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New Posters!! Pretty Uhura and Scary Romulan!!

Published at: Nov. 22, 2008, 3:39 p.m. CST by hercules

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  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:16 p.m. CST

    first?

    by genesis495

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:17 p.m. CST

    What is Beyonce doing in my Trek movie?

    by BillEmic

    Shameless advertising for her new album, no doubt.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:18 p.m. CST

    sweet

    by genesis495

    I've never seen a star trek movie before, but I am really looking forward to this. It may just be because of Simon Pegg is in this and JJ is directing so I am going into this with some hope.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:18 p.m. CST

    Not first

    by QuickStopBoy

    Hum

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:18 p.m. CST

    FIFTH BITCHES!!!

    by Bass Bastardson

    uhhh.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:19 p.m. CST

    Whats up wit hthe ridges on the Romulan's head?

    by QuickStopBoy

    Romulans, not Klingons. Whatever. Uhuru is fucking hot.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:20 p.m. CST

    not looking forward to this anymore

    by erockwilly

    the trailer sucked

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:24 p.m. CST

    Mike Tyson's been snacking on a Romulan ear!

    by Zardoz

    Got in the wrong ring!

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:25 p.m. CST

    Eric Bana Still loooks like a

    by Phategod2

    Huge pussy

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:25 p.m. CST

    Darth Maul?

    by Chanoc

    Bana looks a little like Maul, at least on this poster.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:27 p.m. CST

    White trash romulans?

    by Pops Freshemeyer

    Is there going to be cross promotion with the UFC?

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:33 p.m. CST

    Uhura's earrings are not big enough! This will suck!

    by TylerDurden3395

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:35 p.m. CST

    If Banadinovich does Chooper

    by medicinaluser

    in space then it MAY just be worth a dvd rental.<BR><BR> Else who fucking cares and that...THAT is the hottest black actress they could find...the girl from the Terminal who's character mentions she likes Star Trek gets the role....lame.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:36 p.m. CST

    Sigh

    by Gungan Slayer

    whatever Abrams, whatever

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:39 p.m. CST

    They shoulda called it MELROSE SPACE!!

    by Flim_

    Seriously, what's with all the young people?

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:44 p.m. CST

    Is "Jungle Fever" a politically correct term anymore?

    by TallBoy66

    Cause I'm just wondering.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:44 p.m. CST

    Chanoc

    by Fing Fang Foom

    Def Maul vibe. Good call. I hope he is kick ass. Btw, did anyone see thecool video featuring Darth Maul and other Mauly beings on youtube - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9UEV-b2Ws4 - This is the Star Wars of your best imagination. Anyway, pumped about this new incarnation of Star Trek.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:52 p.m. CST

    BANAFERATU

    by Mullah Omar

    Sucking your blood in summer 2009.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:59 p.m. CST

    QuickStopBoy

    by themikejonas

    Rommies have had those foreheads since TNG.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:59 p.m. CST

    The best thing about a new Star Trek movie is...

    by TylerDurden3395

    More Sex Trek porno spoofs. Man, I wonder if Mike Horner will reprise his role as Mr. Sperm or if they'll get a younger dude to step in.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 8:59 p.m. CST

    to QuickStopBoy

    by awesomebri

    Romulans do have ridges on their foreheads. Anyway The trailer has made me excited :)

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 9:02 p.m. CST

    That ain't Nichelle Nichols by a long shot

    by aboriginal

    As pretty as she is, she ain't got nothin' on Nichelle - even now. I think this'll be the biggest miscast of the movie same way Halle Berry was no Ororo, and that role should've gone to Angela Basset. Uhura should be someone equally dynamic and beautiful and not just the window dressing she unfortunately ended up being for most of the series - fuggetabout the STV feather dance sequence to make up for it. And, what's up with the friggin' earrings? No Starfleet regs on wearing jewelry on duty? If that's her new receiver earpiece I'll eat my earwax.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 9:12 p.m. CST

    Eric "the next big star" Bana

    by Charlie_Allnut

    finally getting some more work! Nice job buddy!

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 9:14 p.m. CST

    you're a big boy now

    by IndyAbbey Jones

    so lets not talk about growth

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 9:23 p.m. CST

    Zoe is sharp, really good actress.

    by gotilk

    I think she'll be just fine. If there's a second one though, just do not sideline her. She'll bail.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 9:26 p.m. CST

    Romulans have forehead ridges too...

    by rev_skarekroe

    ...somebody decided that around the time the Next Generation episodes where Spock guest starred.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 9:32 p.m. CST

    has anyone sen this shit yet? (Avatar concept art)

    by future help

    http://latinoreview.com/news/avatar-concept-art-revealed-5761 (really depressing)

