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Old September 3 2012, 09:43 PM   #71
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Re: Is Wrath of Khan Overrated

Galileo7 wrote: View Post
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The Wrath of Khan has the most impressive effects of a Star Trek film to this day, including Star Trek 2009.
Agree, it still looks good today in the age of CG.
I like the VFX work in TWOK but it's hardly the most impressive stuff in the series. There are matte lines all over the place. You can see stars through the ships. The nebula is pretty, but it's just cloud tank stuff and not even as complex or interesting visually as the V'ger cloud interior (which we'd all remember if they'd show the Enterprise cruising through it instead of making us watch the characters watching it on TV). The Genesis stuff isn't that fab, and the Genesis Tape was awesome when it premiered, but it's pretty old hat now.
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