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    Star Trek

    I went and saw this Friday afternoon before work.

    A friend and me were really skeptical about this. They've really screwed the pooch with the last few movies. There was a lot of opportunity to completely screw this up too.

    But wow! They did a great job. There's stuff in there the Trekkies will love ("Green blooded hobgoblin!") but it will appeal to a much wider audience. The action is phenomenal and they really did a good job not letting the plot develop into a cheesy cliche about time travel.

    I highly recommend it!
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    I am by no means a "trekkie". Not a fan of the shows, and while some of the older movies were good, many were not. Since there is nothing to do here in FLETC and some classmates wanted to see it, I decided to go. Glad I did, it's a kick-ass revisioning of the story, characters, and action. An awesome movie, even for people like me who don't get into the Star Trek thing. Probably going to be in my top 3 movies coming out this summer, if not for sure in my top 5.
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    I enjoyed it, but got a bit miffed about how they re-wrote history for no real reason. I can't say anymore without spoilers.
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    I'm not a Trekkie, but I'm really looking forward to seeing it.




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    The wife and I saw it last night around 10pm. The wife's a trekkie so she loved it with a few "issues" about how they did a couple things. I enjoyed it. I like S.T. but am not remotely a trekkie. My only real problem with the whole movie was how it's supposed to be the early years of the crew but they kill off Spock, Kirk and Bones at the end of the movie.



    Hehehehehe... just kidding.

    I had one issue mainly but we'll talk about that after a week when people have had time to see it.
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    I liked it. Saw it last night.
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    I'll only see it if they have this song playing during the action sequences.

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    It's really difficult for the Wife to get me to go to the theatre, but I'm glad I did. That was a great movie!
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    I'm a serious Trekkie, and am dying to see this.

    The clip I have seen where they introduce McCoy seems like they positively NAILED his character.

    Looking forward to it!
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    I'm thinking about going to see it with my brother in law while i'm here in DC for Police week.
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    Saw it tonight. Liked it, and I see a another franchise in the making.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    Saw it tonight. Liked it, and I see a another franchise in the making.
    They set it up to follow with a whole new imagining of the franchise. They could re-do the series and follow up movies with it. Very smart!
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    With the emerging franchises of Star Trek, Terminator, GI Joe (if I had to bet), Bond, Transformers, and the Comic book movies I could see myself in the theaters a lot more than I am used to.

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    The kidlet and I are seeing it Tuesday....in IMAX!
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    Saw it tonight and enjoyed it very much.

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    I went to see a movie with the g/f today, and I made fun of a younger 20's guy who got a ticket to see it. Beam me up, Scotty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terminator View Post
    I went to see a movie with the g/f today, and I made fun of a younger 20's guy who got a ticket to see it. Beam me up, Scotty.
    So what did you two see? A chick flick?
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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
    I'm a serious Trekkie, and am dying to see this.

    The clip I have seen where they introduce McCoy seems like they positively NAILED his character.

    Looking forward to it!
    McCoy was PERFECT! He might have been my favorite character in the movie.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    So what did you two see? A chick flick?
    I know I'm going to take some heat for this, but yes. We went to see Ghost of Girlfriends Past.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terminator View Post
    I know I'm going to take some heat for this, but yes. We went to see Ghost of Girlfriends Past.

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