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Title: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on December 06, 2012, 06:53:46 am
Star Trek: Into Darkness

Teaser

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcNV1T0siPk
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on December 06, 2012, 11:48:29 am
Instant Trailer Review : Star Trek Into Darkness Extended Teaser

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rTBX9yYEmU
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Neumatic on December 06, 2012, 04:03:34 pm
Am I the only one wondering why the future went so monochrome all of a sudden?  I'm actually expecting Benedict Cumberbatch's ship to be all black now.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on December 06, 2012, 04:14:16 pm
Didn't give it much thought till you pointed it out.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Neumatic on December 06, 2012, 05:25:39 pm
Seriously, look at this:

(http://img.gawkerassets.com/img/187hsykhlw5v2jpg/xlarge.jpg)
San Francisco is all black.

(http://img.gawkerassets.com/img/187hsdqpnb700jpg/xlarge.jpg)
Wherever they are, it's pretty dark gray.

(http://img.gawkerassets.com/img/187hw2z9xguyhjpg/xlarge.jpg)
Black uniform, black seat, black walls.  Pretty sure he's on the bridge of his own ship.

(http://img.gawkerassets.com/img/187hw3j04pk7ojpg/xlarge.jpg)
Also looks like the bridge or some chamber on his ship.  Black.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on December 06, 2012, 05:35:28 pm
They could be using the color scheme to reflect a dystopian future, even if Blondie looks pretty well fed and hot in a totalitarian city.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Neumatic on December 06, 2012, 06:33:48 pm
But that's the strange thing, Earth ISN'T a dystopia in Star Trek, it's the exact opposite.  In fact, it was sort of a running joke in the show that people from Earth are boring cause they don't have war, famine, starving people, uneducated or sick people. racism, or even proper prisons.  I will grant you that before that things really went into the sh*tter, but Trek's the rare SF series that said humanity basically decided they had enough of that and pulled themselves out of a rut and fixed all their own problems.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on December 06, 2012, 06:50:14 pm
I get what you're saying, but that is all in the past, meaning it's stuff that we have already seen. This is JJ Abrams after all and he was able to bring something fresh and exciting to the Star Trek mythology and give us an exciting and awesome movie. I never thought I'd hear myself say that about Star Trek. A little background, I HATE Star Trek. I hated the movies (with the exception of Wrath Of Kahn), I've hated the few episodes I've seen of each new series, I just hated the franchise. I went in with such low expectations with the reboot and came away surprised at how great it was. The sole reason I even went to see it was because of JJ. So, even though I am avoiding all spoilers about what Darkness is about, it's not beyond reason to think that JJ has something up his sleeve to further break what I always thought was a boring mold. The only reason why I'm anxious for the new Trek movie is because of the reboot.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Mac on December 06, 2012, 07:06:15 pm
Admit it. Sci-Fi can be very cool
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on December 06, 2012, 07:29:39 pm
I don't have issues with Sci-Fi. It's one of my favorite genres. I just never like the Star Trek universe and I always thought their mythology was overrated. I'm sure there are plenty of people sharpening their sticks, ready to say the same thing about Star Wars, my preferred choice of the two.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Neumatic on December 09, 2012, 01:23:55 pm
I was thinking about this, what would you all think of Star Trek Into Darkness having an opening or ending theme sequence a la James Bond?
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on December 09, 2012, 01:27:29 pm
Naked chicks with phasers. I'm all for it!!
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Neumatic on December 09, 2012, 01:30:28 pm
Particularly if Alice Eve is one of them!  Because of the colour scheme I mentioned before, I'm kinda picturing something with the style of "Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" without the messed-up nature of it.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on December 19, 2012, 03:49:39 pm
Star Trek Into Darkness Trailer #1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WzJXmY2xrg

I like the new trailer, but it still feels a bit lite to me. By this, I mean I want more bang for my buck.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Neumatic on December 19, 2012, 07:21:31 pm
Well, they might not want to let too much out given that the movie doesn't come out for another seven months.  And I will say, after seeing the first ten minutes, I still don't have any idea what's happening.  No hint of the big picture.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on December 19, 2012, 07:22:38 pm
I have it all figured out. The Butler kills Spock.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Neumatic on December 19, 2012, 07:43:50 pm
(http://www.movieactors.com/freezeframes5/Clue90.jpeg)
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on December 19, 2012, 07:49:11 pm
See, HE's EVIL!!!
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Neumatic on December 19, 2012, 08:29:25 pm
Now that I think about it, it's kind of glaring that Tim Curry was never in Star Trek.  Heck, even Malcolm McDowell got in on the act.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on December 20, 2012, 04:17:36 pm
IGN Rewind Theater : Star Trek Into Darkness Trailer #1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjofoGC6MSc

It's time to dissect the Trailer I tell ya......
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Neumatic on December 21, 2012, 02:11:40 pm
BTW, the last Trek was packed with meaningful non-famous cameos (James Cawley, that teacher, etc), I haven't heard anything like that about this one.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Neumatic on May 22, 2013, 11:07:34 pm
Has anyone else seen this yet?  Or do we post somewhere else about this flick?  Cause I have a couple questions and comments, chief amongst them being: was that a flying dump truck in the climax?
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on May 22, 2013, 11:10:18 pm
This is the thread to talk about it. Personally, I haven't seen it yet but I've been hearing great things about it and it confirms that what JJ did with the first movie wasn't a fluke after all. This gives me even more confidence that he can actually revive Star Wars from the disastrous Prequels.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Neumatic on May 22, 2013, 11:14:00 pm
I totally dug it, even though I had some issues and would have done SOME things differently.  But totally worth seeing on the big screen, and seeing as new movies are about to start, Star Trek might not be on the BIGGEST screen much longer.  And they shot a lot of this on IMAX apparently, so you definitely want that giant screen.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on May 22, 2013, 11:21:40 pm
Kind of off topic here, but my local Drive-In Theater (http://pennycan.createaforum.com/the-drive-in-theater/movie-theaters-and-drive-in's/msg10752/#msg10752) suddenly has gotten the rights to show newer released movies. Not sure how this works with what is basically a "Mom and Pop" operation where the money goes directly to the Junior High School (Middle School if you want to be politically correct). So, I'm pretty sure they will be getting Into Darkness soon. There is nothing cooler than having a a Drive-In within walking distance from my house. 5 minutes tops.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Mac on May 23, 2013, 08:10:43 am
Iím hearing itís a great popcorn flick, but has some issues. Maybe thatís some fanboys talking.

I'll still wait for the DVD
Title: Re: Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Post by: Neumatic on May 31, 2013, 02:47:52 pm
Gonna go see this again with my sister on Sunday and I'll see what she thinks 'cause she's not a Star Trek fangirl.  I'll be interested to see what her reaction is.  Maybe fewer "...really?"s, but let's just wait and see.  And I don't know if she'd be able to recognize Weller as Robocop.