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The Behind the Scenes Pic of the Day has done far worse than kill you. It has hurt you. And it wishes to go on hurting you.

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here with today’s Behind the Scenes pic! Ah, Wrath of Khan. Lovely, lovely Wrath of Khan. Dare I say, the most enjoyable 113 minutes of Star Trek ever produced. I wouldn’t say The Best because The Best could mean different things for different people, but there’s no other Trek movie or episodes that gives me as much personal joy as The Wrath of Khan. It has the action of a Star Wars with the radically different characters and world of Trek and one of the all-time best screen villains in Khan, portrayed with Ahab-esque zeal by the late, great Ricardo Montalban. There’s a fantastic pic of Montalban having a laugh at a creepy-ass doll version of his diminutive Fantasy Island co-star Herve Villechaize that made the rounds a while back. I have that one, too, but figured I’d go for something a little less known. Here we have make-up man Werner Keppler applying the finishing touches on the torched and dying Khan Noonien Singh. Enjoy!

Thanks to Bill Forsche for the pic! If you have a pic you think should be included email me. I’m looking for the iconic, the rare or the just plain cool behind the scenes shots to feature here. Tomorrow’s Behind the Scenes Pic continues the theme of 1982 sci-fi! -Quint quint@aintitcool.com Follow Me On Twitter



Previous Behind the Scenes pics: - Alien
- Big Trouble In Little China
- Clash of the Titans
- Dr. Strangelove
- Sesame Street
- The Birds
- The Dark Knight
- Batman (1989)
- Batman: The TV Series
- Stephen King’s IT
- Raiders of the Lost Ark
- Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
- Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
- Superman
- The French Connection
- Tron
- The Road Warrior
- Ghostbusters
- King Kong (’33)
- The Empire Strikes Back (Luke with Slate)
- Rebel Without A Cause
- Taxi Driver
- Metropolis
- The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
- Tommy Chong Meets The Blues Brothers
- The Empire Strikes Back (Filming the Crawl)
- John Carpenter’s The Thing
- Jaws
- Die Hard
- Aliens
- Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man
- The Howling
- Revenge of the Creature
- The Empire Strikes Back (Vader & Luke Duel)
- The Godfather
- Rambo III
- Vertigo
- Planet of the Apes
- Pan’s Labyrinth
- Labyrinth
- RoboCop
- The Adventures of Robin Hood
- Marathon Man
- Young Frankenstein
- Viva Las Vegas
- The Empire Strikes Back (Han driving a snow cat)
- Rio Bravo
- Giant
- Back to the Future
- The Time Machine
- War of the Worlds (1953)
- Alien (Chestburster)
- On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
- Dr. No
- The Twilight Zone
- Once Upon A Time In The West
- Lawrence of Arabia
- Star Trek: The Original Series
- The Empire Strikes Back (Luke in Wampa Cave)
- Edward Scissorhands
- The Warriors
- 2001: A Space Odyssey
- Fantastic Mr. Fox
- Requiem for a Dream
- The Princess Bride
- Hard Boiled
- Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
- They Live
- The Empire Strikes Back (Tippet with Wampa)
- Dirty Harry


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  • Sept. 15, 2010, 2:40 p.m. CST

    gory good

    by Anything But Tangerines

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 2:40 p.m. CST

    KAAAAAHHHHHNN!

    by lochkray

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 2:41 p.m. CST

    KHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAANNN!!

    by RPLocke

    Ricardo Montablan actually got beat up on the set. He's a method actor.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 2:41 p.m. CST

    Were his abs real or make up?

    by alan_poon

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 2:41 p.m. CST

    KHAN!!!!

    by ACKBARisMYhomie

    The best ST villian, both character and actor!

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 2:44 p.m. CST

    Hour and a half?

    by Kaitain

    Running time is just under two hours.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 2:49 p.m. CST

    Blade Runner tomorrow?

    by Sailor Rip

    Better not be E.T.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 2:50 p.m. CST

    Oh, and...

    by Sailor Rip

    ...Nooooooooooooooooooo-wait, I mean Khaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaan!

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 2:52 p.m. CST

    He says hour and half, unless it has been edited since.

    by Sailor Rip

  • http://tinyurl.com/3ycl25z

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 2:56 p.m. CST

    "the them of 1982 sci-fi!"

    by UGG

    jesus christ I'm a retard but even I TRY double check what I right before it get's read,

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3 p.m. CST

    Only recently watched this finally

    by UGG

    always "liked" Star Trek but was never an avid follower, can some kind hearted reader film me in with Khan's history save me scouring Wiki or some shite.<p>He was in an episode wasn't he? Is it a classic? I can only really remember the cowboy one's

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3 p.m. CST

    Now tell me...WHY you are here

    by Abominable Snowcone

    and where I may find ADMIRAL James T. Kirk<p> Great pic, even if I've seen it before. Great movie. Watch it at least annually.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3 p.m. CST

    Alan poon

    by Abominable Snowcone

    That really was Ricardo's chest.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:01 p.m. CST

    1982 sci-fi?

    by djangoilbastardo

    JC's THE THING, perhaps?

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:01 p.m. CST

    hour and half of commercials maybe

    by RPLocke

    Don't watch it on TV.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:04 p.m. CST

    UGG

    by Abominable Snowcone

    I think the OTS episode was called "Space Seed." The Enterprise encounters the Botany Bay ship drifing in space. Khan and his "tribe" wake from hibernation. Everything is cool and they make friends for a while, but then Kirk and co learn Khan is a bio-engineered superhuman who was once a prince. Khan plans to steal the Enterprise and cause trouble, etc. So Kirk gives Khan a choice to either face Starfleet or be banished onto Ceti Alpha V---which at the time was a rather nice place to be. So this is why Chekov freaks when he sees a belt and other stuff with "Botany Bay" on it and tells Tyrell they've got to get the fuck out of there.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:05 p.m. CST

    Buried aliiiive.... buried aliiiive....

    by Denty420

    ...

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:05 p.m. CST

    UGG and hour and a half

    by Quint

    I'll amend the article regarding the run time. The meaning was more a compliment towards the movie than an accurate to the minute accounting of its length.<BR><BR>UGG, your post really made me laugh. I hope it was intentional.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:06 p.m. CST

    Best SciFi movie ever!!

    by picardsucks

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:07 p.m. CST

    Revelation!! Khan's pecs are real..

    by skimn

    ..its his accent that's fake!!

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:08 p.m. CST

    Cheers Abominable Snowcone

    by UGG

    aaah cool so it follow's on from the show, I was hoping that was the story, I'll have to get hold of it now, thanks for that dude.<p>

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:08 p.m. CST

    NIck Meyer is a fucking genius. JJ needs some Nick Meyer and les

    by picardsucks

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:09 p.m. CST

    -s Riddlin short attention span it boys

    by picardsucks

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:10 p.m. CST

    "Oh sir it was Khan"

    by disfigurehead

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:10 p.m. CST

    Saw it!!

    by Disgustipitated

    That pic was, if I recall correctly, featured in an issue of Starlog magazine back in the day. Still cool, though.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:11 p.m. CST

    And Cheers Quint!

    by UGG

    EVERYTHING I say deserves to be laughed at dude.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:13 p.m. CST

    Plinkett

    by Denty420

    I'd love to see him review TWOK. See if he can pick any holes in it.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:17 p.m. CST

    Yes the episode was called Space Seed

    by RPLocke

    There is also an excellent Book series about Khan's rise to power. The book has appearances by Gillian Tayolor, and Gary Seven even.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:18 p.m. CST

    DjangoIlBastardo

    by Sailor Rip

    We've already had a The Thing pic. It'll be Blade Runner.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:20 p.m. CST

    Abominable Snowcone

    by Sailor Rip

    Wasn't Chekov not even a cast member of TOS at that time? I don't think he was in the episode. <p> I guess Kirk just told him the story and it scared the shit out of him so much he remembered it.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:23 p.m. CST

    Quint you got me wondering which one now though

    by UGG

    I first thought it was the friendly dig at your spelling, but now I'm thinking is it Camerons supposedly planned 20,000 leagues expedition. But I hope it's not at my lack of knowledge on the Great Khan, I said I'll go get the episode dude and promise to make it up!!

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:24 p.m. CST

    Supersized Double Ham Sandwich

    by ObiBen

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:28 p.m. CST

    "Try NEW Red Visine - puts the red in"

    by skimn

    Sure looks like an eye drop bottle or just a bottle of red food coloring.<p>Always appreciated that Kill Bill (I believe) started with the quote, "Revenge is a dish best served cold."