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 9:42 p.m. CST

    I don't think JJ's Rommies have TNG Forehead ridges

    by TallBoy66

    That's just Bana's ginormus head. And that makes me sad because I like my TNG references.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:07 p.m. CST

    what's up with the Romulans?

    by lynxpro

    I swear, he looks nearly as lame as the B&B creation of the "Remans" for that krappy last TNG film [which they also retconned into *Enterprise* I might add]. Even though I criticize JJ's work often, I think this flick looks damn good despite the Reman mofo.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:08 p.m. CST

    Makeup or not...

    by JethroBodine

    Makeup or not, Eric Bana always looks like the assistant manager working the late shift at the Dippin' Dots counter. You know, the one with the dirty fingernails.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:08 p.m. CST

    Sure. Why not?

    by Hikaru Ichijo

    It's important not to base your opinion too much on expectations, since that thing you're seeing in your head ain't ever going to happen.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:11 p.m. CST

    Is it just me...

    by yodaismyhomie

    ...or does it look like that Romulan is the love child of Mike Tyson and Darth Maul?

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:11 p.m. CST

    so long as he has a square, shiny shirt!

    by freydis

    with floppy sleeves.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:12 p.m. CST

    But the Romulans were not seen

    by kabong

    even during the Earth-Romulan War.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:12 p.m. CST

    future help: Sorry, no.

    by Playkins

    Take my word for it- that is not legit.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:16 p.m. CST

    What is that? Darth Maul's headshot?

    by StarWarsRedux

    Sorry, but the whole facial tattoo thing...

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:21 p.m. CST

    Open Channel D...

    by crankyoldguy

    oops, wrong '60s show. the girl from funkle...

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:29 p.m. CST

    you may still be here tomorrow

    by IndyAbbey Jones

    but your dreams may not

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:30 p.m. CST

    Mission Impossible 3

    by Lashlarue

    We can't forget. We shall never forget!

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:34 p.m. CST

    MI:3

    by Charlie_Allnut

    God that movie sucked...wasn't even really a mission impossible movie. No climax, incomprehensible plot. That franchise could have been so good too - I thought the first one was a great espionage thriller, but John Woo and JJ dropped the ball.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:35 p.m. CST

    When She Was Young, And Had No Idea....

    by chromedome

    ...that the rest of her career would be solely to say: "Hailing Frequencies Open."

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:36 p.m. CST

    His ears looks weird

    by david26

    ...if not a tad askew...

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:37 p.m. CST

    Right--Romulan's were seen for the FIRST time

    by chromedome

    in TOS, and close enough to Vulcan in appearance to cast suspicions on Spock in the episode, as I recall. And it was one of the best ever episodes in all of TOS.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:38 p.m. CST

    And How Stupid is the trailer choice, ending with...

    by chromedome

    "The Wait Is Over!"<p> coming May 2009<p>how about "the Wait is just beginning..."

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:48 p.m. CST

    Star Trek: This Movie Has Faces

    by Heckles

    Based on the posters, that's all it has. Faces. They look at you.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:54 p.m. CST

    Wow, I didn't think it was possible...

    by AnnoyYou

    ...for Eric Bana to be uglified, but apparently it is. Dude looks totally menacing. I think it's the facial tattoos - all he needs are fangs. This is a great re-imagining of Romulans.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:55 p.m. CST

    IndyAbbey Jones

    by Johnny Smith

    Thanks for the Cat Stevens lyrics. Care to provide context?

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 10:59 p.m. CST

    chromedome...

    by crankyoldguy

    yes... that was a great episode, proof Shatner did not always over-act, especially early on. It's a cat-and-mouse/chess game with the Romulan craft. Very well done.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 11:04 p.m. CST

    BillEmic...

    by meta4

    LMAO I thought that exact same thing too....By the way who IS actually playing Uhara?

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 11:09 p.m. CST

    crankyoldguy!

    by chromedome

    Yes! And it was an 'homage' to The Enemy Below (Robert Mitchum, Curt Jurgens) from 1957--a fantastic film, as well.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 11:10 p.m. CST

    hoping JJ don't use same music as Braga's Enterprise

    by chromedome

    cuz you need "Strength of the Bowels" to endure that crap

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 11:15 p.m. CST

    So..the 23rd Century has...

    by conspiracy

    Black girls who flat iron their beautiful naturals...and Neu-Metal Poseurs with Gay Ass tribal tattoos and a ball brush goatee? So Innovative JJ...

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 11:26 p.m. CST

    and chrome, there's nothing wrong...

    by crankyoldguy

    with a fine homage or tribute; that's why I loved DS9's Trials and Tribbilations and Kirk was Sisko's hero - now that was a cool thing. And Dax was hot for Spock, so there you go.

