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Old August 9 2013, 12:16 AM   #123
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Re: Fact-Checking Inside Star Trek: The Real Story

It can be inspired by Shakespeare's work without necessarily imitating the details. Perhaps when plotting Forbidden Planet out, they saw The Tempest as a convenient framework on which to hang the characters and ideas they wanted to develop. It's also a quick verbal shorthand to describing the plot: "It's The Tempest in outer space!"

But RobertC, saying that your interpretation is correct and that 57 years of film criticism is wrong seems a rather ambitious proposition.
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