The depiction of London in In to Darkness.

Discussion in 'Star Trek Movies: Kelvin Universe' started by TheTowerBridgeFox, Oct 6, 2018.

  1. Nyotarules

    Nyotarules Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Jan 20, 2016
    For the same reason they exist now, where our ancestors would consider what we have today high speed communication and borderline magic.
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  2. Serveaux

    Serveaux The Wind Premium Member

    Dec 30, 2013
    Satellite of Love
    The smart thing to do would have been to imagine so much change that the city would be unrecognizable.

    "Building height restrictions?" Yeah, sure - those aren't laws of nature. Doubt that they'll last two centuries into the future, anywhere.
  3. Syd Shanshala

    Syd Shanshala Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

    Oct 22, 2017
    This topic kinda reminds me of those 60s sci-fi movies that imagined space colonies and moon rides for everyone by the year 2000.
    Even TOS assumes this rapid kind of technological progression when they say Botany Bay was launched in the 90s
  4. M'Sharak

    M'Sharak Definitely Herbert. Maybe. Moderator

    Aug 22, 2002
    Terra Inlandia
    While the proximity of the Tillman Plant to the studio lot no doubt made it a convenient spot for exterior location shots, the perpetually sunny and warm San Fernando Valley climate wasn't a very good stand-in for what would be typical at the Academy or SF HQ*. At those sites near the Golden Gate, the cool, gray and foggy weather seen in the 2009 movie is the one you're far more likely to encounter any time you walk outside.

    (* I know: something something weather control, but still... ;) )
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