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Old May 21 2012, 02:53 PM   #42
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Re: Battleship: Spoilers, Discuss, Yadda, Yadda, Yadda

DarthTom wrote: View Post

Meh. I didn't see the film so I cannot comment on whether it's good or bad or not but generally I think this is an unfair criticism.

Star Trek fans typically are very forgiving of Trek for it's outright often absurd magical engineering solutions to problems that are only instantly forgotten 3 episodes later where the same problem could have been solved with the one they just used.

I'm willing to suspend my disbelief for Trek and for other sci-fi films that fail at the poorly thought out engineering generally to resolve plot problems.

I think the difference is, we're willing to put up with scientific BS in Trek because the stories are interesting and we like the characters.
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