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:34 p.m. CST

    Just read Moby Dick

    by Klytus_I.m_Bored

    And BOY is it hard not to hear Khan at the end with the "from hell's heart I stab at thee..." line. It's hard to say enough good things about this film. Honestly, I wish the ST movie series had ended here. Actually, it would be nice if ALL Trek had ended here. Loss, the promise of new life (the Genesis Planet and Kirk's spiritual rebirth)... Trek never got better and even though I love aspects of the following movies (especially 6) it would have been nice if the reset button hadn't been pushed to bring Spock back.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:34 p.m. CST

    Here it comes...

    by Klytus_I.m_Bored

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:36 p.m. CST

    And my favorite moment

    by Klytus_I.m_Bored

    When Kirk has to put on his glasses to read the numbers on Saavik's readout. That moment when he looks around to see if anyone is looking and says "damn" and then puts on his glasses. Such a great little moment - Kirk doesn't want to be weak in front of his crew - he doesn't want to put on his glasses and seem old in front of them but he has to in order to see the information on the little screen. What a great moment and how much it tells us about the man!

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:38 p.m. CST

    There's also a funny pic

    by RPLocke

    Where the set guys put Tattoos face on robot they made and walked it out to Ricardo who is laughing. Pretty Funny.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:39 p.m. CST

    According to the book (yes, I read it...)

    by Billyeveryteen

    Checkov was posted on the lower decks. McGivers, Khan's eventual squeeze, was helping Pavel with English. Sporting a mad crush on her, he confronted Khan, and was properly dismissed.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:39 p.m. CST

    Fuckin' Spoiler Alert! Khan dies?! Thanks for ruining the movi

    by SoylentMean

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:39 p.m. CST

    e

    by SoylentMean

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:40 p.m. CST

    Sailor Rip...

    by Blue_Demon

    Chekov was not on the show at the time Khan was featured. This was pointed out in an old STARLOG article. One kid wrote in with a great theory as to how Khan would have seen Chekov's face:<p>Khan ate a meal that gave him the runs. He went to the bathroom but the stall was occupied by a nervous Chekov, who was space-sick. Khan waited and waited but eventually soiled his red coverals. In a rage, he kicked open the stall door...grabbed Chekov by his lapels, pulled him off the pot and yelled, "YOU! YOUR FACE I WILL NEVER FORGET!!!"

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:41 p.m. CST

    Nicholas Meyer's Shit Trek

    by JumpinJehosaphat

    This arrogant douche went against Gene Roddenberry's wishes and made a Horatio Hornblower-style military epic. Gene wanted to emphasize a peaceful, non-militaristic future. Way to screw up and make something completely against canon, Nicholas! I kid, of course. Actually, I think Gene approved of the final product, though I'm not sure. Wrath of Khan will live on as a great film, not just a great Trek movie.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:42 p.m. CST

    UGG, watch this video

    by Jehovahs_Witness

    It's a condensed version of the Khan Star Trek episode...only a little over 3 minutes. It really puts Khan into perspective: <p> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30NQrWV5DMQ

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:44 p.m. CST

    Blue_Demon lol

    by UGG

    that's awesome. Picturing Khan with the Space Trots running around looking for a bog.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:46 p.m. CST

    Blue_Demon

    by Sailor Rip

    I had no idea.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:46 p.m. CST

    by MikeTheSpike

    Meyer made great Trek, but it was a tad too militaristic, I think (particularly the uniforms). We might laugh at the hotel-style Enterprise-D and pyjamas the cast wore in TNG, but I think there's something to appreciate in what Roddenberry was getting at.<p> <p>Also, what? No "Hispanic actor" descriptor for today's subject?

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:47 p.m. CST

    Jehovahs_Witness lol

    by UGG

    watching now, awesome, reminds me of one of my guilty pleasures "Kung Pow"

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:52 p.m. CST

    I had this dream last thursday... WHADAPADEEHEE

    by UGG

    lol

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 3:57 p.m. CST

    In fact

    by UGG

    I've seen a hillarious Star Trek Gif and can never find the episode or a full vid of it. <p> It's got the all crew (except for Spock and Kirk) if I recall, doing a hoe down type dance and all clapping in a circle. If any one can point me to it I'll send them positive thought's over the interwebs and hopefully inflict some love.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 4:07 p.m. CST

    He is intelligent

    by Generalcatburd

    but not experience. His pattern indicates two dimensional thinking

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 4:09 p.m. CST

    Glad you liked it, UGG

    by Jehovahs_Witness

    I've watched that hundreds of times now. It never gets old.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 4:11 p.m. CST

    unparanoid_android

    by Generalcatburd

    of course. They are one big happy fleet!

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 4:17 p.m. CST

    Re: There's also a funny pic

    by Acquanetta

    Yeah, that's probably the "creepy-ass doll" pic Quint was referring to. I believe it was one of those inflatable rc-controlled robots that were popular around that time.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 4:18 p.m. CST

    "He put creatures in our bodies..."

    by Acquanetta

    "...made us say lies...do things."

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 4:27 p.m. CST

    Acquanetta

    by RPLocke

    Right. I have the pic in my old Making of Star Trek II book.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 4:29 p.m. CST

    "Kirk - Your Salad Bar Has No Sneeeeze Guard..."

    by Read and Shut Up

    Trek 42 - The Wrath of Chakka Khan.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 4:29 p.m. CST

    "Khan, I'm laughing at the 'superior intellect'."

    by detinue

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 4:38 p.m. CST

    I will leave you as you left me...

    by TommyGavinsEgo

    .... as you left her. Marooned for all eternity. At the center of a dead planet. Buried alive. Buried aliiiiiive... <p> <p> Best. Trek. Ever.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 4:49 p.m. CST

    UGG

    by Abominable Snowcone

    Yeah, it's a "sequel" more so that THAT TV series episode than the first Trek movie. But more than that, it is both a classic, Moby Dick-influenced revenge tale focused on how Kirk deals with his midlife crisis. The beginning of the movie finds the Admiral feeling "old" and he's NOT in charge of the Enterprise, or ANY ship for that matter. Bones McCoy gives him a pair of antique glasses for his birthday, which only reminds Kirk he's old (the glasses return in Star Trek IV). McCoy urges Kirk to get his command back. It's only the turn of events b/c of Khan that he does. Then he meets up with Carol, and his son David, and by the end of the adventure he's feeling "young," despite the death of Spock, the Vulcan with Big Balls.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 4:51 p.m. CST

    "It may be nothing, ...garbled communications.

    by Acquanetta

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 4:51 p.m. CST

    "You take the ship."

    by Acquanetta

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 4:53 p.m. CST

    He tasks me!

    by Abominable Snowcone

    He tasks me and I shall have him! I'll chase him 'round the moons of Nibia and 'round the Antares Maelstrom and 'round Perdition's flames before I give him up!

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 4:54 p.m. CST

    "He put creatures in our bodies..."

    by InActionMan

    That's what Richard Gere said.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 4:57 p.m. CST

    Ricardo was a Mexican

    by InActionMan

    He took jobs away from American actors. <P> Khan should have been played by Lorne Greene or the guy that played Larry Tate on "Bewitched".

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:02 p.m. CST

    InActionMan

    by Abominable Snowcone

    You're mistaken. Confused. Montalban-Rourke WAS Khan on the TV show and deserved to be Khan again for Trek II. His performance in it is as timeless and as vast as the Mutara Nebula.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:03 p.m. CST

    I'll bet during the filming of Trek II

    by Abominable Snowcone

    Kirstie Allie slept in a thong and her prosthetic Vulcan ears...and nothing else

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:04 p.m. CST

    Fareal

    by Abominable Snowcone

    It's his real chest. Meyers and others confirm it on the DVD extras. How dare you doubt Mr. Rourke.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:05 p.m. CST

    Vader, Khan, Zod

    by Abominable Snowcone

    They don't make bad guys like they used to. Buncha pansies these days.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:05 p.m. CST

    JJ Abrams is the Anti-Nick Meyer

    by kwisatzhaderach

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:08 p.m. CST

    Abominable cheers again dude

    by UGG

    I remember reading about the Moby Dick themes on here a few weeks before watching it fully, I think I forgot them when wathcing it, but hell it gives me a reason to watch it again.<p>Also yep the glasses help pay there way in San Fran don't they?

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:10 p.m. CST

    UGG

    by Abominable Snowcone

    Yes, so that the gang can go looking for the 'nuclear wessels.'<p>In the pawn shop, Kirk is reminded that the glasses were a gift...he counters by saying, yes, and they will be again. That's the beauty of it. And when the owner offers $100 for them, Kirk asks, "Is that a lot?"