  • Nov. 21, 2008, 11:35 p.m. CST

    I agree--a fine homage it was

    by chromedome

    TOS first encounter with Romulans, and The Enemy Below--could be fun to watch them back to back

  • Nov. 22, 2008, midnight CST

    MI:3

    by Fing Fang Foom

    I thought it was good!

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 12:16 a.m. CST

    Fing...it was fair

    by crankyoldguy

    but you have a great TB name! Make mine Marvel! Except when I want DC...

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 12:16 a.m. CST

    what a CUTE LITTLE TIARA the ROMULAN is wearing

    by Missing Dink

    Looks like a typical gangsta wannabe jackass, but with a delicate little girly tat on his face. Does he wear baggy pants and a wife beater too?

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 12:20 a.m. CST

    The Rom has Tats but No Face or Ear piercings?

    by DRACULA_WANTS_THE_AMULET

    What Gives??? <P> The Downward Head Tilt Dead Eye Look is the New White Boy Angst Trend.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 12:21 a.m. CST

    Dax was not only hot for Spock ...

    by Hercules

    I'm pretty sure she boned Bones.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 12:35 a.m. CST

    Spin it too hard and it will break . . .

    by gruntybear

    "Dawson's Trek" is still 6 months away and already we're in spin overload. This is like geek carpet-bombing. E.N.O.U.G.H. Already! Please. We know you're desperate Paramount to counter the bad buzz in the Trekkie community, but give a friggin' break already. Too much spin and you'll drive us away even further.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 12:49 a.m. CST

    Yjy

    by crankyoldguy

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 12:50 a.m. CST

    Damn right you are Herc, Dax did do...

    by crankyoldguy

    a young McCoy is one of Dax's previous host incarnations. sorry for the typo error above....I wasn't trying to write Klingon, just tired eyes and hit the wrong key, etc.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 1:11 a.m. CST

    Dax was a Slut

    by DOGSOUP

    So was Riker. Hell so was Kirk.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 1:31 a.m. CST

    I don't think it matters how much

    by Series7

    You try to tween it up, this movie will never entice the 'Twilight' movie going crowd. Or any females who aren't fat and over weight. Trek will always be for geeks and dudes.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 1:53 a.m. CST

    so THAT'S what he says in the trailer!

    by Maniaq

    I thought he said "when it's over..." and then the trailer finishes! What?? When it's over... what? <p> I guess that makes a lot more sense. <p> Anyway, I also don't get the hate on MI3 - I thought it was easily the best of the three and I *almost* didn't hate Tom Cruise! The only TC film that works for me is Collateral - coz you're SUPPOSED to hate Tom Cruise... <p> Anyway, I totally get the Maul comparisons - and I hope he doesn't turn out to be as LAME a bad guy - if he carries a double-bladed sword it's all over...

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 1:58 a.m. CST

    Hercules

    by Johnny Smith

    She did, in fact, bone McCoy. If I recall, she mentioned he had "the hands of a surgeon".

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 2:35 a.m. CST

    Manjaq

    by rassmguy

    He said "The wait is over," not "when it's over."

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 2:35 a.m. CST

    is she banging jj?

    by bacci40

    gotta make it real...the nichols banged the hell out of rodenberry

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 2:37 a.m. CST

    rev_skarecroe

    by rassmguy

    Actually, the Romulans had the head ridges from the very first season of TNG. Spock didn't appear until season 5. By then, the Romulans had appeared many times with the head ridges.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 3:10 a.m. CST

    Mi3 sucked??????

    by Evil Hobbit

    You guys... ! That film is fucking awesome! Simply one of THE best action movies ever. I like it just as much as Casino Royale of that year and perhaps even more then True Lies and definately more then Quantum of Solace. Mi3 is pure kinetic energy.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 3:27 a.m. CST

    I also never got the MI3 hate....

    by Gabba-UK

    It was a good film that unfortunatly coincided with Cruise finally going batshit nuts on a sofa, (mind you if I were fucking Katie Holmes, I'd want to show off about it too), and confrming in the public eye what everyone thought about his beliefs. That's why he split up with Paramount, they were convinced (rightly so in my opinion) that this had a negative impact on the film takings. MI3 was easily the best of the MI films by miles cause it was the only one that involved a team, something that De Palma, Woo and Cruise as Producer had forgotten. Plus it had Pegg in it doing a great turn....

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 4:06 a.m. CST

    Where is Uhuru's honey dipper ear receiver?

    by Dingbatty

    And tribal tattoos? Seriously? Is this 1996?

