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Film, DVD, and TV Discuss the latest movies at the theatre and on DVD, as well as what is on TV. ACG film reviews will also be found here.

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Apparently, the show is in deep doo-doo. It cost them a lot to put Charlize Theron in a cameo role.
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Still more watchable than Star Trek Voyager..
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Apparently, the show is in deep doo-doo. It cost them a lot to put Charlize Theron in a cameo role.
They had to pay her extra to be seen in bed with Seth McFarlan as well.

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Well, I will say this week's burnt offering was much better...
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I have watched the first four episodes, during which one aspect struck me. The series seems to have been crafted based on the assumption it is a continuation of the Star Trek franchise, and therefore by default benefits from the love and devotion of core Trek fans. The central basis for this revelation is the character development. Or perhaps I should more accurately say the lack of character development.

All of them, all of the characters, are simply poor clones of previously established Trek persona, portrayed as if that alone will endear fans to both them and the show. This is a fatal flaw.

Last night I watched episode four, during which Super Girl gets shot by two generic bad guys. Instead of evoking any form of emotional reaction, my response was best described as: "Oh, no, not...that one..."

I couldn't even remember her name.

In addition all the puerile and senseless attempts at humor certainly doesn't help their cause. I could be wrong, but I predict a first season death for the show.

And then they can make fun of it on Robot Chicken.
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