RARA-AVIS: LIFE ON MARS and other tv and Amazon pre-orders

From: foxbrick (foxbrick@yahoo.com)
Date: 03 Apr 2009

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, mhall@... wrote:

    > Not so much a genre thing, but the ending felt very rushed. Or, after
    > thinking about it, I thought there could have been more of a punch/oomph
    > with that ending.

    Well, the last episode incorporated snippets of what were clearly intended to be several episodes-worth (at least) of incident, since they chose to have a true finale episode.

    > Having watched two episodes of CASTLE, it seems very predictable and
    > contrived. While the actor who plays the lead (whose name eludes me, and
    > I'm to lazy to GOOGLE) was great in FIREFLY IMO.

    Nathan Fillion. Also fine in the other Joss Whedon projects BUFFY and DR. HORRIBLE'S SINGALONG BLOG.
    > PS--Thanks to the group for the heads up (I forget who tipped me off on that)
    > on the British series being out soon. I searched Amazon about 1 month
    > ago, and came up with very little. But now they are happy to take your
    > pre-orders.

    However, Amazon doesn't bestir itself any too much with some pre-orders, as with my still-unfilled/unshipped order for the "portable Lansdale" volume, with introduction by Bill Crider, SANCTIFIED AND CHICKEN-FRIED...which the publishers will sell with rather more alacrity for 30c more:


    Todd Mason

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