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Old March 17 2014, 11:12 AM   #1
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Did anyone else think Chris Pines performance.....

Was a bit wooden?
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Old March 17 2014, 11:28 AM   #2
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Re: Did anyone else think Chris Pines performance.....

You'll not get an argument from me, however ... STAR TREK never won an Oscar for Best Actor - supporting, or otherwise - that's for certain. And if anyone ever deserved one, it was Sir Patrick Stewart. No doubts there, huh?
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Old March 17 2014, 11:32 AM   #3
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Re: Did anyone else think Chris Pines performance.....

I thought he did well.

So the answer to your question is, no.
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Old March 17 2014, 01:00 PM   #4
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Re: Did anyone else think Chris Pines performance.....

If anything, Pine tends to oversell heavy emotional moments.

So no.
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Old March 17 2014, 01:10 PM   #5
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Re: Did anyone else think Chris Pines performance.....

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If anything, Pine tends to oversell heavy emotional moments.
...
So, he's perfect as Shatner's successor?
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Old March 17 2014, 01:14 PM   #6
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If anything, Pine tends to oversell heavy emotional moments.
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So, he's perfect as Shatner's successor?
Yup.
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Old March 17 2014, 01:48 PM   #7
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Re: Did anyone else think Chris Pines performance.....

ArcherNX01 wrote: View Post
Was a bit wooden?
No. Actually, I think he walked the line between creating his own version of the character while still making him recognizable as a version of Jim Kirk -- and without doing a Shatner impression -- really well.
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Old March 17 2014, 02:05 PM   #8
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Re: Did anyone else think Chris Pines performance.....

Errm, let me ask it again.

Did anyone else think Chris Pines performance

Was a bit wooden?
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Old March 17 2014, 02:11 PM   #9
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Re: Did anyone else think Chris Pines performance.....

^ Yes, I twigged to what you were doing. But I wanted to branch out into something a little more interesting than just needling each other with puns for an entire thread.
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Old March 17 2014, 02:51 PM   #10
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Re: Did anyone else think Chris Pines performance.....

Pine's performance was okay, it's just the character he is playing who is irritating.
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Old March 17 2014, 06:56 PM   #11
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Re: Did anyone else think Chris Pines performance.....

ArcherNX01 wrote: View Post
Was a bit wooden?
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Errm, let me ask it again.

Did anyone else think Chris Pines performance

Was a bit wooden?
So this is just one more in the still-growing series of threads consisting of setup in title and punchline in opening post?

From last time:
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Would you Pine for him?
Haven't we been here before?


Indeed we have:
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Closing under the "joke thread over in one post" provision.
So, um... closing.

Please refrain from posting any more threads consisting entirely of a setup in the subject line and the punchline in the opening post. If it won't make a topic for discussion, then don't post the thread at all. Perhaps you could post it in a blog instead.
Warning for spamming. Comments to PM. Thread closed.
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