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

View Poll Results: Nemesis
Excellent 3 1.69%
Good 29 16.29%
Average 44 24.72%
Bad 47 26.40%
Terrible 55 30.90%
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Old April 5 2014, 10:09 PM   #361
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Re: Why Is Nemesis Unpopular?

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Ive come to one main conclusion: Insurrection killed off future buzz for STNG movies. There was a good ad campaign, the cinemascore was fine from people who went ro see it, but the tv and film franchise was faltering somewhat in the eyes the general public and non-trekkie fans.
I agree with this. Have always thought it unlikely any casual fan subjected to INS (a TV episode, and a very, very poor one at that) would ever willingly part with their money to see another Next Gen film.
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Old April 5 2014, 10:14 PM   #362
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Re: Why Is Nemesis Unpopular?

Well, I was no casual fan back then, and I skipped "Nemesis" simply because it sounded freaking stupid.
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Old April 6 2014, 04:28 AM   #363
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Re: Why Is Nemesis Unpopular?

I may be alone in this, but one aspect of NEMESIS that I enjoyed was how it was essentially a big budget "bottle show". There was only location shooting for the Argo sequence, but for most of the film the cast remains on the Enterprise. As a fan of the ship, I really liked that all of the crew spent so much time there, especially with Picard fully in command. I appreciate the location shooting on the previous movies and Picard's in those environments, but having much of NEMESIS occur on the Enterprise made it resemble those "bottle shows" from the series.
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