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Old 05-12-2009, 01:10 PM
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Dont get me wrong guys i wasnt welling up from the events unfolding infront of my eyes, but it did get an emotional response from me.
Ivanandzorro, that was probably one of the only times the movie felt right with the soundtrack to me, but thats just my personal oponion.
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That was one of my favorite scenes in the film. It was so devastating and heartbreaking. The other scene that had a similar, but more subtle, impact was the scene where Spock loses his mother. The look on Winona Ryder's face as she is looking at the landscape of Vulcan for the last time is so sad. I found myself choking up.
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It was a highlight of the film - the sequence when George was steering the ship to her fate while talking to his wife, and the scenes before that with the right music alongside, truly had me welling up, they were so emotionally strong.

It was very well put together.
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Okay. This is embarassing. The opening of the movie, with Kirk's birth and his father's death... it was so mythic it actually got me to tear up. The thought of "this is how the legend began" just gave the whole thing the feeling of an epic opera...
It's fine - a few of us got the same way!
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Everytime I see the opening sequence in this movie, I have to fight back tears. It is so emotional, and so well performed....indeed fifteen of the most powerful minutes in Trek ......EVER!

On a side note regarding the opening......in the very first couple of seconds of actual movie footage, did anyone else think that what we saw going by was a train first? The way the window lights seemed to zip past, and the screen flickering reminded me of a dark subway scene. I thought that was a nice VFX touch.
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It was a very good intro to the ship - ironically nicer than the E's intro - and I liked the comms chatter overlapping it setting up that the ship was investigating the phenomenon.
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Everytime I see the opening sequence in this movie, I have to fight back tears. It is so emotional, and so well performed....indeed fifteen of the most powerful minutes in Trek ......EVER!

On a side note regarding the opening......in the very first couple of seconds of actual movie footage, did anyone else think that what we saw going by was a train first? The way the window lights seemed to zip past, and the screen flickering reminded me of a dark subway scene. I thought that was a nice VFX touch.
Didn't think of a train, martok, but I squirted a few tears for sure. Emotional indeed!
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Aye, I do wish the Enterprise got a bit more of a bombastic introduction, like ST: TMP.

Then again, like Captain Pike said: "The launch of the Federation's new flagship deserves more pomp than we can afford right now. Her christening will just have to be the safe return of this vessel."

If anything, this does establish the path that will take James T. Kirk on the way to the legendary status of being the ONLY starship captain to bring the Enterprise (of all the other Constitution class vessels) back from its five year mission with ship and crew largely intact.
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Maybe not largely intact - anyone is free to be killed off now we have no future to conform to!!
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Maybe not largely intact - anyone is free to be killed off now we have no future to conform to!!
Oh no! Just not any of the main crew! They're too lovable!
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