Aug. 23, 2007, 8:30 a.m. CST
Perfect for Spock too
Aug. 23, 2007, 8:36 a.m. CST
Well that was pointless and uninteresting nice job Quint. this is aintitcoolspeculation at its most boring
Aug. 23, 2007, 8:38 a.m. CST
Sigh. I guess I'll just be getting the standard and pining for the collector's.<p> Great work, Quint.
Aug. 23, 2007, 8:43 a.m. CST
Looking forward to season 2, for sure. Anybody seen the hayden got milk ads................grrrrrrrrrrrr
Aug. 23, 2007, 8:58 a.m. CST
You did a good job Quint -- to hell with the naysayers.
Aug. 23, 2007, 9:02 a.m. CST
excellent interview<P>and I'm going to TRY not to get into a hero's argument this time around, I enjoy the show and I think Sylar is actually an interesting char. layered and interesting and I think alot of that has to do with Quinto's performance. I had never seen the guy act before and was just really blown away by his work
Aug. 23, 2007, 9:08 a.m. CST
by Kid Z
...reading this I just had an idea... the villain in the Star Trek reboot turns out to be Shadowy Time Guy from that dropped storyline from Enterprise about the Temporal Cold War. They never did reaveal just who the hell that was, right? My guess: he turns out to be older Spock from the future in "Ozymandias" mode! (Interferring in different past eras, "doing what must be done", manipulating events to ensure a better future, etc.) Just a wild-ass guess on my part, of course.
Aug. 23, 2007, 9:09 a.m. CST
by Abin Sur
...but you should have asked him if when he was filming the fight scene in the Heroes finale he thought it was as lame as it looked on TV.
Aug. 23, 2007, 9:30 a.m. CST
Yes, because even if he thinks it sucks he's really going to publically say it sucked. Dear God man, where's the logic?
Aug. 23, 2007, 9:32 a.m. CST
and you people still haven't written up about McAvoy as Scotty.
Aug. 23, 2007, 9:36 a.m. CST
The character of Sylar was practically a skeleton in the beginning of the season. Quinto has great presence on the screen without a doubt....
Aug. 23, 2007, 9:37 a.m. CST
by Charlie Murphy
i hope you meant all of sylar's scenes, because to ask if they've done every episode is kinda dumb.
Aug. 23, 2007, 9:39 a.m. CST
by just pillow talk
Damn you collector's edition, damn you!
Aug. 23, 2007, 9:42 a.m. CST
Is that street slang for I have diarrhoea...? Great interview though. I'm a bit confused. What did Quinto 'almost say'?
Aug. 23, 2007, 9:47 a.m. CST
complete 'every season' collector's edition when the show finishes its amazing run after season 32.
Aug. 23, 2007, 9:49 a.m. CST
"it's long overdue for Trek to be re-imagined." or something like that. I'm sure he didn't want to offend anyone, so he held off.
Aug. 23, 2007, 9:50 a.m. CST
by Abin Sur
Sarcasm, dude...this site is 90% sarcasm, and you thought I meant that? Sorry man, I'll put it in quotes next time.
Aug. 23, 2007, 9:57 a.m. CST
That fight really did fucking suck, didn't it? In fact the whole finale did. The most stupid part was when Nikki ribs that lampost out the ground and joins in with the Peter/Sylar fight even tho she doesn't know who either of them are or why they're fighting. Such sloppy writing. Actually, the worst was the way Hiro dispatched Sylar, who just stood there for 3 seconds, allowing himself to get stabbed whereas in previous episodes the guy was quick as lightening. I blame Tim Kring cos he clearly pulled a Luca$ and wanted to write the final episode all himself. Shoulda got Jeff Loeb to do it.
Aug. 23, 2007, 10:04 a.m. CST
by Abin Sur
The Kristen Bell/Heroes TB had Chilli ripping everyone that didn't like the fight scene a new one, so let's keep it on the down-low, OK? Because shows about people with superpowers shouldn't have big fight scenes, just quiet introspective moments.
Aug. 23, 2007, 10:11 a.m. CST
Sylar must have been having one of those quiet introspective moments, while Hiro was running at him. I mean, if a chubby Japanese youth in glasses was attacking me with a big fuck off samurai sword whilst screaming his head off I'd definitely pause for a spot of meditation.
Aug. 23, 2007, 10:25 a.m. CST
This show found new ways to be awesome in pretty much every episode, and Sylar is by far one of the most layered and interesting characters to watch (right up there with HRG). Quinto has been rocking it, and seems like a cool dude on top of that. Looking forward to seeing what he does with Spock.
