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Old 10-08-2009, 11:43 PM
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Old 10-09-2009, 12:31 AM
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A couple of throwaway lines to explain details that are clear enough if you think about them, but often get nitpicked by the film's naysayers:

1) The mysteriously galaxy-threatening supernova
2) Spock and Nero's ships surviving their first encounter with the black hole
3) Nero apparently focusing on revenge rather than on saving his world

It would've taken only a line or two to cover each of those in greater detail than the film managed, I think.

Oh, I probably would've added a scene with Pike reminding Kirk, Sulu and Olsen that Vulcan's got higher gravity and thinner air than they're used to. That'd serve to make their fight on the drilling rig seem all the more impressive and badass.
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Old 10-09-2009, 01:35 PM
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A couple of throwaway lines to explain details that are clear enough if you think about them, but often get nitpicked by the film's naysayers:

1) The mysteriously galaxy-threatening supernova
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2) Spock and Nero's ships surviving their first encounter with the black hole
Maybe, but would it really change it's general unlikeliness?

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He can't do anything to save Romulus til he has Red Matter, and he doesn't have Red Matter til he has the Jellyfish. I think that's relatively straightforward from the film.

Plus it's actually not in any danger for another 129 years, so he has a bit of time on his hands.
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2) Spock and Nero's ships surviving their first encounter with the black hole
Maybe, but would it really change it's general unlikeliness?
It's not the least bit 'unlikely' considering what we know TNG-era ships to be capable of...
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3) Nero apparently focusing on revenge rather than on saving his world
He can't do anything to save Romulus til he has Red Matter, and he doesn't have Red Matter til he has the Jellyfish. I think that's relatively straightforward from the film.
I agree that it's totally straightforward, but if you listen to the average pleb it's TEH UBER POLT HLOE OF TEH DOOM.
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See http://www.startrekmovie.com/forums/...ead.php?t=9619
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Good point.
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I would have taken out that snow monster totally unnecessary and reminds me of Empire Strikes Back
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