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Thank you for this site! It gives a much needed outlet as I have taken
a hiatus from gaming live. (patrick)
You're welcome. But don't let us stop you from gaming live. Unless
someone was taking the combat resolution a little too far and whomping people
upside the head.
i think this is cool story,but i think UNSC's soliders should not use guns,
come on, the year of 2552, the people should use some other amazing weapons,
but not guns. Right? (hawkweiweihao)
I think you're right, but weapon technology can only go so far. Whether
it's bullets, lasers, or poodles, anything that shoots something out of something
else is a gun. Wait. That didn't sound right.
Here's a two for one special. Come and get 'em! Special on freaky
is chuck a real killer
As long as you believe in your heart that he is, then yes. Chucky
is the realest killer of them all.
Subject: Someone that die
well like two manth of go someone that was close to me die his body was fond
in the water in a river but we do not now what happen to him if he got kill
but i drem him and he told me that someone wanted to kill him.
Was it Chucky?
of the Superheroes
Man, that review brought me right back to my childhood . . . I
remember a scene in the "roast" episode where Batman chastised Robin
for letting the Batmobile get towed, and my 6 or 7 year-old mind thought that
was the funniest joke ever. I spent years telling people that this show existed,
only to have them roll their eyes in response. That, and the Saturday morning
show about the guy who had movie monsters in his basement lab, helping him
to fight crime. The Monster Squad, I think it was called. Try finding tapes
of THAT. (leissuit)
Challenge me not, sir.
We should all love him
Challenge me not, sir.
Subject: Alternative viewpoint on Invasion
I for one still cling to the belief that this show was supposed to actually
be a movie. Most likely one written and directed by Shatner (we remember
the previous movies he tried to direct right?), however when it went in for
editing the studio realized that NO amount of special effects, nudity or editing
would make something enjoyable, or at the least watchable out of it.
Then they noticed the film of the townspeople trying desperatly to make it
seem like they cared about more then the tax revenue being generated.
Some genius somewhere screams "Reality TV show!" and like Pavlov's
Dogs the studio execs come running.
Not that this detracts from the entertainment value of the show in the least.
Here's a test to see if you are likewise under the spell of Shatner.
Have you listened to his CD "Has Been"? More than once? Do you own
it? Then . . . oh, wait. That describes me.
The American society for the prevention of cruelty to British humor has reviewed
this movie and found it "mostly harmless...".(thinkways)
SPOILERS! SPOILERS! GAARRGGH! Oh, wait. I read the books.
Ok, now I get it. They can mess with Star Trek and no one here gets
all that bothered, but jerk Star WARS around and it's a different story.
The awful truth dawns...(kcwise1)
Um . . . are you on the same site that we are? Maybe your
content filter is stripping out all uses of the word "disappointment."
Yours, I mean. I just took a hot sec to glance over it, and I wanted to ask-
are you SURE you didn't cross up "Nemesis" and "Insurrection"?
The latter made my eyes roll in disgust. The former made my eyes roll in nervous
I would suggest closing your eyes when watching either of them, but
then you'd still be able to hear them.
Mourns for Enterprise?
"Chief Kirk Apologist?" Fie! Fie, I say! The mighty James needs
not your puny, pathetic apologies! Boldly go with phasers a'blazing, and any
shameless tinfoil-bikini-clad alien supervixen who can't handle the Tiberious
mojo can board the next shuttlecraft to San Francisco. The galaxy is too big
to go through at less than warp 9. Now go back to your Jean Luc bridge officer
group therapy meeting and eat crow, Crowe! (lightningbolt)
Obviously your rage is coming from the denial of your grief over the
demise of Star Trek: Enterprise. Or your anger at sending those TrekUnited
people money when they said they could get it renewed. Just let it out. Just
let it all out.
Subject: Who Mourns for Enterprise?
Thank you for that review. One more cloying, fawning page of "there
must be a Star Trek even if it sucks" would have been too much to take.
Now Gene can stop rolling in his grave. (Ok, I know-- no grave, but
you know what I mean.) (kcwise1)
You're welcome! If there's anything I'm an expert on, it's how to
stop corpses from rotating.
