Do bears crap in the wood? Yes and so does this SyFy Original Film, it craps out on so many levels. The acting was indeed on par with a decent budget film and so was the cinematography on anything not related to the Invader. The Invader totally kills the show all together and takes a good plot with good actors and slaughters it completely. Who ever was in charge of the creature needs to get help or a bigger computer budget. I know that these films are low budget films but come one the special effects department could have done a better job. Read more...(508 words, 7 images, estimated 2:02 mins reading time)
About five years ago, the BBC came up with a wonderful storyline for a great sci-fi show, and there are new episodes premier this week on BBC American in fact. There are time anomalies popping up randomly over the British Isles, bringing in creatures from various parts of the prehistory. Permian period reptiles, giant insects from the Upper Carboniferous Period, even Cenozoic Saber-tooth cats show up. A team of experts and government officials are keeping the creatures from getting loose on the public. As with most things brought into an alien environments, when they come through the anomalous rifts, they get confused, and some get hostile. That’s when, ARC, Anomaly Research Centre, sends their best into the field to deal with the creatures.
I’ve only seen a couple of these shows, and I really like it. The effects are on par with many of the documentary shows done on dinosaurs at the science and history networks. BBC has most definitely given Primeval a good budget to work with. This was the first time I had gotten to see one of the shows all the way through, and I was lucky enough to see the very first episode from 2007. Read more...(655 words, 4 images, estimated 2:37 mins reading time)