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Yes, they should have gone further 7 11.86%
No, what they did worked 40 67.80%
No, they should have kept it more like TOS 11 18.64%
Other 1 1.69%
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Old 07-28-2009, 03:36 PM
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I haven't spotted this question lurking in the forum, and I thought it was an interesting one to pose.

When I first heard of the idea behind ST11 - to take the essence of Trek, and re-extrapolate its technologies and aesthetics based on modern experience - I was completely stoked. All sorts of concepts and ideas swam in my mind, the sorts of high-technology that are kept hidden in sci-fi novels. I saw the Federation becoming more like the Culture, for example.

As time went by, and more information filtered down to us from on high, it became obvious that that wasn't really what they were going for. I still loved the film, but it wasn't exactly what I'd dreamed of, in that respect. I still feel that the Supreme Court could have made a more awe-inspiring film by more thoroughly re-inventing Trek, heedless of fan concerns.

So, that's my question. Where on the spectrum do you lie?
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Old 07-29-2009, 04:27 AM
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For a restart film, it accomplished it's goal. We'll see more "fleshing out" in 12.
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For a restart film, it accomplished it's goal. We'll see more "fleshing out" in 12.

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Count on it. They won't have to spend half the film explaining orgins.
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They should have gone farther -- and changed the names of the characters, the settings, the ship, and of the entire project, to something other than Star Trek.

I see it now as I saw it then: They wanted to make money off an established franchise, and didn't particularly give a good god damn about the franchise itself beyond that concern.
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They should have gone farther -- and changed the names of the characters, the settings, the ship, and of the entire project, to something other than Star Trek.

I see it now as I saw it then: They wanted to make money off an established franchise, and didn't particularly give a good god damn about the franchise itself beyond that concern.
I am going to guess you did not like the film?
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I am going to guess you did not like the film?
Dude, I think you have him pegged all wrong.
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