Subject: Who Mourns for Enterprise?
My friends and I aren't mourning the passing of Enterprise. We're mourning
the fact that the two basta- LIFE FORMS who have the reins seem to be in posession
of pornographic pics of Paramount execs involving furry animals, or some equivalent
that allows them not only to linger, but to have more "trips to the well",
as Herr Berman himself put it. (Is that rumor of another Trek prequel, as
a movie, still active?) I know two or three people who are writers of some
success in H'Wood, and it's always been a maxim of the industry, in their
experience, that you're only as good as your last product. (Can anyone say
Joe Eszterhas and "Showgirls"? Kevin Costner and "Waterworld"?)
Unless there's been an earth-sea change in the industry. In that case, I want
the OLD H'Wood back. (truthseeker013)
Oh sure, they've got a new Trek movie in the works from a
writer of the series Band of Brothers. But please, don't rush him!
Here's one more about the final episode.
I watched the last episode and then I read your review. If anything, I think
you were too easy on it. It was thunderously stupid.
Here are some of the main points I found appalling, some of which you already
1. They killed off a main character, screwing him and the fans out of any
possible appearance in a movie.
2. Not only did they kill off a main character, but he was killed off by
an insignificant little group of thugs who show up for no reason, and kill
this guy that the Klingon Empire nor any other group of formidable enemies
has managed to kill throughout the series. If you're going to kill him (which
there was no good reason to, as you indicated), then at least let him die
fighting significant enemies. He sacrificed himself to save Archer, sure,
but this guy was clever enough to avoid sacrificing himself. And then, they
shove him in a coffin-like "hyperbaric chamber" before he's even
dead, practically burying him alive, and he winks at Archer. And then he apparently
dies, by himself, in a box, without even getting to hold anybody's hand. How
cold and horrific!
3. There was NO EMOTIONAL REACTION from the crew to the engineer's death
at all. It was even worse than Data's pathetic wine-glass-with-extended-pinkie
wake in that execrable Nemesis movie. Battlestar Galactica managed to make
you feel more moved by the death of a character that you'd never even seen,
when they showed the funeral of Apollo's little brother. It brought tears
to your eyes. There's been more emotional impact at every death in Galactica,
even for minor characters, than for this major character on Enterprise. Astonishing.
3. They robbed the cast of the show of their final moment of glory by making
freakin' Jonathan Frakes the star of the episode and the center of attention.
He's already had his show. He's stealing the limelight, pure and simple. Why
is he even there? Is it just a ratings ploy, because they didn't think anybody
would watch the final episode of Enterprise for its own sake? As if they needed
to reprise Next Gen? And you're right, playing the whole thing out as a holodeck
recording robbed it of any drama.
4. And after all the buildup about the freakin' speech, they don't even
let Archer deliver the speech. We don't even get to hear it. What a stupid
let-down. That might have been the only fitting way to end the thing, by letting
the audience feel the impact of this stirring historical speech he supposedly
made, but we have to take their word for it that "boy, was it a good
speech!" Troi memorized it in school. BUT WE DON'T GET TO HEAR
IT. Beginning journalism students are taught to show, don't tell, but the
scriptwriters obviously missed this lesson.
What a terrible, ignoble ending for a series that could have been good.
I kept thinking about how excited we all were when it began, and then they
didn't follow through with all the things they promised. It got wrapped up
in the same old politics, and it was Next Gen with pockets. And then they
drive a stake in its heart with this terrible ending. No wonder the cast felt
betrayed. They deserve to be bitter, and so do the fans. (sithbane)
And with that said:
Subject: Star Trek
To the person who worte the reviews of the last few enterpriase epsiodes,
What is your problem!!! ITS JUST A TV SHOW!!!!!!!
I love Star Trek just as much as anyone and I recon I am a hardened fan,
BUT its just a show. Why attack the writers producers etc.
There just trying to wrote a story, If you dont like it dont watch it but
stop moaning your arse off!!
What a Loser, No wonder my wife thinks all Star Trek fans are losers. (bobd)
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