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:12 p.m. CST

    Fareal

    by Abominable Snowcone

    I like "Beneath POTA" but it is kind of a retread of the first. The new astronaut, played by James Franciscus, kinda traces all the steps Heston (Taylor) took. What I really liked about it was the ending. Kaboom! Everyone dies! When I first saw that as a kid it really grabbed me by the balls.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:14 p.m. CST

    So this is the Star Trek movie that...

    by AsimovLives

    ... the Jar Jar Abrams fans mistake his movie for.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:15 p.m. CST

    Fareal

    by Abominable Snowcone

    I like "Beneath POTA" but it is kind of a retread of the first. The new astronaut, played by James Franciscus, kinda traces all the steps Heston (Taylor) took. What I really liked about it was the ending. Kaboom! Everyone dies! When I first saw that as a kid it really grabbed me by the balls.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:16 p.m. CST

    But the real big question is:

    by AsimovLives

    Are his chest muscles really his or prostectics? A question for the ages.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:25 p.m. CST

    by MikeTheSpike

    Starfleet is less a military than it is a scientific /humanitarian/peacekeeping armada, as the latest film got right. It's supposed to seek out new life, etc; not that I don't mind the occasional space battle, mind you. Meyer Trek took things a bit too far in the wrong direction, for my taste (as amusing as the films are).

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:26 p.m. CST

    And Scotty Hacks a Mac

    by UGG

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:33 p.m. CST

    I recently rewatched Space Seed.

    by rbatty024

    I hadn't seen the original series in a very, very long time, but I someone had all of the episodes on DVD so I naturally had to pop it in. I'm surprised by how well the episode leads into the film. Spock has a line where he says something along the lines of, "I wonder what will happen to these people years later" (like that but a little more poetic). One of these days I will have to watch the episode and the film back to back.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:36 p.m. CST

    InActionMan..nice try waving the flag with the

    by skimn

    Lorne Greene casting idea. He and Bill Shatner could've cozied up with a couple of Molsons, since they both hail from Canada.<p>And I thought Montalban answered the fake chest question years ago..yes, they are his muscles.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:37 p.m. CST

    Classic film, never gets old

    by SithMenace

    I'm actually a fan of the "trilogy". I would rather watch Treks 2-4 than any of the other films. TSFS got a bad rap because it had to follow an instant classic, but it really is among the better Trek films.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:37 p.m. CST

    Blue_Demon made my day

    by boogel

    That story shall be repeated...often.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:41 p.m. CST

    Fareal - the Batman movies are SciFi?

    by skimn

    Okay they may stretch the realities of physics, but science fiction?

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:44 p.m. CST

    Batman movies are not Sci Fi

    by RPLocke

    They're action/drama

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:51 p.m. CST

    Thanks Quint!

    by Fletch Gannon

    Ask and ye shall receive...you made my day! Great pic of a great movie!

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 5:54 p.m. CST

    Fareal

    by Sailor Rip

    Can't be for real. Not because he counts TDK as sci-fi but he puts Beneath the Planet of the Apes ahead of ALIENS.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 6:01 p.m. CST

    Batman movies better fucking be sci-fi or fantasy what

    by UltraTron

    with the justice league of Martians and Kryptonians and.. You kids just fall off a watermelon truck?

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 6:30 p.m. CST

    Goddamn MTV

    by Chief Joseph

    or VH1 or whomever it was that started that stupid "fake pecs" rumor. It was some washed up "celebrity" in one those "Remember the _____s" specials that said it.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 6:45 p.m. CST

    Ahh Ultratron, we said movies, not comics

    by skimn

    and I'm assuming just live action, since Fareal used TDK as an example of best SciFi sequel.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 6:46 p.m. CST

    And its a turnip truck..

    by skimn

    thank you..

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:02 p.m. CST

    WoK link

    by jwardlow

    Here's the ep (with the revised/modernized SFX), courtesy of CBS online: http://www.cbs.com/classics/star_trek/video/?pid=lJCGmuKm__kYemU_zGqFIOMwgJafvkpj&vs=Default&play=true The original version is there as well.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:03 p.m. CST

    OH WOW MORE STAR TREK

    by THE_CHOPPAH

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:03 p.m. CST

    AND LOOK WHOS HERE ITS ASIMOV LIVES!

    by THE_CHOPPAH

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:03 p.m. CST

    LEMME GUESS HES RAILING AGAINST JARJAR ABRAMS?

    by THE_CHOPPAH

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:04 p.m. CST

    BREWRY TREK STILL SUCKS HUH?

    by THE_CHOPPAH

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:04 p.m. CST

    TOO BAD HE NEVER CELEBRATES THIS GREAT FILM

    by THE_CHOPPAH

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:04 p.m. CST

    Did I hear my name 3 times?

    by Boborci

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:06 p.m. CST

    WHY ARE YOU LOOKING AT HIS CHEST ASSY?

    by THE_CHOPPAH

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:06 p.m. CST

    SPOCK!

    by KabutoKoji

    I never took... the Kobayashi Maru test before...what do you think...my solution?

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:06 p.m. CST

    ALL RIGHT, BOBORCI IS HERE TO SLAY ASIMOVLIVES!

    by THE_CHOPPAH

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:07 p.m. CST

    BOBORCI--QUICK QUESTION

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Why cant you make all the fanboys wet dweams come twue?

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:07 p.m. CST

    BOBORCI--ANOTHER QUESTION

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Does JJ know of AsimovLives troll act?

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:09 p.m. CST

    Seriously though Bob: Can ye drop any tidbits?

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    About Trek 2? Just one, juicy tidbit?????

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:10 p.m. CST

    Chest = Real

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    Trek II = Genius! <p>A Trek film that references A TALE OF TWO CITIES! Who would have thought that "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times" would be a major theme in a STAR TREK film?</p>

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:11 p.m. CST

    PS: Javier Bardem should play Khan!!

    by THE_CHOPPAH

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:14 p.m. CST

    He say you Brade Runner!

    by th3480

    Tomorrow's pic????

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:16 p.m. CST

    "BRADE RUNNER"

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    That's racist

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:16 p.m. CST

    jwardlow aaaa not available in my region

    by UGG

    gutted, cheers anyway.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:18 p.m. CST

    Boborci...please include AsimovLives in Trek2..

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    You could make an ancient old space probe named "AsimovLives" that just nags and complains and nags and complains and nags... <p> At the end of the film, Spock determines just how illogical its complaints really are -- and determines that its silly demands are dangerous to creativity. Uhura agrees, concluding, "This is FANTASY! You wanted science fiction, how's this???"</p> <p>A couple of photons later, you can take the ash remains and sprinkle them in the Neutral Zone. </p> <p>I would PAY $25 to see that on film!</p> hehe :-)

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:19 p.m. CST

    KHAN DRIVES A CHRYSLER CORDOBA

    by F-18

    with soft Corithian leather seats

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:20 p.m. CST

    Boborci: LOL

    by Sir Loin

    An entrance very well-played, good sir.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:21 p.m. CST

    ccchhhrrriiisssm

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Thats some good CHOPPIN'. <p>Boborci makes alot of money doing this shit. The whiners are a bunch of poor jagoffs. And still Boborci has the class and the balls to come here and duke it out. And where are all the trolls like AssyMuff jizz? Hiding! Cuz theyre scaaaaared!

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:27 p.m. CST

    Was wondering

    by redshirt

    How did Khan know any Klingon philosophy? Did he waste time reading that in sick bay on TOS? I know he read up on the ship, but did he really read klingon books? How did he even know the Klingons existed?

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:34 p.m. CST

    ccchhhrrriiisssm that would be awesome

    by UGG

    Or Bob do a whole planet of moaning tribbles and call it Ai'cnews

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:45 p.m. CST

    Aint it Star Trek and Star Wars old pics news.

    by RPLocke

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:47 p.m. CST

    Wrath of Khan and JJ's Star Trek reboot are the best

    by CreasyBear

    of the Star Trek movies precisely because they fly in the face of what a lot of the die-hard fans (not Die Hard fans) love about Star Trek, namely, slowly paced and thinly veiled social commentary masquerading as entertainment. The Onion did a hilarious job of pointing out how outraged some Trekkies were at the lively pace and sheer fun of JJ's version. (But the corny tunnel-shoot plumbing sequence was really stupid filler.)

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:48 p.m. CST

    I never forget a face...Mr. Chekov.

    by Manos

    Interestingly enough, Chekov did not appear in Space Seed.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:53 p.m. CST

    Chekov did not appear in Space Seed.

    by Dilox Esp

    My old tech manual had a ltter that says the book (meaning the show of course) was an intercepted transmission from the future. I guess Checkov just was'nt ever in the shot.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 7:57 p.m. CST

    Dilox Esp

    by RPLocke

    Yeah, but there was going to be a cut scene where Khan is looking over files of the Enterprise crew, and he comes across Chekov's picture.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 8:04 p.m. CST

    Since we already got a sort of 'KHAN'-lite villain...

    by Cervantes

    ...in the shape of 'NERO' in the first reboot, I was hoping for something a bit more original in the sequel. And I'd ideally have NO 'Klingons' either since they've been done to death already.<P>However, recent comments seem to indicate we'll be seeing these rehashed again, rather than boldly going where no man has gone before'...<P>Pity, as the reboot gave an opportunity for something new. Still, if J.J. redesigns his fugly 'Enterprise' at least, then that would be an improvement.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 8:06 p.m. CST

    You are in a position to demand nothing, sir.

    by Acquanetta

    I, on the other hand, am in a position to grant...nothing.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 8:08 p.m. CST

    Who's responsible for all this?

    by Acquanetta

    Who is "Khan"?!

