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Old February 13 2013, 12:18 AM   #264
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Re: Season THREE OFFICIAL TNG Blu-Ray Discussion Thread

DJ Mike wrote: View Post
Not too sure about the re-done Borg Cube explosion at the end of the trailer. Looks like they freeze-framed/slow-framed the explosion, then when the enterprise zooms off let it play. Original somehow looks better. Hope it's just an unfinished shot but I kinda get the feeling it's the finished version.

Someone helpfully posted a comparison video with the original version:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpvQ46v13Lw
Without a doubt I prefer the second one because it minimises that whole fireworks effect you get with Trek explosions sometimes....
The Borg Cube, the Caretaker array, a few others, this isn't Bonfire Night/July 5th.

Although unrealistic (though you could argue that its the ship atmospheres burning up) I much prefer the explosions in later series DS9 with the flames shooting everywhere, wish they'd gone for more that route with this too.
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