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Old 06-11-2009, 09:24 AM
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Originally Posted by jtrek79 View Post

and an expert from it

"Yesterday, I took my grandchildren to see the new Star Trek movie. There were three movie trailers, one for the new Terminator movie, one for the new Harry Potter and one for a Pixar animated movie. All the trailers sounded and looked the same. Full of standardised levels of noise, violence and special effects and I thought, 'My God, nothing would attract me to any of these'.
Well, he was on the money with T4, and the Harry Potter's are locked into a standard visual and storytelling style by now.

The only exception may be Up.

Originally Posted by Zardoz View Post
Sounds like sour grapes. As much as I love Patrick as an actor, he's gotten pretty angry towards Trek in the last several years. You would think he'd be more greatful considering it made him a household name after being a charater actor since the late 1960's
He wasn't being sour about Star Trek - he was talking about those other films.

Originally Posted by Zardoz View Post
NCC, Patrick wouldn't have said that if Nemesis had been a hit...
As I understand it was intended to be the last anyway, so I'm not sure it being a hit would have made a difference.

Originally Posted by Zardoz View Post
But, outside of an X Men movie can you name a film he was in that made big box office in the last 10 years?
Can you name any Star Trek actor who has though?

Originally Posted by horatio View Post
I have seen Hopkins as Hannibal Lector, Richard Nixon, Butler (in Remains of the Day) and some Shakespeare charactors. Seems pretty diversified.
Classically trained, diverse CV, there's not many major roles he hasn't played.
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