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The Final Theatrical STAR TREK Poster Has Arrived!!

Merrick here...
MySpace Movies / Trailer Park has posted the final theatrical one sheet for Abrams' STAR TREK movie. Click the image below to jump to a bigger version!
I kinda like this, even though a big part of me wishes the same abstract image was in color. The exact same image by way of, say...Bob Peak styling...would be kinda smokin' if you ask me. But, this is diggable all the same...

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  • March 27, 2009, 11:10 p.m. CST

    live long...

    by The Amazing G

    and prosper *dies*

  • March 27, 2009, 11:11 p.m. CST


    by JuanSanchez

  • March 27, 2009, 11:13 p.m. CST

    it's kinda....not very good to be honest

    by The Amazing G

    I mean it's just a blurry image of the Enterprise and while I suppose the fact that it's supposed to be going through "warp speed" or whatever is a bit neat, it's hardly Drew Struzan

  • March 27, 2009, 11:14 p.m. CST

    In the future...

    by pencil-man posters will be monochrome and frustratingly vague.

  • March 27, 2009, 11:15 p.m. CST


    by frank cotton

    is it going backwards?

  • March 27, 2009, 11:16 p.m. CST

    actually the more I look at it...

    by The Amazing G

    the less I understand what's going on

  • March 27, 2009, 11:17 p.m. CST

    :-o says...

    by :-o

    This is a Photoshop filter right? The Future Begins. Feh. The only great thing about this campaign is the old typeface on the title. The Enterprise is the most gorgeous ship design in Sci Fi history. And we Matrix it out like this?

  • March 27, 2009, 11:18 p.m. CST

    What the hell is that?

    by ParagonComplex

    Seriously, what is it supposed to be? Whomever designed that needs a firing.

  • March 27, 2009, 11:21 p.m. CST

    The other ones were cooler

    by lockesbrokenleg

    That one with the faces was my favorite.

  • March 27, 2009, 11:22 p.m. CST

    I like it. Nice, simple, minimalist.

    by Saracen1

    Fuck the floaty

  • March 27, 2009, 11:23 p.m. CST

    I like it too

    by wash

    Save the hate for Script Girl.

  • March 27, 2009, 11:25 p.m. CST

    that sucks

    by dioxholster

    that image reminds me of my birth.

  • March 27, 2009, 11:25 p.m. CST


    by Zardoz

    Me no likee...

  • March 27, 2009, 11:26 p.m. CST

    Don't like it.

    by Shermdawg

  • March 27, 2009, 11:27 p.m. CST

    New poster is in Geordi vision.

    by lockesbrokenleg

  • March 27, 2009, 11:32 p.m. CST

    I Love Star Trek!

    by shran

    Wow. A poster.

  • March 27, 2009, 11:38 p.m. CST

    What the fuck is that?

    by Series7

    That'll get non fans converted for sure.

  • March 27, 2009, 11:39 p.m. CST

    Should've just

    by Series7

    been a picture of William Shatner.

  • March 27, 2009, 11:39 p.m. CST


    by Robotonato

    seriously? this is Abrams is going with? is Paramount really that afraid to show pointy ears or the enterprise because it'll turn off the non-trekkies? you can't even tell what this thing is.

  • March 27, 2009, 11:39 p.m. CST


    by Robotonato

    seriously? this is Abrams is going with? is Paramount really that afraid to show pointy ears or the enterprise because it'll turn off the non-trekkies? you can't even tell what this thing is.

  • March 27, 2009, 11:40 p.m. CST

    Looks like an X-Files poster.

    by Tom-Servo

    Well besides the fucking space ship.

  • March 27, 2009, 11:42 p.m. CST

    X-Files Fight The Future

    by kershner

    Reminds me of that

  • March 27, 2009, 11:43 p.m. CST

    this POSTER...

    by bma2192 freakin' COOL. Something to be said about being so understated-- giving us what we were not expecting. The more I see about this new reboot, the more sold I get-- I mean, c'mon! The old Star Trek DVDS arent going to vanish when this movie comes out-- we can still enjoy the old formula when ever we want, and its not like the old crew was EVER coming back to make more anyways, right? What I love is that they're injecting new blood into this series and thanks to the time-travel storied nature of the movie, theyre making it PART of the STORY as to why things "look" and feel different. Why the tone is different-- I just hope the movie is as COOL as the promo and hype theyve built up-- or else all my VALID points are going to be pretty darn MOOT. BUT considering that most of us LOVE Trek, despite ST-5 and countless BAD episodes of our respectively loved series incarnations... I dont see where all the complaints are comin' from! --oh, yeah, the POSTER... sorry. I LIKE. It's much more like art than a typical movie promo-- I plan on buying it:)

  • March 27, 2009, 11:43 p.m. CST


    by Sir Loin

  • March 27, 2009, 11:46 p.m. CST


    by alice 13

    i think its what the enterprise looks like with a stocking over my head.

  • March 27, 2009, 11:50 p.m. CST


    by Robotonato

    That is all.

  • March 27, 2009, 11:53 p.m. CST

    "Fuck! Even in the future nothing works!!"

    by GibsonUSA Returns

    "And what have we got on here? A Cuisinart??"

  • March 27, 2009, 11:53 p.m. CST

    shower nozzle

    by hellcomestofrogtown

  • March 27, 2009, 11:54 p.m. CST

    guy swinging a golf club

    by GibsonUSA Returns

    cmon, u see it

  • March 27, 2009, 11:55 p.m. CST

    Unconventional. Beautiful. I love it.

    by LoneGun

    Makes me feel like I'm about to travel to a mysterious place, aboard the USS Enterprise. Absolutely love the choice of black and white - very classy.

  • March 27, 2009, 11:57 p.m. CST


    by thot

    The final poster is a.....misfire. Doesn't fit in at all with the campaign so far. Can't figure out what they were thinking on that one. I'm totally on board for the movie, but this final one sheet is a turd.

  • March 27, 2009, 11:58 p.m. CST


    by mmaddox3

    Every other piece of marketing for this has been so satisfying, maybe they were bound to screw up something. But if this is the dvd art I will be beyond angry.

  • March 27, 2009, 11:59 p.m. CST

    What the--???

    by Ogma

    Wow, that is just awful. It looks like the result of a printer failure. They really dropped the ball with that piece of garbage. I'm sorry, but it looks more like an "X-Files" movie teaser poster than the glorious adventure that is/can be "Star Trek." F-A-I-L.

  • March 28, 2009, midnight CST

    "Prepare ship, for ludicrous reverse!"

    by GibsonUSA Returns

    and make a poster out of it!

  • March 28, 2009, 12:01 a.m. CST

    I wish they weren't using time travel AGAIN.

    by FookU

    How many Star Trek movies is that now with time travel? Not to mention all the times on the tv series. I might go see this but I'm still unsure if I'm gonna wait for the dvdrip. I mean dvd. >.>

  • March 28, 2009, 12:07 a.m. CST

    Yeah not good

    by jimmy_009

    The other posters were really bold and stylistic. This looks kind of flaccid. Also looks more like X-files than Star Trek.

  • March 28, 2009, 12:07 a.m. CST

    If Earth Angel starts playing during the movie I'm leaving

    by SirLoin

    No more time paradoxes. LOST knows what's up. Whatever happened, happened kids.

  • March 28, 2009, 12:10 a.m. CST

    Time Travel

    by Bad Wolff

    Fooku: How many Star Trek movies is that now with time travel? Counting this movie? Twice. ;)

  • March 28, 2009, 12:12 a.m. CST

    Bad Wolff

    by eXcommunicated

    3 movies... <p> <p> First Contact <p> <p> The Voyage Home <p> <p> Star Trek

  • March 28, 2009, 12:13 a.m. CST

    Worst part is...

    by BrooseTheScharuk looks like a smeary blur of a MODEL going backwards, as opposed to a massive spaceship going backwards. It doesn't even have a sense of scale to it. I'm all for atypical, minimalist, radical, unexpected marketing ideas for movies, but this looks like a toy viewed through the eyes of a dog with glaucoma, as it falls down a well.

  • March 28, 2009, 12:13 a.m. CST


    by Biffs_Pleasure_Paradise

    But it still looks lazy, like someone just ran a simple photoshop filter over the image.

  • March 28, 2009, 12:20 a.m. CST

    first thing I thought of...

    by MurderMostFowl <BR><BR> ( Dead Again poster )

  • March 28, 2009, 12:26 a.m. CST

    Slap any title on that poster, it could be for anything.

    by Flim Springfield

    The Enterprise is only recognizable because we know it's a Star Trek poster.

  • March 28, 2009, 12:26 a.m. CST

    I like it

    by batzilla

    Looks good to me. There will be more as well so... chill out haters.

  • March 28, 2009, 12:27 a.m. CST


    by Series7

    No movie is ever as cool as its promos. I'm starting to think that's I'd rather just watch trailers then movies now.

  • March 28, 2009, 12:31 a.m. CST

    How the FUCK did THIS get through Marketing?

    by conspiracy

    What..did JJ submit this mess just before a Holiday or something? THIS was the BEST they had? Was the art Dept. on it rotating day off so he and Orci sat down with a bong load of Peruvian marching powder and get crazy with the Photoshop?</p><p> I've seen "art" that made more sense painted by Thai elephants...for fucks sake a blind, spastic crack baby could create better imagery.</p><p> This is what happens when edgy goes corporate, when a re-imagining goes too far, and when ego overrides common sense and good business. No sane marketeer or artist thought this was a good idea I can tell you this. It is a fucking mess...Pollack makes more artistic sense...and he was insane.

  • March 28, 2009, 12:34 a.m. CST

    Bong load AND Peruvian...

    by conspiracy

    Edit Harry....Edit....

