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The new Star Trek

Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:37 am

I haven't seen the most recent episode yet, but I did watch the first two (the first two episodes were released on the first week). So far, I'm not super impressed, but I've never been a huge fan of Star Trek in any of its previous incarnations. I'm sorry, but the Klingons are stupid.

So here's the predictable meta discussion about it: Has it been "ruined" by "SJWs"? There's a pretty large delta between the average professional critics' score and the average user's score. This tends to happen whenever there's something you are "supposed to" like because it's socially progressive/politically correct, but isn't actually as good as it's made out to be.

I went over to Metacritic and I noticed that both the professional critics who like it and the users who hate it cite the same thing:

http://www.metacritic.com/tv/star-trek-discovery
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It’s even more beautiful watching two women of color, black and Asian, navigate a realm that traditionally hasn’t included them. It honors sci-fi’s history while giving it a bold new future to stake claim in, making Star Trek essential television for the first time in decades.
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This is the first time I've felt the need to write a review. Huge Star Trek fan all of my short life (22). In terms of CGI 10/10. However, CGI does not make a series good. Character development is god awful. Star Trek was good because it developed multiple characters. This can't even develop 'the main' character properly. (Why is there even a main character?!) Most importantly, to the developers, Thanks for **** on my favorite franchise you SJW cucks. Star Trek has always been progressive, but this is insanity. You all need to be fired, out of a torpedo bay preferably. End of rage rant.
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Re: The new Star Trek

Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:48 am

Here's the thing about these Klingons that ruined it for me.

I'm not a huge Star Trek nerd so I don't know the Klingon language but these actors sure don't give the impression that they are native speakers of Klingon. They. Say. Each. Word. One. At. A. Time. And. Make. A. Full. Stop. After. Each. Word.
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Re: The new Star Trek

Post by Doctor X » Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:53 am

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Re: The new Star Trek

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:16 am

Anaxagoras wrote:Here's the thing about these Klingons that ruined it for me.

I'm not a huge Star Trek nerd so I don't know the Klingon language but these actors sure don't give the impression that they are native speakers of Klingon. They. Say. Each. Word. One. At. A. Time. And. Make. A. Full. Stop. After. Each. Word.
It's a dramatic convention, much like that "Shakespearean" accent that was once in style among actors. 8)
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Re: The new Star Trek

Post by gnome » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:17 am

SJW stuff doesn't tend to ruin Trek. It's been peppered with that the whole time. Bad writing ruins Trek.
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Re: The new Star Trek

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:08 pm

Proper TOS Trek made heavy handed leftist moralism fun. :coolspecs:

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Re: The new Star Trek

Post by Doctor X » Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:11 pm

Yes, yes, yes, YES!

But the Important People need to know if this will help over-come a 28-3 deficit with about 8 minutes left in the third quarter.

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Re: The new Star Trek

Post by Giz » Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:50 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:I'm sorry, but the Klingons are stupid.
Well, TOS klingons were basically space fascists; a ruthless empire of might makes right looking to expand.

Next gen made them samurai in space. To a retarded degree. (As well as introducing the batleth, which is worse than the batfleck).

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Re: The new Star Trek

Post by Doctor X » Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:22 pm

Giz wrote:(As well as introducing the batleth, which is worse than the batfleck).
or as useful as a beherit:

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