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Re: Cosmos Sequel!
« Reply #30 on: August 05, 2011, 03:20:12 PM »
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Re: Cosmos Sequel!
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Re: Cosmos Sequel!
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Re: Remake of "Cosmos" to be made featuring Neil Tyson
« Reply #33 on: August 05, 2011, 04:11:58 PM »
PZ seems to think it's a sequel rather than a remake.
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Re: Remake of "Cosmos" to be made featuring Neil Tyson
« Reply #34 on: August 05, 2011, 04:16:27 PM »
Cosmos 2  The QUickening.
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Re: Cosmos Sequel!
« Reply #35 on: August 05, 2011, 04:19:47 PM »
People are so used to criticizing religion in whispers, that a normal voice, sounds like a shout.

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Re: Remake of "Cosmos" to be made featuring Neil Tyson
« Reply #36 on: August 05, 2011, 05:01:42 PM »
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Re: Remake of "Cosmos" to be made featuring Neil Tyson
« Reply #37 on: August 05, 2011, 05:03:59 PM »
I don't think there needs to be a remake.  The original is just one 70s hairstyle away from perfection.
Wouldn't a remake be crazy redundant? So much has been discovered since the original show I don't see why they would need to retread any of the original content.
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Re: Remake of "Cosmos" to be made featuring Neil Tyson
« Reply #38 on: August 05, 2011, 05:48:48 PM »
I don't think there needs to be a remake.  The original is just one 70s hairstyle away from perfection.
Wouldn't a remake be crazy redundant? So much has been discovered since the original show I don't see why they would need to retread any of the original content.

The original Cosmos was mostly about the history of scientific discovery, and there is plenty of scientific history yet to cover.  I would be very disappointed if the ruined the reputation of Cosmos by making it into a generic "Latest Scientific Discoveries... dumbed down and hyped up for your enjoyment"-type show.  That would be worse than what Lucas did to Star Wars.

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Re: Remake of "Cosmos" to be made featuring Neil Tyson
« Reply #39 on: August 05, 2011, 05:57:14 PM »
I don't think we've got much reason to fear; I think this'll be every bit as good as it can be.

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Re: Remake of "Cosmos" to be made featuring Neil Tyson
« Reply #40 on: August 05, 2011, 08:17:41 PM »
If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first, invent the universe.

It just won't be the same!
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Re: Remake of "Cosmos" to be made featuring Neil Tyson
« Reply #41 on: August 05, 2011, 11:55:22 PM »
If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first, invent the universe.

It just won't be the same!
Neil is a super smart guy - not just in a sciencey, timey wimey way, but in a communication and entertainment way.  I think this is going to go through the roof (and i say that as someone for whom the first 'Cosmos' was not only a life changing experience, but remains so through DVD viewings today).

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Re: Remake of "Cosmos" to be made featuring Neil Tyson
« Reply #42 on: August 06, 2011, 07:52:44 AM »
Cosmos 2  The QUickening.

I think they should get Michael Bay: Cosmos II - Rise of the Fallen

Or Ronald Emmerich: Cosmos II - How the world will end

Come to think of it, they should get Ronald Emmerich to make a series of Death From the Skies.
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Re: Remake of "Cosmos" to be made featuring Neil Tyson
« Reply #43 on: August 06, 2011, 10:32:22 AM »
Cosmos 2  The QUickening.

I think they should get Michael Bay: Cosmos II - Rise of the Fallen

Or Ronald Emmerich: Cosmos II - How the world will end

Come to think of it, they should get Ronald Emmerich to make a series of Death From the Skies.


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Re: Remake of "Cosmos" to be made featuring Neil Tyson
« Reply #44 on: August 06, 2011, 11:04:37 AM »
Cosmos II - The Wrath of Kharl