Wednesday, 17 May 2017

CLASSIC IMAGE: A SURPRISE MEETING!


A surprised Baltar is freed from his shackles as he watches a confident Adama survey a model of a Cylon Basestar (presumably an actual one built by Apogee from 1978 effects filming) - a meeting of former friends, now old enemies - at an important moment for the survival of the Colonial Fleet, from the series excellent finale, The Hand of God.

GALACTICA 1980: THE NEXT HEROES...


They were never able to replace our original heroes in Apollo and Starbuck, but Troy and Dillon were adequate enough as series leads for the subsequent and short-lived GALACTICA 1980.

Thursday, 4 May 2017

CLASSIC ART: DEATH FROM THE SKIES!


The Cylon Raiders continue their merciless slaughter of Caprica, in this stylish and striking conceptual art for Saga of a Star World, reproduced in B/W for publicity purposes, from the iconic Ralph McQuarrie.

CLASSIC IMAGE: NO LONGER FIGHTING...


And about time too! Sheba at last shows her true feelings for Apollo, as the do or die mission into the heart of a Cylon basestar is soon underway, in the series finale episode, The Hand of God.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

CLASSIC IMAGE: INSTINCT vs SURVIVAL!


Starbuck is getting concerned by the rising temperatures and potential damage to his Viper, in a tense scene within the mined Nova Madagon starfield of Carillon, from Saga of a Star World.

CLASSIC IMAGE: FOR CONTROL OF SHEBA...


His secret revealed, as soon will be his true identity, the enigmatic and deadly Count Iblis tries to control and make Sheba his own for the last time, in a critical scene from War of the Gods, Part Two.

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

CLASSIC IMAGE: BIG SCREEN, SMALL SCREEN!


Back now to the nostalgia fuelled days of home VHS entertainment, and the colourful MCA/UNIVERSAL sleeve for the original BATTLESTAR GALACTICA movie, when it debuted on sell through release from 1985.