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Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-28-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,718
Posted By triox
I don't think so. Here's why. You can change...

I don't think so. Here's why. You can change the setting of Star Wars to a Lord of the Rings fantasy setting easily. The Emperor = Sauron, Obi = Gandalf, Aragorn = Han and so on.

You couldn't...
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-28-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,718
Posted By triox
Star Wars is in the high fantasy genre set in a...

Star Wars is in the high fantasy genre set in a science fiction setting.

Star Trek is in the science fiction genre.
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-27-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,545
Posted By triox
The hardcore types never accept anything trek...

The hardcore types never accept anything trek related at first glance. It takes them time to warm up to it.

They feel they own the trek franchise and they have made the franchise into their own. ...
Forum: General Star Trek Discussions 05-26-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,458
Posted By triox
We all knew this would happen. What I didn't...

We all knew this would happen.

What I didn't like was the racism aimed at captain Rabou. It seems a photo of him as capt was leaked early on an the die hards went rabid over it. Uncalled for in a...
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-22-2009, 02:27 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,179
Posted By triox
I too have watched almost every Star Trek episode...

I too have watched almost every Star Trek episode on its original airing. I've never bought a dvd or book though, I'm at that level of fandom.

What would Gene think of this new movie? He might...
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-21-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,766
Posted By triox
Roger Ebert the famous film critic of 'Siskle and...

Roger Ebert the famous film critic of 'Siskle and Ebert' fame gave Star Trek a very low rating.

His reasoning? He didn't like how the science was. One thing that bugged him in particular was the...
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-20-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 10,384
Posted By triox
So much science fiction these days tries to be...

So much science fiction these days tries to be edgy, introducing one POS distopia after another. 1984 is an example. This is depression porn.

Star Trek has a positive message. The world will...
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-20-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,368
Posted By triox
Girls have cooties. Or so I've been told.

Girls have cooties.

Or so I've been told.
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-20-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,633
Posted By triox
It's an action adventure movie. People have low...

It's an action adventure movie. People have low expectations about things like plot when it comes to action adventure movies.
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-20-2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,610
Posted By triox
I think Nero's plan was: 'I'm going to kill...

I think Nero's plan was: 'I'm going to kill people until I feel better.'
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-19-2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,339
Posted By triox
I don't think Abrams blazed a new trail. The...

I don't think Abrams blazed a new trail. The changes seem very minor to me, hardly noticeable.

What's at the core of trek? It's science fiction with a positive message.

So much of modern science...
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-19-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,172
Posted By triox
Old friends coming together? A threat to the...

Old friends coming together?

A threat to the Federation overcome?

It's easy to get jaded I guess.

What would you consider a hopeful, optimistic message, OP?
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-19-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,339
Posted By triox
Here's my theory: Nostalgia is a powerful...

Here's my theory:

Nostalgia is a powerful thing. Everything in the past seems better because it's in human nature to forget all the bad stuff.

It's the same with trek. Nostalgia makes us only...
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-19-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,078
Posted By triox
A lot of new shows like Lost and 24 put...

A lot of new shows like Lost and 24 put foreigners on to help sell the media in foreign markets. Usually Brits but not always.

On trek, they had a Japanese, an African, a Russian, a Scott but...
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-19-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,759
Posted By triox
Saq, you've got an interesting plot. Would all...

Saq, you've got an interesting plot. Would all of that fit in a two hour movie? Keeping in mind that you have to introduce the characters and the universe to people who know nothing about it.
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-19-2009, 05:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,244
Posted By triox
Enterprise: a purposeful or industrious...

Enterprise:
a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness); "he had doubts about the whole enterprise"
an organization created for business ventures; "a...
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-18-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,143
Posted By triox
In this time line, Kirk and crew wake Khan up and...

In this time line, Kirk and crew wake Khan up and take him and his gang to the Enterprise. While eating dinner, Khan sees a young ensign Chekov rubbing his feet. 'What's wrong?' he asks. Chekov...
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-18-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By triox
95% Fresh

The score on Rotten Tomatos, a site that polls dozens of movie critics across the country who work for a variety of media, is 95%.

This is an amazing score for an action adventure film. It's also...
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-18-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,448
Posted By triox
it's a racist meme on trekbbs. the jokes are...

it's a racist meme on trekbbs. the jokes are made in combination with a sombrero, the broad brimmed Mexican hat.

it all stemmed from an early photo of robau as captain being leaked and the haters...
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-18-2009, 07:00 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,232
Posted By triox
Atheists are always talking to me about religion.

Atheists are always talking to me about religion.
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-18-2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,680
Posted By triox
I think they were trying to pay more attention to...

I think they were trying to pay more attention to the science this time. No whoosing sound when a ship passes you by in space.

An laser beams are invisible, unless there is smoke or dust in the...
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-17-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,338
Posted By triox
Robau didn't order Kirk senior to take charge of...

Robau didn't order Kirk senior to take charge of the Kelvin and distract the romulans while Robau fled in a shuttle.

There was a chance Robau could save his ship and crew, a slim one, but Robau...
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-17-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,881
Posted By triox
1. This question is worthy of a poll. 2. This...

1. This question is worthy of a poll.
2. This question is not worthy of a poll.
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-17-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,946
Posted By triox
Trek never went wrong. I think a lot of people...

Trek never went wrong. I think a lot of people just got burned out on trek and so they stopped watching.
Forum: Star Trek XI: The Movie 05-15-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,459
Posted By triox
Just how much data can you put in a two hour...

Just how much data can you put in a two hour film.

The film's goals where to introduce the main characters to people who may have been seeing them for the first time and to make money by being...
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