Aug. 23, 2007, 10:36 a.m. CST
by Read and Shut Up
...Quint - PLEASE - refrain from the "man" stuff, OK? Outside of that, Spock Jr. seems like a nice enough guy.
Aug. 23, 2007, 10:40 a.m. CST
DO IT J.J.!!!
Aug. 23, 2007, 10:41 a.m. CST
Superhero character names from Season 2 of Heroes
Aug. 23, 2007, 10:54 a.m. CST
in my home, on my own terms = I'm doing these interviews in my underwear while strippers dance around me<P>at least if I was an actor and was doing that would mean
Aug. 23, 2007, 10:59 a.m. CST
Sylar should eat Spock's Brain, then he could do the Vulcan neck pinch.
Aug. 23, 2007, 11 a.m. CST
paramount are to cheap to make a good startrek film.
Aug. 23, 2007, 11:07 a.m. CST
Aug. 23, 2007, 11:29 a.m. CST
by Klaus Herzog
like ever. Seriously, Quinto`s morphin-induced performance literary put me to sleep. I don't like this guy playing Spock and the whole Star Trek prequel-concept sounds worse every day.
Aug. 23, 2007, 11:49 a.m. CST
Did they do a rush job with a horrible script because they never expected the show to last 1 season let alone grow into wild popularity? Were they caught off guard? WHY THE FUCK DID IT SUCK TRASH SO BAD?
Aug. 23, 2007, 11:54 a.m. CST
Guys, is it really so hard to get that Sylar has a death wish? He practically orders Hiro to kill him in 'The Hard Part', not to mention scrawls 'forgive me' on his wall earlier in the season. And as for the finale fight, it could have been more impressive, I'll admit that, but given the choice between a more impressive fight which doesn't mean much in way of characters, or focusing on the characters, I'll take the latter. There's plenty of time for fights down the roads.
Aug. 23, 2007, 12:11 p.m. CST
by Mal Carne
..oh, wait. This is AICN, where talkin' smack is the rule over, you know, genuine dialogue. Or thought.<p> Worst villain ever? How about Unicron, from the Transformers movie - a sacred cow on this board if there ever was one. You know, that giant robot voiced by Orson Wells... underwater... while eating a pastrami sandwich... and choking to death on it.<p> Sylar has motivation, a real character, and actual plot and dialogue. You empathize with him even as you want him dead. I know that actual character development's a bit novel for all you Simpsons Comic Book Fan wannabes, but try it some time.<p> Worst... forum crowd... ever.
Aug. 23, 2007, 12:16 p.m. CST
Okay, so I don't have an answer, yet that little nugget piqued my curiosity all the same.<P>Hey you TV show collector type people -- How often do they re-re-re-re-release DVD sets of TV series? If I buy the collector's edition, will I only be later tempted to buy again when the ultra-uber-mega-giga edition hits?
Aug. 23, 2007, 12:24 p.m. CST
by Abin Sur
That's all I was trying to get you to admit, man - the finale fight COULD HAVE BEEN more impressive. Of course characterization is key - but I don't buy for a second that you can't have both strong acting and strong action - you've seen BSG, haven't you?
Aug. 23, 2007, 1:18 p.m. CST
Quint, you idiot. Everytime you float Eli Roth's name, a picture of his HUGE PROSTHETIC WANG dies!
Aug. 23, 2007, 1:20 p.m. CST
I was wondering the same thing, I was planning on buying the Heros set next week but now I'm wondering if I should, as for TV sets, I've only purchased Lost and NewsRadio...my borhter got me the Office's first season for christmas
Aug. 23, 2007, 1:30 p.m. CST
by Katie Geek
Quint, do some fucking research so you at least ask some interesting questions. You could have asked if he'll be in the second-season premiere. You could have asked how many episodes he expects to be in this season. You could have asked when he expects announcements about the Kirk and Bones casting. I'm tired of Quint's lame-ass interviews wasting precious opportunities with geek icons. I learned NOTHING from this interview. Harry, PLEASE hire anyone else to conduct these! Quint is lame lame fucking LAME-ass awful!!
Aug. 23, 2007, 1:36 p.m. CST
Quint interviews like a guy who's never read an interview. I'm in the please-fire-Quint camp. See if anybody else would consider hiring him based on his crap work on this site.
Aug. 23, 2007, 1:48 p.m. CST
Yes, kindly join another site, Quint. My six-year-old niece could come up with better questions for Quinto. What a fucking waste!
