Abrams, "Star Trek at the core was Kirk and Spock"

Discussion in 'Star Trek Movies: Kelvin Universe' started by Bobatiel, May 18, 2009.

  1. Bobatiel

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    ... and McCoy.
     
  3. Norrin Radd

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    Good points. I don't even know what Trek is anymore. The only consistency is with the characters.
     
  4. donners22

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    Exactly. The relationship was built around the balance provided by Spock and McCoy.
     
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    He didn't even know there were ten movies.
     
  6. Norrin Radd

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    I like the character and I acknowledge his importance in the "triad".

    But pop culture-wise, McCoy has never approached the importance of either Kirk or Spock. I think that is what JJ means.
     
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    Oh snap!
     
  10. Jeri

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    I always thought Star Trek was so strong because the triangle is both stable and dynamic -- it has a solid base, but never really looks at rest either.
     
  11. donners22

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    I'm just hoping that the events of this film do not change the dynamic, such as with an angrier Spock.
     
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    There were only 8 in my book. The Final frontier, and the Motion picture do no exisit. The new movie make it 9, since it was by far the best star trek movie ever. TWOK is a very close 2nd
     
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    The no movie? Well then we both agree that it was the no Star Trek movie.

    - And donners22, I like your avatar.
     
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    Thanks! Her name is Jadzia. :)
     
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    We miss you in the box office threads :p
     
  16. flemm

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    For the purpose of the current film Abram's is absolutely right in that the only way to successfully reboot the franchise was to return to the basics.

    In a larger sense, though, I would disagree. Kirk and Spock are very important to Star Trek, but Star Trek is bigger than Kirk and Spock.

    If that were not so, Star Trek would be a lot less interesting than it is.
     
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    Dear God!
     
  18. Amaris

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    Ha! You're right! This movie is going to bomb, you just watch.


    J.
     
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    emphasis mine.
     
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    Id have tossed McCoy in there but I guess he sort of gets the gist :p