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Old 05-07-2009, 07:49 PM
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I liked almost all of it, and if you are reading this you probably already know the movie.
What did you think of the Uhura - Spock thing, it just didn't work for me.
I was cringing when they were saying goodbye in the transporter chamber before Kirk and Spock beamed over.
Everything flowed, but that didn't feel right.
I realize they didn't have time to fill in the back story to how they met, but it seemed a big jump to me.
Anyone else think one way or the other?

The movie really rocked at almost every point.
I really enjoyed the Uhura/Spock thing. It humanized Spock in a way that had never been established in previous Trek. I just have one question: Does anybody else think Nero made it back to the Prime Timeline? It seems to me he went out the same way he came in.
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I guess I remember the Nurse Chapel thing as Spock's love interest.
All really good points, she does flirt with him a bit in the original.
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Very true. I just watched The Man Trap again the other day and was like, "Oh...I guess I can see that." It had been a while since I'd watched it and I hadn't thought of that interaction in the context of a present/past relationship before but it's definitely not out of the blue.
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I really enjoyed the Uhura/Spock thing. It humanized Spock in a way that had never been established in previous Trek. I just have one question: Does anybody else think Nero made it back to the Prime Timeline? It seems to me he went out the same way he came in.
Nah, the ship looked like it was being destroyed well and good. I think Nero's a goner.
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I liked the U/S love interest. It felt natural to me. I'm a big softy and want Spock to be happy, but I know he can't be I suspect. Maybe that is somehow happy in a wierd way. LOL.
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Well I read IDW is doing a sequel to Countdown so that is one of the reasons I am questioning about Nero. I also think I heard JJ Abrams say somewhere that he didn't kill off Nero.
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Nah, the ship looked like it was being destroyed well and good. I think Nero's a goner.

Me too. That ship was really tore up, and wouldn't the ship be cut in half when it closed? The black hole that is...
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I think their relationship makes sense mainly because of what happens to Vulcan, and by proxy Spock. While he's not the last of his kind, it does offer some implied hope for a future of Vulcans... as well as integrating with other species as a means of survival of Vulcans and their culture.

Also, it tied in perfectly with the exchange between Spock and his father, who indeed went through the exact same event and feelings in his life -- which is 100% backed up by canon. We just never saw Sarek and Amanda making out on Vulcan like that.

If anything, Sarek's comment illustrates that it WILL be possible for Spock to reconcile his love AND his logic and tend to both parts of his life. Dad did it.

It must have been nice to be Zach Quinto on set, is all I can say!
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We didn't see Nero die onscreen so that felt a little anticlimactic to me.
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It must have been nice to be Zach Quinto on set, is all I can say!
I assume you've read the Nimoy comments about how jealous he was that he never got that action....
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