Friday, August 26, 2011


Ever noticed how Chance gets frazzled?
Ever noticed it happens when Ilsa is in danger? He yells at her.....   Hello?  It's particularly noticable in Imbroglio - he yells at her after she has just saved him from drowing.  Not exactly smooth, debonair or "under control"! 
It's okay Chance.  We understand what the problem is!

Video clips are from
Communication Breakdown
Imbroglio and
The Trouble With Harry
and I'm sure there are others!

Monday, August 15, 2011

Under Control?

"It's under control" is one of Chance's favourite lines at the end of Season 2.  He says it three times in The Trouble With Harry and at the very start of Marshall Pucci. But I think he was under quite a  bit of strain at the end of Communication Breakdown, S2E8.

This might just be my wishful thinking - to see Chance losing control of that guy facade - but I've examined the video clips numerous times (I cannot make a vid and not include them). 

In the first screen cap in profile, Chance really looks like he is cracking from the horror of what Ilsa has been through and shocked by how close she came to death.  I think Indira Varma did an incredible job in this scene. I could not take my eyes off her for many many viewings - it's one of those unforgettable tv scenes.  Her silent trembling and the incomprehension on her face as her eyes are riveted on Chance are haunting. And there is something around Mark Valley's eyes that makes me think he bought it, too!

From Communication Breakdown, S2E8

But when you flip around to face him, he has lost that vulnerability.  Pity!  But it's still an amazing scene with only her name spoken once.

From Communication Breakdown, S2E8

The music is Semi-Automatic by Boxer Rebellion and you can listen to it here.  I was going to embed the scene here, but Warner Bros claimed the rights and I couldn't embed it.  You'll just have to head for your dvrs!  And hopefully Season 2 will be released soon.

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Location: Geneva?

I was watching the news recently and they had some shots of the new Vancouver Convention Centre from the water.  Aha!

Chance and Ilsa jumped from this building in Ilsa Pucci S2E1.

and this is Vancouver Convention Centre.
I think we have a match!
Next time I'm in Vancouver I might have to go on Human Target locations tour!

This post is for Saturn - because she misses Human Target, too!!

Here are some location photos I came across while they were shooting Ilsa Pucci.
Makes me want to go and watch the episode....

and here are a few of my screen caps from the episode.