Aug. 23, 2007, 1:55 p.m. CST
Harry, I love the site, but Quint is time and time again its most retarded component. Please let the staffers with brains handle the reviews and interviews.
Aug. 23, 2007, 2:02 p.m. CST
You know like Mel Gibson...in Conspirarcy Theory and um in real life<P>but man 4 almost identical posts about how quint sucks and should be fired after a majority of "hey that was a good interview" remarks...hmmm and frankly Katie Geek is the only name I recognize off that list, now I'm not saying anything but...<P>hey what are those black helicpoters doing outside my office window
Aug. 23, 2007, 2:25 p.m. CST
I'm curious to know what you found so "excellent" about this interview. Especially since it's so completely awful.
Aug. 23, 2007, 2:27 p.m. CST
this should make her slide off her computer chair!<p>and chrth, aren't you excited for the Tuesday Heroes discussions to be back?Speculation? Brainwork? Contemplation? Argumentation?<p>I can't wait!
Aug. 23, 2007, 2:27 p.m. CST
by C.K. Lamoo
Armand Assante in the Judge Dread Movie. But getting back to Quinto in Heroes, yeah, he's creepy, but layered? I don't think so. He's just living out every comic writers dream.
Aug. 23, 2007, 2:30 p.m. CST
Given that Lost and Office are popular, top-rated shows, chances are they are prime candidates to be re-re-re-re-released. I'm pretty sure that hasn't happened with Lost, but dunno if same is true for Office.<P>Ultimately, I'm only interesting in picking up the Heroes collector edition for the extras, having already archived season 1 in 720p glory off broadcast. You know... I just don't want to buy the whole damn set again only for the additional extras later on. Using other series releases as a gauge would better equip me to make a decision.
Aug. 23, 2007, 2:32 p.m. CST
Any Heroes fan worth their salt will tell you that the season finale was indeed a disappointment, but only and especially once compared and contrasted to the three episodes leading up to it. Consider watching those episodes before making such a Philbinesque final decision.
Aug. 23, 2007, 2:53 p.m. CST
by C.K. Lamoo
And becomes more and more powerful?
Aug. 23, 2007, 3:04 p.m. CST
But I do love Heroes.
Aug. 23, 2007, 3:12 p.m. CST
He actually said "I think one of the big draws of the show is that we actually get to see the goodies and the baddies play with these different powers." <br> Yeah, kinda like the big battle in the finale between the two most powerful characters on the show - the two characters with a dozen powers between them. You know, the fight where they... punched each other with their fists. <br> This show has a big strike against it - it needs to step its game up in season 2, or I walk.
Aug. 23, 2007, 3:43 p.m. CST
by Ninja Nerd
As the oldest person on this TB, I take the gavel. And pronounce the "Heroes sucks" crowd irrelevant. I won't debate the finale or Sylar or the whole of Season 1. I have an opinion on all, but I'll keep them to myself. What I will say is that IN THE CONTEXT of 50+ years of watching, reading, and enjoying science fiction, etc., "Heroes" is actually pretty darn good. I mean, I used to pay 25 cents to sit through "Purple Monster" serials at the cinema on Saturday mornings. Bugs Bunny cartoons were in first run! Superman was the TV series with George Reeves, and Star Trek, Lost In Space, and the original BSG were years or decades away. Science fiction was "trash" or "pulp" and held in about the same regard as porn. Comic books were 10 cents. I was pissed off when Jack Kirby went to DC and the price went up to a whopping 12 cents! When's the last time ANY of you bought ANYTHING worht having that cost 12 pennies?...ahh, the sound of crickets...thought so. Hell, I thrilled to still be ALIVE and see Heroes in HD. Consider your young asses fortunate that SciFI wasn't outlawed by now. And shut the hell up about "bad" Heroes was/is. You have no clue how lucky you are.
Aug. 23, 2007, 4:03 p.m. CST
by darth girlfriend
I don't mind that Quint's reviews are tedious and unilluminating, because reviews are everywhere on this site. But when a chance to talk to a new geek icon like Quinto comes along, it sucks that the site doesn't assign one of the much smarter and more articulate writers like Merrick or Moriarty.