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 8:13 p.m. CST

    Chekov in the old show

    by BizarroJerry

    Yes, that's been pointed out for many years. I remember that DC Comics' Who's Who in Star Trek from back in the '80s explained that Chekov was just working in a different department on the ship at the time, and Khan remembered him from when Khan's guys took over the ship. Said he was in engineering or something.<p>As an aside, that Who's Who two-part comic is interesting to look at because it incorporates the DC stories into the TV show stories, and even comes up with a few retcons here and there. Of course, unlike a property like Star Wars, which is intended to be one big continuity (not that it always works out that way), the Star Trek spinoff materials are never really pieced together as one big universe.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 8:15 p.m. CST

    Wow, you nerds are really disappointing!

    by THE_CHOPPAH

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 8:15 p.m. CST

    Wheres the vitriol????

    by THE_CHOPPAH

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 8:43 p.m. CST

    Fareal you are profoundly retarded..

    by jjwalrus

    if you think TDK is a better sequel then Empire. TDk is a fine film for sure but Empire is the best film in the most groundbreaking and popular sci-fi franchise of all time (talking OT not the preqeuls). Give it a few years.... like maybe 30 and we'll see how TDK stands up.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 8:44 p.m. CST

    KLINGON BASTARD YOU KILLED MY SON!

    by BringingSexyBack

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 8:45 p.m. CST

    THE NEEDS OF THE MANY OUTWEIGH THE ONE

    by BringingSexyBack

    And vice versa!

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 8:45 p.m. CST

    I MEANT THE FEW, AS WELL AS THE ONE

    by BringingSexyBack

    And vice versa again.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 8:49 p.m. CST

    GENESIS?! GENESIS IS PLANET FORBIDDEN!

    by BringingSexyBack

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 8:52 p.m. CST

    OF ALL THE SOULS I HAVE ENCOUNTERED IN MY TRAVELS ...

    by BringingSexyBack

    His was the most ......................................... huemin'

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 8:55 p.m. CST

    Star Trek II fun Fact It was Kirk's Birthday in the story

    by RPLocke

    and he was 57 years old. THAT'S OLD!

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 8:56 p.m. CST

    DO THEY HAVE KHAN CHEST PIECES ON EBAY?

    by BringingSexyBack

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 8:58 p.m. CST

    HEY BOB

    by BringingSexyBack

    I must say, that first scene between Pike and Kirk in the bar was exceptionally written. Very moving. I wish it had gone on a little longer. If you could expand on the Pike/Kirk relationship in the sequel, have Pike continue to be a pivotal influence on Kirk, that would be dandy.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 8:59 p.m. CST

    Speaking of Genesis...

    by Sailor Rip

    ...I just picked up Gone to Texas and Cassidy says something like "...and the name of a really shitty band." <p> Should I stop reading? I can stand one knock against Genesis but if this trend continues I...I just don't want any part of it. <p> Shit. Yesterday I pre-ordered the new Phil Collins solo album "Going Back". The special edition with all 29 songs.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 9:02 p.m. CST

    WOULDN'T IT BE GREAT IF BOB WORKED IN A USS SUSSUDIO

    by BringingSexyBack

    into the sequel?

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 9:04 p.m. CST

    AGAINST ALL ODDS IS MY FAVORITE PHIL COLLINS SONG

    by BringingSexyBack

    Great tune.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 9:04 p.m. CST

    The Wrath of David Bowie!

    by MelGibsonsRacialTirade

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 9:04 p.m. CST

    Tomorrow's is a guy gluing Kurt Russell's beard in THE THING?

    by Tigger Tales

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 9:05 p.m. CST

    HEY BOB

    by BringingSexyBack

    A numb tongue epidemic on the ship would be freaking hilarious.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 9:05 p.m. CST

    Can tomorrows pic be something from ET?

    by RPLocke

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 9:08 p.m. CST

    (500) DAYS OF SUMMER ON HBO - TOMORROW AT 10:30AM

    by BringingSexyBack

    If you haven't jumped onboard the USS Summer, here's your ticket. Set DVRs to record.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 9:09 p.m. CST

    OH SHIT WHAT AM I DOING

    by BringingSexyBack

    Top Chef finale is on

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 9:17 p.m. CST

    I grow fatigued...

    by VideoE

    ...again. With your permission, captain, I shall return to my quarters. I had that as my answering machine message back in the day (using the TV show soundtrack, of course).

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 9:20 p.m. CST

    BringingSexyBack

    by Sailor Rip

    Where you been man? Let me take a shot... <p> (500) Days of ALIENS Hicks: "So you're married?" <p> Ripley: "Yeah, crazy huh?" <p> *lays down supressing fire with the incinerators*

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 9:38 p.m. CST

    Eugenics War

    by Horned One

    Check this out: http://tinyurl.com/kaaaaahhhhhn

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 10:01 p.m. CST

    Eminem should sample the Hook score

    by THE_CHOPPAH

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 10:02 p.m. CST

    AGAINST ALL ODDS not a bad flick either

    by ATARI

    Has the Dude in it, and some hot sweaty monkey-lovin in an Aztec temple.<br> <br> My favorite Phil Collins song is Sussudio.<br> <br>

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 10:05 p.m. CST

    Chekov

    by dukeroberts

    I don't bother with any of the books. Why should we have to read some book written long after the fact to find out that Chekov was below deck and what not? As far as Star Trek TV show and movie fans know, Khan was just so brilliant that he foresaw someday meeting Pavel Chekov. And Chekov knew stories of Khan and the Botany Bay. They couldn't have expected every movie viewer who remembered the "Space Seed" episode, and the fact that Chekov wasn't even there to read some novelization. It was just a screwup in the screenplay and the film's only flaw. No biggie.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 10:08 p.m. CST

    Against All Odds

    by dukeroberts

    I never really cared for it. The movie it was a remake of, Out of the Past, is great, classic noir though.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 10:20 p.m. CST

    So tomorrows' pic is something Krull-ish??!

    by chadiwack

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 10:22 p.m. CST

    or maybe Battle beyond the stars-ish?!?

    by chadiwack

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 10:26 p.m. CST

    SAILOR RIP - THAT'S INSPIRED, DUDE

    by BringingSexyBack

    You get to the heart of Tom's pain with that one!

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 10:50 p.m. CST

    Khan, you bloodsucker!

    by Tall_Boy66

    You've managed to kill everyone else but like a poor marksman, you keep missing the target! <P> Kirk... my old friend...

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 10:51 p.m. CST

    Still alive

    by Tall_Boy66

    STILL<P> OLD<P> FRIEND<P> (Don't mind me, I could do this for hours)

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 11:05 p.m. CST

    Can anyone confirm

    by DinoBass

    There is no reaction shot of Khan realizing Kirk escapes destruction? Haven't seen the film in forever, but I remember thinking that the last we see of Khan, he is gloating that he's taking the Enterprise down with him; then the Enterprise escapes and Khan goes boom. But there's no shot of Khan going "Fuck me!" as the Enterprise zooms away. Big missed opportunity there. Or did I miss it?

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 11:06 p.m. CST

    Could tomorrow's pic be from Poltergeist?

    by tritium

    Why does everyone seem to forget about Poltergeist when listing great sci-fi/horror movies.<p>What a friggin classic movie!

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 11:19 p.m. CST

    DinoBass

    by RPLocke

    Where would Khan go? His ship was wasted, and the Reliant had no visable shuttle bays. He MIGHT have time to get to an escape pod.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 11:26 p.m. CST

    The real white whale

    by paulloch

    "and Kirstie's getting larger!" Wow, remember how hot she was. I think God punished her for not being in the later Trek movies.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 11:32 p.m. CST

    Star Trek II.....

    by lewarcher1949

    was the childhood movie that got my geek juices going. I was too young to really appreciate Star Wars, Empire and even Raiders. But Khan hit at just the right time. I don't even think I had seen a single Star Trek episode before this film came out, but by the end, I really felt I knew these characters. After that, I spent that summer watching Trek reruns in syndication. By the time I went back to school, I was a full-time geek.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 11:34 p.m. CST

    RP

    by DinoBass

    I'm saying there is no shot of Khan seeing the Enterprise escape; the last we see of him he's happy that even though he's gonna bite it, Kirk is going down with him. So Khan dies thinking Kirk died also. There should have been a shot of Khan's joy turning to supreme disappointment. Just seemed like a very necessary moment.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 11:34 p.m. CST

    Oh, and I......

    by lewarcher1949

    happened to like the recent Abrams movie. Does that make me some kind of Apostate or Heretic?

