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

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Old January 30 2014, 02:22 PM   #151
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Re: Happy 19th Birthday, Star Trek Generations!

I don't have a problem with the nexus scenes themselves, they were all beautifully shot and scored, my problem is the story of the nexus itself - once in is it a hallucination? If so where is the physical body? If not does that mean what you can see and touch is real? If it's so difficult to get in to the damn thing how can you just choose to walk out? If you chose to leave in a point in history that was thousands of light years away how does the nexus get you there? I could go on and on and on...

For me it was just too big a plot hole to swallow, and I'm sure they could have found a better way to get the two captains on screen together, just straightforward time travel (which I dislike at the best of times) would have been much better, say when on the maiden voyage of the Enterprise B, something goes wrong with the warp drive and throws Kirk into the future, just keeping it more simple would have done the movie a massive favour IMO. Soran could have simply been making a trilithium weapon to take revenge against the Borg or something, his role would heve been unaffected to a point.

Plus there's my personal problem with it in that we're supposed to be watching the climax of a big screen Trek outing - not some sentimental christmas movie.

Shame, as up to that point I'd rank it up there with any of the other movies
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Old February 1 2014, 02:00 AM   #152
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Re: Happy 19th Birthday, Star Trek Generations!

For me, the opposite is true:

I would've been able to forgive - and forget - the lack of NEXUS origin, meaning and purpose, if what we got inside of it was any good.

The problem is that fans of either, or both TOS and TNG would've been disappointed with what their favorite Captains fantasized about and got to live out. And casual fans, or the curious, are going to be bored by it. Picard's Christmas wish. Kirk's homey, log cabin. Nobody cares about this kind of shit, especially after Picard's been informed, prior to meeting Kirk in his fantasy, that none of what goes on in the NEXUS has anything to do with the movie, itself. That being, trying to stop an obsessed madman from destroying alien solar systems. The movie's already wasted so much time on the Armagosa Space Station, as it was, that - love it, or hate it - this movie does end up being rather "thin."
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