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Old 10-07-2009, 06:32 AM
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I see an M-113 salt vampire and a Gorn!!!
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I see an M-113 salt vampire and a Gorn!!!
If a Gorn has no clothes does that make it Gorn Porn?
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They spent all the money and effort on complex designs for background aliens and Klingons just get a nose and a tiny head piece?
Seems as if someone did not understand that humanoid TOS aliens only looked so human because they had no money.
Yes, that maybe so. But i would argue it has become trademark Trek for aliens to remain very human. This Trek movie throws out those rules. It tries to make the Trek universe look like its populated with aliens from the Star Wars universe.
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If a Gorn has no clothes does that make it Gorn Porn?
You need to stop thinking about missing clothes.
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A Gorn with invisible costume...
Oh, just saw Part 2 is here: http://www.scifinow.co.uk/news/exclu...trek-part-two/

They had an alien with 3 faces...!!!
Scary Tripleface
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You need to stop thinking about missing clothes.
Why? Worried?
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A Gorn with invisible costume...
Oh, just saw Part 2 is here: http://www.scifinow.co.uk/news/exclu...trek-part-two/

They had an alien with 3 faces...!!!
Scary Tripleface
Neat stuff NCC!!!
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Yes, that maybe so. But i would argue it has become trademark Trek for aliens to remain very human. This Trek movie throws out those rules. It tries to make the Trek universe look like its populated with aliens from the Star Wars universe.
I think that previous Trek movies had some unusual looking background aliens too, e.g. the council or whatever-it-is scene TVH or the conference scene on Khitomer in TUC. What puzzles me a bit is that we see so little of these background aliens in ST09, e.g. the crowd in the council (?) scenes seemed to be entirely human.
I still don't understand how someone could spend all that money on background aliens who are virtually invisible and give Klingons just some dreadlocks and helmets. I guess they mixed some Gondorian designs from LOTR and some pirate designs from Pirates of the Caribbean together.
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I think that previous Trek movies had some unusual looking background aliens too, e.g. the council or whatever-it-is scene TVH or the conference scene on Khitomer in TUC. What puzzles me a bit is that we see so little of these background aliens in ST09, e.g. the crowd in the council (?) scenes seemed to be entirely human.
I still don't understand how someone could spend all that money on background aliens who are virtually invisible and give Klingons just some dreadlocks and helmets. I guess they mixed some Gondorian designs from LOTR and some pirate designs from Pirates of the Caribbean together.
For me, it looks like a combination of the two Klingon types we've seen in Trek.
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OK, there is a race with bony foreheads. Due to a nasty virus, they have the blood of Khan in them, so they look and behave more like humans. But their foreheads will still be stronger than those of humans, so why do they need helmets?

I say it again, all the aliens, be it Romulans, Orions (aka dumb, green-painted frat girls) or Klingons are pretty messed up in ST09. Or let's call it the pop version of them.
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OK, there is a race with bony foreheads. Due to a nasty virus, they have the blood of Khan in them, so they look and behave more like humans. But their foreheads will still be stronger than those of humans, so why do they need helmets?

I say it again, all the aliens, be it Romulans, Orions (aka dumb, green-painted frat girls) or Klingons are pretty messed up in ST09. Or let's call it the pop version of them.
Ok, can see that, sure.

But ST09 was first and foremost made as a film to get non fans into the theatres.
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