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Old December 31 2012, 11:34 AM   #31
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Re: Dying Trek fan to get STID personal screening

Damn. I'm not one to get teary eyed ... what a touching story.
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Old December 31 2012, 01:12 PM   #32
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A hell of a kind response by Abrams. Kudos.
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Old December 31 2012, 01:15 PM   #33
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Bittersweet story.


Reminds me of Fanboys.

Eric: Hey guys.
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Hutch: What, man?
Eric: What if the movie sucks?
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Old December 31 2012, 01:49 PM   #34
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Whatever you think of his interpretation of Star Trek, it is obvious that JJ Abrams is a decent human being.

Once again, fuck cancer.
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Old December 31 2012, 09:46 PM   #35
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wissaboo wrote: View Post
there is a mention in that trekmovie link of a dying fan who was given a role in st 2009

so JJ's always been a great guy
Randy Pausch...
Yeah...
Watch this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ji5_MqicxSo
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Old December 31 2012, 11:49 PM   #36
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Jees. We think we have problems.

Well done to JJ Abrams for the gesture, proving that the humanity is not completely devoid of -ironically- humanity.

There must be none of us here untouched by cancer.

Fuck cancer.
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Old January 1 2013, 12:33 AM   #37
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Oh yeah, fuck cancer...
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Old January 3 2013, 03:58 AM   #38
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Nice Gesture

Both a heart-wrenching and uplifting story, Abrams called the wife of a terminally ill man to confirm that he could set up a private screening of his forthcoming "Star Trek: Into Darkness"


http://movies.yahoo.com/blogs/movie-...000643743.html


Just like the Fanboys movie.


Nice gesture.


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Old January 3 2013, 04:45 AM   #39
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Nice gesture.


That it was.

However, there's a thread discussing this already, so I'll just merge yours with it. Stand by for a moment, and...
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Old January 3 2013, 10:22 AM   #40
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I say that when we see this film this summer that we should go in tribute to this gentleman and in tribute to Bad Robot's act of kindness.

The word is given... warp speed.
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Old January 3 2013, 04:38 PM   #41
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Nice gesture.


That it was.

However, there's a thread discussing this already, so I'll just merge yours with it. Stand by for a moment, and...
Sorry abou that!

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Old January 3 2013, 07:12 PM   #42
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Sorry abou that!

Not a problem. Just keeping things tidy.
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Old January 5 2013, 10:18 PM   #43
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Re: Dying Trek fan to get STID personal screening

Coming Soon is reporting that Daniel Craft passed away last night.

May he rest in peace.
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Old January 5 2013, 10:23 PM   #44
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Coming Soon is reporting that Daniel Craft passed away last night.

May he rest in peace.
Damn. Same age as I am.

Glad he got to see Into Darkness before moving on to the final frontier.
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Old January 6 2013, 02:55 PM   #45
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Yes. Good for JJ (something you won't normally here around here, but I'll keep saying it). Condolences to his family.
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