star trek:into darkness (WARNING: SPOILERS as of 4/23/13)

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  1. gul

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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    Not a fan of the golden rule?
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  2. Chad Kardashian

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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    What would Jesus do?
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    It was awful. The fourth worst Star Trek movie (few of which have been any good anyway)

    I don't expect J.J. Abrams to ever watch any movie I might make either.

    Fair is fair.

    He definitely would not pay to see a movie by J.J. Abrams.

    Besides, I'm not Jesus.
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  4. Chad Kardashian

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    Would he have stolen, like you plan on doing?

    Understatement of the century.
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    He made a whip and ran the money changers out of the temple with apparently no small amount of violence.

    I've never done anything similar.

    The most violent thing I've ever done was choke a shoplifter into unconsciousness. It was Texas and he was outside the store and I was following orders so it was allowed of course.
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  7. Chad Kardashian

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    You have quite the history of violence. And :lol: at the "following orders" statement. :godwin:
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    The more I read of this, the more I begin to doubt it. I'm sure it will be visually stunning with lots of gee-whiz action, but the descriptions of events that have leaked are leaving me underwhelmed. Underwater Enterprise? This has rankled fanboys for months, and while I'm not one to complain about "wrong font!!1" it does seem pretty stupid to me. Anyone reading the comic book prequel?
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    Do I sense an element of...

    The Word? the word is "no"- i am therefore going anyway.


    ...in here?
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    Um, am I the only one to notice that

    And personally,

    Oh, and finally,
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    No I don't. I prefer simple intimidation and threats to actually using violence.

    Violence should be minimal, infrequent, but effective.
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    Still a dumbshit idea, ranks right up there with Ewoks, and having the premise of ROTJ essentially mirror that of ANH, only with Lando getting the "money shot" instead of Luke. The world would have been better off if Lucas had gotten killed in a wreck after ESB was released, I think.
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    What did you envision Episode VI being about before it was released?
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    Not Ewoks, not a rehash of ANH, and not Vader being turned towards the Light. I imagined that they'd kill Vader in some kind of lightsabre duel on Coruscant, the whole, "Luke, I'm your father" business would have turned out to be some kind of Jedi Mind Trick, and Leia would have given up on Han, married Luke, while Han, Chewie, and Lando went off on some kind of adventure.
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    ^ Like ROTJ or not it's apart of the Official Canonuity of STAR WARS. Ditto (unfortunately) for TPM:( Likewise with Abrams' trek among the stars. That IS apart of STAR TREK's Official Canonuity:(

    It's OK. You don't like ROTJ you don't like ROTJ! I don't like alien 3, yet it has its fans & likers:shrug:
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    Fine. Substitute "the capital of the Empire" for Coruscant. If you believe Lucas, then he'd already written the prequels by this point so they would have called it that.

    Tomato, tomahto.

    So? This isn't a religion, if I reject one of the films, I'll not go to hell for it.

    See my above comment.

    So does Justin Beiber and One Dimension, that's neither here nor there.
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    Just...fuckin' A, dude. :facepalm:
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    That teaser trailer looks fun.
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    Re your first "spoiler tag" remark -

    I would think it was more similar to the "that's not a cave" scene.
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    I'm stunned that remark has not been the basis of a Red Room thread yet...so much untapped potential there.
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    Forget Abrams. WILL Lindelof NOT firestorm this time? Strike One was "LOST". Strike Two was "Prometheus". WILL "Star Trek Into Darkness" be Strike Three?
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    They did - it was called Insurrection.

    I still remember Stewart holding aloft the Best Actor Oscar whilst getting blown by Kevin Bacon, and I too sometimes wonder why never built upon the pure success that of that movie.
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    You and your kinky sex games!

    Guess we know who Killed Bill! :diacanu:
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    Insurrection as a "good" 2 part Star Trek episode?

    You've got to be kidding.

    Insurrection would've been a "Times Arrow".

    Not a "Best of Both Worlds".
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    They blew shit up and a space WMD was used, frankly I'd have thought it was your ultimate trek wank fantasy?

    INS was a good TNG episode, certainly on a par with BOBW, but a crap movie.

    It had actual character moments for starters, albeit fairly clunky ones, but then it was targeted at Trek fans.
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    NO! That's NOT what I meant. I meant something like "The Menagerie".
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    Best of Both Worlds was a terrible two parter, it essentially came down to Riker saying FIRE! And three months later a flag that said "bang" emerged from the deflector dish.
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    1) Stupid elements that were supposed to be humorous but were almost painful to watch (Data as a flotation device anyone).

    2) Yet another race that no one has ever heard of (and aside from an episode on DS9 in passing, never heard from again).

    3) Enterprise getting manhandled in combat....again.....while Riker is in command.....again (honestly, given his on screen performance as a combat commander, Riker should be thrown in the brig as soon as the Enterprise has to raise shields).

    4) Staggering plot holes. The "kids" that left the planet in the Briar Patch are the one who manage to create a formidably powerful society with huge warships and supertechnology?

    5) Love for Picard? Forget it. The female has absolutely nothing to suggest that Picard would trash his career for her.
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    Re: star trek:into darkness

    She has something wet between her legs.
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