STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS - Grading & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Discussion in 'Star Trek Movies: Kelvin Universe' started by Agent Richard07, Apr 18, 2013.

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Grade the movie...

  1. A+

    18.7%
  2. A

    20.7%
  3. A-

    13.1%
  4. B+

    11.1%
  5. B

    8.0%
  6. B-

    4.2%
  7. C+

    5.4%
  8. C

    5.1%
  9. C-

    3.5%
  10. D+

    1.5%
  11. D

    1.6%
  12. D-

    1.3%
  13. F

    5.7%
  1. Set Harth

    Set Harth Vice Admiral Admiral

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    :confused: Huh? Buying into what?

    I'm not into double-dipping and I got the original release because I didn't know there would be a later one. So I'm sticking with the original version. Though it's possible I'll get The Compendium one day if it turns up steeply discounted at some point in the future.

    A limited budget is precisely the reason why it wasn't worth it to me to have to buy the movie all over again. If five dollars is a lot of money then The Compendium's price minus five dollars is an even bigger lot of money.
     
  2. MakeshiftPython

    MakeshiftPython Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Come on, anything being better than Nemesis isn't much of an accomplishment.:p
     
  3. Coloratura

    Coloratura Snuggle Princess Premium Member

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    I understand that, and as someone with a very small entertainment budget, I sympathize.

    I joke, but there were some decent scenes in Nemesis, just not enough to make it really enjoyable for me.
     
  4. doubleohfive

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    In fairness, the Nemesis DVD made for an excellent coaster when I owned it.
     
  5. MakeshiftPython

    MakeshiftPython Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I didn't even bother getting NEMESIS on DVD. Same with STID.
     
  6. BillJ

    BillJ Fleet Admiral Admiral

    I bought the Compendium for $24.99 at Wal-Mart. I paid almost as much for each movie individually, which I gave to my daughter. So I was happy.
     
  7. JoeP

    JoeP Commander Red Shirt

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    Amazon had the Compendium for $9.99 over the holidays. SCORE.
     
  8. BillJ

    BillJ Fleet Admiral Admiral

    :techman:
     
  9. Ovation

    Ovation Vice Admiral Admiral

    I didn't care about the extras all that much, but I wanted the changing aspect ratios based on the IMAX presentation for STID. To me, that was worth the price of "double-dipping" by itself. I'll give away the first purchases at some point, as I do with about 90% of my "double dips" (a keep a few when there are specific extras of interest to me that are not carried over to the newer release--otherwise they become gifts).
     
  10. Peach Wookiee

    Peach Wookiee Cuddly Mod of Doom Moderator

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    ... I must eventually get a Blu-Ray.
     
  11. fireproof78

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  12. JWPlatt

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    I really should have used the collective "you" instead of directing that sentence at you personally.

    When I wrote the post, it somehow didn't occur to me that some people could refuse to buy the Compendium on the back end if they bought the original release. So good on you for that! If you don't care enough about the extra content to be manipulated into buying multiple copies, that's fine too.

    No one knew there would be a later release of the compendium - well, beyond the cynical assumption of the inevitable double dip of course. It's simply up to us to not buy into the shameful studio practice of that sort of abusive retailer exclusive. I refused to buy it on principle - not because I cared or didn't care about the extra content.
     
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  13. Maurice

    Maurice Vice Admiral Admiral

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    ...in his pants. ;)
     
  14. Serveaux

    Serveaux The Wind Premium Member

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    I liked the movie so I, you know, bought the Blu-ray. Have no idea what was or wasn't included except this "Into Darkness" movie.

    Don't remember what it cost; it was years ago.
     
  15. fireproof78

    fireproof78 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I have doubled dipped on so many movies, that I can't even remember the cost. I have Star Wars on VHS and DVD, several Disney films in both formats, all types of formats for the Hobbit films, etc.

    I'll pick up Stargate too, when I get the chance, because I love bonus features. So, not really a big deal to me. Like I said, business got to make money some how.
     
  16. Serveaux

    Serveaux The Wind Premium Member

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    I own copies of "Forbidden Planet" in every format ever, including the Criterion Laserdisc.
     
  17. Zaminhon

    Zaminhon Captain Captain

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    Q will have to make an early appearance in the next film to set things straight by neutralizing the magic blood. Humans aren't allowed to be immortal.
     
  18. BillJ

    BillJ Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Will he also have to neutralize the transporter?
     
  19. Zaminhon

    Zaminhon Captain Captain

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    Until they successfully bring someone back from the dead from pattern storage and recovery, nope. Once they discover that in the jjverse, then I'd say .. yes. neutralize it. Sorry, I still want red shirts to die.
     
  20. BillJ

    BillJ Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Since you can pretty much cure anything with the transporter, I'd say it is just as "bad" for Trek as magic blood. See: "Unnatural Selection"