Tuesday Night = V Night

V On ABC

I’ve finally had a chance to watch the pilot episode of ABC’s V and I have to say that I’m REALLY happy with the way it turned out!  I won’t bother going into a recap here cause there are literally thousands of podcasts, blogs, etc. out there that will do that for you.  That said, I was so exicted about the show’s return that I figured I needed to do a follow up with a … Continue reading

The Re-imagining of ‘V’

V: Coming This Fall

These days you can’t turn around without seeing a reboot, remake or retelling of some story from your childhood.  Hollywood has been on this kick for quite some time now so it was only a matter of time before remakes came to network television.  ABC is throwing its hat in the ring with a “re-imagining” of the 80’s classic V. I’ve heard about this for quite a while now and to be honest with you … Continue reading

V: The Final Battle Finally Tells The Story

V: The Final Battle (1984)

If you never watched V: The Original Miniseries you might not know who Donovan is.  You may not know who Diana, John or Juliet are.  But aside from the opening dream sequence that would make absolutely no sense to you it would be relatively easy to pick this one up and understand what’s going on. Just as V: The Original Miniseries, V: The Final Battle was a made for TV event that played out over … Continue reading

‘V’ For Victory or For Visitor?

V: The Original Miniseries (1983)

I recently re-watched the TV miniseries V.  Over the years (due to a subsequent sequel and television show) this has become knows as V: The Original Miniseries.  I remember watching this when it originally aired over a couple of nights in 1983.  I was absolutely enthralled so when it came out on DVD a few years ago I just had to pick it up. PLOT: Written and directed by Kenneth Johnson, V tells the story … Continue reading