RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 137,884
Posts: 5,329,591
Members: 24,557
Currently online: 507
Newest member: Mgroup Video

TrekToday headlines

Retro Review: Inquisition
By: Michelle on Jul 12

Cubify Star Trek 3DMe Mini Figurines
By: T'Bonz on Jul 11

Latest Official Starships Collection Ships
By: T'Bonz on Jul 10

Seven of Nine Bobble Head
By: T'Bonz on Jul 9

Pegg The Prankster
By: T'Bonz on Jul 9

More Trek Stars Join Unbelievable!!!!!
By: T'Bonz on Jul 8

Star Trek #35 Preview
By: T'Bonz on Jul 8

New ThinkGeek Trek Apparel
By: T'Bonz on Jul 7

Star Trek Movie Prop Auction
By: T'Bonz on Jul 7

Drexler: NX Engineering Room Construction
By: T'Bonz on Jul 7


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 XI+

Star Trek Movies XI+ Discuss J.J. Abrams' rebooted Star Trek here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old July 28 2013, 07:37 PM   #16
Set Harth
Rear Admiral
 
Set Harth's Avatar
 
Location: Gallifrey Falls
Re: Star Trek Into Darkness DVD/Blu-ray Art

But it says STAR TREK right on the cover.

Why would you need to screw the ship up to let people know it's Star Trek?

If you can read "ENTERPRISE", you can read "STAR TREK", right?
__________________
"In the future... do I make it?"
"No."
Set Harth is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 28 2013, 08:20 PM   #17
C.E. Evans
Vice Admiral
 
C.E. Evans's Avatar
 
Location: Saint Louis (aka Defiance)
Re: Star Trek Into Darkness DVD/Blu-ray Art

Set Harth wrote: View Post
But it says STAR TREK right on the cover.
And?
Why would you need to screw the ship up to let people know it's Star Trek?
They didn't screw up the ship. It's just a depiction of the Enterprise on a DVD/Blu-ray sleeve. Other depictions have shown the ship entirely blurred or with strange lights sticking out of it where there should be none. It's not like it's end of the world.
If you can read "ENTERPRISE", you can read "STAR TREK", right?
If it helps new or casual customers who are unfamiliar with NCC-1701 to see U.S.S ENTERPRISE in bold letters on the ship instead, what's the harm? It's not like it's going to look like that in the movie.
__________________
"Everybody wants to rule the world..."
C.E. Evans is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 28 2013, 11:54 PM   #18
Set Harth
Rear Admiral
 
Set Harth's Avatar
 
Location: Gallifrey Falls
Re: Star Trek Into Darkness DVD/Blu-ray Art

Helps them how?

Helps them understand they're looking at a Star Trek product about the Enterprise, as opposed to a Star Trek product that isn't about the Enterprise?

The point was that it doesn't help anything.
__________________
"In the future... do I make it?"
"No."
Set Harth is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 29 2013, 02:09 AM   #19
C.E. Evans
Vice Admiral
 
C.E. Evans's Avatar
 
Location: Saint Louis (aka Defiance)
Re: Star Trek Into Darkness DVD/Blu-ray Art

Of course it does if you look at it from the point of a Trek newbie or someone with only a casual interest in Trek. It's just a promotional image for the DVD/Blu-ray sales, nothing to get bent out of shape about.
__________________
"Everybody wants to rule the world..."
C.E. Evans is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 29 2013, 05:16 AM   #20
Tosk
Rear Admiral
 
Tosk's Avatar
 
Location: On the run.
Re: Star Trek Into Darkness DVD/Blu-ray Art

He doesn't seem bent out of shape.

I wish I could meet some of the people who want to buy the new Star Trek movie but would be confused over the registry being on the ship...they sound like interesting folk to me.
Tosk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 29 2013, 04:05 PM   #21
King Daniel Into Darkness
Admiral
 
King Daniel Into Darkness's Avatar
 
Location: England again
Re: Star Trek Into Darkness DVD/Blu-ray Art

Here's a little preview of the "brawl by the the bay" Bluray extra:
__________________
Star Trek Imponderables, fun mashups of Trek's biggest continuity errors! Ep1, Ep2 and Ep3
King Daniel Into Darkness is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 29 2013, 07:21 PM   #22
C.E. Evans
Vice Admiral
 
C.E. Evans's Avatar
 
Location: Saint Louis (aka Defiance)
Re: Star Trek Into Darkness DVD/Blu-ray Art

Tosk wrote: View Post
He doesn't seem bent out of shape.

