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Old June 18 2012, 06:37 PM   #120
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Re: Revisiting the films...

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...served to validate my own instincts to push back against the seriousness of Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Similarly, I rebelled against the look of Wise's film...If I'd had the budget, I world have started from scratch and the result would have looked more like the spaceship freighter seen in Alien.
Nicholas Meyer, The View From the Bridge. p.9394

Speaks volumes to me about someone who didn't understand shit about TOS and its universe. Says Robert Wise grasped it better than Meyer did.
I would have to agree. While I generally enjoy Meyer's Trek films, the above quote makes me glad he didn't have the budget he wanted...
"Canon is only important to certain people because they have to cling to their knowledge of the minutiae. Open your mind! Be a Star Trek fan and open your mind and say, 'Where does Star Trek want to take me now'." - Leonard Nimoy
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