  • March 28, 2009, 12:38 a.m. CST

    Looks like someone sporting a boner under the sheets

    by Prossor

    morning wood

  • March 28, 2009, 12:39 a.m. CST

    Could've worked as a teaser but not a final

    by bionicsbob

  • March 28, 2009, 12:41 a.m. CST

    First wrong move?

    by spencerjay

    I personally like it. It's a bold, original choice. But I care more about whether the film does well than I do about what I like and with an emphasis on taking this film mainstream...this might be the first mistake in one of the most brilliant and disciplined marketing campaigns I've ever seen. Maybe they're taking all the credibility they've built up for a spin. Part of me can't help but admire them a little...

  • March 28, 2009, 12:43 a.m. CST

    flat out lazy and crap

    by quantize

    moronic..hopefully just a misfire though JJ's track record says be VERY WARY

  • March 28, 2009, 12:50 a.m. CST

    The Zone Is One Gigantic Talkback...

    by Fievel

    ....but with pictures!!!

  • March 28, 2009, 12:51 a.m. CST


    by Media Messiah

    This whole ad campaign has been a disaster.

  • March 28, 2009, 1 a.m. CST


    by Uroboros

    Sorry but it's not a good sign for the movie that someone signed off on this poster. Or that perhaps this is the best they could come up with.

  • March 28, 2009, 1:02 a.m. CST


    by MaxTheSilent

    Every single thing that has ever had the name 'STAR TREK' on it is gay. Can Simon Pegg single-handedly drag this crap back from the brink of gayness? No? Then fuck this ghey-ass shit!!

  • March 28, 2009, 1:03 a.m. CST


    by BMacSmith

  • March 28, 2009, 1:05 a.m. CST

    Out with the Cheese

    by BesouroPreto

    I love this very much!! I am so glad they got rid of the cheesy starry background and stupid half faces. Since this movie is about Time travel and changing history the half-formed vaguely shaped Enterprise fits very well thematically. The Future that was is being reshaped before our very eyes (and I for one am very glad to see it go.) So it makes sense to see the Iconic shape of the Enterprise forming into something that is still familiar, but yet different, Let's hope this reboot pumps some new life into Star Trek.

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  • March 28, 2009, 1:12 a.m. CST

    Loved every poster & trailer thus far, but...

    by Liberty Valance

    That shit is straight up ugly. I'm all for the abstact and/or minimalism, but this poster accomplishes nothing more than taking the iconic image of the Enterprise and rendering it nigh unrecognizible. Plus taking the excised subtitle from Terminator Salvation and using it as a tagline is uninspired at best and titanically retarded at worst.

  • March 28, 2009, 1:17 a.m. CST

    Rorschach Test

    by JumpinJehosaphat

    After reading the reactions to this poster/test, it's clear you've all got the ghey. Not that there's anything wrong with that....

  • March 28, 2009, 1:23 a.m. CST

    its bold, daring, innovative, fresh,

    by S_Rorschach

    and quite remarkable considering the person that made it was a quadruple amputee and totally blind person.

  • March 28, 2009, 1:28 a.m. CST

    All you nay sayers...

    by Kirbymanly

    That is a fantastic poster. All a movie poster collector, alls I gots ta say is that it is completely imaginative. Ask yourself... would you rather have just headshots?

  • March 28, 2009, 1:29 a.m. CST

    This whole movie looks like....

    by Jobacca

    Star Trek as designed by the marketing department of Apple Computers. Who cant wait to watch a pre-teen baby-faced Kirk get jiggy on the bridge of the U.S.S. iMac? TO THE EXTREME!!!!!

  • March 28, 2009, 1:37 a.m. CST

    Oh, a sailboat.

    by otm shank

    Magic eye.<p> The future begins......again.

  • March 28, 2009, 1:48 a.m. CST

    zzzz. Abrams... whatever.

    by RockMSockM

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  • March 28, 2009, 1:48 a.m. CST

    photoshop rubbish

    by Potatino

    sorry did the work experience kid figure out how to use some sort of blur filter on photoshop

  • March 28, 2009, 1:49 a.m. CST

    For fuck's sake Merrick, PLEASE post the other posters

    by zillabeast

    I know you know they're out there. Don't let it end this way....

  • March 28, 2009, 1:51 a.m. CST

    it's great. however...

    by BendersShinyAss

    It needs a dash of colour and some kirk, spock n' mccoy faces in a transporter beam

  • March 28, 2009, 2:08 a.m. CST

    Wow, that's awful.

    by Bjornegar

    If I had had any interest in this movie whatsoever, that might bother me.<P> "The future begins."<P> Actually, the future began yesterday, the same day the past ended.

  • March 28, 2009, 2:13 a.m. CST

    It looks like they threw a blanket over the Enterprise

    by Orionsangels

    OMG worst poster ever.

  • March 28, 2009, 2:21 a.m. CST

    I actually like it

    by ganymede3010

    May can't get here soon enough.

  • March 28, 2009, 2:27 a.m. CST

    Maybe in person...

    by HyphenatedWords

    Maybe this really IS a poster of the future in that it can't be photographed properly with an old-fashioned, traditional camera. Maybe in person it goes beyond the faddish lenticular posters and houses beautiful, multi-faceted imagery that encapsulated the history of Trek, culminating with the new experience, depending on how you approach it and what you're feeling at the moment. It only LOOKS like a Ghostbuster wiped his butt on Rorschach's face online because the technology doesn't yet exist to fully capture it.

  • March 28, 2009, 2:28 a.m. CST

    Bah! Nevermind the haters. This is a GREAT poster!

    by Daytripper69

    Simple... Elegant... PRIMAL! I'm glad the marketing folks took a chance and set phasers on "Classy." The poster says it all. Star Trek Begins.

  • March 28, 2009, 2:29 a.m. CST

    Oh, wait! That's it!

    by HyphenatedWords

    This is a closeup of Rorschach's face when he's in a Star Trek kind of mood. What a great nod to another of this season's derivative works.

  • March 28, 2009, 2:43 a.m. CST

    IF this was one of many posters, I would like it.

    by Bones

    But it isn't. The British posters are better than this one--and they are all photoshopped redos of the existing headshots.<p> Well, it is a moot point anyway--THE WHOLE POINT OF A MOVIE POSTER is to build a buzz, get you excited MONTHS before a film comes out.<p> This seems like a contractual obligation poster. Like someone in marketing said: "Sh*t!!! We forgot the poster!!!!"<p> And this is what you get.<p> Great movie posters are a dying or dead art, I guess. I mean, where is the color? the excitement? WHERE IS THE GODDAMNED STAR TREK???

  • March 28, 2009, 2:44 a.m. CST

    BOB PEAK all the way!

    by DocDaneeka

    i miss the days of illustrated movie posters. especially because i could use the work.

  • March 28, 2009, 2:45 a.m. CST

    Needs more tits and ass

    by Outlaw

    This looks pretty shitty! As a non Trekkie, I'm actually looking foward to this movie though.

  • March 28, 2009, 2:48 a.m. CST


    by veebeeyes

    I've shot out more aestheticetically pleasing images from my anus after a drunken night of gorging at Taco Bell.

  • March 28, 2009, 2:50 a.m. CST

    Ummm "no thanks" for the poster..

    by Jimmy_Saunders

    "Yes please" for the movie!!

  • March 28, 2009, 3 a.m. CST

    If it had some color, it would look like what you

    by Dingbatty

    see when a migraine first comes on.

  • March 28, 2009, 3:11 a.m. CST

    Not quite as bad as the "Anakin-Vader-cape" poster...

    by BurnHollywood

    ...Or BANGKOK DANGEROUS, but pretty fuckin' bad.<p> Space is white and the Enterprise flies backwards. Right.

  • March 28, 2009, 3:16 a.m. CST

    WOW!!!!!! SUCK!!!!!!

    by Missing Dink

    Where's the art, folks? What happened to posters that inspire and excite?

  • March 28, 2009, 3:17 a.m. CST

    It's a great poster. No wait.....SUCK!!!!!!!!!!

    by Missing Dink

  • March 28, 2009, 3:19 a.m. CST

    Not bad...but hints of color would catch the eye.

    by JDanielP

    Grade B. But it could easily be an A.

  • March 28, 2009, 3:19 a.m. CST

    Enterprise ran through somebody's clothes line

    by Missing Dink

  • March 28, 2009, 4:04 a.m. CST


    by tie3456

    Movie poster fail! I saw kids that flunked out of my graphic arts classes in college design better stuff than that. Honestly, what'd that take, 6 seconds to make?? Oh wait, forgot the loading time...11 seconds tops.

  • March 28, 2009, 4:10 a.m. CST

    Looks like one of those "What's This?" competitions

    by BenBraddock

    A badly misjudged attempt at "edgy" and "modern" - sorry but it's a dud

  • March 28, 2009, 4:13 a.m. CST


    by TomHooligan

    Erm??? Haven't they just nicked "the future begins" from the original proposed title for the new Terminator film???? The poster looks ok i guess, fairly unoriginal (like i expect the film to be tbh). Nothing special. THe only things i'll watch this film for are Simon Pegg and Sylar.

  • March 28, 2009, 4:16 a.m. CST

    Remember the artwork for Star Trek The Motion Picture

    by kwisatzhaderach

    and then look at this piece of shit.

  • March 28, 2009, 4:17 a.m. CST


    by Playkins

    Thrilling. Sure hope this isn't the kind of iconic tone Abrams is going for.

  • March 28, 2009, 4:17 a.m. CST

    Classy but dull . . .

    by Thall_Joben

    Underwhelming, it has to be a teaser poster. It seems inappropriately abstract to be a final, no way does this sit with the trailer we've seen. Who'd buy this as a poster? Not me, it's almost as bad as that awful 'Anakin's cape makes Vader's face' poster! Smear and blur does not equal intriguing, its as overused as the lens flare filter!

