Friday, 30 August 2013
The Blu-ray of the original classic 1978 theatrical movie, from UNIVERSAL PLAYBACK, is almost here in the UK. Check out our detailed review via the KOOL TV website: KOOL TV REVIEW: 'BATTLESTAR GALACTICA' - THE 1978 THEATRICAL MOVIE (BLU-RAY)
To get hold of it, go here: Battlestar Galactica Blu-ray 1978 Region Free: Amazon.co.uk: Lorne Greene, Dirk Benedict, Ray Milland, Jane Seymour, Richard Hatch, Terry Carter, Maren Jensen, Noah Hathaway, Tony Swartz, Lew Ayres, John Colicos, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Ed Begley Jr, Richard A. Colla, Donald P. Bellisario: Film & TV
Thursday, 29 August 2013
An early conceptual art idea by the legendary Ralph McQuarrie for the Ovions underground mine of Saga of a Star World, as one of its lasers cuts through a part of cave system, watched by a Colonial Warrior (presumably Skyler, before he became Captain Apollo).
Don't forget, the classic McQuarrie conceptual art can be purchased in a lovely set from DREAMS AND VISIONS PRESS here: Battlestar Galactica 35th Anniversary Portfolio - Ralph McQuarrie
Sunday, 25 August 2013
Wednesday, 21 August 2013
Special guest star Fred Astaire makes a tremendous impression as an actor, and as the character of Chameleon, on both Starbuck and Dirk Benedict, in the classic Galactica episode The Man With Nine Lives.
Friday, 16 August 2013
It's about time for another lovely Maren Jensen/Athena pic, and here she is, hoping to enjoy a little off-duty quality time with her main man Starbuck in the Carillon Casino, from Saga of a Star World.
Tuesday, 13 August 2013
Another piece of great Classic BG art by the superb Japanese master Tsuneo Sanda, this time featuring a spot-on rendition of Lorne Greene as the father protector of Humanity, Commander Adama.
Visit Sanda's lovely FACEBOOK page full of great art, here: Tsuneo Sanda
Friday, 9 August 2013
John Colico's galactic spanning, Judas-like figure of Baltar makes an impression, along with his robot servant Lucifer, on the cover of the classic BG Eve of Destruction prelude from Realm Press.
Image: via nycomicshop
And speaking of Baltar, check out his starring role, sparring against an old adversary, in the second of three original fiction stories penned by this Blog creator from the mid-nineties, celebrating the series 35th Anniversary this year, and set after the events of The Hand of God. Titled Better the Devil, check it out here:
Saturday, 3 August 2013
Apollo, Jolly and Serina are escorted by the alien Ovions into their underground civilisation, to meet their Queen Lotay, in a memorably eerie scene from Saga of a Star World.