Aug. 23, 2007, 4:20 p.m. CST
But I was incredibly disappointed by Heroes. I was looking forward to the show and watched the first episode and when it ended I knew I'd never watch another episode. I was hoping for a show that wanted to HAVE FUN with its premise (imagine the scenes of Bob Parr at work in The Incredibles, but magnified for a complete series), but it was so pretentious. The show (to me at least) took itself far too seriously, which is a shame, because a show about ordinary people discovering they have super powers could be a lot of fun. Same thing with Smallville. There you have a premise that could've spawned one of the most fun shows imaginable and turned it into The OC with super powers. *Sigh* Oh well. If you enjoy Heroes, I envy you. I just couldn't get into it. About Star Trek, though, what are they going to do about Spock's hair/eyebrows? Sure, that shit flew in the 60's, but today? Most people would laugh at that look. But then again, what can you do for Spock? Maybe shave his head or keep his hair really short. But that weird semi-bowl cut? That'll have to go, I'm afraid.
Aug. 23, 2007, 4:39 p.m. CST
Seriously, I've never seen it and I've been itching to pickup the forthcoming DVD set but I haven't been able to gauge if its as good as I'm hoping it will be. What's the word people? Worth purchasing?
Aug. 23, 2007, 6:14 p.m. CST
It's fun. Sylar is a villain you love to hate. Looking at the eps. back to back without the midbreak hiatus should add to your enjoyment. It is kinda derivative of The Watchmen & X-Men though.
Aug. 23, 2007, 7:53 p.m. CST
by Boondock Devil
The ad itself is linked over at superherohype <p> So very wrong and so very right all wrapped up into an awesome package.
Aug. 23, 2007, 9:04 p.m. CST
Oh, wait, forget it, never mind, it went away! :)
Aug. 23, 2007, 9:24 p.m. CST
He is so delicious and intelligent to boot!
Aug. 23, 2007, 9:39 p.m. CST
I am here. Haven't been around much.. busy balancing charity work, school and work. Didn't slide off my chair, but I am loving Quint right now! <BR> I confess to being a ZQ fangirl. The man is gorgeous, intelligent, talented, has a sexy voice and does loads of charity work! What more can you ask for?<BR>Zachary will not be in the premiere of the show. That focuses on Claire. We will see Zachary in the third episode.
Aug. 23, 2007, 10:39 p.m. CST
If you want further fuel for the fire, I can tell you that all four in a row have yahoo addresses (similarly set up, too) and looking at all four's history with talkbacks, they constantly all say the same things, the same arguments, the same pissed off statements, in the same talkbacks, mostly in Coax. So, it's either a group of friends writing at the same time or one really lonely person with nothing better to do.<BR><BR>Sure, I didn't press him for details that I knew he wasn't going to give anyway. I think it's something that he said they're working now and are on episode 5 or 6, so we know Sylar's in it at least up to that point. I had a few Trek questions, including how involved he is in testing Kirks, but as you saw in the interview he turned it right back around to the Season 1 DVD set. With these properties it is possible to make someone slip up, but it's unlikely and you look like an asshole trying to make them do it. You might not like my approach, but that's how I do it and how I have been doing it for 10 years.<BR><BR>It's funny, I've noticed a trend. The Coaxial regulars seem to be the ones that really, constantly want spoilers, to know big things early, and view every time you could have gotten them a nugget as a wasted opportunity. Whenever I do an interview related at all to TV that's when I get these talkbacks, but hardly ever for my film stuff. It is comfortable for me to interview in a very casual, conversational way, so that's how I'm going to do it.<BR><BR>Thanks to those who left the kind words and thanks to everybody for reading it in the first place. It's appreciated.
Aug. 23, 2007, 11 p.m. CST
as a real Heroes fan (indifferent to Star Trek)...I do not EVER want spoilers to Heroes. a few times where they have come out, we have ALL regretted finding out too much. the phrase, "damn you Wonka" that you might see from time to time, got its start when I found a nugget of a spoiler online, and gave the link to chrth, prof ikamono, ororo and others.<p>people in coax who beg for spoilers are so steeped the fragrance of nerd that they have lost site of the true meaning of nerding out over shows, movies, etc: it's to squeeze every ounce of joy out of the experience of watching something. and how can you do that if you know everything that's going to happen?<p>god damn wannabe nerds making us real nerds look bad...
Aug. 23, 2007, 11:17 p.m. CST
Just teased.<BR>BTW Zachary wouldn't have given you anything if you bugged him for spoilers anyway Quint. He never does. He only gives what he is allowed to give. <BR><BR>Now Greg Grunberg... he is your man for some serious teasing.
Aug. 23, 2007, 11:42 p.m. CST
by United States
Very decent of you, not to press the poor guy for Trek details. Well done. Don't let these juvenile morons make you think otherwise.