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 11:37 p.m. CST

    Re: Can Anyone Confirm

    by Acquanetta

    No, you're right in remembering that there's no reaction shot. Khan sees the Enterprise trying to flee and delivers the immortal line, "No, you can't get away! From Hell's heart, I stab at thee. For hate's sake I spit my last breath at thee." Then he literally spits his last breath and dies. When you think about it, it's really the only way it could've ended for a villain like Khan. It makes it seem like he only submits to Death because he thinks he has finally managed to defeat Kirk. There's no way Khan would've allowed himself to die if he knew Kirk had managed to escape! He would've found some crazy ass way to make a comeback.

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 11:51 p.m. CST

    dukeroberts

    by Acquanetta

    For me, the scene where Khan absorbs all the ship's technical manuals/files in Space Seed is what keeps it from being a goof. Even without reading the novelization (or any subsequent books), it's not a stretch to assume Khan could've seen Chekov in the ship's personnel files. (Or just ran into him on the Enterprise for that matter.)

  • Sept. 15, 2010, 11:53 p.m. CST

    Kahn's Pecs freaked me out when I was a kid

    by MST3KPIMP

    I couldnt understand why the old guy from Fantasy Island had a chest like Lou Ferigno... just did not compute.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 12:14 a.m. CST

    RPLocke

    by tao_pilot

    The Reliant had VERY visible shuttle bays. They were in the back with huge numerals '1' and '2' painted on the doors.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 12:45 a.m. CST

    Back when Trek was Trek

    by V'Shael

    Those were the days....

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 1:37 a.m. CST

    "you lied."

    by NorthTronic

    "i exaggerated."

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 1:43 a.m. CST

    Great pic Quint

    by NeverTalksBack

    Ahh the Star Trek fans love for this film is so contagious! Always been my favorite Star Trek movie even though it is a bit more militaristic. Khan is the best ST villain hands down... OK it's settled, excuse me, I have a Star Trek movie to watch <p> <p> Just for posterity, I loved JJ's Star Trek... I hope that's OK with everyone :p

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 2:08 a.m. CST

    rebooTrek scriptwriters should just get it over with

    by Dennis_Moore

    and have an hybrid villain who is part Khan/Klingon/Tribble so they can get a chunk of their mindless ELECTRIFIED referencing out of the way.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 2:14 a.m. CST

    GOT ANYTHING FROM GREGORY PECK'S "MOBY DICK"??????

    by JonChambers

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 2:45 a.m. CST

    DinoBass

    by RPLocke

    I like the fact they don't show Khan frowning as the ship explodes. The Genesis wave hits the Reliant so fast it disintegrates, and we don't see Khan die. In the other movies the villains seem to give entire speeches before they die.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 4:39 a.m. CST

    'Let them eat static'

    by KelseysNuts

    Best Trek film, and it stands up against any sci-fi film of that period. I grew up watching the original Star Trek, and have to say the Space Seed episode is not in my personal top 10, or maybe even 20. I would like to imagine that if the series had lasted another year or so, they would have found a way to go back to Ceti Alpha V.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 6:05 a.m. CST

    That burn makeup was pretty nasty. Great work.

    by Mr Nicholas

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 6:30 a.m. CST

    DinoBass i am with you

    by KilliK

    what you describe is my only complaint from the film.<br /> there should be a scene before the explosion,where Khan sees that the enterprise escapes,he screams NOOOO in the most frustrating and disappointing way and then the genesis device explodes.Khan should know until his bitter end,that Kirk came on top of him.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 7:07 a.m. CST

    Classic Awesomeness

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Admiral James T. Kirk: Khan, you bloodsucker! You're gonna have to do your own dirty work now, do you hear me? Do you?<BR><BR> Khan: Kirk! You're still alive, old friend!<BR><BR> Admiral James T. Kirk: Still, "old friend!" You've managed to kill everyone else but like a poor marksman, you keep missing the target.<BR><BR> Khan: Perhaps I no longer need to try, Admiral. [beams the Genesis device away]<BR><BR> Admiral James T. Kirk: Khan... Khan, you've got Genesis, but you don't have me. You were going to kill me, Khan. You're gonna have to come down here. You're gonna have to come down here.<BR><BR> Khan: I've done far worse than kill you, Admiral. I've hurt you. And I wish to go on hurting you. I shall leave you as you left me, as you left her: marooned for all eternity in the center of a dead planet, buried alive. Buried alive.<BR><BR> Kirk: KHAAANNNN! KHAAANNNN!

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 7:14 a.m. CST

    Khan's chest

    by MotherPussBucket

    was NOT Real! The same prosthesis was used by Lea Thompson in BTTF 2. Fact.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 7:48 a.m. CST

    Khan's chest

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    "It has been widely debated that Ricardo Montalban's chest was actually a prosthetic piece that he wore during the film. In the director's commentary in the special edition DVD, Nicholas Meyer is quoted as saying that it was, in fact, Montalban's actual chest and that he was a very muscular man who worked out. During publicity for the movie, during an appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (1962), Montalban explained that he was able to achieve the look seen in the film by doing push-ups. 'A lot of push-ups.'"

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 7:49 a.m. CST

    Source: IMDB Trivia

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Dubious, I know.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 7:57 a.m. CST

    DinoBass

    by KelseysNuts

    Not only did Khan die thinking he killed Kirk, Khan died thinking Kirk would spend his final moments in futility and frustration, and finally terror at the thought that he couldn't prevent his own death but also the death of his crew and the Enterprise. Khan dies a happy man. As far as Kahn was concerned, it was game, set, match. Showing Khan's disappointment at realizing Kirk survived would have been nice for the audience, but I don't think it was necessary for the narrative.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 8:21 a.m. CST

    Dinobass

    by JIMBOCOP

    I was glad Khan dies happy. For all his faults the gu had a legitimate gripe. Kirk DID maroon him and never checked on the new colony's progress. He's a sympathetic villain and deserves to go out that way.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 8:28 a.m. CST

    Classic Music in this classic film

    by rogueleader66

    The part when the Reliant first encounters Enterprise.....<P>"It's one of ours sir...it's Reliant".....that musical piece is flat out genius, helps to build the tension of the scene, and damn it is filled with tension.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 8:30 a.m. CST

    Jimbo

    by rogueleader66

    Actually it was not Kirk's responsibility to check on Khan, it was the Federations. Kirk probably had to give a full report on the incident and after that he is free and clear of it. That does not negate Khan's rage, no matter how you slice it he was dumped there and forgotten about, so you cannot blame him for being pissed off.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 8:40 a.m. CST

    rogueleader66

    by JIMBOCOP

    Kirk was an Admiral at this point. He had the knowledge and the authority to have a ship drop by. That's partly why Khan emphasises "ADMIRAL Kirk never bothered..."

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 9:10 a.m. CST

    Tattoo should played Khans son

    by leo54304

    as a counter to Kirks kid

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 9:18 a.m. CST

    Deleted scene from "Space Seed" episode

    by leo54304

    Khan delivering his own space seed to his future wife. Unknown to them Kirk was secretly taping the whole thing. <br> <br> FACT: Kirk had Scotty wire all the female quarters with hidden cameras in the shower and bed areas. And when Kirk and his senior male officers got together for "poker" night, they were really watching the ladies in their private moments.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 9:26 a.m. CST

    JIMBO..

    by Six Demon Bag

    yeah hes a mere admiral in the federation of god knows how many planets...which are exploring unknown regions of space..<P>i dont think one officer has knowledge of the happenings occuring in all that area..<P>i agree there was a glitch in the error but after kirk filled the report, he was free and clear to fill something else..namely yeoman rand<P>HI-YO!!!!

