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Old November 22 2008, 02:13 AM   #60
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Re: Just watched Star Trek V The Final Frontier

I remember reading an interview (possibly with Nimoy), and he said that the effects were shoddy because there was some kind of strike/job action going on with the FX people, and they had to make too many compromises in order to get the film to a completed state. Also, Shatner's original story was far different, and had demons from hell actually dragging Bones and Spock off to some hellish pit/dimension--waaay more serious and dark than what it eventually became. The studio said "we like the one with the whales--do it like that", and so some serious changes got forced onto Shatner, leading to the film we now know. Wish I could remmber the source of that interview. Anyone?
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