RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 144,683
Posts: 5,686,778
Members: 25,658
Currently online: 533
Newest member: haostmuk

TrekToday headlines

Worf Vinyl Bust Bank
By: T'Bonz on Apr 27

Independent Star Trek Fan Film Awards Announced
By: T'Bonz on Apr 27

Vulcan Pays Tribute To Nimoy
By: T'Bonz on Apr 27

Rumor Mill: Star Trek 3 Filming Location
By: T'Bonz on Apr 27

Retro Review: Time and Again
By: Michelle on Apr 25

USS Enterprise Model To Debut
By: T'Bonz on Apr 24

Vulcan Nimoy Tribute
By: T'Bonz on Apr 24

Pegg Writing Kickass Role For Elba
By: T'Bonz on Apr 23

Galaxy Quest To Become A Series
By: T'Bonz on Apr 22

Mulgrew On Voyager Twentieth Anniversary
By: T'Bonz on Apr 22


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Star Trek Movies > Star Trek Movies I-X

Star Trek Movies I-X Discuss the first ten big screen outings in this forum!

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old August 19 2014, 12:06 AM   #376
CorporalCaptain
Admiral
 
CorporalCaptain's Avatar
 
Location: North America
Re: The Enterprise-E is so ugly

The refit Enterprise was shown being destroyed on television ads for Star Trek III, before the film was released. Maybe movie trailers too, though I don't recall right now. It was hard not to understand what was happening, since a sizable chunk of the saucer was blown away.
__________________
“A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP” — Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015)
CorporalCaptain is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 20 2014, 09:06 PM   #377
Cyke101
Rear Admiral
 
Cyke101's Avatar
 
Re: The Enterprise-E is so ugly

CorporalCaptain wrote: View Post
The refit Enterprise was shown being destroyed on television ads for Star Trek III, before the film was released. Maybe movie trailers too, though I don't recall right now. It was hard not to understand what was happening, since a sizable chunk of the saucer was blown away.
From what I understand, Bennett was PISSED when those ads and trailers came out.
__________________
"A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP" -- Leonard Nimoy
Cyke101 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 20 2014, 11:21 PM   #378
Melakon
Admiral
 
Melakon's Avatar
 
Location: Unmarked grave
Re: The Enterprise-E is so ugly

Yeah. BOOM! "It's the last voyage of the starship Enterprise!" They gave a major plot point away.
__________________
Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr. Howard: For duty and humanity! --Men in Black (1934)
Melakon is online now   Reply With Quote
Old August 20 2014, 11:26 PM   #379
LMFAOschwarz
Fleet Captain
 
LMFAOschwarz's Avatar
 
Re: The Enterprise-E is so ugly

I hate trailers. It's one of the reasons I no longer go to movies. The Star Trek III trailer is an early, and great, example of why.
LMFAOschwarz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2014, 03:27 AM   #380
Hartzilla2007
Vice Admiral
 
Hartzilla2007's Avatar
 
Location: Star Trekkin Across the universe.
Re: The Enterprise-E is so ugly

BeatleJWOL wrote: View Post
Smellmet wrote: View Post
I would have loved to have seen a more fitting introduction to the new Enterprise, she is one of the characters and deserved better.
A great storming entry into battle would have been excellent; start the film with the Borg attack or approach on Earth and let the first big money shot of the film involve the Enterprise cleaning house.
Interestingly enough an earlier draft of First Contact did start that way.

Also it had the Federation fighting a Borg fleet and holding their own due to new technology and weapons (quantum torpedoes were apparently way more impressive anti-Borg weapons in this version instead of just being fancier photon torpedoes and the Enterprise-E was using some kind of Borg resistant armor instead of regular shields).
Hartzilla2007 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2014, 03:52 AM   #381
EnriqueH
Fleet Captain
 
EnriqueH's Avatar
 
Location: Miami
Re: The Enterprise-E is so ugly

CorporalCaptain wrote: View Post
The refit Enterprise was shown being destroyed on television ads for Star Trek III, before the film was released. Maybe movie trailers too, though I don't recall right now. It was hard not to understand what was happening, since a sizable chunk of the saucer was blown away.
Yeah, now that you mention it, one of my best friends from grade school told me that, but fortunately he didn't tell me until well after I saw the movie.

As I've mentioned before, I had no idea...going in spoiler free...so I got the full effect of the Enterprise blowing up.

30 years later and I can *still* remember EXACTLY what I thought and felt when I saw the scene.
__________________
Why do you say this to me? When you know I will kill you for it?
EnriqueH is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 03:10 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.