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 4:07 a.m. CST

    UhurA, excuse me!

    by Dingbatty

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 4:08 a.m. CST

    I love the Bana poster!

    by My Mom Is A Whore

    I want that one. He looks proper badass. Oh, and there better be a Scotty one too coz I want that one as well. Shit, that makes me look gay. It probably doesn't help that I've still got the huge banners from X-Men 2 for Magneto and Wolverine in one of my cupboards (won them in a draw from when I worked part-time at a cinema). I better buy the Ulhura one as well just to dismiss any suspicions.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 4:08 a.m. CST

    Uhura, excuse me!

    by My Mom Is A Whore

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 4:15 a.m. CST

    m13 failed because

    by RockMSockM

    Like it's predecessor, it was made "personal,"with a terribly dull "love story" and relationship. "Mission Impossible" was engrossing and intelligent and, more importantly IMPERSONAL. Sadly, J.J. had to insert his usual smarmy yuppie dinner party scenes and clunky romance angle. Aside from that, it was a pretty good flick, it just wasn't "Mission Impossible." Not sure why everyone think s this guy is a genius. Maybe he'll do better with this franchise handed to him on a sliver platter.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 5:48 a.m. CST

    Yeah, Nichols also banged Burgess meredith.

    by Stalkeye

    Uwhora fucked the Penguin? "whagg,whagg,whagg.."<p>The sista sure gets around.Anyway this new Uhura is hawt.But not enough for me to see this as I was never a trekkie.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 6:47 a.m. CST

    Eric Bana is Mad Max 4

    by Stuntcock Mike

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 7:22 a.m. CST

    Spin it too hard????????

    by u.k. star

    Bad buzz in the Trek community? Sorry it's a mixed buzz. <p> The die hard, (you have to follow all the rules, no matter how petty, or how much they contradict each other) Trekkies(ers) are up in arms, despite not having seen the movie AND the positive buzz from everyone who's seen "the footage", are up in arms. But they are always p in arms about something. The rest are saying things ranging from.. " IK don't like x, y or z, but I'll wait and see, to "I'll wait and see" to bring it on. <p> Another thing to remember is this film was ready to be released in a few weeks time, there is much more finished product on this then you'd normally have on a summer blockbuster at this time of year. Call a near universal reaction from fans, non fans and haters alike spin if you want but people say what they think, and they liked what they saw. <p> This 90210 stuff is just daft as well, how old should they look if the movie moves through a time when many of them are about to join, or in the academy? The film goes over a period of YEARS so the actors have to be able to look younger than they are at the start. Finally most of them are over 30, and the differnce in ages for most of the cast are only about 3 or 4 years younger to about 7 or 8 years younger. Which oddly enough is probably less than the time difference between the middle of this movie and the start of the tv show. In other words a lot of the criticism is both irrational and illlogical. It is of course very emotional, which I can respect, and understand, but please can some people stop saying the "fans" like the reaction to this is univeral amongst fans of the old show, cos it isn't.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 7:31 a.m. CST

    Earings

    by u.k. star

    Oh and Nichelle used to wear earings as Uhura. I really hope people were just joking about that being important, I'm not wel so it may have passed me by that it was a joke. :)

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 8:42 a.m. CST

    hope the crew doesn't see Bana...

    by darthwaz1

    Humans aren't supposed to see Romulans until "Balance of Terror" that's a HUGE plot point in the Trek cannon...

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 9:12 a.m. CST

    Cannon

    by u.k. star

    How many people are kinda sick to death of cannon talk? I mean apart from the whole having to add things from some books and cartoons to it, and the tinyest detail having to be stck to. As well as the fact that Trek has contradicted itself countless times, therefore making some things completely irrelevent. <p> They never encountered, or heard of the Borg before the Enterprise D met them, and yet they were around in the 21st century according to 1st contact. The infamous klingon heads, oh and do we even know yet that people know it's the Romulans? Even if they do, that's what time travell does, it alters things. Or if I rewatch the trouble with Tribbles wil I see, Sisko, Dax, O'Brien et al in the corners?

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 9:14 a.m. CST

    Fuck Trek TV canon

    by performingmonkey

    Why not seperate movie canon from TV canon?

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 9:14 a.m. CST

    I'd see this just for Uhura

    by ZeroCorpse

    I love/lust after African American women... And she's a very beautiful person. Can she act? I dunno. `Don't care. If she can, it's a bonus to some wonderful eye-candy. <p> Can't say I like Bana much, though. He's not all that, and I don't get why people are so gaga over him. He's a very stale actor. He's rigid. He's dull. He's no Gerard Depardeau.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 9:15 a.m. CST

    The Trendy face tattoos

    by Norm3

    I'm so sick of every bad guy having one those trendy tattoos, Lamn!

