November 8, 2011


Title: Firefly: The Complete Series
Year: 2002
Network: Fox
Episodes: 14; 1 at about 90 minutes, 13 at about 45 minutes
Creator: Joss Whedon
Directors: Joss Whedon (3 episodes), Vern Gillum (2), Tim Minear (2), James A. Contner (1), Vondie Curtis-Hall (1), Marita Grabiak (1), Michael Grossman (1), Allan Kroeker (1), David Solomon (1), Thomas J. Wright (1)
Writers: Joss Whedon (5 episodes), Tim Minear (4), Ben Edlund (2), Jose Molina (2), Cheryl Cain (1), Jane Espenson (1), Drew Z. Greenberg (1), Brett Matthews (1)
Starring: Nathan Fillion
With: Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite, Sean Maher, Summer Glau, Ron Glass, Richard Brooks, Michael Fairman, Christina Hendricks, Mark Sheppard
Music: Greg Edmonson
Cinematography: David Boyd
Editing: Sunny Hodge, Lisa Lassek, John Peter Bernardo
I saw it: on video many times, most recently over the past week (have on DVD)
Synopsis: space cowboys on the run from the law

My reaction
Concept: 4/4 (Great)
Story: 4/4 (Great). Of course, it doesn't have an ending (apart from the crappy movie, Serenity), but I'm fine with that - it doesn't really need one.
Characters: 4/4 (Great)
Dialog: 4/4 (Great)
Pacing: 4/4 (Great)
Cinematography: 3/4 (Good)
Special effects/design: 4/4 (Great)
Acting: 3/4 (Good)
Music: 1/4 (Bad)
Subjective Rating: 9/10 (One of my favorites, 4/4 5/4). So much fun to watch.
Objective Rating (Average): 3.5/4 (Very good) 3.6/4 (Great)

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