Most critics haven’t discovered a lot to love in “One other Life,” a brand new area opera on Netflix, however look: We had fun with it.
The present stars Katee Sackhoff (finest referred to as Starbuck on “Battlestar Galactica”), who performs Niko Breckinridge, the chief of an expedition throughout the galaxy to make contact with aliens who despatched mysterious artifacts to Earth.
As we clarify on the most recent episode of the Unique Content material podcast, we aren’t blind to the present’s flaws — there’s one thing old school and formulaic concerning the writing, and the scripts often ignores main gaps in logic.
Nonetheless, even we aren’t fully snug calling this a “responsible pleasure,” however this undoubtedly seems like a present that was made for us — particularly for Jordan, a critical “Battlestar” fan who’s simply completely satisfied to see Sackhoff again in area.
Sackhoff’s efficiency is without doubt one of the present’s principal strengths, as is a normal sense of enjoyable. If you happen to’ve been lacking the not-particularly-great area journey TV reveals of the 1990s and early 2000s, “One other Life” will in all probability scratch that itch for you. And even when it doesn’t, please test it out anyway, as a result of Jordan want to see what occurs in season two.
Along with reviewing the present, we additionally focus on the information that “Sport of Thrones” showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have signed a multi-year movie and TV take care of Netflix — although it’s not clear once they’ll even have time to create these new reveals, since they’re in all probability going to be busy for some time writing Star Wars.
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0:49 Benioff/Weiss signal with Netflix
6:08 “One other Life” assessment
33:24 “One other Life” spoiler dialogue