Comments on a cultural reality between past and future.

This blog describes Metatime in the Posthuman experience, drawn from Sir Isaac Newton's secret work on the future end of times, a tract in which he described Histories of Things to Come. His hidden papers on the occult were auctioned to two private buyers in 1936 at Sotheby's, but were not available for public research until the 1990s.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Blood and Chrome

Blood and Chrome, concept art (2010). Image Source: blastr via Movie Hole.

Retro-Future. The Battlestar Galactica franchise is set to broadcast a prequel Cylon war saga this year, either online, or on the Syfy Channel in the United States. The prequel, Blood and Chrome, has a complete pilot that was filmed in Vancouver, BC, Canada; but plans for the show await full confirmation.

The trailer below the jump is totally out of control. It doesn't look like Blood and Chrome will have a plot.  It doesn't look like Blood and Chrome will need a plot. Its prequel predecessor, Caprica, was doomed by the fact that it had a plot. This makes Blood and Chrome every science fiction fantasy from the 1970s and 1980s slickly repackaged as Millennial candy.  With its Zeppelin cover soundtrack, it's a gift to Gen X men everywhere (Hat tip: Nightwyrm and i09).

Video Source: Youtube.

Addendum (12 hours later): It looks like this trailer is being blocked on copyright grounds. I will leave the video link up for search purposes.


  1. It looks great - I hope the show makes it. I'm still mourning Caprica (agreed re. plot!). It was edgy sci-fi, despite the teen-drama, and was a brave attempt at relevance and broader appeal. I'm keeping my fingers crossed for the successful launch of Blood & Chrome.

  2. Yeah, unfortunately this is exactly the kind of thing that justifies the strategies currently employed at (and ruining) DC Comics. We're past the 'all icing no cake' stage into 'all meta-icing, no meta-cake.' I admit, it made my mouth hang open, though, for what that's worth.