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Old March 18 2013, 12:02 PM   #331
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They grow us in pods. Soon we will be in command. The next Trek movie will be shot on b/w 16mm and feature no dialogue once we have our way...
We'll remake Star Trek: The Motion Picture in Dogme 95 fashion.

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I think TMP and TWOK are good movies, not great, and that the rest were mediocre.
I'd say that objectively speaking, Wrath of Khan is a great movie. The Motion Picture, Undiscovered Country and First Contact are good movies. Insurrection and Search for Spock are alright.

The rest range from mediocre to horrifying.
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Old March 18 2013, 12:05 PM   #332
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I posted twice, possibly out of some subconscious desire for emphasis.
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Old March 18 2013, 01:45 PM   #333
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I'd say that objectively speaking, Wrath of Khan is a great movie. The Motion Picture, Undiscovered Country and First Contact are good movies. Insurrection and Search for Spock are alright.

The rest range from mediocre to horrifying.
You mean subjectively speaking. I have yet to see objective criteria for evaluating a movie or any other kind of art, popular or otherwise.
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Old March 18 2013, 02:04 PM   #334
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That's the argument I simply cannot understand. I have issues with the film but it is undeniably "Star Trek".
Nuh-uh. Trek XI was seen by millions of people who enjoyed it. A true Trek movie is only seen by a handful of people who immediately go online and bitch about what a waste of time it was.

Also, if Trek XI truly was Star Trek, where was the three-hour sub-plot where they discuss they're mission to save the Andorian ambassador?
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Old March 18 2013, 02:35 PM   #335
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Honestly, it's bordering on insulting whenever they call the audience (especially members of my generation) "dumb" or "ADD" (which by the way is actually known as "ADHD-I", it hasn't been known as "ADD" since 1994).
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It's just as insulting to call those who are picky about their movies "snobs" or "elitist". Really, if JJ fans want to keep things civil, they have to realize it's a two-way street. Just because we don't see things the same way doesn't mean we're out of touch eggheads. I'm sorry to admit I'm a film school graduate. Sue me.
In my experience, it's the "snobs" who tend to take the turn down that street first.
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Old March 18 2013, 02:41 PM   #336
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Nuh-uh. Trek XI was seen by millions of people who enjoyed it. A true Trek movie is only seen by a handful of people who immediately go online and bitch about what a waste of time it was.
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Old March 18 2013, 02:44 PM   #337
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In my experience, it's the "snobs" who tend to take the turn down that street first.
Well yeah. They have to tear down the film and the people who enjoy it so they can feel better about themselves.
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Old March 18 2013, 03:00 PM   #338
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This thread has 337 posts, 23 pages AND OVER 9000!!!! views. How did it go from Levar Burton talking about JJ killing Prime Trek timeline, to how many film school graduates on this board? I thought the debate on whether St 09 was really Trek or not was resolved 4 years ago. We are 2 months away from the next movie and the haters are still there. Why can't we give love one more chance?
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Old March 18 2013, 03:04 PM   #339
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How did it go from Levar Burton talking about JJ killing Prime Trek timeline, to how many film school graduates on this board?
People like to put their credentials out there as they think it gives their opinion an air of authority.

Plus, Trekkies on both sides of the aisle like to bitch and moan.
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Old March 18 2013, 03:17 PM   #340
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This thread has 337 posts, 23 pages AND OVER 9000!!!! views. How did it go from Levar Burton talking about JJ killing Prime Trek timeline, to how many film school graduates on this board? I thought the debate on whether St 09 was really Trek or not was resolved 4 years ago. We are 2 months away from the next movie and the haters are still there. Why can't we give love one more chance?
It's DA INTAWEBS!!!

People will bring stuff up all the time about things that were well in the past. Sometimes that's a good thing, after all, we still have TOS forums on here with lively debate.

Sometimes it will be bad, when someone might make a thread about the NEXT Movie after STID, and someone will say "Why was Uhura missing sleeves on her uniform in Trek '09?"
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Old March 18 2013, 03:19 PM   #341
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Old March 18 2013, 05:05 PM   #342
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You mean subjectively speaking. I have yet to see objective criteria for evaluating a movie or any other kind of art, popular or otherwise.
Pffft. I came up with such a criteria while in the bath this morning.
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Old March 18 2013, 06:14 PM   #343
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You mean subjectively speaking. I have yet to see objective criteria for evaluating a movie or any other kind of art, popular or otherwise.
Pffft. I came up with such a criteria while in the bath this morning.
That is to say, YOUR criteria. Hence, it is subjective

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This thread has 337 posts, 23 pages AND OVER 9000!!!! views. How did it go from Levar Burton talking about JJ killing Prime Trek timeline, to how many film school graduates on this board? I thought the debate on whether St 09 was really Trek or not was resolved 4 years ago. We are 2 months away from the next movie and the haters are still there. Why can't we give love one more chance?
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You don't sing me love songs,
You don't watch Star Trek with me anymore
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Old March 18 2013, 06:17 PM   #344
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Wow there seem to be an exorbitant amount of film school graduates on this board recently...
I was thinking the same thing.
That's a lot of dissertations!
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Old March 18 2013, 06:25 PM   #345
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You mean subjectively speaking. I have yet to see objective criteria for evaluating a movie or any other kind of art, popular or otherwise.
Pffft. I came up with such a criteria while in the bath this morning.
That is to say, YOUR criteria. Hence, it is subjective.
Is there is truth no beauty?
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