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Old December 3 2012, 11:14 AM   #46
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So Gary Mitchell is a Brit in Abramsverse?

Oh JJ...

Actually, he's French which is why he's destroying London.
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Old December 3 2012, 11:14 AM   #47
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Hell Fucking YES!!!
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Old December 3 2012, 11:16 AM   #48
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Star Trek. Who gives a crap about outer space and alien worlds?
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Old December 3 2012, 11:16 AM   #49
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I loved that bit. Need to rewatch Sherlock now.
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Old December 3 2012, 11:21 AM   #50
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Star Trek. Who gives a crap about outer space and alien worlds?
Yes, there will be no aliens or alien worlds and space travel in this.
The teaser poster makes that abundantly clear.
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Old December 3 2012, 11:22 AM   #51
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PLOT HOLE!
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Old December 3 2012, 11:23 AM   #52
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I am so so SO happy.
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Old December 3 2012, 11:32 AM   #53
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Star Trek. Who gives a crap about outer space and alien worlds?
Yes, there will be no aliens or alien worlds and space travel in this.
The teaser poster makes that abundantly clear.
I think the fact that we are now 3 for 3 films in a row where Earth is put in danger should spell out how uninspired these films are. It's like no one wants to write a story unless the 23rd century Earth plays a major part, which by the way was never a factor in the original series.
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Old December 3 2012, 11:34 AM   #54
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I tried to get a group from this board to join me. Sadly I was on my own.
Well, Jean Prouvaire saw the premiere at the Sydney Opera House, and I saw it in a regular theatre for preview night, but a group of us did do a sold-out IMAX session a few days later:


Star Trek at IMAX Cockle Bay, Sydney by Therin of Andor, on Flickr
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Old December 3 2012, 11:37 AM   #55
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I think the fact that we are now 3 for 3 films in a row where Earth is put in danger should spell out how uninspired these films are. It's like no one wants to write a story unless the 23rd century Earth plays a major part, which by the way was never a factor in the original series.
But it was a premise of TMP, ST VI and "First Contact", three of ST's most successful films. Were they also "uninspired"?

Earth audiences like to see Earth threatened.
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Old December 3 2012, 11:38 AM   #56
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Star Trek. Who gives a crap about outer space and alien worlds?
I'm quite certain outer space and alien worlds are accounted for in the upcoming film. I think this makes for a good initial tease because the scene set raises questions and may spark curiosity in the average movie goer who at a glance may not have registered it as Star Trek before seeing the title.
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Old December 3 2012, 11:40 AM   #57
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I think the fact that we are now 3 for 3 films in a row where Earth is put in danger should spell out how uninspired these films are. It's like no one wants to write a story unless the 23rd century Earth plays a major part, which by the way was never a factor in the original series.
If JJ would just blow up the damn earth we would never have to deal with terrancentricity again.
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Old December 3 2012, 11:47 AM   #58
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Peter Weller will fix everything. Now, where's my reset button?
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Old December 3 2012, 11:49 AM   #59
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Pretty cool, even if the TDKR influence is undeniable. I'd say this is the most impressive ST movie poster since...well, I can't remember a cooler one.
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Old December 3 2012, 11:50 AM   #60
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Peter Weller will fix everything. Now, where's my reset button?
I kept it in a safe deposit box on Vulcan. Oops.
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