Where are the monsters?

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  1. Hypestyle Registered

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    there need to be big monsters in the film; to fight, to run from, to chase. Just like in the first film. The old TV series just didn't have the budget for big, scary creatures. This film series needs to up the ante in that regard. Swamp planets, forest planets, ice planets, desert planets, underwater planets. There should be multiple venues for encountering the various creatures.
     
  2. R_Hythlodeus Nerd Supreme

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    This is not Star Wars...


    And if you've seen the 9 min prelude: The monster you want is right there
     
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  4. Picard Sisko Prepare to be Assimilated

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    They should have monsters for what purpose?
     
  5. R_Hythlodeus Nerd Supreme

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    apparantly to run away from them. On sand planets, ice planets, forest planets and so on. there should be light sabre duels too
     
  6. Picard Sisko Prepare to be Assimilated

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    We had a monster chase in the 2009 film, and that was more than enough.
     
  7. Hypestyle Registered

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    I want to see updated versions of the Gorn, Mugatu, and the salt vampire-metamorph.. ah.. now all that would be a wonder of FX..
     
  8. RetrogradeOrbit Do I look like I'm joking?

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    I've seen the 9 minute preview, twice. Now my memory is not what it once was, but I definitely do not remember there being any monsters in it...
     
  9. Picard Sisko Prepare to be Assimilated

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    Well I would certainly want to see an updated version of the Gorn. They tried to give us a CGI update in Enterprise, but it didn't look that good.

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  10. Pink Ranger The North Remembers

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    I also would like to see the Salt Vampires again. Not a whole movie built around them, though.
     
  11. The Squirrel Le Rongeur

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    If JJ was interested in making a real Star Trek film the Gorn would make a good villains.
     
  12. Ultimatehero Life is infinite

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    Definitely finding myself asking this recently as well. Including - where are all the widely diverse planets? I'm finding it's mainly industrial, in and out of ships and in the city. I guess I'm just hoping for a planet sprawling adventure like the last film because that was one of my favorite parts in how diverse the film was.

    I just truly believe the marketing department is hiding something because 50% of what is in trailer 2 is precisely from the 9 minute prologue, so they're just showing us the first 9 minutes of the film in the marketing! There has to be more planet hopping or something that they're not showing us because I just don't see JJ having this film be basically city-bound.
     
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  13. Micromind New World New Rules

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    Does anyone else get the feeling that this version of Star Trek looks less credible ? I mean the crew looks great but the way they are written, they do Not feel like scientists, explorers like the old ones did.

    Look at the pictures of old franchises, compared to them this version is shallow.

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  14. C. Lee Superherohype Administrator

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    Nope.
    Yes they do.
    Like the old ones? You mean TOS from the 60's (I won't bring the sequel series in on this since the movie is made about the characters from the 60's series) where the only scientist was Mr. Spock? Or explorers like the Davey Jones from the rock group the MONKEES lookalike (Chekov was created to be a combination Jones and Illya Kuryakin from the Man from UNCLE). I mean, I know when I first watched TOS I immediately said to myself - Thank god they at least got actors like William Shatner, Nichelle Nichols, and Grace Lee Whitney that look and feel like real scientists for the show.
     
  15. Pink Ranger The North Remembers

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    Actually, Canada's entire National Research Council is staffed by hyperintelligent clones of William Shatner, so that part is true.

    Unfortunately, we don't get too many discoveries from them. Because ... it ... takes ... them ... forever ... to ... explain ... everything.
     
  16. C. Lee Superherohype Administrator

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    That can't be true....Rodney McKay speaks a mile a minute.
     
  17. SpideyFan866 Registered

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    I blame it on the fact that they are still supposed to be the young, or younger, versions of the characters as we know them in the original series.

    As stated in footage descriptions for Star Trek Into Darkness,
    They haven't even gone on the 5 year mission yet.

    I'm sure we'll get there.
     

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