  • March 28, 2009, 4:28 a.m. CST

    "The Future Begins" ? Teh suck.

    by Motoko Kusanagi

    cf. Batman, T4, etc. etc. etc.

  • March 28, 2009, 4:47 a.m. CST

    Boy, that is a LONG ways away from THIS...

    by Big Dumb Ape

    I agree with Kwisatzhaderach above. This new poster IS total shit compared to a really great and eye-catching poster like this...<p>

  • March 28, 2009, 4:48 a.m. CST

    Yeah I was thinking it needed a touch of Peak style radiance

    by KillaKane

    Nice image, but a color trail would tip it into coolness

  • March 28, 2009, 4:52 a.m. CST

    it's kinda like the Jacob's Ladder poster

    by The Amazing G

    except instead of Tim Robbin's blurry face it's a blurry Enterprise

  • March 28, 2009, 4:55 a.m. CST

    Big Dumb Ape

    by kwisatzhaderach

    One of the great movie posters. Let's face it, film poster art is dead and buried.

  • March 28, 2009, 5:05 a.m. CST

    Looks like a tap or a hair dryer.

    by Damien Chowder

  • March 28, 2009, 5:06 a.m. CST

    Should've been a Picture of William Shatner, "...

    by mattforce7

    "lol WUT" Coming 2009

  • March 28, 2009, 5:16 a.m. CST

    You know what's worse than this poster...

    by Uroboros

    people who are so effected by their Trek withdrawal; they actually believe this poster is high art. What's next? Head-shot posters without McCoy in any of them? Oh wait...

  • March 28, 2009, 5:22 a.m. CST


    by Melvin_Pelvis

    ok, that part is def a belly button.<p> Seriously, this has got to be an example of nepotism

  • March 28, 2009, 5:24 a.m. CST

    Much better than...

    by DC Films

    those cheesy head-shot posters that make you fed up already of kirk and spock look like he's got sid james' nose!

  • March 28, 2009, 5:25 a.m. CST

    If you don't like this...

    by Carl XVI Gustaf

    You have bad taste. Fact.

  • March 28, 2009, 5:52 a.m. CST

    Rise of the Future

    by Dingbatty

  • March 28, 2009, 5:57 a.m. CST

    well it IS better than...

    by The Amazing G

    just another floating head poster

  • March 28, 2009, 6:15 a.m. CST

    Don't like it

    by AgentCross

    It reminds me too much of that lame X-Files movie and it's poster.

  • March 28, 2009, 6:21 a.m. CST

    Utter Crap!

    by Muki

  • March 28, 2009, 6:32 a.m. CST

    you're supposed to save the best for last

    by Jesiah

    I guess jj or whoever's in charge of promotions doesn't buy that philosophy or they think this pile of tribble turds is the best poster. Surprised there hasn't been a spock (Leonard Nimoy one anyway) poster to help attract the established fans of star trek and counteract the "star trek 90210" vibe a lot of the hardcore are getting from this flick. If this movie star trek 90210 is a hit we'll have lucas making a young Han Solo flick (which I would like by the way).

  • March 28, 2009, 6:37 a.m. CST

    That looks SHIT!!!

    by medicinaluser

    Anyone else notice that?<BR><BR>I get what they are doing so far with the marketing give us a shitty trailer and then just improve the music for the next one and suddenly to folks its become a good trailer..WTF<BR><BR>The next poster will be in colour and then all of a sudden everyone will love it.<BR><BR>

  • March 28, 2009, 6:40 a.m. CST

    who cares?

    by richievanderlow

    As long as the movie is good...

  • March 28, 2009, 6:47 a.m. CST

    I don't like that at all.

    by The Gospel According to Bastardface

    That is not an iconic poster. Plus, I thought it was The X Files poster at first. Nah, it's not right. <p> This is STAR TREK. It's a pop film. It needs a pop poster. Color, for one thing.

  • March 28, 2009, 7:05 a.m. CST

    I don't feel compelled to render an opinion

    by DoctorZoidberg

    As long as the movie is decent, they can craft whatever poster the ad-guys pitch.

  • March 28, 2009, 7:11 a.m. CST

    I just did look up the Star Trek motion picture poster

    by GibsonUSA Returns

    Wow, why is the old one so much better? And i didnt even remember it.

  • March 28, 2009, 7:25 a.m. CST

    It reminds me of the X-Files also

    by superfleish76

    cracks me up that others thought that. It won't make a big difference either way, but that poster does nothing to excite me.

  • March 28, 2009, 7:34 a.m. CST

    GibsonUSA Returns

    by kwisatzhaderach

    It's better because they hired an artist to paint a work of art. The new one is designed by a committee of moronic 20 - 30 year olds who know NOTHING of the art of film poster design. You have a big budget sci-fi/action/adventure spectacle and thats what you come up with? Pathetic.

  • March 28, 2009, 7:51 a.m. CST

    i hope the movie is longer than the poster

    by slickerynodes

    that poster only lasted about 20 seconds.

  • March 28, 2009, 8:15 a.m. CST

    Insurrection Poster

    by BoyNamedSue

    Am I the only person who thought that the poster for Star Trek Insurrection was just plain bizarre? No characters from the main cast were on it, only a barely recognizable picture of the Enterprise. The main villain was depicted in abstract, looking like he was about to fall asleep.........or am I not "profound" enough to understand the deeper meaning there. The move might have made more money if it had had a better poster!

  • March 28, 2009, 8:15 a.m. CST

    Seriously, how can you not think this movie will rock?

    by dr sauch

    JJ has been batting 1000, IMO.

  • March 28, 2009, 8:17 a.m. CST

    This is better than...

    by I Own You

    The usual lame Photoshopped heads over random action sequence which passes for most movie posters these days. Am I crazy about it? No, but at least it's original and it deserves credit for that alone.

  • March 28, 2009, 8:17 a.m. CST

    I think I get it

    by joshuavance1701

    You know, the imagery is basically nothing, the epitome of minimalism. But by God I think I get it and what they were going for. The Enterprise is in a state of flux. As is, interestingly enough, the state of Star Trek according to what we know of the plot. Time and history are being altered, and this is represented by a distorted Enterprise. A transistion from old guard films to the new. Also, the spectrum is inverted, contrasted, the ship is dark and empty space bright white. Space is purportedly the "final frontier", there is alot of mystery and ambiguity in this image. Ok , I like it. I see where they are with this.

  • March 28, 2009, 8:18 a.m. CST

    They Will Have to Change it for the DVD

    by BoyNamedSue

    To get more people to notice and buy it. The current poster lacks.....color. Or so I'm guessing. So far, Star Trek IV is the only movie poster changed for the home video release.

  • March 28, 2009, 8:23 a.m. CST

    As an addendum

    by joshuavance1701

    Star Trek by it's very concept can be about anything right? I think this poster just about captures that concept. It could be anything - and more importantly, it's a talk piece. People are talking, and that's the whole point. If the poster were floating heads above a starship with a rainbow sprite lens flare effect, there would be half as many posts. I like Bob Peak too, I painted the God damn Star Trek- The Motion Picture on a 3X4 ft canvas. (It's for sale if there are any movie poster/art fans) so, I can speak to the matter of poster art.

  • March 28, 2009, 8:47 a.m. CST

    I think its alil crappy

    by Weapon M

    I think its alil too abstract.. Does anyone CARE what I'm saying anyways? I'm typing my opinions in this room and its just talking to whom? I'm like the 239412th post..

  • March 28, 2009, 8:49 a.m. CST

    Yeah some good points in it's favour...

    by LightninBolt

    ...but I agree it would have been way cooler in colour... a subtle reference to Trumball's Motion Picture work would sit well with me.

  • March 28, 2009, 8:50 a.m. CST

    Color would kind of defeat the purpose

    by Thunderbolt Ross


  • March 28, 2009, 8:51 a.m. CST

    Hollywood is finally fighting for the elusive german expressioni

    by CelebritySkinnedDotCom

    If they really know who their audience was, this would be a poster of a Jeffries Tube schematic.

  • March 28, 2009, 8:53 a.m. CST

    Oh! My God No The Black Smoke From Lost!!!

    by What The Duck

    Ohhhhh!! He so mysterious what could it be. I hate this motherfucker! Fuck Star Trek!

  • March 28, 2009, 8:55 a.m. CST

    The Poster.

    by Wolfblitzer

    There is a better poster for Star Trek that is also new. It's international. You can find it at the wikipedia page.

  • March 28, 2009, 9:13 a.m. CST

    Carl XVI Gustaf

    by quantize

    I dont like you or it My taste is therefore twice as good as yours

  • March 28, 2009, 9:13 a.m. CST

    Just like JJ...

    by Therealumlaut

    all style and no substance. This movie will be big, pretty and styled. The original characters who JJ gets to play with are the best part of this movie. THEY will make the movie fun.

  • March 28, 2009, 9:17 a.m. CST


    by TiNSeLToWN TeRRoR


  • March 28, 2009, 9:23 a.m. CST

    I like the looks of this movie

    by Thunderbolt Ross

    I actually don't like the idea, recasting those parts, etc. It's really just a gimmick though. Hope the time travel aspect isn't lame.

  • March 28, 2009, 9:24 a.m. CST

    No, not diggable...

    by ATARI

    the word you are looking for is "stupid". <br>

  • March 28, 2009, 9:37 a.m. CST

    not backward, explosion behind

    by br1947

    wish they had dome it viewed from the back heading into the explosion, would have looked better. Definately rips on the X-Files

  • March 28, 2009, 9:44 a.m. CST

    dr sauch

    by kwisatzhaderach

    I think this movie will not rock because it's written by the guys that brought us Transformers, The Island, Mission: Impossible III and The Legend of Zorro. All of which were crap and had not one memorable line of dialogue.

  • March 28, 2009, 9:45 a.m. CST

    Thunderbolt Ross

    by LightninBolt

    Would 'point' am I missing with the choice of black and white? I think one marketing exec had too many latte's that morning, and I speak from experience.