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 9:28 a.m. CST

    ST: TMP is the better movie

    by smudgewhat

    by quite a lot actually, but Wrath of Khan is more fun and popcorn-oriented. i actually just watched Khan last night for first time in ages and it's pretty hammy. more so than i remember it as a kid. and i remember seeing ST:TMP as a kid as well and just being confused. but as a MEGA MAN i prefer the more cosmic first movie to the much more dated second one. also, kirstie alley couldn't act her way out of a sexy sack. i would suck the 80s titties though.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 9:28 a.m. CST

    Jimbo

    by rogueleader66

    I understand what your saying, but do you really think at that point in his life that Kirk thinks about Khan? He probably forgot about him long ago, it's just a fleeting memory, hence his surprise at seeing his face on the viewscreen.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 9:31 a.m. CST

    Sixies

    by rogueleader66

    I think Kirk banged every female on that ship, we just did not see it because that would probably be an entire season's worth of banging!<P>Yea, thats it, call me captain.....say it SAY IT...tell the captain to plow you hard...yeaaaaaa baby<P>You know that happened.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 10:17 a.m. CST

    "Social commentary" style Trek

    by BizarroJerry

    That works fine in a TV show, but it doesn't work very well in a movie. Remember the Trek shows do that stuff AND include action and 'splosions.<p>I add myself to the "ST:TMP is kind of boring" list of opinons, but I think one problem with it is the focus on Decker and Ilia. New characters who we never see again. I think modern Trek was much more set in motion by ST2 than by the first movie. And while I'm mostly talking about popularity here, I don't know what kind of numbers the first one did, but there's got to be a reason why it was decided to change the look and feel of the second movie so much. Honestly, it feels like a relaunch of the franchise with the new red uniforms, etc. Kirk again a semi-retired Admiral. Though I think the uniforms have more to do with the gray blandness of the first uniforms.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 10:53 a.m. CST

    Uh nerd lore correction here: it was always his chest

    by UltraTron

    that was rumored to be prosthetic- not abs. Of course the rumor was started by someone even more retarded than you guys. Clearly he was a brick shithouse with the same chest in the original space seed.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 10:56 a.m. CST

    ST:TMP & ST: TWOK had similar story elements.

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    In both films, Kirk was regretting his decision to accept a promotion, wished that he was back in control of the Enterprise and wore this desire on his sleeves. <p>The first film had a GREAT story...but a terrible script. It was just sooooooo dang slow! As much as I live STAR TREK, I still find myself fast forwarding through quite a bit of it. </p> <p>That said: STAR TREK: The Motion Picture could one day be remade in a fantastic way! Could you imagine what would happen if that story was joined with a better script (including better, less cheesy dialog), better special effects and better pacing? It could be just as beloved as TWOK!</p>

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 10:59 a.m. CST

    BizarroJerry

    by Stunt Vocalist 709

    You make some excellent points, thanks! <p>While I did like the exploration aspect of TMP (which TNG never actually did, more on that later) it was too slow and we didn't know enough about Decker and Ilia to care about them enough to sit through 3 hours (whatever) of them watching a viewscreen. <p> TNG never boldly went where no-one had gone before. At least never on purpose. The only times they went somewhere new, it was because of a malfunction, Q, or another entity pulling them there. I diligently taped every TNG episode in order. Interestingly, I found that only a few were re-watchable. <p>Thank you Bob Orci and JJ Abrams for giving Star Trek its balls back. The opening sequence with the Kelvin and George Kirk is arguably the best, most moving in Star Trek lore.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m. CST

    smudgewhat

    by AsimovLives

    I agree with you about ST:TMP and ST:TWOK. But let's not say this aloud here, or else the geek brigade here will hunt us down to murder us with extreme prejudice.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 11:08 a.m. CST

    My fave...?

    by Damned if I can login

    "FIRE!!!"<p>And then you see the Reliant's phasers causing massive destruction on the Enterprise, for the first time I believe.<p>Friggin' unreal.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 11:09 a.m. CST

    I rewatched THE WRATH OF KHAN last night

    by AsimovLives

    And if there's something about that movie that makes me admire it more and more as time goes by is not even the story or how it was a sucessful ST movie and whatnot. No, the thing that makes me admire it the most is how cleverly made it was. The movie is a filmmaking school on how to make a movie the most econimically and effective manner and still deliver spectacle, entertaiment and a clever story. This movie should teach many newbies filmmakers working nowdays how things are really done. Specially a certain team of hacks who made the lastest movie with Star Trek in the title.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 11:11 a.m. CST

    RPLocke

    by AsimovLives

    In Wrath Of Khan, it's Kirk's 47th aniversary, not 57. So sayeth Micholas Meyer, director and co-writer, in the audio comentary.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 11:13 a.m. CST

    "Saavik, take the con." /cue dramatic music

    by Koborover

    God I love Horner's score, what an amazing follow-up effort after Goldsmith's legendary ST:TMP score.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 11:17 a.m. CST

    I never saw this movie.

    by BilboRing

    I guess I should rent it. I have never been a ST fan but the JJ Reboot was amazing. I guess I should watch this. The only ST movie with the old cast I have seen was the one with the whale and the one that was supposed to be the last time Kirk says FIRE. I forget the names.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 11:46 a.m. CST

    this talkback is pure geek extasy!

    by benlinus

    I remember seeing this movie in the theatres. Everyone was cheering when the Reliant's shields were lowered and the Enterprise started blasting away. Also, quite a few people, myself included were openly weeping during Spocks death scene.....still gives me chills 28 years later...will be popping this in on Sunday to watch on Sunday with my 7 year old daughter...THANK YOU QUINT!

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 12:11 p.m. CST

    the challenge for the next Trek flick

    by smudgewhat

    in my awesome opinion (well it ain't half bad) is to find a way to get the spooky cosmic 'space is a big fucking weird mystery what the hell are we doing out here' aspect of ST:TMP married to the need for speed and action of ST:TWOK. it can be done in 2 hours. surely there is a way.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 12:12 p.m. CST

    BilboRing

    by AsimovLives

    If you loved Jar Jar Abram's movie, then you will hate THE WRATH OF KHAN, because it's a really good movie.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 12:12 p.m. CST

    oh hey Asimov

    by smudgewhat

    i got no problem defending ST:TMP. i really like it. i would say pretty much everything from the digitization of Ilya onward is right on target. if the beginning was a little tighter it would be gold.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 12:13 p.m. CST

    smudgewhat

    by AsimovLives

    In the next Trek movie, space will be even more yellow.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 12:16 p.m. CST

    Asimov: my take on Star Trek (2009)

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    To start off, this is a prequel to everything that happened in the previous shows and movies, and I'm sure most of you know that already. <P> Now, to begin, I haven't seen any of the shows or movies, and I feel as though when I watch this movies that i've seen everything there is to see. The special effects are top notch, the action scenes as Mr. Pink (Reservoir Dogs) would say "you have to be professional when handling this type of job", and that was how it was times 10. The story and whole atmosphere sucked me in and I was hooked the whole time and then some. What's not to like here, seriously? <P> Now, for me, a person who doesn't watch Sci-Fi movies that much, it was kinda hard to get into, but after 15 minutes I was completely hooked. <P> I mean, Who didn't go to the movies to see Star Trek? I thought there would never be another good Star Trek, but I was wrong. I actually loved the plot and hope that the characters reveal more in the sequel! <P> My favorite movie of 2009, the 2nd and 3rdbeing Inglourious Basterds and UP!. This a really well made action movie that is really funny as well. The acting is good, and the special effects are amazing. Definitely worth seeing even if you don't like the series. <P> You see, I typically don't give high marks for movies because I believe, a lot of times, there's room for improvement. But, if there is in this movie, I didn't see it. <P> This is an incredible ride! The story is fantastic, and drew me in to how they all came to be the starship 'Enterprise'. Everything is tight and very well done. The cinematography is the BEST I've ever seen. <P> Not since the 'Matrix' have I enjoyed a science fiction movie like I did this one. <P> It was just an awesome, exciting, fun, action-packed movie that is sure to entertain and satisfy the hell out of you. <P> Now I've always been more of a Star Wars fan. I never gave Star Trek a chance, until I saw this movie and it converted me! I thought it was going be just an average Sci-fi flick that focuses more on special effects than story and characters. But I was DEAD WRONG! <P> This film really discovers the dark roots of the characters you grew up watching and loving as kids. This film is not only the humorous and fun side of Star Trek but also the dark side. The film has the best acting I've ever seen in a Sci-Fi flick. The special effects are mesmerizing and the action scenes are totally out of this world! <P> I love this movie and it's the perfect summer film to watch. This is a must-see. This film will surly please hardcore fans and NON-fans alike. <P> You see, When you talk about re-booting a franchise that really needed one like Star Trek, this one was done just fine. The new Captain Kirk, Spock as well as McCoy were cast perfectly; I thought they were great. <P> This movie nearly destroyed my surround sound system, what a loud movie! Plenty of action and special effects power. <P> Purists might argue over Kirk's past, even events surrounding Spock's past and present. But its easy to look past minor details and enjoy a wildly entertaining movie. <P> Ask yourself: Why is James T. Kirk such an insufferable yet cuddly tyrant? Why is Spock so irritating yet strangely accessible? Could Bones be a bigger worry-wort or fast friend? Can anything really "phase" Scotty? And, what about this Uhura? Never has such a cunning linguist graced our screens. <P> For a true Star Trek fan (no, not TNG, not DS9, or that abomination issued under the same franchise), this is something of a Holy Grail. The legend unfolds under a different time-line. How clever is that? And, Leonard Nimoy reprises his role and becomes a legend within a legend. How often does that happen? <P> In the first episode of TNG, Picard surrenders the Enterprise. This film brings us full circle to the the heroic majesty - twentieth century man in space - of TOS. There is no surrender, here. Diplomacy issues from the working end of a phaser. <P> To quote Scotty: "I like this ship! You know, it's exciting!" <P> I have to agree with a lot of critics. This was a very well done movie that will win over any skeptics. The actors did a fantastic job playing the characters the world knows and loves; making their interpretation of the characters unique, without hurting the legend created by the actors who were formerly in the roles. A well written story that allows for many more villains that the timeline of the original series would not have done. <P> It did what Gene Roddenberry would have loved to have done. People might think he wouldn't like this but I think the opposite. I think he would have loved it and would have thought he was dreaming when watching it if he was still alive.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 12:16 p.m. CST

