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Star Trek into Darkness (2013)

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by Jr Mouse, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. javyn

    javyn Senior member

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    I won't post any, but get ready to be deflated. Seriously, I'm hoping now the spoiler site I read from is hoaxing or something.
     
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    Jr Mouse Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Honestly, I don't understand why you wanted to spoil this in the first place. It's one of the few times in recent memory that I can recall having a real sense of mystery on one of the major players going into a film like this. They have done a fantastic job with the marketing teasing fans and making us wonder. I have my own hunches on the reveal and one of the things I am most looking forward to is having them play out on the big screen.

    But hey, it's your life.
     
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  3. javyn

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    I kinda had a hunch I don't know what to say. I've been excited for this since I saw the last one, and just the other day I woke up thinking "man this is probably going to suck balls". At least I have Arrested Development to look forward to...
     
  4. Jr Mouse

    Jr Mouse Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    First look at a Klingon without mask on from the film. Going to put it in spoiler tags for those who want to wait.


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  5. javyn

    javyn Senior member

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    Is that a screencap from STID or Enemy Mine? Seriously though, not bad.
     
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    To be fair to the new Kirk, that kid was really good.
     
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    Brilliant. When did Leonard Nimoy start to look like my older brother???
     
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    I saw the film last night, really enjoyed it. Lots of satisfying nods to yesteryear.
     
  10. Jr Mouse

    Jr Mouse Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Wanted to share this review by Free Enterprise writer/producer and founding publisher of Geek Magazine, Mark A. Altman.

    No spoilers for anything that we haven't already seen in the trailers and tv spots, but if you have been avoiding them you might be advised to skip.


    Could not be more hyped at this point. Can't wait to catch a late showing Thursday night. :slayer:
     
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    Absolutely awesome movie. IMAX 3D is a must.
     
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    Tickets already purchased for tomorrow night. Yessssss.
     
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    Movie was very good.

    Makes me yearn for a new TV series with this cast.


    I'd heard rumors about Gorn returning in this movie. I guess that was not correct.
     
  14. Jr Mouse

    Jr Mouse Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    They returned in the official video game.
     
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    My thoughts on it:

    They took a great movie and turned it into an OK one.
     
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    Saw it in 3D--first movie I've ever seen in 3D. Really, and I hated it. It reminds me of those old "3D" video games like Doom where there's depth, sort of, but everything is still conspicuously flat. It's distracting. The worst part was that the whole screen was significantly dimmer than it should have been. And either there was something wrong with the setup I watched, or the 3d occasionally makes parts of the picture blurry.

    As for the movie, it was better than the first one, but still really shallow. Again they had to ramp everything up "to eleven," and again the plot oscillated between being absurd and nonsensical. I liked the way everybody had something to do, though, but man did it drag on. And I thought Kirk might have an arc or something, but then, nope

    ...he decides to do whatever the hell he wants just like he did at the beginning. The only reason he doesn't lose his command for good is because he kills the guy who could take it away (who turns out to be homicidal for no apparent reason.)
     
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    He doesn't kill him, though. Harrison does.

    PS - I'm assuming you mean Marcus. It was just the typical "covering up loose ends" plot.
     
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    I get it, the admiral wanted to start a war and pin it on Kirk, the loose cannon. But he couldn't come up with a plan that didn't involve using up one of his secret weapons (the torpedoes) and losing one of the handful of ships they apparently had left? Was he supposed to win the entire war himself with that one ship? And how was he going to get away with shooting up the Enterprise when half the people on Earth could have seen it with a telescope? And whatever happened to the war, anyway? Did the Klingons just decide not to bother with it after all? And that's just the tip of the iceberg; the movie is a mess.
     
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  19. javyn

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    Can someone please tell me the spoiler I posted in tags was completely wrong? Heheh.
     
  20. Jr Mouse

    Jr Mouse Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Saw it the 2nd time last night. I'm going to share my formal thoughts on it soon, but I did enjoy it with a few nagging issues that bug me. If I had to rank the film, I would say the first one of the reboots (2009) was the better film overall.


    This turned out to be spot on too. :)
     

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