Set in the near future, where robot boxing is a top sport, a struggling promoter feels he's found a champion in a discarded robot. During his hopeful rise to the top, he discovers he has an 11-year-old son who wants to know his father.
In the year 2046, it's a new Earth - with new rules. Over thirty years after various alien races arrived on Earth, the landscape is completely altered, terraformed nearly beyond recognition... See full summary »
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Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.
Two families, the Graystones and the Adamas, live together on a peaceful planet known as Caprica, where a startling breakthrough in artificial intelligence brings about unforeseen consequences. A spin-off of the Sci Fi Channel series "Battlestar Galactica" set 50 years prior to the events of that show.
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Kenneth Chisholm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
In an August 2013 Entertainment Weekly interview, Joss Whedon said that "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." is "basically a TV series of 'The Zeppo' [an episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer], which was a very deliberate deconstruction of a Buffy episode in order to star the person who mattered the least. The people who are ignored are the people I've been writing as my heroes from day one." See more »
Joss, I'm a big fan since Firefly but I hoped for better than this. Remember how it was to create Firefly with a limited budget so you had to rely on genuinely original stories with real depth and human drama?
Shield is just another predictable, formulaic, two-dimensional, Hollywood techno-fest with no character or story development potential. When the tech and the plate-headed eye-candy (bad acting BTW) is no longer new and titillating you have nothing to keep the show alive.
The review page is insisting on more lines, but, I'm sorry, there just isn't enough that's interesting about this show to comment upon. It would appear there is enough money to make a good show, but, apparently, the network (all TV networks now it seems) are run by shallow people and are putting restrictions on producers to help them make TV viewers as shallow thinking as them.
I'm just cynical enough to believe that is precisely why Firefly was never properly supported by Fox and didn't just cancel but slammed the door on it. I think the six mega-corporations that own and control all the media in the western-hemisphere prefer a weak-minded, compliant, consumer population and fear shows that stimulate viewers to think and feel deeply.
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