  • March 28, 2009, 9:47 a.m. CST

    I think this poster on IMDb said it best:

    by kwisatzhaderach

    "Everything they have written sucked. There is no chance this Star Trek will be good."

  • March 28, 2009, 10:09 a.m. CST

    The liberal media and their gay agenda

    by smackfu

    have nothing to do with this poster, which I like.

  • March 28, 2009, 10:16 a.m. CST

    First RED DWARF clip from new film online

    by Col. Tigh-Fighter

    Ive informed the powers that be here, but no postings yet <p> <p>PLus new websites with stuff on them for you to figure out lol <p> <p> <p> Enjoy!

  • March 28, 2009, 10:20 a.m. CST

    kwisatzhaderach..In the absence of talent and brilliance

    by conspiracy

    Mediocrity will become the new standard. Orci and Kurtzman are the new Gold Standard in Hollywood, as they are mediocrity defined. Pure crap.</p><p>'s movie goer doesn't demand much past pretty pictures, some tits, and some fart jokes. This thing will rake in the $$$...just like Transformers...and quality and art will be diminished that much more. Art in Hollywood is all but dead, retards run the world now.

  • March 28, 2009, 10:20 a.m. CST

    the real reason Nemesis failed

    by vidiot55

    was that the Enterprise wasn't in the poster! Look back to all the other 9 movie posters. A ship of some kind was there. Even IV had the bird of prey. Not so with Nemesis. Floaty heads alone is not Star Trek. It's the Enterprise. This movie will do well.

  • March 28, 2009, 10:26 a.m. CST

    Makes me feel like Im going to get a blurred version of Star Tre

    by theheavy

    Thats what that poster says to color wouldnt make a difference

  • March 28, 2009, 10:28 a.m. CST

    I dont like it

    by ominus

    and i didnt even identified it as a star trek at first. <p>i mean just look at the posters of the movies with the original dont have to look it carefully,just with the first glance you understand that it is about a star trek movie. <p>now the first thing i thought when i saw this poster,was that some shadowy guy is playing a saxophone or smoking some Marijuana pipe.

  • March 28, 2009, 10:30 a.m. CST

    So when exactly....

    by nobunaga209

    did aint-it-cool become aint-it-cool-to-hate-on-whatever-the-fuck-is-posted? Christ it's getting harder and harder to read thru the endless BS of "blah blah this sux, blah blah I hate Mike Bay, blah blah PLANT blah blah"

  • March 28, 2009, 10:30 a.m. CST

    I like this poster very much

    by bravogolfhotel

    I like the confident assumption that the shape of the Enterprise is sufficiently recognizable that they can get away with an abstract interpretation.

  • March 28, 2009, 10:33 a.m. CST

    And yes this movie will suck

    by ominus

    artistically that is. yes it will be great entertainment,the actors will be great,great action,baddies,tits etc,but: <p>the story will be poor,the characterisation will pooor,the star trek spirit will be absent. <p>and i am not telling this because i have this reboot from the start,but i have watched the previous works of the script writers (transformers etc) and read the prequel comic,and they are at the best MEDIOCRE. <p>ps.i home for some terminator 4 news,because i rewatched terminator 1 today,and i would to make some comment in the correpsonding talkback.why the fuck HARRY doesnt have forums with pinned thread for specific coming soon hot movies?why should i wait for a new talkback to express my opinions? fuck this shti

  • March 28, 2009, 10:40 a.m. CST


    by tiger69357

    This is dul and boring. I don't like the boring black and white. The movie looks a whole lot better. My wife thought the poster sucked.

  • March 28, 2009, 10:43 a.m. CST

    The reason Nemesis failed was

    by ominus

    with some story atrocities like positronic signal (wtf?),the retard datas brother,the fact that they have to go to the desert with bungies while u know,they could use their damn transporters or one of their transportation shuttles,picard shooting with his big gun like some kind of a nerd who found a real ray-gun,and at the end where data sacrifised himself,while u know could just shoot the machine while being transported or some other possible alternative options which have been mentioned by the fans. <p>i am very disappointed with the fact that there are some many talented people in Holywood,and the star trek franchise is something very beloved to a very large fandom and should be taken care with responsibility,but Paramount somehow has managed to FUCK the final resolution of some iconic characters like KIRK,DATA and the whole TNG crew. <p>than god for nicholas meyer and harve bennett,they saved the star trek franchise and they gave a good finale in the last scene of the ST6 movie.THATS how u fucking close a saga of beloved heroes. <p>fucking holywood,fuckin amateur

  • March 28, 2009, 10:47 a.m. CST

    nobunaga209..You know WHY we are this way?

    by conspiracy

    Because for the last 7 or 8 years Hollywood has rolled out one shit product after the next...because Hollywood has seen fit to pump out things that even the most tolerant, ignorant, low expectation motherfucker on the planet would say is SHIT..that's why!</p><p> Hollywood has even gone so far as to dumb down and in some cases destroy things that were previously Indiana Jones and Star Wars.Maybe the typical sub 110IQ, "the government is my friend", "I like Cotton Candy and Pop Tarts for dinner", Nascar watching, Fergie listening, American Idol worshiping zomie like citizen doesn't realize it....BUT THAT ISN'T US. WE know a good film, we appreciate a good story and a well written script...and those things have been seriously lacking for some time.</p><p> Yes we are cynical and mean and obnoxious...would you rather we just rolled over and took it up the ass? We spend good money on movies..and we demand a quality product. If you paid $12 bucks for a decent lunch...and they shoved a microwave Swanson dinner at you...wouldn't you complain..or would you just say.."well...that sucked...and it sucked last time...and the time before...but next time will be GREAT!" If you never complain..and just keep hoping for the'll get fucked over and over and over...

  • March 28, 2009, 10:53 a.m. CST

    I love to see them running

    by Jodet

    I love the moment of their death when I am one with Zardoz. This? Not loving so much.

  • March 28, 2009, 10:53 a.m. CST

    I love to see them running

    by Jodet

    I love the moment of their death when I am one with Zardoz. This? Not loving so much.

  • March 28, 2009, 11:01 a.m. CST

    conspiracy its not about money

    by ominus

    its about good memories,a nice experience which u can hold for the rest of your life and even share it with others u love. <p>i want to go and watch a good movie,a really good movie,and i want to like it,and i want to talk about it with my friend.and after some time i will rewatch it again on my hdtv and talk about it again with my friends. <p>but for the last years,i am just fed up with cannibalizing the junk that holywood is serving us, as entertainment and art.

  • March 28, 2009, 11:09 a.m. CST

    Crap poster

    by GeorgieBoy

    Seeing a blurry image of the "Enterprise" is a pretty lousy poster. Then again, how many close up shots of the actors with the Starfleet logo in the BG do we need?

  • March 28, 2009, 11:13 a.m. CST

    Trek had future begins first...

    by critch

    Star trek was using the future begins in January last year, well before anything came out about terminator. Everyone that's seen any footage is giving this "dark knight" levels of praise. I can't wait for opening weekend to see the haters get owned. Poster looks fine. Trek is back.

  • March 28, 2009, 11:17 a.m. CST

    I think the idea...

    by skydemon

    is to be very different from any previous Star Trek movie poster. No doubt, this is different.

  • March 28, 2009, 11:20 a.m. CST

    For the record

    by skydemon

    WATCHMEN Sucked Ass! So I'm ready for a nice good fun movie.

  • March 28, 2009, 11:26 a.m. CST

    Watchmen was a boxoffice disaster

    by ominus

    and i am very happy with this u ignorant zack snyder supporters.

  • March 28, 2009, 11:29 a.m. CST

    Shit poster

    by Professor_Monster

    For what is sure to be the New Line "Lost in Space" of 2009

  • March 28, 2009, 11:40 a.m. CST

    It took some time . . . to focus . . . it's Enterprise

    by kabong


  • March 28, 2009, 11:45 a.m. CST


    by Geekgasm

    Nothing about that poster says "see this movie". The Abrams production people are out-clevering themselves.

  • March 28, 2009, noon CST

    Where's the shot of young Kirk's hot ass?


    The movie poster is a bit "meh" but the movie still looks pretty good and I generally don't like J.J.'s shit.

  • March 28, 2009, 12:07 p.m. CST

    everything sucks

    by smackfu

    except the stuff that I like. Which you don't seem to like. There is something wrong with you.

  • March 28, 2009, 12:11 p.m. CST

    One Of The Best Posters In Recent Years!


    Absolutely beautiful and very refreshing. I LOVE it and would love to own it RIGHT NOW!

  • March 28, 2009, 12:11 p.m. CST

    Poster looks fine??? BULLSHIT!

    by IAmJack'sUserID

    Take a look at the posters for the other Trek movies and then try to say that this poster looks good. It's the weakest, most unimaginative poster they could possibly come up with, and probably took about 2 mins. in Phototshop to make.

  • March 28, 2009, 12:12 p.m. CST

    Nice photoshop done

    by movienutz

    Okay - April Fools day joke - right ? <p> Harry is pulling our leg & he did this on his computer, right ? <p> Seriously. Paramount didn't pay some "artist" more than $20 to produce this shit, right ? <p> Are they SERIOUS ?

  • March 28, 2009, 12:13 p.m. CST

    it's a penguin, right?

    by vicious_bastard

  • March 28, 2009, 12:19 p.m. CST

    Looks like a giant squid under a sheet

    by ATARI

    You know it to be true!!<br><br>

  • March 28, 2009, 12:36 p.m. CST

    Where's the young Dawson's Creek like Captain Kirk?

    by Orionsangels

  • March 28, 2009, 12:48 p.m. CST

    The Design

    by Ruthless Berserk

    Sorry but I think there was a major ball-droppage with the new ship design. I don't like at all the truncated engineering hull, it looks unbalanced as a whole. Comparitively speaking, there is little space to live in anyway on the Enterprise. It looked great in the 60's when we didn't know anything, but in practice I think it would have been an ergonomic mess, not to mention offering little protection to any of the passengers.

