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Ascension - Featuring Tricia Helfer's Ass

A while ago I wrote a post bemoaning the lack of decent science fiction on television. I had high hopes for Ronald D Moore’s Helix but the first few episodes were so filled with plot holes, incredulous actions, and cardboard characters that we had to give up. 743 more words

SyFy's "Ascension" Review

What went wrong?

Intro

From the time it was announced last year, I and millions of others have been looking forward to SyFy’s Ascension, for it was a promise to return to the network’s dramatic science fiction roots. 773 more words

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'Ascension' finale review: Lost in space, or 'Lost' in space?

The twists and turns of Ascension’s three-night mini-series flight landed the earthbound space ark’s most Right Stuffy space hero and the story itself in a mysterious place strewn with wreckage and reminders of other stories. 1,825 more words

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Ascension TV review

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The new mini -series that premiered on Monday night at 9pm is yet another step showing that Syfy is still trying to get its SciFi on again. 748 more words

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'Ascension' review: Back to the future again, but with a twist

In the first season of Mad Men, in the episode entitled “The Wheel,” pitchman poet Don Draper reframed a carousel slide projector as a time machine and defined the word “nostalgia” not as “a sentimental longing” or “wistful recollection of the past” but by the Greek meaning, “pain from an old wound.”  1,557 more words

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First Look at Syfy's Ascension With Tricia Helfer

What if we’d sent an interstellar ship into space in 1963? The new Syfy three-night event imagines that we have. We’ve sent our best and brightest on a hundred-year journey and we’re 50 years in. 64 more words

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Ascension on SyFy: Battlestar Meets Mad Men?

In 1963, the U.S. government launched a covert space mission sending hundreds of men, women and children on a century-long voyage aboard the starship Ascension to populate a new world. 544 more words

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