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Genres: Sci-Fi , Drama , Action
Actors: Graham Beckel , Michelle Forbes , Kandyse McClure , Alessandro Juliani , Michael Trucco , Tahmoh Penikett , Aaron Douglas , Michael Hogan , Grace Park , Tricia Helfer , James Callis , Jamie Bamber , Katee Sackhoff , Mary McDonnell , Edward James Olmos
Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá
Country: United States
Year: 2007
IMDB Rating: 7.7/10 (6743 votes)

A two-hour Battlestar Galactica special that tells the story of the Battlestar Pegasus several months prior to it finding the Galactica.

Film Review

Having just watched this, and then read some of the comments that have been posted, I suspect that there are a few subtleties that have been overlooked.While most people who have commented on this special episode have recognised the use of flashbacks to "flesh out" things we already know have occurred, the development of the back story of the "Old Cylons" did (I feel) link in with a great deal of what has been hinted at regarding the development of the Cylons, particularly their human-like forms; the ability to "see" the future; and their religion (and may I say, rather than feeling "force fed" by writers, the whole concept of machines developing a religious belief system just like my own scares the *heck* out of me! Do the Cylons *really* believe what they are saying? Is it something they collectively discovered; or did a leader get delusions somewhere and infect them all with a psychosis? Worst of all though, is the question "if the Cylon…

I've been sitting on the edge of my seat for Season 4 to start. Season 3 I thought really pumped in andrenaline into the series. I've watched the last 2-part episode a number of times, and the very last scene with a cover of Hendrix's All Along the Watchtower, really moved me cinematically.Razor, it is a tease…but it also is there to enhance the existing storyline. It isn't about human morality, and what is right or wrong, sure the movie is trying to defend the actions of the previous commanders of the Pegasus…but Razor is trying to stress the importants of Starbuck. Our lead female from this film, is passing the Razor mentalities to our (supposidely dead) heroine. Flatly, something big is about to go done in our Battlestar Universe. If we weren't ready for a year to pass at the end of Season 2, or our General to get shot at the end of Season 1, or for another battlestar to show up period…we definitely arn't ready for what starbuck is about to show us.

"Battlestar Galactica: Razor" is up to the series standards, but as its own two-hour special, ultimately feels pointless. It's very clear that Ronald D. Moore and writer Michael Taylor had some interesting extra material with regards to Admiral Cain and Battlestar Pegasus' past that they really liked but couldn't justify shoving into Season 2 or 2.5."Razor" feels like what it is — a long episode of the show. More specifically, it's a long version of one of those filler flashback episodes. "Razor" does nothing to enhance the movement of the series' story line. It's simply there for the die-hard fans to expand their knowledge of the universe including some interesting flashbacks to the first Cylon war. It's one of those things that as a fan you feel obligated to take in and enjoy ingesting, but in the end realize it didn't really do all that much for you.The story gets its hook from when former Pegasus XO Col. Fisk t…

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