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Old September 18 2013, 06:59 PM   #39
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Re: Kurtzman Defends Star Trek Into Darkness

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That's cool. I don't begrudge anyone for liking it. (and I don't intend on shooting anyone )

To me, when you look at how easy it would have been to end it differently, it seemed like a slap in the face.
I get what you're saying. I've seen films where the story has been built, the characters have been fleshed out, and I'm just waiting for the big payoff and... *fizzle*. It happens. I don't feel that way about STiD, but I can understand why you might.

The payoff! STID has, for me anyway, the poorest payoff out of all of the ST movies I've seen.
Yeah, when I watched the "death scene" I kinda just squinted and turned my head thinking "please just get past this crap"

The "pay-off" in STID was what? .... Kirk being brought back to life and Kirk force-feeding a speech about exploration? (which felt like the ending of VOY: Endgame BTW...)

Not much there, eh?
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