NEWS: Quentin Tarantino Pitch & Paramount Assembling Movie Writers' Room

Discussion in 'Future of Trek' started by MvRojo, Dec 5, 2017.

  1. Vger23

    Vger23 Commodore Commodore

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    I'm not a huge fan of Star Trek Generations, but this is a bit of an overstatement. It simply isn't true.
     
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  2. 137th Gebirg

    137th Gebirg Vice Admiral Premium Member

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    I'm counting on it! :)
     
  3. Danlav05

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    At least QT seems to understand Star Trek.

    Intrestingly Harlan Ellison's original City on the Edge of Forever had a recreational drug use storyline.
     
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  4. fireproof78

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    As opposed to...?
     
  5. Danlav05

    Danlav05 Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I stress absolutely I love the Kelvinverse but JJ seems openly prefers Star Wars which is evident in his two movies.


    QT seems to be a lifelong fan from this (fascinating to hear his opinions btw, including critique of the Kelvinverse, his love for TOS. He says he likes TNG and mentions Yesterday's Enterprise):



    I look forward to seeing what he does despite not being able to finish Kill Bill because of the gore :P Having a director of that calibre might boost the franchise
     
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  6. Vger23

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    "Yesterday's Enterprise" was the original "goes nowhere, does nothing" reset button episode. Not saying I don't like it...but I think it is massively over-rated. Because virtually nothing happens.
     
  7. JesterFace

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    Is there something wrong with that...
    The purpose of sending Enterprise-C back was to maintain status quo, in a way.
     
  8. fireproof78

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    And? I don't necessarily need a fan helming every step of the way with a franchise. I really don't. That is a very dangerous road to walk down because then the elements that a person is a fan of in a show become the only elements.
     
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  9. The Old Mixer

    The Old Mixer Goo goo goo joob Moderator

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    I'd rather take my chances on a professional filmmaker who's a fan of the franchise than a professional filmmaker who's trying to turn Trek into another franchise that he's a fan of.
     
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  10. fireproof78

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    It's a fine balancing act to be sure, and I can see the advantages in both. But, I always worry that fans will make, well, fan films, and not good films. They can be both but that is rare.
     
  11. section9

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    Star Wars is a dying franchise that the graverobbers At Disney are running into the ground.

    This is the perfect time for Paramount to do something new and innovative with Trek.
     
  12. fireproof78

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    "Graverobbers?" O_o

    Really? GL left someone in charge of LFL that he had known for years.

    Star Trek's time is always ripe for new and innovative, not when Star Wars does something else.
     
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    Posting something doesn't make it so.

    As a franchise, Star Wars is going from success to success and growing. Trek doesn't even make it on to that map.
     
  14. XCV330

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    Cinematic Trek should not be produced by the same man who has a series he treats more preferentially. I like the Abrams films alright, especially Beyond, but it needs to be in other hands. A Tarantino trek movie would be interesting, and I have heard people talk about it since the news story who never talk about star trek at all.
     
  15. Vger23

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    Nothing "wrong" with it. I just don't really like it.

    Is there something wrong with THAT?
     
  16. fireproof78

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    Yes, there is everything wrong with that...


    ;)
     
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  17. JesterFace

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    I just got the impression that you didn't like it because that kind of storytelling usually gets bashed.
     
  18. C.E. Evans

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    It'd be hilarious if Tarantino's idea is something that slightly parodies Trek and its fans, breaking the fourth wall a couple of times and going deliberately way over the top with some aspects a few times too. That would be awesome.
     
  19. Vger23

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    I hope my response clarified your impression.
     
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    rhllot Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    the young people already have movies for them those where there are teenagers with laser swords and super powers