This has all happened before and it will happen again…
Ah, memories. Long before Ron Moore, David Eick and their reengineering team got their hands on the Colonial fleet, there was the original “Battlestar Galactica” with Lorne Greene, Richard Hatch and Dirk Benedict, John Dykstra’s special effects and that kooky orange robot dog.
The old-school “Battlestar” will be celebrated tonight at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica (1328 Montana Ave. at 14th Street) with three features yielded by Glen Larson’s space saga: “Battlestar Galactica (The Movie)” from 1978, ”Mission Galactica: The Cylon Attack” (with Lloyd Bridges in his memorable turn as Cain) from 1979 and “Conquest of the Earth“ from 1980.
The marathon starts at 7:30 p.m. I would love a few reader reviews if any of you make it over.
– Geoff Boucher
RECENT AND RELATED
Photo: “Battlestar Galactica” publicity still shows Richard Hatch, left, Lorne Greene and Dirk Benedict. Credit: Los Angeles Times