Congrats to Short Treks for nomination as best Short Form series!

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Discovery' started by RAMA, Jul 28, 2020.

  1. RAMA

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  2. Dales

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    the short treks are better than discovery and picard, so congrats. I am just scared this will go to Alex Kurtzman's head. he may convince himself even more he is doing great with star trek when he isn't.

    the emmys like most awards are now very political. its political tick box first then talent and art second.
     
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  3. RAMA

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    Kurtzman already has A Writer's Guild Award nom (the first and only for a Star Trek movie!) and a Peabody and Hugo nom to the show's credit, now 5 Emmys for Picard and 4 for Discovery last year. Kurtzman pushed for Short Treks and he deserves the credit.

    I'll give credit to Chabon too, who's entry this year "Ask Not"--while not as good as Calypso-handled the material in a knowing, adept fashion and probably put it over the top.

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  4. Cyrus

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    Are you saying Short Treks getting a nomination is political? LOL
     
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  5. johnjm22

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    Vanilla Ice and New Kids On The Block are Grammy nominees. Britney Spears and Milli Vanilli actually won one.

    It means nothing.

    Kurtzman could win "Greatest Writer In the Universe" and he'd still be a hack. Him and Akiva are the Milli Vanilli of Star Trek.
     
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    Cool. Awards mean nothing.

    Well, that which can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence.
     
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  7. donners22

    donners22 Commodore Commodore

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    He is as far as I'm concerned, and presumably as far as those who have put him in power are concerned.

    If he is encouraged to deliver more of the same, so much the better. :)
     
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  8. gblews

    gblews Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Congrats to Kurtzman and his staff. Considering this nomination and the slew of noms and wins for DSC, I’d say he is definitely on the right track with a Trek streaming shows.
     
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  9. dupersuper

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    I do like the Short Treks far more than Discovery and Picard. Maybe because they're not one long story (a depressing one in Picard and confused one in Discovery).
     
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    Movie and TV award shows, much like the art they reward, have always been political (e.g. How Green Was My Valley winning Best Picture over Citizen Kane). I get the sense they only "became" political when they didn't favor whatever your personal beliefs are.
     
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  11. Tim Thomason

    Tim Thomason Commodore Commodore

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    Emmy voters are members of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences who, while given guidance and rules on how to vote, as well as voting within select panels on a limited number of specialized categories, have the option of using their own criteria for choosing a nominee or winner.

    To many Academy members, "politics" or "diversity" or "social activism" is just as important as a representation of artistic measure as anything they do with lighting and cameras and computer generation.
     
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  12. RAMA

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    Yes, but I'll at least consider their opinion more seriously than yours.

    RAMA

     
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  13. KennyB

    KennyB I have spoken............ Moderator

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    Your opinion.......means nothing to most others. There's WAY more than Kurtzman on the team that brings this to you. I am sure they are all worried about your deeming them not worthy of a nod.
     
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