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Old December 12 2012, 09:11 PM   #33
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Re: New JJ Abrams interview

Prancer the Sith wrote: View Post
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He's just telling all the people who don't speak Klingon or hang around various TrekBBSes or don't know who farted and when in an episode that aired in 1967 that these movies he's making, you can enjoy them coming in fresh and without previously knowing anything about Trek.
Sure, I get that. But I would have phrased it differently, if I were him. "This movie was not made for 'Star Trek' fans" sounds rather dismissive.
10 different people might have phrased it in 10 different ways. What matters is the point he's making.
Movie fans is an ever bigger category which includes Star Trek fans.
And besides, he doesn't stop talking after "This movie was not made for 'Star Trek' fans"

Prancer the Sith wrote: View Post
Without fans, TMP never would have happened. Star Trek would just be a canceled TV show from the sixties, nothing more. I think we deserve better than "this movie is not for you".
"But if you're a 'Star Trek' fan, I think you'll be really happy," Abrams said, once again avoiding answering the question directly. "There's a lot of stuff in here for you, but we couldn't just make the movie only for fans of 'Star Trek."
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