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Old July 19 2013, 09:10 PM   #1
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Star Trek Into Darkness DVD/Blu-ray Art

The box art for the forthcoming Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D and DVD Star Trek into Darkness sets has been released. Star Trek into Darkness on Blu-ray and DVD will be released September 10, with the digital version to debut on August 20. Click on the thumbnail images to enlarge.

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Old July 20 2013, 12:02 AM   #2
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I love the middle one.
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Old July 20 2013, 01:56 AM   #3
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I love the middle one.
Agreed.
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Old July 20 2013, 02:41 AM   #4
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I'm the odd one out, I guess. It looks like the nacelle's were clumsily cobbled together in photoshop, the ship's name is curved instead of straight, and the registry is missing.
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Old July 20 2013, 02:45 PM   #5
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I'm the odd one out, I guess. It looks like the nacelle's were clumsily cobbled together in photoshop, the ship's name is curved instead of straight, and the registry is missing.
They deleted the hull registry and expanded the name of the ship for non-Trekkies to clearly know (with absolute certainty) it is the Enterprise.
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Old July 20 2013, 03:00 PM   #6
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Which they went and put off-centre, like they painted it on while drunk. Ugh!
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Old July 20 2013, 03:05 PM   #7
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I love the middle one! Can't wait to own this!!
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Old July 20 2013, 06:08 PM   #8
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I'm the odd one out, I guess. It looks like the nacelle's were clumsily cobbled together in photoshop, the ship's name is curved instead of straight, and the registry is missing.
At least they got the lens flare correct...
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Old July 20 2013, 10:20 PM   #9
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Wow, a lensflare joke.... how come no one ever thought of one those before....???

Anyway, I like the art for the 3D version, but no way in hell am I buying that, don't even have a 3D tv, I hate 3D. Thankfully, it's about the movie, not the cover art, so I'll live with the normal BR cover.
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Old July 27 2013, 10:00 AM   #10
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I'm the odd one out, I guess. It looks like the nacelle's were clumsily cobbled together in photoshop, the ship's name is curved instead of straight, and the registry is missing.
They deleted the hull registry and expanded the name of the ship for non-Trekkies to clearly know (with absolute certainty) it is the Enterprise.
That just looks dumb, not to mention totally inaccurate.
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I'm the odd one out, I guess. It looks like the nacelle's were clumsily cobbled together in photoshop, the ship's name is curved instead of straight, and the registry is missing.
They deleted the hull registry and expanded the name of the ship for non-Trekkies to clearly know (with absolute certainty) it is the Enterprise.
That just looks dumb, not to mention totally inaccurate.
I just don't understand how it can bother anyone? I've seen plenty of inaccurate interpretations of the ship over the years.
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Old July 27 2013, 02:30 PM   #12
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I'm the odd one out, I guess. It looks like the nacelle's were clumsily cobbled together in photoshop, the ship's name is curved instead of straight, and the registry is missing.
They deleted the hull registry and expanded the name of the ship for non-Trekkies to clearly know (with absolute certainty) it is the Enterprise.
That just looks dumb, not to mention totally inaccurate.
It's so horrible, those DVDs will never sell!
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They deleted the hull registry and expanded the name of the ship for non-Trekkies to clearly know (with absolute certainty) it is the Enterprise.
That just looks dumb, not to mention totally inaccurate.
I just don't understand how it can bother anyone? I've seen plenty of inaccurate interpretations of the ship over the years.
Because it's pointless. Is having the name of the ship rather than it's registry number really going to make someone more likely to buy the movie? As if they would pass on it until looking closer and realizing that, oh hey, that's the Enterprise! I would think anyone who would buy it would already know that that ship is the Enterprise or at least know that NCC-1701 = Enterprise.
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Old July 28 2013, 08:53 AM   #14
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I just don't understand how it can bother anyone?
Speaking for myself, I'm not actually bothered...but that doesn't mean it doesn't look terrible to me.
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Old July 28 2013, 07:17 PM   #15
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That just looks dumb, not to mention totally inaccurate.
I just don't understand how it can bother anyone? I've seen plenty of inaccurate interpretations of the ship over the years.
Because it's pointless. Is having the name of the ship rather than it's registry number really going to make someone more likely to buy the movie? As if they would pass on it until looking closer and realizing that, oh hey, that's the Enterprise! I would think anyone who would buy it would already know that that ship is the Enterprise or at least know that NCC-1701 = Enterprise.
Not everyone who buys this movie is a long-time, card-carrying Trekkie (some aren't even buying it for themselves, but for others they know who are Trekkies). Such people don't pay attention to the NCC-1701 registry at all (it's just a bunch of random numbers to them), but they're more familiar with the name U.S.S. Enterprise. They know U.S.S. Enterprise = "Star Track."
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