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 9:39 a.m. CST

    They never should have answered the Klingon head thing

    by I Dunno

    In the tribble episode of DS9, Worf just said, "It's not something we talk about to outsiders. Now shut the fuck up". And that was perfect. Then when they gave some bullshit explanation for it, every design change became fair game. <p>They should have taken out the time travel aspect that kept this film bound to canon (and it's one "N") and just called it a reboot, just to shut everyone up. But half assing it this way is just bad writing.</p>

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 9:57 a.m. CST

    u.k. star

    by medicinaluser

    If JJ isnt paying he fucking should be.<BR><BR> On a more serious note if Trekkies dont care for this movie then why as a non-trekkie should I..the thing looks cheesy as fuck. <BR><BR> We get this but no Galaxy Quest 2

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 10:16 a.m. CST

    I like the Romulan cauliflower ears.

    by Royston Lodge

    Pointy cauliflower ears. That's a nice touch.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 10:52 a.m. CST

    Is "Jungle Fever" a politically correct term anymore?

    by smackfu

    It never was a politically correct term. The only difference was back when it first arrived the world wasn't full of pussies and PC thugs. Back before we started trying to pretend the world wasn't a hard place where sometimes people's feelings got hurt and there was nothing they could do about it but toughen up.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 11:06 a.m. CST

    medicinaluser

    by u.k. star

    Fans of Trek do care, SOME "hard core" fans are moaning, but they often do. <p> As for non fans caring, evidence is that they do. Most of the feedback to this from non fans is very positive, last thing I saw had something like 83% liking the look of the trailer, as well as that most people I know who aren't fans, of ages from about 8 to mid 40s are interested in the movie based on the trailer and more so no because of reports based on the fottage. No movies is gonna appeal to everybody, so there will be people, like you, who don't like the lok, but there's a large ammount who think "it's exciting". <p> I guess we'll know for sure come May. Oh, again it may just be cos I'm Ill, I didn't get that J J joke?

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 11:12 a.m. CST

    I got jungle fever, you got jungle fever

    by terry1978

    Except I'm black and my fever is for asian chicks, so I guess you could change jungle to yellow.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 11:50 a.m. CST

    I'm gettin' the Nemesis stank...

    by Wyatt Wingfoot

    ...rising offa this one. Seen that Bana poster before. Looks too much like Shinzon/Jean-Luc Piclone. Vengeful bald Romulan going after Enterprise Captain blah-blah, blah-blah, blah-blah.<BR><BR> Peel slowly and see:<BR> http://tinyurl.com/5z7a9a

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 11:51 a.m. CST

    Why the MI:3 hate? I'll add...

    by The Bicycle Sharer

    In addition to what's already been mentioned (and they're all great points), that MI:3 had the lamest fucking ending. I mean, we start at the end. Flashback to how we got here (2/3 - 3/4 of the story) during which time Cruise is jumping and bouncing and running, etc., etc. - pretty good action, for the most part. Then, we get back to where the whole thing started in the first place and, after all that, the conclusion is a gay-ass, lame-fucking street fight between Hoffman and Cruise at the end of which Hoffman gets hit by a vehicle?!?!?!?! WTF. Lame. Your climax should be BIGGER action, not SMALLER.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 12:06 p.m. CST

    so apparently Romulans

    by wash

    ...are all about XTREME jock face tattoos. I kid though, I think this will be at least the second best Star Trek movie.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 12:13 p.m. CST

    u.k. star

    by medicinaluser

    Sorry my bad I missed out the "you" in if JJ isnt paying YOU he bloody well should be.<BR><BR> As for the whole not caring much for this film, well I think it also has to do witb the fact May09 already has a few movies I really want to see so passing on this isnt such a big thing. <BR><BR> Well that and really it just rubs me the wrong way, one good thing is no Shatner but bad thing the hardcore trekkies will go all out Jihad come next May as a result.<BR><BR> Hope you get to feeling better soon.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 12:14 p.m. CST

    MI:3

    by DreadPirateRoberts

    While I agree with Bicycle Sharer that the end of MI:3 was sort of weak for the reasons he stated, it is otherwise still my favorite of the MI films. IMO, it is the MOST MI of the films. The whole Vatican caper is the most MI-like thing in any of the films. The first two are fine (although I mostly disliked the second), but they are more 'Bond' films than MI. And the helicopter in the chunnle thing at the end was just ridiculous. I agree the Cruise backlash at the time probably had more to do with people's MI perceptions than anything. So do think JJ is a genius, no. But he is the only director to give me an MI-ish MI film.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 12:26 p.m. CST