    smudgewhat

    by AsimovLives

    I wouldn't take a single second out of ST:TMP. i appreciate the "slow" pacing of the movie, specially the begining. The begining is the time to set things up, and it shoud take time. It's when they reach the threat that things pace up, which is what happens in the movie. i love that "slow2 pacing of the movie, because it does give the mvie the sense of discovering a mystery piece by piece. As it should. TMP is not nor was it ever intended to be an action movie. If the geekoids can't understand that, it's their problem, not the movie.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 12:32 p.m. CST

    THE_CHOPPAH

    by Stunt Vocalist 709

    Thanks for the last post you made. A lot of great points. <p>One caveat: Negotiation and diplomacy was attempted by Kirk and others, but when that failed (as it often does when dealing with irrational bad guys) force was used without apology. <p>As I said in an earlier post, this movie gave Star Trek its balls back.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 12:34 p.m. CST

    THE_CHOPPAH

    by AsimovLives

    Nice copy and paste job you got there. Now will the real THE_CHOPPAH please stand up?

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 12:36 p.m. CST

    Stunt Vocalist 709

    by AsimovLives

    It's not his post, he just copy and pasted it from somebody else. He does that all the time. The real THE_CHOPPAH talks like a dumb mongloid on acid.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 12:38 p.m. CST

    Stunt Vocalist 709

    by AsimovLives

    I also think that BREWERY TREEK is one of the pussified movie i have seen for a long life. All characters were either nancy boys, mommy boys or bitches versions of the classic characters.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 1:02 p.m. CST

    I don't think that the plot elements of TMP were meant to be slo

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    ...but the pacing was harmed by the extreme concentration of supposedly "cutting edge" effects of the time. <p>You could probably trim 15 minutes off of the film where the central theme was nothing more than "look at the effects." </p><p>Because of those slow visual elements, certain portions of this film remind me Disney's monstrosity THE BLACK HOLE. I remember reading an interview by George Lucas where he claimed that he purposely avoided long slightly irrelevant visual sequences like this. Lucas even stated that the longest single visual effect shots were the opening scene of each film. Even those opening scenes were much shorter than a flyby of the Enterprise or Spock's observation and "logic nirvana" of the Vger cloud. </p>Of course, TMP certainly had a fantastic story, even if some of the dialog and plot elements left a lot to be desired.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 1:06 p.m. CST

    Assimov...that's all original thought baby

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    you are the ultimate copy-paste artiste. <P> Brewery Trek, Jar Jar Abrams. <P> We get it! Sheesh.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 1:13 p.m. CST

    BREWERY TREK

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    DAWSONS TREK, SHIT TREK....wow so original there Assy, it must have taken you weeks to think of those, awww probably hurt your brain to do that, must be why you say the same stuff over and over, hurts you to actually manufature an original thought!

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 1:20 p.m. CST

    ST:TMP was good

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    But TWOK was better. TMP should have been shorter, but the stuff with the Klingons in the beginning was epic. Could have done without the fucking 2 hour tour of the Enterprise though. Overall it was a good but not great ST film.<P>This movie opinion is brought to you by THE CHOPPAH......if you are home alone and have nothing to do......<P>GET<P>TO<P>THE CHOPPAH!!!!!!<P>Hop on board bitches and enjoy the ride!!

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 1:23 p.m. CST

    You've got to admit the V'ger exploration scene

    by skimn

    seems to go on and on and on. It comes off more like a Doug Trumbull effects reel, then adding to the story. Okay, the thing is big, we get it. At least five minutes could have been trimmed up in those scenes.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 1:28 p.m. CST

    TDK is magical realism, Fareal

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    I mean, how else does Batman just show up and disappear at any place at any time despite being in the open or a well-lit area surrounded by people? How else does the Joker anticipate every possible event down to the slightest detail?

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 1:35 p.m. CST

    TDK is a great but flaed flick

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    But assymuffjizz IGNORES all the flaws so in his world it can remain a perfect flawless film, Silly little boy that he is! Nolan must be in heaven as much as assy sucks him off.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 1:40 p.m. CST

    Whats V'ger short for?

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Vaginer?

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 1:40 p.m. CST

    TDK is a damned good film...

    by Le Vicious Fishus

    Sure--some plot holes, but it's by FAR the best Batman film to date in terms of scripting, direction and acting. Didn't like the rigged boats of the movie's climax and thought the resolution there was hokey--but otherwise I LOVED it.<BR><BR>Asi, my guess is the Choppah's critique above is all original. He's really much more multi-faceted than most people know. That's why--of all AICN trolls I've run afoul of lo these many years--he is the only troll I love.<BR><BR>In other words, "Of all the trolls I've encountered in my AICN travels, the Choppah was the most ... human."

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 1:40 p.m. CST

    Whats V'ger short for?

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Vaginer?<p>No wonder it appears so large and mystifying to Trek dorks.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 1:42 p.m. CST

    Remember that chick in ST: TMP?

    by Le Vicious Fishus

    12 year old me would've liked to explore HER V'ger.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 1:42 p.m. CST

    Thank you Renfield.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Er, I mean, Igor ....... er James Mason from SALEM'S LOT ......er, uh, FishStick.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 1:43 p.m. CST

    Exploring V'Ger ........every dorks dream.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Except for AssyMuff that is!!!

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 1:53 p.m. CST

    My take on The Dark Knight (2008)

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    To start off, this is a sequel to everything that happened in the previous movie, and I'm sure most of you know that already. <p> Now, to begin, I haven't seen any of the shows or movies, and I feel as though when I watch this movies that i've seen everything there is to see. The special effects are top notch, the action scenes as Mr. Pink (Reservoir Dogs) would say "you have to be professional when handling this type of job", and that was how it was times 10. The story and whole atmosphere sucked me in and I was hooked the whole time and then some. What's not to like here, seriously? <p> Now, for me, a person who doesn't watch comic book movies that much, it was kinda hard to get into, but after 15 minutes I was completely hooked. <p> I mean, Who didn't go to the movies to see the Dark Knight? I thought there would never be another good Batman, but I was wrong. I actually loved the plot and hope that the characters reveal more in the sequel! <p> My favorite movie of 2008, the 2nd and 3rdbeing The Wrestler and Wall-E. This a really well made action movie that is really funny as well. The acting is good, and the special effects are amazing. Definitely worth seeing even if you don't like the series. <p> You see, I typically don't give high marks for movies because I believe, a lot of times, there's room for improvement. But, if there is in this movie, I didn't see it. <p> This is an incredible ride! The story is fantastic, and drew me in to how it all came to be "Gotham City." Everything is tight and very well done. The cinematography is the BEST I've ever seen. <p> Not since 'Daredevil' have I enjoyed a comic book movie like I did this one. <p> It was just an awesome, exciting, fun, action-packed movie that is sure to entertain and satisfy the hell out of you. <p> Now I've always been more of an X Men fan. I never gave Batman a chance, until I saw this movie and it converted me! I thought it was going be just an average comic book flick that focuses more on special effects than story and characters. But I was DEAD WRONG! <p> This film really discovers the dark roots of the characters you grew up watching and loving as kids. This film is not only the humorous and fun side of Batman but also the dark side. The film has the best acting I've ever seen in a comic book flick. The special effects are mesmerizing and the action scenes are totally out of this world! <p> I love this movie and it's the perfect summer film to watch. This is a must-see. This film will surly please hardcore fans and NON-fans alike. <p> You see, When you talk about re-booting a franchise that really needed one like Batman, this one was done just fine. The new Batman, Gordon as well as Joker were cast perfectly; I thought they were great. <p> This movie nearly destroyed my surround sound system, what a loud movie! Plenty of action and special effects power. <p> Purists might argue over Bruce Wayne's past, even events surrounding the Joker's plans. But its easy to look past minor details and enjoy a wildly entertaining movie. <p> Ask yourself: Why is Bruce Wayne such an insufferable yet cuddly tyrant? Why is Joker so irritating yet strangely accessible? Could Gordon be a bigger worry-wort or fast friend? Can anything really "burn" Harvey Dent? And, what about this Rachel Dawes? Never has such a cunning linguist graced our screens. <p> For a true Batman fan (no, not Batman and Robin, not the Animated Series, or that abomination issued under the same franchise), this is something of a Holy Grail. The legend unfolds under a different time-line. How clever is that? And, Michael Caine reprises his role and becomes a legend within a legend. How often does that happen? <p> In the first Nolan Batman, Wayne surrenders the batcave. This film brings us full circle to the the heroic majesty - twentieth century man battle crime - of the original comics. There is no surrender, here. Diplomacy issues from the working end of a phaser. <p> To quote Joker: "Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. We are tonight's entertainment!" <p> I have to agree with a lot of critics. This was a very well done movie that will win over any skeptics. The actors did a fantastic job playing the characters the world knows and loves; making their interpretation of the characters unique, without hurting the legend created by the actors who were formerly in the roles. A well written story that allows for many more villains that the timeline of the original comics would not have done. <p> It did what Bob Kane would have loved to have done. People might think he wouldn't like this but I think the opposite. I think he would have loved it and would have thought he was dreaming when watching it if he was still alive.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 1:56 p.m. CST

