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Battlestar Galactica: Razor (2007)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | TV Movie 24 November 2007
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A two-hour Battlestar Galactica special that tells the story of the Battlestar Pegasus several months prior to it finding the Galactica.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Admiral William Adama
... President Laura Roslin
... Captain Kara 'Starbuck' Thrace
... Cpt. Lee 'Apollo' Adama
... Dr. Gaius Baltar
... Number Six / Gina Inviere
... Lt. Sharon Valerii
... Colonel Saul Tigh
... Chief Galen Tyrol (credit only)
... Lt. Karl 'Helo' Agathon (credit only)
... Samuel Anders (credit only)
... Lt. Felix Gaeta (credit only)
... Petty Officer Anastasia Dualla (credit only)
... Admiral Helena Cain
... Colonel Jack Fisk
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A two-hour Battlestar Galactica special that tells the story of the Battlestar Pegasus several months prior to it finding the Galactica.

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One early script idea featured a flashback revealing the character of Sam Anders, who does not appear in the finished film, as a professional Pyramid player. This was later omitted due to budget and time constraints. See more »

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In both versions, but especially in the unedited one, Starbuck's wing tattoo is visible. According to chronology she should not have it until New Caprica - about the time of her marriage. See more »

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Captain Kara 'Starbuck' Thrace: Fear gets you killed. Anger keeps you alive.
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References Battlestar Galactica: Pegasus (2005) See more »

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Under-rated, unappreciated
3 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

The trick with these sorts of reviews is perspective.

Even today (2014) the rebooted BSG series is considered one of the best produced and written series of all time, addictive, as much a game changer for TV as Buffy or Breaking Bad.

Once you understand that, the question you need to ask yourself is, what purpose do these feature length "fillers" serve? Many of the other reviewers here were expecting greatness, something new, something important, and, having failed to find it, got a little peckish.

I believe that these features are simply a chance for the producers to unwind, to show off, to experiment. Almost like having a fast car that you can't drive fast because you're in the city. Take her out on the hiway and see what she can do...

In that context, this is a solid little entertainer. Great use of flashbacks (compared for example to the over-use in series like ARROW).

Great acting. I believe BSG showed us many actors who were capable of greatness if given a chance, yet, post-BSG, we never really saw much of them again.

The scenes between Michelle Forbes and Stephanie Jacobsen are electric. Both deliver far more on-screen wattage than their resumes would suggest. And Jacobsen's exotic looks (she was born in China) once again showcases the ability of the casting director to pick the right actor for the correct role.


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