    medicinaluser

    by u.k. star

    Cheers, no worries I've ben ill since Jan some days are o.k some days are shit but hopefully I'll be sorted in a cpl of months. If only there was a real House! <p> I'll take J J's money for sure. To be honest though all I'm saying is the movie has to be given a fair chance, what we've heard has pretty much been all good, and most of the complaints seem (from my perspective)) to be about coming out of some, uber fan, comfort zone. Like, Oh no there's sex in it! Seriously did these people ever watch the show? There's always been "sex" in Trek, as far as prime time tv would allow it to go too. There was always the jokes about Kirk even doing green women. Horror there.a..ac..action in it! There was always action. Sure there were plenty of shows where action wasn't the answer and it was at a minimum, but when they needed to fight they did, as much as the budget would allow. <p> Like I said no movie is gonna get everyone to want to see it, but hopefully things will continue as they are now, wherein there's more moviegoers that want to go thn there are that don't ANd that when people get the finished movie to review they will be near as universal in their praise as they have been of the footage shown so far. There's the difference between this grossing the standard Trek $75m and it opening with around $75m US. It's also the key to Trek finally realising it's international potential, because outside of the U.K Trek movies barely gross at all.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 12:42 p.m. CST

    Romulan Tattoos for Generation Y kiddies

    by EriamJH

    He probaby has pierced tongue and nips, too.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 12:55 p.m. CST

    tats

    by u.k. star

    What? We have to hate those now too? Sorry I'm losing track of all the litle things we're suppossed to dislike. Shipbuilding, earings, pretty people, young people, especially pretty young people, kids. Is there just a manifesto or something I can read? <p> Maybe the Tats have something to do with the Klingons? Maybe it's a Klingon prisoner thing? Or a thing that marks out these Romulans as some ultra hardcore sect? Why assume there's no explanation at all? Better yet, what's wrong with being cool. Cos TOS NEVER had anything that made it look like it was mades in the 60s did it. No mini dresses /skirts or hipies, or Beatles hairdos eh? :)

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 1:41 p.m. CST

    do those tattoos fit canon?

    by BurgerKing

    just making sure with you nerds. We should probably tell JJ to run every decision he makes by the AICN talkbacks because only they know how to make a Trek movie apparently.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 2:08 p.m. CST

    Unless Uhura's tits are GIANT, this movie is doomed.

    by Stuntcock Mike

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 2:11 p.m. CST

    The only cannons we should give a flying fuck about

    by Stuntcock Mike

    are beneath Uhura' sweater.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 2:23 p.m. CST

    haha whatever

    by brandon11

    how many dramatic fuckin posters of actors faces can they release?

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 3:09 p.m. CST

    She ain't no Nichelle Nichols

    by Ricky Retardo

    This broad is a woofer compared to Nichols. Hot only to a homo.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 3:19 p.m. CST

    i wonder if uhura goes for anal?

    by Prossor

    i know she gives moonster blows since black chicks do.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 4:02 p.m. CST

    Ass to Mouth then blows cum bubbles = UHURA!

    by Stuntcock Mike

    Kadonkadonk

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 4:07 p.m. CST

    she's not that hot and he looks like a douche

    by alienindisguise

    from some shitty video game...gay

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 4:35 p.m. CST

    Yeah, she's as ugly as Rachel Nichols: JOKING

    by kabong

    Zoe gets to star in "Avatar." <P> I want to see--I really want to see--JarJar's "Star Trek 90210" go head-to-head, mano-a-mano with Cameron's "Avatar."

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 4:35 p.m. CST

    SHOULDN'T THAT TATTOO BE ABOVE HIS ASS?

    by BringingSexyBack

    Or is this compatible with Romulan physiology?

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 4:36 p.m. CST

    ROMULANS AND VULCANS ARE GENETICALLY RELATED

    by BringingSexyBack

    I forgot where I learned that.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 4:49 p.m. CST

    why ignore trek cannon?

    by darthwaz1

    this film can just have Romulans wearing masks or helmets to obscure who they really are. I think the cannon established in "Balance of Terror" is crucial to Trek. This film can be great and still stick to the storylines we all know and love

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 4:53 p.m. CST

    WHAT FUTURE SPOCK SAYS TO PAST KIRK

    by BringingSexyBack

    "Since I've got the Replign, let's go get some whales."

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 4:54 p.m. CST

    WHAT FUTURE SPOCK SAYS TO PAST KIRK

    by BringingSexyBack

    "Watch your ass with Sulu."

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 4:59 p.m. CST

    Spoiler:

    by thegreatwhatzit

    Cameos by William Shatner and George Takei (they perform the "Who's on First?" routine). Takei has turned into a real pain in the ass (no, this is not a gay reference). Shatner has always been an ass.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 5:16 p.m. CST

    Gabba-UK

    by thegreatwhatzit

    Tom Cruise is fucking Katie Holmes? Sure, you betcha. Meanwhile, in the same universe, Andy Dick is hammering Megan Fox.

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 5:24 p.m. CST

    EARRINGS ARE NOT CANON

    by BringingSexyBack

    Neither are tattoos. Epic fail!

