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Old January 2 2013, 01:27 PM   #361
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Re: Do you think Star Trek needed a reboot?

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I've only seen the latest one in theaters. I was a combination of being too young and having parents who didn't like seeing movies in theaters.
I was ten when TUC came out and was so very excited to see it on the big screen. My nitpicky ten-year-old-brain was irritated by the reuse of the TNG warp core and transporter room but I really loved the final battle sequence and the uncharacteristic score from Cliff Eidelman. It remains my favourite movie featuring the original cast.

I like the arc of Kirk's character from TOS through TWOK, TSFS and TUC. Seeing him used up and embittered really felt real and right: an old man weighed down by all the sacrifices he made for 'king and country.'
Some say that BB-8 is made from his discarded helmets and that he once turned down a role as a Stormtrooper because it had too many lines.

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