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Old May 13 2013, 08:00 PM   #1787


I’m starting this on Monday the 13th and I wanted to document my thoughts how I think the movie will turn out. I know the grand surprise, revealing the villains true identity 2\3rds of the way through the film. Looks to me like it’s another Joker, Loki, Silva let the villain get captured then turn on you plot.

And that’s another thing, John Harrison as Khan. For good or ill Khan is the Joker of the Trek universe and we all knew he’d be here, but the writers are idiots to try and fake us out for two years. In the directors commentary for Trek2009 they said originally there was going to be one of those Marvel after credits scenes that just showed the Botany Bay floating in space. So they’ve known since 2008 that Khan was going to the villain in this movie.

So before going in here’s what I’ve learned that I love. I really like the Nimoy cameo as written, with him stating they beat Khan at “Great Cost.” WE’ll see how it plays in the future. I wonder if he’s written down things like V’ger and the Whale Probe? I wonder if Sybok died in Nero’s attack.

Sounds like Admiral Robo Cop is in league with Section 31. I can’t believe DS9 got the love here.

Savage, bat’leth wielding Klingons seem awesome, but I think they are going to be merely window dressing.

Here’s what I am not liking from what I read. The transwarp beaming from the last movie. Beaming to Qu’onos sounds ridiculous and it sounds like the distance from Earth to there might be terribly close, but in the pilot of Enterprise they made it there in four days at warp five, so we will see.

Ok, I can handle the Kirk death and resurrection. Every great Trek character has died and comeback, Kirk himself in Generations. In Space Seed McCoy actually said the line: “There’s something inside this man that refuses to accept death.” I’ll give them a bit of leeway with the magic Cheerleader blood.

But Spock yelling KHAAAAAN and going nuts plays terrible on paper, I hope Quinto can pull it off. I know that he’ll be dealing with the loss of Amanda and Vulcan and be much more emotionally compromised but I can’t help but think I’ll just roll my eyes and laught at this. I just can’t believe theyre’ going to recreareate the reversal of Trek’s greatest death scene, only to reverse it a few minutes later.

So that’s where I can on Monday. I’ll finish this on Thursday.
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