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 5:27 p.m. CST

    I'

    by Maniaq

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 5:36 p.m. CST

    I bet the tatts are like the prison tatts in Eastern Promises

    by Maniaq

    every one has a significance attached to them - I think they were going for something like that with that Indian dude from Voyager - but of course they never got it right because Berman&Braga are FUCKING TOOLS!! <P> As for the MI3 ending, I *liked* that they started at the end - that is a ballsy move from a storytelling POV and easy to fuck up. Some people don't seem to understand a climax isn't about ramping up the ACTION, it's about building up the SUSPENSE. Most people know, even if only subconsciously, the hero will prevail - so you got to set it up so they FORGET that and believe there's actually a chance everything will go to shit... <p> Anyway, I thought HAVING HIM DIE achieved that pretty well - I don't think this was the be-all-end-all of movies but I thought it succeeded, certainly better than the first two. <p> But hey that's just like, my opinion man...

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 5:43 p.m. CST

    People are joking about the earrings right?

    by u.k. star

    I mean even if it was true about them not being allowed it would be an incredibly daft thing to complain about. <p> Is there actually any episode where Nichelle isn't wearing earring?

  • Nov. 22, 2008, 10:50 p.m. CST

    Is anyone really excited by these Trek posters?

    by Drath

    Frankly they're all pretty minimalist for my taste--and they fucking Black and White! Need it be so fucking coy about the bright primary colors we know are a part of the series? Great to see Eric Bana featured prominently since he's, ya know, got a glorified cameo and all. The face tatoos are fine by me, it's a more alien and interesting look for the Romulans than they've had for a long....well, EVER really (although I loved their TOS gold helmets and TNG green ships). Yeah, it's very Darth Maul-ish, but so fucking what. See, so far that's the only poster that doesn't feel like an actor's head shot. Even Spock's seems uninteresting. I guess anything to draw attention away from how dumb the Enterprise redesign is, huh? Continuity is one thing, but proportions are another!

  • Nov. 23, 2008, 12:23 a.m. CST

    This time Shinzon has tattoos and a beard!

    by photoboy

    I can't wait to see Kirk sneaking around the rooms of Uhura and Janice Rand, it's so in-character for Kirk! /sarcasm.

  • Nov. 23, 2008, 3:20 a.m. CST

    Gaaawwdddhhhh That trailer was banal Shite!

    by Mr.LordBronco

    Ha ha! First to pooint this out! -mlb

  • Nov. 23, 2008, 4:17 a.m. CST

    You weren't, and i isn't

    by u.k. star

  • Nov. 23, 2008, 8:01 a.m. CST

    I want to make Eric Bana angry, because the pussy...

    by Leafar the Lost

    ...can't act and he knows it! His performance in "The Hulk" was like watching someone read lines from a cue card. The same goes for "Troy". This guy has got to be the most over ratd motherfucking actor out there. It proves that going to acting school is a waste of time and money. Oh, and I don't think Uhura is that hot. I know that Chris Pine had to be a good actor to make us believe that he was attracted to her. He is probably more attracted to Spock...

  • Nov. 23, 2008, 8:59 a.m. CST

    ROMULANS....

    by Half-Baked-Goggle-Box-Do-Gooder

    ...have ridges, too.

  • Nov. 23, 2008, 9:04 a.m. CST

    RHODESIAN RIDGEBACKS...

    by Half-Baked-Goggle-Box-Do-Gooder

    ...have Romulans.

  • Nov. 23, 2008, 9:04 a.m. CST

    RECYCLED RECORDS....

    by Half-Baked-Goggle-Box-Do-Gooder

    ...did receive my cd in time.

  • Nov. 23, 2008, 9:06 a.m. CST

    RAPPIN' ROMULANS!

    by Half-Baked-Goggle-Box-Do-Gooder

    GO FRED DURST!

  • Nov. 23, 2008, 9:39 a.m. CST

    To all the Trek dogmatists....

