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So, I still haven't decided exactly what this journal is going to be for me, but I just saw the pilot episode for this series and LOVED it. Therefore, I decided to post here and share my love.

WOW! Just wow!

Well, okay so I actually do have more to say than that (naturally), because there were some less than perfect elements, but overall (for me) wow does pretty much sum it up.

But first... Allow me to bitch about that stoopid wrestling crap, which apparently went over its alloted time. BOO-HISS! Seriously, I had to sit through two and a half minutes of this crap, not to mention that even after the fighting stopped the damn commentary went on and on and on and on... You get the idea. Luckily I did not have to rely on my VCR as I was able to set and watch.

Wrassling SUCKS!

Okay, now moving on:

I will confess that the actor who plays Blade did just a tad too much posing (during the fights) and overacting in other places. However, they (the powers behind Blade) may have directed the posing and overacting on purpose. Strange that it doesn't seem so weird when Snipes does it, but this guy ain't no Snipes. He's not bad, just not Snipes. Thankfully, I do believe he will settle comfortably into the role - hopefully sooner rather than later.

Side-kick boy didn't wow me much, but he has potential, and I look forward to seeing this character develope. However, I LOVE KRISTA STARR. This actress may have been born to play this character.

Thanks, alisanne.

SPOILER

Of course, I had several moments of worry once she was vamped, but Blade would reach her in time, right? Wrong. I held my breath as she was flung from the roof. I could not believe they were killing this character off first thing, because she was the best thing on this show! Thankfully, I stayed patient (as in not cursing the Blade PTB) and... OH JUST FREAKIN' WOW!


Here's hoping the pilot episode wasn't a fluke and they can keep up this quality and creativity week after week. I'm especially hopeful that Krista will continue to be handled this wonderfully, because sometimes a creative team will end up bungling their female character(s). But they handled her so good here that I am hopeful.

Now if you'll excuse me, I've got a persistant tick trying to make its way up my leg. First time I thought it was a spider and panicked just a tad - this time I'm ready. ;)
 
 
 
 
 
 
*smacks self*

Okay, I really should have checked your friends page in the first place. It would have saved time and headaches.

*blushes* I was doing the code right all along, but because I couldn't tell (going by my journal) I kept taking the coding out and trying to figure out where I went wrong. LMAO.

Oh, well, at least now I know.