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Old December 13 2012, 01:27 AM   #31
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Re: Cumberbatch talks John Harrison [spoilers]

Oh - I just got the Birther shit.

's okay - fewer posts to read.
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Old December 13 2012, 02:26 AM   #32
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A political terrorist? So much for the great 'escapism' that is Star Trek!
That's pretty lame. Revenge, terrorists, etc. It's like a skipping record with this shit.
I rewatched Trek 09 last night and enjoyed it but thought to myself... I wish there was something really different happening this time besides someone bent on revenge, etc. Who knows? Once the full 9 minutes have been previewed maybe it'll be clear what's happening.
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Old December 13 2012, 03:13 AM   #33
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It's still escapist!

It provides "escape" from a universe where there is no transporter technology, warp drive, or known habitable planets other than Earth.
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Old December 13 2012, 03:14 AM   #34
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A political terrorist? So much for the great 'escapism' that is Star Trek!
That's pretty lame. Revenge, terrorists, etc. It's like a skipping record with this shit.
I rewatched Trek 09 last night and enjoyed it but thought to myself... I wish there was something really different happening this time besides someone bent on revenge, etc. Who knows? Once the full 9 minutes have been previewed maybe it'll be clear what's happening.
Star Trek is often about whats happening in the real world, only with the "serial numbers" filed off. Escapism wasn't really its goal.
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Old December 13 2012, 04:32 AM   #35
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Yep, I have to agree. Star Trek is at its best when it deals with current issues.

Thank you, J.J.!
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Old December 13 2012, 04:13 PM   #36
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What is cool is that the character sounds exactly like Shinzon.
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Old April 5 2013, 09:06 PM   #37
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The only character from TOS that matches these stregnths is Charlie Evans. Or maybe it is a Klingon altered and wants revenge on star fleet as well as the empire for wronging him.
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Old April 5 2013, 09:12 PM   #38
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Neither.
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Old April 6 2013, 04:09 AM   #39
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Mental powers, huh? Well, that rules Khan out.
Khan did have mental powers. Don't forget how he opened that door from inside his cabin in Space Seed.
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Old April 6 2013, 04:12 AM   #40
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Or you could just wait and find out when you see the movie.
They don't have to spoil the whole movie. Just at least give us concrete info. It's stupid to keep doing this and keep us guessing even though I'm sure they think they're clever and it's better for us.

Knowing some stuff doesn't spoil an experience necessarily.
What else do you want to know? They've even given you a name!
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Old April 6 2013, 05:31 AM   #41
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Mental powers, huh? Well, that rules Khan out.
Khan did have mental powers. Don't forget how he opened that door from inside his cabin in Space Seed.
With his bare hands, unless I'm completely misremembering.
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Old April 6 2013, 08:50 AM   #42
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It looks like even though we learn new things every day, it's not enough for any villain candidate to be ruled out by fans.
It's not (choose one):
A. Khan
B. Gary Mitchell
C. Gary Seven
D. Jean-Luc Picard
E. Trelane
F. George Samuel "Johnny" Kirk
G. Arne Darvin
H. Cyrano Jones
I. Kevin Riley
J. Kang
K. Kor
L. Koloth
M. Korax
N. a tribble
O. Nilz Baris
P. Gorgan
Q. Q
R. Soran
S. Henoch
T. Kollos
U. Janice Lester
V. Captain Garrovick
W. Ben Finney
X. Finnegan
Y. Rose
Z. Boothby
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Old April 6 2013, 09:30 AM   #43
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Mental powers, huh? Well, that rules Khan out.
Khan did have mental powers. Don't forget how he opened that door from inside his cabin in Space Seed.
With his bare hands, unless I'm completely misremembering.
Yeah, after doing that deep breath, meditation thing.
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Old April 6 2013, 07:55 PM   #44
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It's Mr Kyle! I knew it!
And he was in STII:TWOK! You're on to something here...
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Old April 6 2013, 08:50 PM   #45
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Khan did have mental powers. Don't forget how he opened that door from inside his cabin in Space Seed.
With his bare hands, unless I'm completely misremembering.
Yeah, after doing that deep breath, meditation thing.
We'd seen Khan do that once or twice previously, and also seen similar gestures made by his followers upon their release from suspended animation. I don't see it as being indicative of any mental powers, though; seems more the sort of thing an athlete or acrobat or martial artist might do in preparation before performing a feat of strength or skill - a quick discipline to focus or center the concentration.
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