    by Half-Baked-Goggle-Box-Do-Gooder

    ...Face It. You're a fucking cult. Rational people shy away from you for the same reason that they get nervous around fundaloonies and other foaming-at-the-mouth crazies. It's why Obama won and McCain didn't. And it's why Palin made it closer than it should have been. <P>And it's why more people didn't go see Trek movies in the theatres. They don't like sitting next to bitchy bellyachers for two fucking hours. The whiners are what killed "Star Trek", by claiming it for themselves and driving away all but the diehards. You take all of the goddamn fun out of it for the rest of us. <P>And, before you start whispering "He's Not One Of US!!!" to your Kirk-shaped buttplug, I WAS a Trek fan as a kid. Shit, when I was 13 years old I went and saw Roddenberry when he gave a lecture here on the demise of "Star Trek", it's social underpinnings, it's relations to the US Space Program, and similar "Real World" concepts, and I asked some halfway smart questions (Roddenberry himself commented thusly), but I was soon drowned out by the freaks that were demanding to know the exact color of Horta blood, since they couldn't afford a color tv just yet. You could see the inane nit-pickers taking the wind out of Roddenberry's sails right then and there. He recognized the point-missing pinheads that were already starting to circle the raft.... <P>So, I say unto you (Because I like to hear myself talk, not because I think any of you will listen): Give It The Fuck Up Already. You do NOT own this franchise, this concept, this idea. You buy TICKETS and TOYS and PAPERBACK BOOKS, not stock in Paramount Studios. THEY own it, and they can do whatever the fuck they please with it. And if it gives you a giant hard-on to piss all over it and scare off any potential new audience, driving the entire thing back underground to your little masturbatoriums where you can fret and kvetch and smear it all over yer taints, then Get A Fucking Clue - You're NOT Star Trek fans, yer just selfish little brats, no matter how fucking old you are. If you can't Grow The Fuck Up, at least let Star Trek try to do it. Some of us miss it and welcome it back - but we don't like it when it brings it's loudmouthed retard cousin with it everytime it shows up.

  • Nov. 23, 2008, 11:30 a.m. CST

    So now I get insight into that idiot J.J. Binks 4 Prez in 2008.

    by IAmJack'sUserID

    Now it all makes sense.

  • Nov. 23, 2008, 11:34 a.m. CST

    trek season 3...

    by darthwaz1

    has the best looking girls out of all of trek... by the way, the Jar Jar episode of clone wars this week was pretty damn good!

  • Nov. 23, 2008, 3:35 p.m. CST

    Beyonce does nothing for me

    by Prossor

    fuck her face.

  • Nov. 23, 2008, 5:14 p.m. CST

    STFU You assholes

    by landrvr1

    You're going to wake the other Bitches....

  • Nov. 23, 2008, 5:46 p.m. CST

    Bravo, Half-Baked-Goggle-Box-Do-Gooder

    by thegreatwhatzit

    Good show! I remember when "Cinefantastique" pandered to the Trekkies with consecutive Spock/Kirk covers. The cults bought up the ad nausea but I abandoned the franchise AND the magazine.

  • Nov. 23, 2008, 6:01 p.m. CST

    Half-Baked-Goggle-Box-Do-Gooder

    by DS9Sisko

    THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! A THOUSAND TIMES THANK YOU!

  • Nov. 23, 2008, 9:08 p.m. CST

    Paramount could do much with Star Trek

    by kabong

    without canon violation. <P> But that would require talent and thought. <P> Instead, they want to turn Star Trek into more same old same old.

  • Nov. 23, 2008, 9:16 p.m. CST

    Trek 5

    by darthwaz1

    amazingly Shatner has a lot he wanted to do with a Director's cut of that film, however Paramount denied it to him, after they let the directors of the other movies do their own new cuts - ie, the new version of "Motion Picture"...what a shame, 5 could use a new revised version...

  • Nov. 24, 2008, 6:26 a.m. CST

    Prossor

    by Carl XVI Gustaf

    Did you read my wishlist for xmas? Cause that thing about Beyonces face, that's #1 on there.

  • Nov. 24, 2008, 2:33 p.m. CST

    where is the ear piece?

    by Nizzuts

    How can she not be wearing the ear piece? Most people won't know what the poster is for, but if the ear piece was there, they probably would. Anyway, Zoe is so hot...damn must take cold shower.

  • Nov. 24, 2008, 3:01 p.m. CST

    Their balls

    by LarryTate

    ARE their chins

  • Nov. 24, 2008, 3:58 p.m. CST

    You Can Tell I'm An Alien Because Of My Strange Eyebrows!

    by LaserPants

    In space, peoples eyebrows are all funky apparently. But, you know what? I bet to them, our eyebrows are funky. Its all a matter of opinion. Also, its really lazy costume design, but, hey, why quibble with trivialities! It keeps costs low, and its easy enough to paste freaky deaky eyebrows on any damn forehead to make them an alien from Eyebrau 7.

  • Nov. 24, 2008, 4:21 p.m. CST

    The Music

    by LarryTate

    I always felt the music in TOS was an often overlooked part of the Star Trek universe. I don't mean the theme song or movie music.. I'm talking about all those cool battle themes and alien "ooh" singing, etc. Would love to see some progression of that in this movie.

  • Nov. 24, 2008, 10:55 p.m. CST

    Kabong

    by TheDesolateOne

    I couldn't have said it better.<p> Star Trek fans want Star Trek back.<p> What we don't want is for everything done up to this point to be destroyed by Abrams and his ilk.<p> Star Trek doesn't need a reboot or...gulp...a 'reimagining' by him or anyone.<p> It just needs a good script.