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Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012)

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The adventures of young William Adama in the First Cylon War.

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Jonas Pate

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Michael Taylor (creator), David Eick (creator) | 5 more credits »
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Luke Pasqualino ... William Adama
Ben Cotton ... Coker Fasjovik
Lili Bordán ... Dr. Becca Kelly
Jill Teed ... Commander Ozar
John Pyper-Ferguson ... Xander Toth
Brian Markinson ... Silas Nash
Karen LeBlanc ... Jenna
Sebastian Spence ... Lt. Jim Kirby
Ty Olsson ... Osiris Helmsman
Zak Santiago ... Captain Diaz
Mike Dopud ... Deke Tornvald
Adrian Holmes ... Zachary Elias
Carmen Moore ... Nina Leothe
Jordan Weller ... Rookie Pilot Seamus
Tom Stevens ... Marine Baris
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Storyline

The first Cylon war has been raging for 10 years and a young Ensign William Adama joins the fleet. He's disappointed not to be assigned to a fighter but to a freighter. His co-pilot, Lt. Coker Fasjovic, isn't too keen on having a rookie flying his aircraft as he has only a short time before he again becomes a civilian. Their cargo is a civilian scientist, Dr. Becca Kelly, but they no sooner leave than she has new orders for them and a new destination. She is less than forthcoming about just what her secret mission is but Adama is keen, particularly as it involves going into Cylon controlled space. Nothing is as it seems however. Written by garykmcd

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Battlestar Galactica: Krew i chrom See more »

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Many of the crew members on the Osiris were played by actors who played recurring characters on Battlestar Galactica. Jill Teed (Commander Ozar) was Sergeant Hadrian, Ty Olsson (Helmsman) was Captain Aaron Kelly, Mike Dopud (Captain Deke Torvald) was Crewman Specialist Gage, and Sebastian Spence (Lt. Jim Kirby) was Lt. Noel 'Narcho' Allison. See more »

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William Adama: Dear Dad, in your last letter, you questioned whether it's my responsibility to join this fight. The truth is we all became responsible the day we created the Cylons. We're the ones let let these robots become our servants, our trusted helpers and even our friends. We let them into our lives, only to see them repay our trust with a violent revolt against us. I know there's a lot of debate about why they hate us. But in the end, does it really matter? Kill the enemy or be killed. ...
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Spun-off from Battlestar Galactica (2003) See more »

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Apocalypse: Blood & Chrome
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Written by Bear McCreary
Performed by Raya Yarbrough and Brendan McCreary
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A non fan (more balanced) review
10 January 2013 | by jarlianSee all my reviews

When I was a kid I watched the old BSG and I watched all the new BSG episodes which I enjoyed (except for a few twists that felt written by the writers who also wrote "Lost"). I skipped Caprica because the storyline sounded to much like a soap opera to me (forgive me if I was wrong).

Blood & Chrome appealed to me and kinda delivered what it was; An enjoyable BSG story, arguably not quite ready for TV. The acting was solid enough and the soundtrack and space battles were even a little even better. I do have some mixed feelings about the general impression it left on me; Although the camera work was sometimes quite similar as 2003 BSG series, it somehow didn't match it's original feel. I think it's the lack of proper CGI, original sets or maybe bad lightening. Sometimes the background seems to be moving in a way which doesn't correspond with the foreground. Sometimes the control sticks in the cockpit looked more like painted computer joysticks.

That doesn't take away that B&C is enjoyable enough to keep watching until the end. If you like BSG, I'm sure you will like this. Just don't expect too much of it and you will be fine.

7/10


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