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Re: Star Trek

Post by revbob » 05 Jan 2018, 8:13pm

Wolter wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 11:31am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 11:23am
Wolter wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 10:19am
EDIT: also reboot after the execrable X3.
It's an odd thing that (most) superhero movies are extremely successful in terms of profitability, yet they keep getting rebooted. Spider-man's on his third(?) version. X-Men got started over. Eventually the Fantastic Four will get another shot and you know that it'll get rebooted. Superman, Batman. The Daredevil tv series vis a vis the movie. It seems like a complete mess given superhero comics have depended on some kind of continuity for over five decades now, but maybe that is the sensible thing, to keep from getting hung up by old stories. (And, to bring it back to The Last Jedi, the assertion about letting the past die.)
I thought the best thing about the most recent Spider-Man reboot was that it alludes vaguely to his origin once. We don’t need to see Uncle Ben anymore. Let’s get to the Spider-Manning.
Im no comic nerd but I thought Michael Keaton made the movie interesting. Without that storyline meh.

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Re: Star Trek

Post by Wolter » 05 Jan 2018, 8:15pm

revbob wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 8:13pm
Wolter wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 11:31am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 11:23am
Wolter wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 10:19am
EDIT: also reboot after the execrable X3.
It's an odd thing that (most) superhero movies are extremely successful in terms of profitability, yet they keep getting rebooted. Spider-man's on his third(?) version. X-Men got started over. Eventually the Fantastic Four will get another shot and you know that it'll get rebooted. Superman, Batman. The Daredevil tv series vis a vis the movie. It seems like a complete mess given superhero comics have depended on some kind of continuity for over five decades now, but maybe that is the sensible thing, to keep from getting hung up by old stories. (And, to bring it back to The Last Jedi, the assertion about letting the past die.)
I thought the best thing about the most recent Spider-Man reboot was that it alludes vaguely to his origin once. We don’t need to see Uncle Ben anymore. Let’s get to the Spider-Manning.
Im no comic nerd but I thought Michael Keaton made the movie interesting. Without that storyline meh.
Oh, yeah. I should’ve specified the best part of Spider-Man the movie was Keaton. Probably the best performed comic book villain ever.

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Re: Star Trek

Post by Kory » 05 Jan 2018, 8:42pm

eumaas wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 7:59pm
Kory wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 5:09pm
eumaas wrote:
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Kory wrote:
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I saw X-Men First Class, which was easily better than any of the X-Men flicks that came before it.
I was livid about the roster.
what does that sentence mean
It means the "team" that was supposedly the first class in that film was a slap in the face to any decent fan of the comics.
It was a good flick.
Yeah, well that's just, like, your opinion, man.
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Re: Star Trek

Post by Kory » 05 Jan 2018, 8:53pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 11:23am
Wolter wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 10:19am
EDIT: also reboot after the execrable X3.
It's an odd thing that (most) superhero movies are extremely successful in terms of profitability, yet they keep getting rebooted. Spider-man's on his third(?) version. X-Men got started over. Eventually the Fantastic Four will get another shot and you know that it'll get rebooted. Superman, Batman. The Daredevil tv series vis a vis the movie. It seems like a complete mess given superhero comics have depended on some kind of continuity for over five decades now, but maybe that is the sensible thing, to keep from getting hung up by old stories. (And, to bring it back to The Last Jedi, the assertion about letting the past die.)
I can speak to the Daredevil reboot, since it was given up by the hated Fox for Marvel to do correctly. And now with the Disney purchase of Fox properties (leaving aside the horrifying actual consequences), the FF can now be done correctly, so I don't see a reboot there for a while unless it's part of a larger cinematic universe shift (one that's theorized we'll be seeing after 2019 when most of the actors' contracts are up).

All other reboots are because the films sucked, revenue notwithstanding.
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Re: Star Trek

Post by eumaas » 05 Jan 2018, 10:57pm

Have had TNG on in the background. The racist doctor Pulaski has just appeared.
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Re: Star Trek

Post by Dr. Medulla » 06 Jan 2018, 7:21am

eumaas wrote:
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Have had TNG on in the background. The racist doctor Pulaski has just appeared.
But she's crusty, just like McCoy, and the fans love McCoy, so they'll love Pulaski!
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Re: Star Trek

Post by Flex » 06 Jan 2018, 10:58am

eumaas wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 10:57pm
Have had TNG on in the background. The racist doctor Pulaski has just appeared.
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Re: Star Trek

Post by eumaas » 06 Jan 2018, 12:11pm

Flex wrote:
06 Jan 2018, 10:58am
eumaas wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 10:57pm
Have had TNG on in the background. The racist doctor Pulaski has just appeared.
every time Data uses the holodeck, she's programmed in a burning cross.
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Re: Star Trek

Post by eumaas » 06 Jan 2018, 12:12pm

I changed my avatar to the incredibly shitty Nagilum by the way
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Re: Star Trek

Post by eumaas » 10 Jan 2018, 10:55pm

I think Family might be my favorite TNG episode.
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Re: Star Trek

Post by Dr. Medulla » 11 Jan 2018, 7:18am

eumaas wrote:
10 Jan 2018, 10:55pm
I think Family might be my favorite TNG episode.
You dig a little Picard on Picard mud wrestling?
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Re: Star Trek

Post by Boddington » 11 Jan 2018, 10:09am

eumaas wrote:
10 Jan 2018, 10:55pm
I think Family might be my favorite TNG episode.
Ditto. Worf's parents are adorable. And what Picard goes through and how his brother talks him through it was wonderful.

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Re: Star Trek

Post by eumaas » 18 Jan 2018, 6:41pm

Watching Starship Mine and man, this episode is just Star Trek: Die Hard.
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Re: Star Trek

Post by Dr. Medulla » 18 Jan 2018, 7:07pm

eumaas wrote:
18 Jan 2018, 6:41pm
Watching Starship Mine and man, this episode is just Star Trek: Die Hard.
That might be the official moment when Riker was replaced by Picard as the action guy.
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Re: Star Trek

Post by Dr. Medulla » 29 Jan 2018, 5:55pm

Not … incorrect.
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: What the hell is Discovery about? Star Trek: Five-year mission to explore the universe. Next Generation: Same remit, without the time limit. Deep Space Nine: What happens if you stay in one place? Voyager: What happens if you get lost? Enterprise: What happens if we go back to where it all began, and also Scott Bakula needs a paycheck? Discovery: What happens when a protagonist betrays her captain and inadvertently helps start a war with the Klingons and gets sentenced to life imprisonment only to get saved by a captain who turns out to be a guy from another universe and also her boyfriend is a secret Klingon and right that war is still going on and spores!
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