  • March 28, 2009, 12:55 p.m. CST

    some of you are so mean...

    by Boborci

    ... and it just... well, it just hurts our feelings...

  • March 28, 2009, 12:58 p.m. CST

    The poster makes it look

    by kwisatzhaderach

    like the Enterprise is going into warp speed backwards.

  • March 28, 2009, 1:01 p.m. CST

    Look like they are about to go Plaid!

    by ChittyChittyGangBang

    They will overshoot Bana by a week and a half...

  • March 28, 2009, 1:02 p.m. CST


    by The StarWolf

    What next? A two-minute trailer showing pain dry?

  • March 28, 2009, 1:07 p.m. CST

    I thought we were supposed to fight the future....

    by The Dum Guy

    I thought X-Files right away too, who made this... Mulder, b/c in the future mankind will be kickin' it with aliens and such.

  • March 28, 2009, 1:22 p.m. CST


    by Gabba-UK

    SOOOOooo much better than the UK one sheet, which is a mass of floaty heads.

  • March 28, 2009, 1:25 p.m. CST

    I thought this was X files when I first scrolled down

    by GunterMonkey

    Not a fan of it...

  • March 28, 2009, 1:31 p.m. CST


    by kevred

    Where's the color? Where are the faces? The high adventure? The fun? This is like those "adult" Harry Potter book covers, put out to help adults feel less self-conscious about reading the books. Which they were already doing, by the millions.<p>What in this poster reflects anything we've seen of the movie so far? Something bright, vivid, more Drew Struzan-ish--that would be much better.

  • March 28, 2009, 1:33 p.m. CST


    by performingmonkey

    This poster flies in the face of the rest of the marketing. It should have the young cast on it. After all, that's what they're aiming for isn't it, selling Star Trek to a new audience. You put the Enterprise on there (one you almost have to squint to see FFS) and no young Kirk, Uhura etc. and you've MESSED UP. Thank god for the trailer. At least THAT will sell the movie.

  • March 28, 2009, 1:44 p.m. CST

    BobOrci - You wrote the script, You didn't design this


    It shouldn't matter to you if some people don't like it (I guess we're all entitled to our opinions, although I really don't understand how people can't recognise what a great poster this is).<p>I just hope you did us proud when it came to the script, dude. I can't say I was that impressed with Transformers but the recent trailer for Star Trek has given me a lot of hope.

  • March 28, 2009, 1:46 p.m. CST


    by Boborci

    Thanks for open mind. We hope to reward your hope with genuine Trek.

  • March 28, 2009, 1:57 p.m. CST

    Mutant Chronicles

    by Andillformthehead

    Since when did Apple start showing "redband" trailers?<br> <br>

  • March 28, 2009, 1:59 p.m. CST

    Needs Color

    by A-COD

    It reminds me a little of the X-Files: I want to believe poster. How did that work out again?

  • March 28, 2009, 1:59 p.m. CST

    Poster is fine.

    by critch

    It tells people "Hey, don't forget that new Trek movie is coming out!" Serenity had a terrible poster, are you going to shit on that movie now? BobOrci, don't let the haters get you down. You know they're going to see it anyway. Thanks for bringing Trek back to the masses. And congrats on one hell of a successful summer between this and Transformers 2!

  • March 28, 2009, 2:18 p.m. CST

    Star Trek: The Haunting

    by relayer

    Looks like some sort of modern "hip" horror movie.

  • March 28, 2009, 2:20 p.m. CST

    Saying nothing says more...Frackin haters!!

    by Dark Doom

    Jesus Christ! Who the fuck can judge a movie by the poster? Don't we have to see the movie first? Opinions are fair but you can't judge a book by its cover. I'll give it a fair chance before I dump on this reboot of Star Trek.

  • March 28, 2009, 2:28 p.m. CST

    Magic Eye

    by Embeedeuce

    I stared at the poster for a while and finally saw an image of the Statue of Liberty. Cool!

  • March 28, 2009, 2:29 p.m. CST

    I have no idea...

    by Exasperilious

    what that is supposed to be. If it is indeed the enterprise i can't tell.

  • March 28, 2009, 2:36 p.m. CST

    fucking fug

    by Autodidact

    Make the outside dark grey and put one eye-drawing splash of colour, maybe the blue glow of the nacelles...

  • March 28, 2009, 2:55 p.m. CST

    That's true Dark Doom.

    by mrfan

    Also, you can't judge how good a movie is by a movie poster. Works both ways.

  • March 28, 2009, 3:01 p.m. CST

    the end begins

    by theplant

    Terminator Salvation promo is much better, I still will attend on this one -- I love anything labelled as BEGINS

  • March 28, 2009, 3:10 p.m. CST

    Is the Enterprise flying in milk?

    by MrMysteryGuest

    Ahhh...I like the poster anyway. :)

  • March 28, 2009, 3:22 p.m. CST

    "Hey, don't forget that new Trek movie is coming out!"

    by IAmJack'sUserID

    I don't know. I think I would want my poster to do more than that -- you know, to actually interest and excite people into wanting to see the movie, not merely "reminding" them it's coming out. Things like colors, faces, characters, etc. are good at that, not some black and white photoshop-filtered half ass pic of the Enterprise looking like it's firing splooge. It really is one of the worst posters I've ever seen!

  • March 28, 2009, 3:32 p.m. CST

    That poster sucks.......

    by Evangelion217

    But I'm still sold on the film. I'll be there on opening night. :)

  • March 28, 2009, 3:52 p.m. CST

    This poster is horrible

    by successor

    <p>A poster is supposed to sell the film, not destroy any and all interest in it. Whoever approved this one sheet should be fired--even if it's Abrams.</p> <p>Not to sound like an old fart, but whatever happened to good poster art? Look at the posters for Star Wars, Jaws, Alien, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Big Trouble in Little China, Blade Runner, Network. Back then they actually used the poster to sell the film. Now they don't even bother. Stupid asses.</p>

  • March 28, 2009, 4:03 p.m. CST

    I get to see this April 9th!

    by ShogunMaster

    I'll let you know if it's good...

  • March 28, 2009, 4:06 p.m. CST

    Bob Orci...

    by Alan_Moore

    I also don't care for this poster, but so what? It's just a poster, and a lot of the first ten movies had weak posters too. I couldn't be more excited about the movie itself, that's all that counts. I think every real Trek fan is pulling for it to be a success!

  • March 28, 2009, 4:13 p.m. CST

    Is Orci Crying? There is no crying!

    by Bones

    There is no crying at AINT-IT-COOL-NEWS!!!<p> But seriously.<p> Bob. Relax. You are still going to make your house payments. You will not be affected by the economy, like the rest of us. Whatever happens with the movie, you will be able to go on to the next beloved franchise to reboot and completely alienate and piss-off it's long-lasting core audience.<p> I expect this film to do phenomenal business--I think it will rival Revenge of the Sith in money earned and quality of the film. That too was a film that had an "important" story to tell and ended up being a greatest-hits moments of nostalgia for a superior product long since dead with young actors acting stiffly as they pretend to be characters that were played by better actors a generation ago. The film will be a hit, because we reward mediocrity in this culture with highest honors.<p> So, relax and cash your check.<p> PS--I know you were kidding about feeling hurt. Take this comment in a similar vein...<p> The poster still sucks.

  • March 28, 2009, 4:16 p.m. CST

    Another snide comment...

    by Bones

    Wow. That poster will look great when I see it at the theater...the Second-Run Dollar Theater when I see it in late June or early July...<p> If I see it on a Tuesday I can see it for $0.50!

  • March 28, 2009, 4:27 p.m. CST

    Wait for it...yet another snide comment...

    by Bones

    Isn't this Poster copying the low angle money shot from Bukkake-Queens in Space?

  • March 28, 2009, 4:27 p.m. CST

    Wow, Alan Moore and Bob Orci in one TalkBack!

    by Light_Tweaker

    Aint it Cool News is the shit!

  • March 28, 2009, 4:30 p.m. CST

    I did it, to be honest

    by YackBacker

    It's not the best Star Trek movie poster ever (THE VOYAGE HOME owns that title) but it's different, and I appreciate them going away from the "floating heads" and photoshop motif of the last few movies. It's a provocative poster, which is Abrams' m.o. Look, I've taken every legitimate opportunity to criticize this movie, but this is a good poster.

  • March 28, 2009, 4:31 p.m. CST

    I DIG it, I meant to say

    by YackBacker

    I did not make this poster. I could have done better, actually (hehe).

  • March 28, 2009, 4:34 p.m. CST

    smackfu was smackfu

    by quantize

  • March 28, 2009, 4:35 p.m. CST

    Yackbacker made the Poster?

    by Bones

    Dude--it is a good comp. But it looks like a preview poster, like they would have six months before the movie comes out. It doesn't seem like a Final Release poster.<p> But still, I don't think anyone would claim it was plagiarized--unlike the plot of Orci and Kurtzman's "The Island".<p>

  • March 28, 2009, 4:36 p.m. CST

    smackfu was smackfu'd over the head as a child

    by quantize

    only neocon retards and Anne Coulter whine like babies with dirty nappies about the 'liberal media' and 'gay agendas' you're a jerkoff dinosaur, grow the fuck up

  • March 28, 2009, 4:39 p.m. CST

    UK poster...

    by Fixxxer

    ... is far, far better.

  • March 28, 2009, 4:47 p.m. CST

    The reason Nemesis failed was

    by Muki

    because it opened same weekend as Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. What would you rather spend your money on?

  • March 28, 2009, 4:48 p.m. CST

    Why the different logos on the UK and US posters

    by kwisatzhaderach

    Strange. The classic Trek logo used on the US poster is by far the best.