Aug. 24, 2007, 12:36 a.m. CST
Don't let the haters bring you down. You're my favorite contributer on this site, Eric.
Aug. 24, 2007, 1:08 a.m. CST
Fuck em! The haters can't see through the glare from your shine. lol Great interview, as they usually are. How great? The Trek questions you asked gave him enough room to say EVERYTHING that needed to be said about his involvement in the new film. It was perfect. So perfect that it may have changed my deep seeded hate for the project, which may cause me to have to retract my promise to never see. .... fucker. lol Also, your interviews have feeling, and I think you're getting even better at that. For those of us looking for more than a quick spoiler factoid, they actually provide a mood, some feeling, and usually some good pacing (this one felt right for sure, and it was obvious when he steared it back to Heroes - but he did you right with his answers to the ST questions). You can tell that the laughs are genuine, too. So, anyway, get around to posting some more.
Aug. 24, 2007, 1:15 a.m. CST
Paramount needs to make less expensive, better written, character driven ST films. With JJ involved I'm not sure that's exactly what we'll get, but only in regards to the budget. As long as everyone involed shows as much respect for the previous 40 years of Trek cannon and fandom as he did, I might be able to put my support behind this.
Aug. 24, 2007, 4:22 a.m. CST
by andrew coleman
Sylar being stabbed will be brought up in season 2 for sure. I think he gave himself up(just my opinion). Also this is for any show really some idiots have been saying "Watched the season finale blah blah blah and I gagged, that's enough for me". Why the fuck did you watch the last episode of an entire season of a show? You're an idiot you have to become invested in characters before you see the end of season, that's so you can actually care what is going on. If you want quick simple conclusions watch a movie thy resolve in two hours.
Aug. 24, 2007, 8:19 a.m. CST
was forced to by Bla. If not, he is a frakn retart for standing there for a year waiting to get stabbed.
Aug. 24, 2007, 10:45 a.m. CST
by C.K. Lamoo
So he just took the hit and let his Kafka Cockroach power resurrect him. Peter, his main opposition was gone, he couldn't explode himself without Claire's power, so he figured, I'll just come back and take them out one by one later. That's been his M.O. and he's sticking with it.
Aug. 24, 2007, 4:41 p.m. CST
Wish you had asked him where he would like the charecter of Sylar to go in terms of development (but I guess that would get to spoilerish)
Aug. 24, 2007, 5:03 p.m. CST
Please all of you die die die..your not funny in the least , stop trying so hard...friggin morons..you would all get on all 4'd and suck this guys dick but of course you can't write that its better to attack quint...morons.
Aug. 24, 2007, 5:04 p.m. CST
CANT YOU PEOPLE GET REAL MESSAGE BOARD SOFTWARE , YOU RUINED MY RANT!!
Aug. 25, 2007, 3:10 a.m. CST
what is this, National Geographic? he's interviewing a guy who's about to play Spock, this isn't an ambedded reporter in Afghanistan...<p>lighten up. you're clearly in the minority, since most of us who love AICN, love Quint. look up his reporting on Darabont's The Mist, if you have such a low opinion of him.<p>or better yet, if you don't like him, use your hot dog fingers and click on another website. or, if you love AICN and somehow inexplicably hate Quint, DON'T READ HIS ARTICLES...<p>either way, I can't stand the guys that walk into the donut shop and ask for a slice of pizza. AICN is what it is. you don't like it, go somewhere else. they like little brains at Chud.com, try it out...
Aug. 25, 2007, 3:11 a.m. CST
typo, sorry you sad sack of shit.
Aug. 27, 2007, 8:52 a.m. CST
Okay, so i know this is a Quinto/Trek post, but i thought you Heroes fans might want to check this out: http://www.yamagatofellowship.org a site put up by NBC in The Dharma Fashion...its viral. Has a nice 5 part Ken Burns style Doc on the site dealing with Kensei and the history and lore of the Samurai.
Aug. 27, 2007, 7:36 p.m. CST
I partake in intelligent conversation from time to time. I didn't go all fangirlgasaming until Zachary Quinto filled the role. Now I will be turning into a Trekkie. <BR><BR>I definitely miss our weekly Heroes talk backs. All the Heroes haters coming in to tell us how much better Lost is than Heroes. Wonka telling them where to stick it. Well, as Heroes has 30 episodes this season and Lost has 12... guess I will actually be picking sides this year. Heroes for the win!
Aug. 28, 2007, 11:18 a.m. CST
Nice and intimate.