dozen people including locals, co-writer/director Joseph Wladyka and co-writer/cinematographer Alan Blanco went to Buenaventura, Colombia - a heavily narco-trafficked country - to film Manos Sucias ("Dirty Hands")."One of my favorite moments making this film was when me, Joe and the two leads went out to sea in a small boat to get some scenes," says Blanco after their premiere in New York City this week. "The motor didn't work very well and we could have been stranded at sea, but was worth it."It seems that much was worth it on Manos Sucias, an authentic and heart-wrenching portrayal of drug trafficking on the pacific coast of Colombia. After the successful Kickstarter...
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Executive produced by Spike Lee and directed by Nyu grad Joseph Wladika, the Columbian production Manos Sucias (Dirty Hands) will screen at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, which runs April 16 through April 27. Scripted by Alan Blanco and Wladika, Manos Sucias stars Cristian Advincula and Jarlin Martinez as Delio and Jacobo; the latter is a desperate fisherman and seasoned trafficker, who along with the naive Delio, decide to traffic millions of dollars worth of cocaine up the Colombian Pacific coast. Here's the synopsis, courtesy of Tff's website: Towing a submerged torpedo in the wake of their battered fishing boat, ‘Jacobo,’ a desperate fisherman and Delio, a »
- Vanessa Martinez
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