  • March 28, 2009, 4:50 p.m. CST


    by kwisatzhaderach

    The fact it was rubbish didn't help either...

  • March 28, 2009, 4:50 p.m. CST

    Looks like it's going backwards up a girl's skirt

    by Yotz Von Frelnik

    Actually I dig it a lot. Like the semi abstract quality. Black and white works for me too. But damn if I don't see a slit in a skirt.

  • March 28, 2009, 4:56 p.m. CST

    non-US posters are always better...

    by FamousEccles

    the printed kind and the people kind

  • March 28, 2009, 4:57 p.m. CST

    I worry about the lack of McCoy in

    by FamousEccles

    the international poster

  • March 28, 2009, 5 p.m. CST

    btw, MaxTheSilent, you do know that Simon

    by FamousEccles

    Pegg is actually homosexual.

  • March 28, 2009, 5 p.m. CST


    by Gungan Slayer

  • March 28, 2009, 5:16 p.m. CST

    Looks A Bit Like...

    by jorson28

    The black and white matte stage in the old film compositing process done when filming the ships for the older STAR TREK films and series. Want a Bob Peak homage? Not the best, in part because it's a digital photo of a painting but...

  • March 28, 2009, 5:39 p.m. CST


    by Leafar the Lost

    I just want the Trekkies to realize that. You might say that the opening of this film is a sort of Apocolypse for them. The reason I say this is because I was once friends with a Trekkie, back when I at least attempted to be social. He worked at McDonalds, and he lived in an apartment above his mother's house, which meant that he lived with his mother. It was kind of cool back then, because I could get some free food from him. However, I think our friendship took a turn for the worse when I visited his apartment. He had every tape of the original series. He had all of the movies. He had all of the books, and they were lined against the wall in various piles. He had a Star Fleet uniform. I recall he was an officer of some sort, but I forget his rank. He also knew a vast amount of Star Trek trivia. He knew everything about the various Quadrants (there are four he tolf me) and the history of the Federation and how it diverged from our history, etc. After listening to him talk for over two hours, I realized that he had nothing else to talk about. He wasn't the least bit interested in other types of sci/fi. He actually looked down on Star Wars fans (it wasn't technical enough he said). He had no interest in music, non-Star Trek movies, politics, art, and women. Of course, he could admire the sexiness of various Star Trek women, and I think he really liked Yeoman Janice Rand, who was played by Grace Lee Whitney. He was nice enough fellow, but he had been taken over by Star Trek, and his obsession with it consumed his life. I have not seen this person in many years, but it wouldn't surprise me if he was still in that apartment above his mother's house, and his whole world is about to end. The Star Trek Universe that he has studied his entire life is dead. JJ Abrams has thrown canon out the door. He actually tried to make a good sci/fi movie that non-Trekkies will enjoy. I will probably enjoy the movie, but the Trekkies who see it will be vibrating in a combination of shock, rage, and horror. After 10 movies and countless hours of television, I don't think their minds can handle the fact that it wasn't was just a fucking TV show...and some guy changed it all to make a fucking movie...hahahahaha...

  • March 28, 2009, 5:40 p.m. CST


    by BlueHawaiiSurfer

    Does anyone REALLY worry about what the poster or the box art on the DVD look like?? Does it REALLY take away from the movie?? Who cares, worry about the movie. If you are some idiot who will see or not see the movie based on the art of the poster you probably don't know jack shit about it anyway so it doesn't really matter.

  • March 28, 2009, 6:12 p.m. CST

    That poster is the shit

    by malificus

    I love it. Great use of white space, makes the black rich and the S.T. title pop right off the background. The whole design of this movie, from the new/old costumes on down to the transporter effect has been kick-fucking-ASS. I still have the sinking feeling the movie will have a hollow center. It will be the Cadbury Egg of movies, it will seem like a great idea and when you see someone tuck into one and get a load of that fakee yolk inside you'll really wanna try it, but then when you actually get your own and take that first bite you'll realize the yolk doesn't taste like much of anything at all, and while not bad it just isn't as good as you needed it to be.

  • March 28, 2009, 6:30 p.m. CST


    by wtriker1701

    Anybody really thinkin' Barbie-Look-Alike's "Wrath of 'Ken'" Poster did sooo much better....? <p> Think again!

  • March 28, 2009, 6:38 p.m. CST


    by IAmJack'sUserID

    I hope you're really just feigning extreme ignorance here. I don't think I've seen ONE SINGLE FUCKING PERSON say they're not going to see the movie based off the poster, nor will the poster's piss poor quality take away from the movie. This is a movie website, and so every single little thing that is released to advertise the movie will be heavily criticized/scrutinized/discussed/debated on websites like these. Really, do you need to be told this? Do you also need to be told not to shit in your pants?

  • March 28, 2009, 6:48 p.m. CST


    by wtriker1701

    DAMN YOU if Nimoy's Spock bites the space dust AND not even having looked into Shatner's Kirk's well-and-alive face!!

  • March 28, 2009, 6:57 p.m. CST

    Spanish Star Trek Poster...

    by wtriker1701

    ...looks like a cool one for THE VOYAGE HOME...

  • March 28, 2009, 7:48 p.m. CST

    I'm guessing that's the new warp speed effect??

    by darthwaz1

  • March 28, 2009, 7:50 p.m. CST


    by nobunaga209

    well said and well put my friend...seriously...I'm actually feelin that

  • March 28, 2009, 7:59 p.m. CST

    Looks like a Ghost having a Milkshake.

    by pokadoo

  • March 28, 2009, 8:14 p.m. CST

    Mr. Sulu likes to do it in Warp Speed.

    by lockesbrokenleg

  • March 28, 2009, 8:16 p.m. CST


    by Darthbish

    In no way does this poster intice me to wanna see this film. Looks seriously shitful!!

  • March 28, 2009, 8:33 p.m. CST

    original ship?

    by JamesT

    Sure looks more like the TOS Enterprise than the reboot..

  • March 28, 2009, 8:36 p.m. CST

    I actually like Nemesis

    by Jesiah

    When I first saw the trailer it looked very interesting, and I know a lot of people in the audience were surprised how dark and gloomy and a little action packed the trailer made the film look. Picard's clone Shinzon and his feelings of isolation and abandonment and wanting to connect with the person he thought could be someone understanding really resonated with me. The way SPOILER FOR THOSE WHO HAVEN'T SEEN THE FLICK Data sacrificed himself for Picard was very touching, and I kind of looked forward to seeing more of the angle with Data's "brother" B4 having most of his memories downloaded into him; yeah it would've been a cop out cheesy way of resurrecting Data but I like the character so if they leave him gone or resurrect him its all the same to me. Data died better than Kirk that's for damn sure. The only thing I didn't like was when they showed Picard as a young cadet st the academy he had no hair like he had been bald his whole life. On a side note I saw Nemesis on friday December 13 and ended up losing my wallet that night; now I have a chain wallet.

  • March 28, 2009, 8:39 p.m. CST

    Boy, I am just mean today.

    by Bones

    On one hand I want to totally mock Leafar the Lost for obviously writing about himself: The fact that you not only know Grace Lee Whitney--but her character name of Yeoman Rand is a dead giveaway, dude. What is next, Mugatu jokes?<p> But on the other hand, I notice that I have been just completely venomous today...and then I realized that I am having Kidney Stones today--so no wonder I am a total bastard today. So, Apologies to everyone.<p> Poster Guy--sorry your cool little design doesn't seem like a final release poster--it is a cute little teaser image and if it was just that, then people would probably like it more.<p> Orci--sorry, man. The Clonus thing was settled out of court--shouldn't have brought it up (it is kind of funny though that most people know that film from MST3K...)<p> So, I am out. Gotta go pee fire for a couple hours then pass out.

  • March 28, 2009, 8:50 p.m. CST

    I kinda like Nemesis too

    by lockesbrokenleg

    It doesn't make me cringe like Insurrection did. I really thought Data's death was very sad, but it was such a downer ending. The movie needed the Titan and the Enterprise to go up against Shinzon.

  • March 28, 2009, 9 p.m. CST

    This poster is a perfect summation of the film...

    by EverythingEverywhereStinks

    If you squint, you'll kinda make out something that has the vague shape of the Enterprise. Likewise with the movie, if you squint while watching it, you'll kinda see something that vaguely looks like Star Trek. Oh, and Bob, if you actually come back and continue to read the talkbacks, let me say you are a total douchebag. And an arrogant douchebag at that...the BEST kind of douchebag! Very few millionaires in the world actually get all pissy on the magic tubes of the interwebs. I guess you're bored with counting your money? Or you're out of franchises to hammer into your unique brand of submission? Flaunt it, baby! Flaunt it!

  • March 28, 2009, 9:05 p.m. CST

    looks like ejaculation

    by dioxholster

    thats what semen would look like in space. it will get some space whore pregnant though.

  • March 28, 2009, 9:10 p.m. CST

    Abrams, Orci & Kurtzman can suck my cock!

    by scriptgirl_nipples

    They've sucked enough of them in their careers, what's one more?

  • March 28, 2009, 9:31 p.m. CST


    by Bishop6


  • March 28, 2009, 9:42 p.m. CST

    My Idea for a new Star Trek series....


    OK how do you like this.. a series set 1000 years in the future where Data is the ambassador of the federation... heres some other possible ideas. The federation no longer travels in ships. The crew is simply beamed to wherever they need to go and explore. The only time they travel in ships or vehicles is for ceremonial purposes. An homage to the past. They are no longer confined to a galaxy or a universe. They can now traverse to neighboring universes as well and have them all mapped out.

  • March 28, 2009, 9:44 p.m. CST

    Someone should take that pic intom Photoshop

    by malificus

    and inverse it. I will tomarrow if no one else will, I wanna have a looksee...