    Yep--that's original, vintage Choppah alright...

    by Le Vicious Fishus

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 1:58 p.m. CST

    Astounding.

    by Le Vicious Fishus

    That took some considerable time to edit, Chop, and really took some thought! Your C&P jobs have improved considerably.<BR><BR>Well done, Lord Choppah!

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 1:59 p.m. CST

    And I'm more of a Riff Raff than anything...

    by Le Vicious Fishus

    Which would make you Frankenfurter.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 2:03 p.m. CST

    DO YOU EXPECT LESS FROM THE_CHOPPAH?

    by THE_CHOPPAH

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 2:03 p.m. CST

    Tim Currys actually my uncle.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 2:05 p.m. CST

    Nah, ST:TMP is just a boring rehash of NOMAD...

    by Billyeveryteen

    Granted NOMAD had the highest red shirt body count, but still.<p>Decker and Aliya are dull.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 2:09 p.m. CST

    Uncle Curry didn't touch you down *there*...

    by Le Vicious Fishus

    You know... in your specials?<BR><BR>It's ok if he did. You can tell us, Chop. <BR><BR>This is a safe place.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 2:15 p.m. CST

    Uh Oh. No response from the Chop-man.

    by Le Vicious Fishus

    Hope I didn't step on a corn (or something even more sensitive).

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 2:21 p.m. CST

    FishStick

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Thats a tender issue for THE_CHOPPAH. <p>BACK OFF LEST I TOUCH YOU IN THE EYE WITH A RUSTY FISH HOOK

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 3:13 p.m. CST

    Perhaps it would not be advisable

    by Le Vicious Fishus

    to humour the hook.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 4:45 p.m. CST

    THE CHOPPAH comapared Blade Runner to

    by RPLocke

    The Black Hole. 2 films that are equally boring as hell.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 5:36 p.m. CST

    STILL THE BEST STAR TREK EVER!!!!!!!

    by Mennen

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 5:55 p.m. CST

    BibloRing, watch Wrath of Khan and First Contact

    by Tall_Boy66

    Of the pre "Star Trek" movies, those two are the best. Then it's Star Trek 4 (the middle section on Earth is awesome, it's the bookends to the film that basically feel like narrative housekeeping), 6: The Undiscovered Country. And probably the rest of the films you'll like as much as it depends on how much of a fan you've become of the series after watching that.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 6 p.m. CST

    I don't mind Decker / Illyana getting the spotlight in TMP

    by Tall_Boy66

    If I had been, like, y'know, alive when The Motion Picture came out, I'd be way pissed that Decker and Illyana were the main characters. But with the sheer amount of Star Trek out there, and TMP is just a small slice, you get tons of episodes (this is the only movie, really) that focuses on minor characters for the duration of an episode so I'm fine with them being just big characters for just the one outing. They build them up for that movie and they disappear at the end. And there's a shit-ton of other Star Trek after that. Besides, if you buy into the fact that Decker is Commadore Matt Decker's son from The Doomsday Machine, it gives the movie a sense of heft (and I always thought Decker was pissed at Kirk because Kirk got his dad killed AND then took his ship. Adds layers to it)

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 7:26 p.m. CST

    Decker and Ilia are Riker and Troi.

    by RPLocke

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 7:58 p.m. CST

    Deanna wasn't bald.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    And Decker didn't have a beard, asswipe. <p>Decker and Ilia and V-ger went back in time and started the Borg race...<p>'Nuff Said...

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 8:37 p.m. CST

    THE_CHOPPAH

    by RPLocke

    I meant the ideas behind the characters are virtually the same. Ilia is an empath - Troi an Empath. Decker, a first officer who has to live up to the powerful Captain, etc.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 9:21 p.m. CST

    ST:TMP

    by dukeroberts

    I enjoy the wowness of it, but it is overlong and drags in quite a few scenes. The movie was a big hit in 1979($82 million+), but cost a lot to make ($35 million), so they scaled down the budget to $11 million and brought in a lower dollar director (the great Robert Wise directed the first movie) for TWOK. I think it served the second film very well because TWOK is the pinnacle of Star Trek badassery.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 9:26 p.m. CST

    No one is in real danger in TMP that's why it blows

    by RPLocke

    Really. The ship shakes a bit, but no one gets hurt except for Chekov. Yeah, the visuals are top notch. But there's a lot of staring in the movie at some boring shitty light ball.

  • Sept. 16, 2010, 9:52 p.m. CST

    ST:TMP - the Extended Cut rules them all!

    by detinue

    But TWOK is a solid second. They make a marvelous double feature.

  • Sept. 17, 2010, 12:41 a.m. CST

    Nobody even mentioned your name 1 time, Bob.

    by Laserbrain

    Nick Meyer was invoked 3 times before you though. <p>Shit. Wish he'd appear.

  • Sept. 17, 2010, 1:05 a.m. CST

    Asimov Lives YOU are so wrong...

    by NeverTalksBack

    You just told Bilbo that if he likes JJ's Trek he'll hate Wrath of Khan, you don't know that and you are wrong, seriously wrong <p> <p> Because of this talk back I decided to watch the first 3 Star Trek movies last night while I worked on some artwork. I LOVE Wrath of Khan AND I love JJ's Star Trek. Stop making stupid statements that "if you love this, you'll hate that". You are one of those people who think your opinion and love of Trek means you can give advice based on your opinion. It's really annoying AND completely off base. Don't bother giving people advice, it's pointless, thanks ;)

  • Sept. 17, 2010, 1:24 a.m. CST

    You'd have to be functionally retarded if you can't like both mo

    by Tall_Boy66

    How in God's name does liking "Star Trek" mean you can't like "Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Kahn"? See all those reviews out there from critics who have been kicking around long enough to like both movies? Why in the fuck would it mean if you love one you'd hate the other? For Christ sakes, this is how fucking genocide starts, with intolerant viewpoints.

  • Sept. 17, 2010, 2:09 a.m. CST

    These people have sworn to live and die...

    by Johnny Smith

    ...at my command, two hundred years before you were born!

  • Sept. 17, 2010, 2:36 a.m. CST

    The Extended TMP cut is pretty damn boring too

    by RPLocke

    Sure, it ads some cutsey statues to Vulcan, but it's still the same boring story. I would have liked for them to completely revamp the inside of the V Ger spaceship.

  • Sept. 17, 2010, 5:28 a.m. CST

    You know, I just realized, they forgot to make him brown!

    by JT Kirk

    Khan is supposed to be Indian, from India. In Space Seed, they darkened up Montalban, but I never thought about the fact that TWOK he's pretty much caucasian.

  • Sept. 17, 2010, 6:44 a.m. CST

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  • Sept. 17, 2010, 11:06 a.m. CST

    RPLocke, you're thinking of the Director's Edition.

    by detinue

    I'm talking about the Extended Cut Paramount had Robert Wise make in 1983 for the US television premiere and later released on VHS (I'm not sure if it ever came out on DVD).

  • Oct. 30, 2010, 7:40 p.m. CST

    KHAN'S PECS ARE REAL -- PROOF AT LAST

    by kahnman

    A friend of mine has video footage from 1995 of someone asking Montalban about his pecs and he confirms they are his.

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