Best of Both Worlds Remastered ; Battle of Wolf 359 shown..

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  1. Trekfan21

    Trekfan21 Commander Red Shirt

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    Re: Best of Both Worlds Remastered ; Battle of Wolf 359 sho

    We already got to see that in "First Contact." Why rehash what ILM already did?
     
  2. Mr. Laser Beam

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    Re: Best of Both Worlds Remastered ; Battle of Wolf 359 sho

    Also new background music would have to be added if any brand new scenes were composed, and that might be a problem.
     
  3. HRHTheKING

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    I concur. This is a very good idea.
     
  4. SmoothieX

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    Re: Best of Both Worlds Remastered ; Battle of Wolf 359 sho

    That's fanboy talk. It would do nothing to advance the plot other than to show how powerful the Borg are with Picard's knowledge, which we already know.
     
  5. GalaxyX

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    Re: Best of Both Worlds Remastered ; Battle of Wolf 359 sho

    We got to see about 10 seconds. DS9 showed far more space battle than FC ever did.
     
  6. StarMan

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    Re: Best of Both Worlds Remastered ; Battle of Wolf 359 sho

    Nope. Just leave as is. The scenes would be extraneous and serve only to diminish the effect of seeing the broken fleet.
     
  7. RoJoHen

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    Re: Best of Both Worlds Remastered ; Battle of Wolf 359 sho

    I don't need to see Wolf 359, but I think it would be fucking sweet (ya know, in a fanboy way) if somebody put together a separate, short video of a huge Borg battle.

    I'm much more interested in an extended version of the "First Contact" battle than Wolf 359. BOBW needs to stay the way it is for dramatic effect.
     
  8. Dancing Doctor

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    Re: Best of Both Worlds Remastered ; Battle of Wolf 359 sho

    I like this idea. :thumbsup:

    I'd stick with not adding an extraneous scene to BOBW simply because "it would be teh kewlest!!11!!". As was pointed out earlier, all actually showing the Battle of Wolf 359 does is reinforce how freaking powerful the Borg are. Making the ship hulks in the graveyard scene look more damaged and realistic works much better.
     
  9. GalaxyX

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    Re: Best of Both Worlds Remastered ; Battle of Wolf 359 sho

    ^^^ which is why you non fanboy "realistic" types should stay with your regular version of TNG, and let Paramount give us fanwankers our fanwank material LOL
     
  10. Mott the barber

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    I agree. One reason that ep. was so powerful was because of the graveyard scene WITHOUT a battle.
     
  11. Dancing Doctor

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    Re: Best of Both Worlds Remastered ; Battle of Wolf 359 sho

    You can fanwank to your own material, then. There's no need to put in a new scene simply because it would be awesome. The Enterprise wasn't present at Wolf 359 anyway. I can be a fanperson at times, but this is just completely unnecessary. It wasn't in it before, and we all managed to get through without too much difficulty.
     
  12. GalaxyX

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    Re: Best of Both Worlds Remastered ; Battle of Wolf 359 sho

    ^^^^^ Right.
     
  13. Dancing Doctor

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    Re: Best of Both Worlds Remastered ; Battle of Wolf 359 sho

    Besides, the Hitchcockian approach to the Battle of Wolf 359 is excellent. Why not allow our imaginations to create it for us, using what little has been shown?
     
  14. Gkar

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    Re: Best of Both Worlds Remastered ; Battle of Wolf 359 sho

    How about just do a Wolf 359 mini movie?
    And it could be set in the style of that tv show 24. Admiral Jack Bauer has only 24 hours to save Earth from ...

    the BORG!!!
     
  15. trevanian

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    Re: Best of Both Worlds Remastered ; Battle of Wolf 359 sho

    Are you saying 'airable in HD' because they protected the wider aspect ratio while shooting? Cuz they didn't abandon film and switch to hd till the last year it was on.

    By way of comparison, QUANTUM LEAP started protecting (and framing) so that the show could be matted widescreen and not lose anything in its third or fourth season, many years back. I thought nearly all TV shows started keeping that in mind in the mid 90s.
     
  16. nx1701g

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    Re: Best of Both Worlds Remastered ; Battle of Wolf 359 sho

    You know for a long time I wished that we would have got to see the Battle of Wolf 359. It was supposed to be this huge horrific battle where the Federation was nearly brought to its knees against an enemy they could narrowly contain. The more I think about it though the more I'm glad that we've only seen snips of it and not the actual combat. What we have in Emissary is more than enough because anything else would lessen what I imagine it to have been like.
     
  17. gastrof

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    Re: Best of Both Worlds Remastered ; Battle of Wolf 359 sho

    You're mixing up two different things, HD and widescreen.

    They're not the same thing.

    You can have widescreen that's Standard Def, and High Def that's not widescreen.

    Enterprise was done in widescreen AND high def all along.

    The switch to video taping on Enterprise did nothing to change the picture quality.

    You can get High Def recordings off films too, not just video tape, as what was done with TOS proves.

    Enterprise was running in HD all along, even when it was being filmed.

    It was also being presented in widescreen, which analog TV stations ran as letterboxed.

    One exception to this was, I understand, in England, where ENTERPRISE was run in 4x3/12x9 rather than 16x9 (widescreen).

    They ran it with the sides chopped off.

    My local UPN affiliate actually did that with one episode during the final season. When they did the second showing of that episode later in the week, it was back to widescreen/letterbox.

    I have no idea what they did the night it ran 4x3, and apparently nobody at the station did either that night. :D
     
  18. Guy Gardener

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    Re: Best of Both Worlds Remastered ; Battle of Wolf 359 sho

    In ten years, they'll be laughing at the cgi and sfx we have today.

    Mutton in lambs clothing.
     
  19. Sisu

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    Re: Best of Both Worlds Remastered ; Battle of Wolf 359 sho

    What if it is mutton dressed as mutton?
     
  20. trevanian

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    Re: Best of Both Worlds Remastered ; Battle of Wolf 359 sho

    Funny thing is, fx from 10 years back will for the most part look better than today's stuff 10 years from now. Maybe audiences of 2017 will wonder why we de-evolved from 4k imagery (35mm film) to 2k imagery instead of just waiting for the tech to get to the point where we could retain image quality w/o having to render out cartoonish looking stuff a good deal of the time.

    I sure hope they'll wonder why so many early 21st century movies look almost monochrome (the large number that look like they were photographed through a pair of polaroid sunglasses, especially.) I still can't figure that out.