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Old February 5 2013, 10:22 PM   #167
Admiral Buzzkill
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Re: I hope for more traditional space battles

Garrovick wrote: View Post
You know, when I made my previous post about how I wished ST might, just might, for one movie, just for a change of pace, get back to more like a TVH-style of film, I did it in full awareness of what the trends are in Hollywood these days (incidentally, I did go see Lincoln, and I thought it was great).
Yes, and you ended with:

Garrovick wrote: View Post
TVH proves that you can make a successful ST movie without space battles/explosions/Fire Everything!/planets being destroyed/starships crashing/etc.
What people have chosen to point out is that TVH proves nothing of the kind. TVH proves that you could make a successful Trek movie of that kind in 1986 (over a quarter of a century ago!), and that it's probably not possible now.
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