Some of you may remember my several diverse constructive criticisms of the farces that were the (non-existent) Star Wars prequels. But this and this have demonstrated that for some reason, the resident population of Hollywood is still neglecting to read my blog on a daily basis (I know, I know), so it’s time for me to spell it out again.
YOU CAN HAVE TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING.
WE CALL THAT “A BAD THING”.
Let’s take the second example first. Battlestar Galactica is probably the best show on television at the moment. This week’s episode, which I saw last night… well, I’m still getting over how brilliant it was. But remember, that’s an odds-off success. BSG is a remake. Caprica, if it gets made, will be a prequel of a remake. Does that phrase make anybody else afraid? I’m prepared to give Ron Moore the benefit of the doubt (he has yet to fail us) but I’m still unsure as to whether even his considerable talent can pull of