  • March 28, 2009, 9:45 p.m. CST


    by lockesbrokenleg

    There's supposedly an online Trek game coming out in who knows when that takes place in the 25th Century.

  • March 28, 2009, 9:45 p.m. CST


    by Geekgasm

    is boring, especially as a passive-aggressive AICN talkback poster. One weekend to make your bank, bob, and then everybody's going to watch something else. Superman Returns, Watchmen, Star Trek.

  • March 28, 2009, 9:48 p.m. CST

    I think..

    by viks

    The fact that it looks like the enterprise going backwards in lightspeed probably has to do with the time travel back in time to kill/save James T. Kirk plot. So if you think about it that way it makes sense.

  • March 28, 2009, 9:58 p.m. CST

    It's not going backwards

    by lockesbrokenleg

    Actually, if you look at the The Motion Picture poster, it's the same thing.

  • March 28, 2009, 10:16 p.m. CST

    Never seen a Star Trek movie

    by fastcars

    Where do you start, anyway? There are like ten movies and ten TV series. And I pretty much get what it is already from the parodies. Live long and prosper, beam me up, Scotty, Khaaaaaaan, etc.

  • March 28, 2009, 10:20 p.m. CST

    If you want an ego trip of a movie, that's badly written...

    by scriptgirl_nipples

    go see a JJ Abrams, Orci & Kurtzman production. <br> <br> They're the masters of it.

  • March 28, 2009, 10:23 p.m. CST

    Fastcars...try at the beginning...

    by Bones

    You can find streaming Original Series episodes online at<p> They have the original versions and the remastered versions with the cool special effects.<p> Then go through the movies in order through Star Trek VI. Then Star Trek: The Next Generation. Then Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Then Voyager. Then The last four Star Trek movies.<p> You can skip Enterprise...or watch it last...

  • March 28, 2009, 10:26 p.m. CST


    by dioxholster

    WHO ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT? THERE IS NOT A SOUL ON THIS EARTH WHO NEVER SEEN A STAR TREK MOVIE OR THE TV SHOW? sorry about the caps didnt know they were on. not gonna rewrite. so suck it.

  • March 28, 2009, 10:34 p.m. CST


    by dioxholster

    which bones are you? star trek bones or bones bones?

  • March 28, 2009, 10:48 p.m. CST


    by Bones

    Star Trek Bones. I have had this name on the site for about ten years.

  • March 28, 2009, 11:18 p.m. CST

    Bones----- drink milk

    by dioxholster

    well then you got alot of explaining to do. living here for 10 years is no life mister.

  • March 28, 2009, 11:45 p.m. CST

    Everyone who hates The Poster can Suck My Dick

    by victor82

    The poster is iconic minimalist art that gets the idea that change has come to Trek across to the mass audience. When Leno does a blowup doll joke while making a joke about the Genki Trek perfumes, Paramount knows it has work to do to get the regulars in to the movie. The poster gets the idea of motion, change, and yes, the fact that the Enterprise itself is in flux and an instrument of change. That's why it's black. I like the British poster, too, with Kirk as Brando from "The Wild Bunch". Haters, suck my dick.

  • March 28, 2009, 11:50 p.m. CST


    by Aphex Twin

    I'm a 10 year vet of AICN as well. I was too nervous to take a nerdy sci-fi name, so I chose the name of a strange, yet strangely delightful band. If I could go back and do it all again, I'd sign up with the talkback name: R Lee Spermy. BTW the poster ain't that bad.

  • March 28, 2009, 11:57 p.m. CST


    by Geekgasm

    "The poster is iconic minimalist art ..." blah blah blah. You just keep selling yourself that load of hot steaming rationalization. The rest of us just aren't smart enough to see how brilliant that mass of grey nothing is. Sure thing, chief.

  • March 29, 2009, 12:04 a.m. CST

    BOB! How ya been!? Don't worry buddy...

    by conspiracy

    As I said in an earlier guys are Golden right now, mediocrity is the new "Hip" People don't expect much outta life, tabloid sales are up...TMZ is a top site...Transformers made gazillions..Paris Hilton is STILL considered a Celeb, Nascar is still popular and Justin Timberlake and Kelly Clarkson have hit records; as I said... retards run the world, and guys like you know that audience well. This thing will do BIG numbers</p><p> Now..unless something MAJOR has happened, for instance you took some writing refresher courses at UCLA film, or at least developed an adult sense of storytelling, I doubt this will appeal to me. No...I won't be helping you make your Ferrari payment...I'll probably save that $12 bucks to go see "UP", ya know the kids movie.</p><p> Why? because it will no doubt be better written, have a more thoughtful story, and more than likely be more entertaining for an adult despite a complete lack of Explosions, pissing robots or tits.</p><p> Don't get me wrong Bob..I DO HOPE I am wrong about this...I'd LIKE to see a good trek movie. But, no offense Bob, what you guys have done so far in your careers dose not exactly inspire's like expecting a 5 star experience from Chef Boyardee.

  • March 29, 2009, 12:09 a.m. CST

    victor82...First...we'd have to find it..

    by conspiracy

    under that huge mass of self important, "I know art and Marketing" pomposity you call a post.</p><p>That poster blows and you know it Rembrandt.

  • March 29, 2009, 12:10 a.m. CST

    Aphex Twin ---- need a kidney?

    by dioxholster

    wake me up when its 2016 -- that will be my good year at least that's what some fortune-teller told me. she told me after looking at the cards that I will fall in love with a beautiful Amish girl who loves all my nerdy sci fi stuff and then i will sign out of AICN forever!

  • March 29, 2009, 12:18 a.m. CST


    by Aphex Twin

    Considering the drinking I do on a daily basis to try to forget today's woes, a liver would be quite welcome. If they legalized marijuana I'd quit drinking I SWEAR!

  • March 29, 2009, 1:19 a.m. CST

    Why is the enterprise flying into a sheet?

    by Nobody_Touches_Buddy_Revell

  • March 29, 2009, 1:21 a.m. CST

    Minamalism GOOD!

    by Darkplanet

    There's a lot to be said about minimalism in this case. But let me be minimalistic ;)

  • March 29, 2009, 1:37 a.m. CST

    Re: International Poster

    by TheFarkMan

    The international poster looks exactly like the US poster for iron man. Different faces sure but same exact layout. Same studio too.

  • March 29, 2009, 2:38 a.m. CST

    Why is the Enterprise flying backwards?

    by MotherPussBucket

    I don't see any 'L' plates on it.

  • March 29, 2009, 2:39 a.m. CST

    Re: the "white sheet" complaints

    by YackBacker

    Have any of you bastages been inside a warp field? I have been- it's whiter than a Boston suburb in those things. The poster is the TRUTH!

  • March 29, 2009, 3:03 a.m. CST

    I'll see it...

    by Dingbatty

    at the dollar theater.

  • March 29, 2009, 3:20 a.m. CST

    @BadWolff: Maybe the moment has gone but...

    by jazzdownunder

    FOUR movies. Generations had a bit of a time travel kick in it's tail too, if you recall.

  • March 29, 2009, 3:29 a.m. CST

    The key to a great movie poster is "Iconic"...

    by BurnHollywood

    Damned dummies in marketing didn't even notice that Abrams handed them an iconic scene on a silver platter: Young Kirk gazing wistfully at the Enterprise as it's being assembled.<p> Frame that with the tagline and STAR TREK and you've got your poster. Not a "floating head" in sight, either...<p> I don't even like the idea of this movie, and even I could figure that one out...

  • March 29, 2009, 3:48 a.m. CST

    Hey, "conspiracy..."

    by Alan_Moore

    You say "people don't expect much outta life." I'd say that goes double for you. I mean, you're using your time and energy trying to insult someone in a lame talkback. In other words, you aren't accomplishing a damn thing. I bet you piss in the wind a lot too. At least Orci is trying. I am a real Trek fan and I know he is too, so I'm giving him the benefit of the doubt. I, for one, will not criticize before I've seen the finished product. Meanwhile, "conspiracy," you're just another nameless, faceless, cipher with an undeserved sense of self-importance. Enjoy typing your next post no one will read.

  • March 29, 2009, 4:57 a.m. CST

    Yeah right, that'll really sell the movie!!!

    by alucardvsdracula

    As an abstract teaster fine, but that ain't no MOVIE poster boy. Not a good sign when they're trying to sell a Star Trek movie like it was a subtitled art film. Nope. FUCKIN SUCKS.

  • March 29, 2009, 4:58 a.m. CST

    That's not a one sheet, its a number two.

    by alucardvsdracula


  • March 29, 2009, 5:39 a.m. CST

    Does anyone see a movie because of the poster?

    by browncoat_skyfan

    To say this poster was "phoned in" is giving a lot of credit to the phone. To me it's... OK

  • March 29, 2009, 6:54 a.m. CST

    Dark Matter

    by Requiem4aJerk09

    It's ship in dark matter which adds the stuff the olde treks lacked. Plus it says sexy, danger, n everything else

  • March 29, 2009, 7:42 a.m. CST


    by one_guy_from_andromeda

    Hmmm... it does look kinda cool if you invert it! Take a look:

  • March 29, 2009, 8:11 a.m. CST

    Think I've just become a fan of this "conspiracy" fellow..

    by IAmJack'sUserID

    Well said, brother. Guess Alan Moore was wrong -- I for one DID read your post! Keep on keeping!

  • March 29, 2009, 9:15 a.m. CST

    Hi MrBobOrci-

    by Sal_Bando

    --I'm more than willing to give you guys the benny of a doubt and see how this newfanglized Trek actually plays on-screen. You gave us Giant Robots, sure you can give us Romulans.

  • March 29, 2009, 11:33 a.m. CST

    #1 fuck drew struzan

    by comicgeekoidtoo

    listen, drew struzan is a passable draftsman, but his photo montage airbrush work is hardly art, and hardly new by now. geez, have open minds people.