I wish I could meet some of the people who want to buy the new Star Trek movie but would be confused over the registry being on the ship...they sound like interesting folk to me.
They're probably just regular people who see the ship on the DVD/Blu-ray sleeve is named the Enterprise and that's enough for them.
__________________
"Everybody wants to rule the world..."
C.E. Evans is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 29 2013, 08:53 PM   #23
talfe'anhar
Lieutenant Junior Grade
 
talfe'anhar's Avatar
 
Location: California
Re: Star Trek Into Darkness DVD/Blu-ray Art

"Star Track". Argh! But I have to laugh. I like the cover on the left. I preordered the DVD and I'm having withdrawals waiting for it to arrive in my hot little fan girl hands!
talfe'anhar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 31 2013, 04:22 PM   #24
Jeyl
Commodore
 
Jeyl's Avatar
 
Location: Asheville, NC
Re: Star Trek Into Darkness DVD/Blu-ray Art

C.E. Evans wrote: View Post
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's like having the stone that the Statue of LIberty is holding say "Statue of Liberty" instead of "July IV M DCCL XXV" so that people who aren't Americans will know (with absolute certainty) it is the Statue of Liberty.

Plus if they're non-Trekkies, why would they care if it is the Enterprise or not? How would they even know what the Enterprise was?
Jeyl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 3 2013, 02:54 PM   #25
C.E. Evans
Vice Admiral
 
C.E. Evans's Avatar
 
Location: Saint Louis (aka Defiance)
Re: Star Trek Into Darkness DVD/Blu-ray Art

Jeyl wrote: View Post
C.E. Evans wrote: View Post
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's like having the stone that the Statue of LIberty is holding say "Statue of Liberty" instead of "July IV M DCCL XXV" so that people who aren't Americans will know (with absolute certainty) it is the Statue of Liberty.
That's going to quite an extreme. It's just the cover of a DVD/Blu-ray, not a crime against humanity.
Plus if they're non-Trekkies, why would they care if it is the Enterprise or not? How would they even know what the Enterprise was?
Because many people aren't really Trekkies associate a spaceship named Enterprise with Star Trek, correction, "Star Track."
__________________
"Everybody wants to rule the world..."
C.E. Evans is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 3 2013, 04:59 PM   #26
Set Harth
Rear Admiral
 
Set Harth's Avatar
 
Location: Gallifrey Falls
Re: Star Trek Into Darkness DVD/Blu-ray Art

If they can read the word "Enterprise" they can also read the words "Star Trek".
__________________
"In the future... do I make it?"
"No."
Set Harth is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 3 2013, 04:59 PM   #27
C.E. Evans
Vice Admiral
 
C.E. Evans's Avatar
 
Location: Saint Louis (aka Defiance)
Re: Star Trek Into Darkness DVD/Blu-ray Art

Then it's good that they have both on the cover then.
__________________
"Everybody wants to rule the world..."
C.E. Evans is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 3 2013, 05:01 PM   #28
Set Harth
Rear Admiral
 
Set Harth's Avatar
 
Location: Gallifrey Falls
Re: Star Trek Into Darkness DVD/Blu-ray Art

The word you're looking for is "pointless".

If the cover says "Star Trek" that should be enough to let people know they're looking at a Star Trek product.
__________________
"In the future... do I make it?"
"No."
Set Harth is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 3 2013, 05:01 PM   #29
BillJ
Admiral
 
BillJ's Avatar
 
Location: In the 23rd Century...
View BillJ's Twitter Profile
Re: Star Trek Into Darkness DVD/Blu-ray Art

I only see the spine of the case 99.9% of the time. So the cover art doesn't bother me.
__________________
"When I first heard about it (the Enterprise underwater), my inner Trekkie was in a rage. When I saw it, my inner kid beat up my inner Trekkie and made him go sit in the corner." - Bill Jasper
BillJ is online now   Reply With Quote
Old August 3 2013, 05:09 PM   #30
C.E. Evans
Vice Admiral
 
C.E. Evans's Avatar
 
Location: Saint Louis (aka Defiance)
Re: Star Trek Into Darkness DVD/Blu-ray Art

Set Harth wrote: View Post
The word you're looking for is "pointless".
Actually, the words I'm looking for "Does it really hurt anyone?"

BillJ wrote:
I only see the spine of the case 99.9% of the time. So the cover art doesn't bother me.
Same here, but it apparently strongly bothers a few.
__________________
"Everybody wants to rule the world..."
C.E. Evans 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 01:00 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.