  • March 29, 2009, 11:42 a.m. CST

    IAmJack'sUserID..What I find amusing is...

    by conspiracy

    that someone with a screen name "Alan_Moore", probably a tribute of sorts to one of the greatest story tellers of the last 25 years, can defend a group of writers whose idea of a good story is Pissing Robots who speak in modern slang, and whom think comedy is a scene about masturbation. The REAL Alan Moore would be far more critical of Orci and Co. than I am. I at least said I HOPE I am wrong...Moore would most likely say they are without hope...IF he even took notice of such pop-tart trash at all.</p><p>Oh..and Alan...obviously you read my post, I can't respond without reading right? You will probably read this one too.</p><p> AS I SAID..I hope Orci pulls some quality out of his'd be a first, and that this turns out to be a good movie....but I'm NOT getting my hopes up when it was penned by dudes that wrote for fucking Xena Princess Warrior.

  • March 29, 2009, 1:11 p.m. CST

    ink blot test

    by Dazzler69

    It looks like a shower head if I tilt my head left. Spraying black water.

  • March 29, 2009, 1:35 p.m. CST

    its under a bed sheet!

    by baaba_pappa


  • March 29, 2009, 2:07 p.m. CST


    by Embeedeuce

    My problem w/ the poster is that it doesn't sync up w/ the movie. This poster is retro, black and white, minimalist. Whereas what we've seen of the movie is anything but. It's high energy and vividly colorful.

  • March 29, 2009, 2:33 p.m. CST

    I'm not impressed

    by Ultra Menace

    That's got to be one of the lamest posters of all time. Photoshop, Blur, Smuge ans Streak. Real frigging original (not). Movie poster artist today are the most uninspired bunch of hacks ever. Except Struzan. Where the hell is the original ART these days? That poster couldn't sell me sterno in a paper bag. It may sell you a new pair of glasses so you can try to see what this BLUR is. Prue crap.

  • March 29, 2009, 2:45 p.m. CST

    To those who like this poster

    by Ultra Menace

    Get the fuck off the CRACK.

  • March 29, 2009, 2:56 p.m. CST

    Ultra Menace

    by malificus

    STRUZAN? How 1982 of you. Oh, and it looks like your 'd' key is sticky....douchebag.

  • March 29, 2009, 3:35 p.m. CST

    It's shit, it's confusing.

    by alienindisguise

    I liked the first one way back when with the multicolored insignia. This is just trying to be arty and it comes off pretentious and shittastic.

  • March 29, 2009, 3:47 p.m. CST


    by Mullah Omar

    Actually I thought it was a haunted faucet.

  • March 29, 2009, 3:58 p.m. CST

    Plain awful, like X-Files

    by woan

    Reminds me of the awful X-Files movie/poster a few years back.

  • March 29, 2009, 6:09 p.m. CST

    Lame, even though we get to SEE Kirk have sex

    by FeralAngel

    Somehow that's not enough to make me fork over my hard-earned cash. Frankly, that ruins it for me even more than that dip-ass poster. Sigh. Why do people wanna bring back things that are better off dead? See: the Muppets.

  • March 29, 2009, 6:19 p.m. CST

    How do we ...

    by Lain Of The Net a Trek movie and not have to read all those books or watch a bunch of episodes. I know ...we just do whatever we want and put it in a different time line and slap Nimoy in it. SHIP OUT OF DANGER??? Yes Spock you saved the ship. It looks uglier now but you saved it JUST FINE. Sure you did Leonard.

  • March 29, 2009, 8:49 p.m. CST


    by Ultra Menace

    Go powder yer Pampers boy.

  • March 29, 2009, 9 p.m. CST

    Malificus the Malfecees

    by Ultra Menace

    You were probably born after 1990 and worship at the alter of Rap music and mediocrity to like this poster. But based on what I see the general opinion says IT SUCKS.

  • March 29, 2009, 9:35 p.m. CST

    could have done it full color-phasers and torpedoes blazing! !!

    by soloaj

    now we get this art house mess :( O well - still will be there at 12:01am in IMAX :P

  • March 30, 2009, 4:49 a.m. CST

    McG's leftovers.

    by misnomer

    If McG is able to ditch garbages taglines like "the future begins" then so should Abrams

  • March 30, 2009, 5:50 a.m. CST

    Ultra Menace

    by malificus

    "Popular opinion" says this poster sucks? Who gives a frog's fat ass WHAT 'popular opinion' says besides douchy little nothings like you? 'Popular opinion' wouldn't have even supported making this film in the first place, but then again popular opinion says The Dark Knight was the best super hero movie ever made and Transformers kicked ass. Hell, you can't even spell feces properly which is kinda amusing since I'm sure that's what your pull ups are packed full of. 'Ultra Menace' indeed, more like Phantom Menace-OH! See? I drew a comparison between your lame screen name and a movie that popular opinion says SUCKED! Off to bed with you douchy, I'm sure whatever middle school gym teacher that's ass-riding that bad attitude into you will want you well rested when he fills your butt crack with man-mayo.

  • March 30, 2009, 9:34 a.m. CST

    The Enterprise is shilling for Febreze!

    by MrMysteryGuest

  • March 30, 2009, 9:37 a.m. CST

    A guy popping a huge boner under a sheet?

    by StatelyWayneManor

    Is that what its supposed to be?

  • March 30, 2009, 10:05 a.m. CST

    It would have looked cool

    by Thommoth

    If it was very retro in design. I miss posters that can be considered artwork. For a project like this film, I bet the company behind the design of this poster charged a fortune. I think more designers should use more creative techniques like screen-printing, which I know is out of date, but beautiful non the less. Instead of creating crappy stuff like this.

  • March 30, 2009, 10:14 a.m. CST

    I know !!

    by skimn

    It's the coolest in 23rd Century bongs...

  • March 30, 2009, 12:05 p.m. CST

    GARBAGE! what happend to GREAT posters????

    by FleshMachine

    seriously. where the poster showed you the movie.

  • March 30, 2009, 12:50 p.m. CST

    Malificus is quite an expert at spouting homosexual imagery.

    by IAmJack'sUserID

    Sounds like you've put a lot of thought into it. Of course, what else is there to think about when you have your face shoved into a pillow (or the wall of an alleyway). Anyway, you like this poster so that's really all there is to say about the type of mentality we are dealing with here.

  • March 30, 2009, 1:07 p.m. CST

    New tagline

    by TheFarkMan

    This summer, the future begins...twice!

  • March 30, 2009, 2:16 p.m. CST

    It ain't the worst Trek poster ever

    by whopis01

    Star Trek V wins that award: Q: Why are they putting seatbelts in theaters this summer? A: So the audience doesn't get up and leave in the middle of the movie.

  • March 30, 2009, 4:11 p.m. CST


    by BlueHawaiiSurfer

    Actually a few people here have used phrases like "this poster doesn't entice me to see the movie" I'm not sure if you are just an idiot or you can't read. Oh BTW dipshit, me saying "that" is my two cents in your penny debate. (The whole, "WE" are here to discuss/debate it portion of your pudding induced diatribe) Use it to buy a clue and try reading the posts before you make yourself sound like a jackass. KK??

  • March 30, 2009, 6:08 p.m. CST


    by IAmJack'sUserID

    Saying that the poster is bad enough to put someone off a movie AND saying that the poster doesn't spark interest ARE. TWO. DIFFERENT. THINGS. Congratulations on your back-to-back failings. Very well done. Hopefully your surfing is better than your reading comprehension.

  • March 30, 2009, 6:13 p.m. CST

    Whopis01 - granted, that IS bad.

    by IAmJack'sUserID

    However, that poster was probably a teaser poster as this poster ( is much better. Thing is that this new Star Trek doesn't have a good poster to it's bad poster like ST5 does.

  • March 30, 2009, 6:24 p.m. CST


    by BlueHawaiiSurfer

    Weird because I said... "you are an idiot if you let the poster decide if you will see a movie" YOU replied... "I don't think I've seen ONE SINGLE FUCKING PERSON say they're not going to see the movie based off the poster" Then I said... "actually a few people here HAVE used phrases like that" Are you just a complete dipshit or are you typing for attention?!?! Odd since I NEVER said the poster does/doesn't spark interest. I just said you probably don't care about Star Trek at all if you let the art on the poster make your decision to buy a ticket. The voices in your head fighting again??!?! Try to figure out which one I am before you attach my name to your FABRICATION.

  • March 30, 2009, 9:26 p.m. CST

    People are still bitching about this poster?

    by Bones

    Let it go people.<p> It is a decision, like many involved with the making of this movie, that are over and can't be undone. We are stuck with it.<p> We are stuck with the production design.<p> We are stuck with the story they have concocted.<p> We are stuck with the casting.<p> It is time to move on.

  • March 30, 2009, 9:46 p.m. CST


    by malificus

    What does a person's mentality have to do with whether they find something visually pleasing? So if I like the poster ergo i must be stupid, is that your point? Because if it is, and you actually took the time to write it for all to see, you must be one fucking idiot biscuit swimming in stupid gravy. What jerk-ass actually thinks one-sheets will make or kill a movie anyway? Just wait until the next time you go to the local mega-multiplex and see that long row of movie posters along the wall and see if this fucking poster doesn't pop right out of the crowd. It will, and you'll know I called it, and it will bother you, and it should, because you too are a douche.

  • March 30, 2009, 11:24 p.m. CST

    Fuck the haters. Trek 2 greenlit.

    by critch It's unprecedented for a studio to sign up for a sequel a month before the movie comes out. This is going to be HUGE.

  • April 5, 2009, 3:46 p.m. CST


    by ElPalabraUltimo

    The final word: This poster sucks. Major fail, like the Apple Store bridge and the redesigned iTerprise. Stick a fork in it. It's done.