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05-12-2017, 13:08   #1
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Quentin Tarantino in talks about the next Star Trek movie.
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I couldn't think of a writer less compatible with Trek than Tarantino. It's all well and good having a big name at the helm, but they should at least be a good fit for the franchise. This all sounds like a horrendous idea myself; the Kurtzman/Orci scripts will suddenly seem like peak Trek in comparison.
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Quentin Tarantino in talks about the next Star Trek movie.
They're going to need another 50 science-officers ...
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At least the soundtrack will be awesome.
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This is like when you hear about pregnant women eating burgers with ice cream on them or something: I love both of those things, but the prospect of putting them together seems really wrong.

That said, I don't give a toss about the future of the Kelvin timeline, so I would actually find this hilarious and I'd be curious enough to give it a watch.
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At least the soundtrack will be awesome.
just thinking that myself, but yeah, this sounds like an awful, awful idea.

What's the bets Uma Thurman will be in it?
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What's the bets Uma Thurman will be in it?
Barefoot no doubt!
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Joking aside, is it really a bad idea?

Last film was awful and very non-Star Trek.

Tarantino is an intelligent writer and has shown in the past that he is capable of directing different genres from War, Martial Arts and Westerns and not really doing bad at all.

There would be certain things he'd have to conform too and I think he could produce a better story line with better dialogue.
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Joking aside, is it really a bad idea?
His voice & approach to narratives is all wrong for the franchise; you say he has turned his hand to different genres, and ostensibly that's true, but you'd never mistake The Hateful Eight for anything other than a Tarantino movie. His dialogue has a very specific ear of that hyper-exaggerated 'realistic' style you find in all his films. That just wouldn't work in a suite of films that swing between glorified submarine thrillers (Which to be fair, does remind me that Crimson Tide showed Tarantino can write for action), or just big blockbuster thrill rides that typify the latterday series. Indeed, Tarantino's films are full of tropes & idiosyncrasies - from the soundtrack choices, the foot fetishes etc - and none of those would sit within the world of the Federation.

You might as well suggest David Lynch direct a Trek movie for all the sense it makes; yes it's a bizarre, heady mix that's kinda enticing in its own way, but in reality they don't gel together.

Now, Denis Villeneuve directing a Star Trek; yes please. There's a director with a unique vision and set of creative sensibilities that work in many genres, but doesn't let those overwhelm the story on-screen. But as I said when he was rumoured to direct for Star Wars, that'd mean he had to abandon the Dune adaptation, and I'd much prefer that.

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Last film was awful and very non-Star Trek..
Disagree 100%: it had some big plot holes, choppy action sequences & a rushed last act, but '...Beyond' was the most blatant example of an episode of Star Trek TV transplanted to the cinema since 'Star Trek: Insurrection' - only this time being actually fun & enjoyable. I genuinely don't get the hate for it: it was the first of the rebooted franchise that actually remembered to have its crew explore strange new worlds and maintain a utopian vision of the future.
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t's a strange matchup but I think he's more versatile than his own films let on. Would be very interested to see how he handles an existing franchise with a few more constraints to deal with.

Didn't he write Crimson Tide? The most acclaimed Trek film was basically a submarine movie so who knows....
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His voice & approach to narratives is all wrong for the franchise; you say he has turned his hand to different genres, and ostensibly that's true, but you'd never mistake The Hateful Eight for anything other than a Tarantino movie. His dialogue has a very specific ear of that hyper-exaggerated 'realistic' style you find in all his films. That just wouldn't work in a suite of films that swing between glorified submarine thrillers (Which to be fair, does remind me that Crimson Tide showed Tarantino can write for action), or just big blockbuster thrill rides that typify the latterday series. Indeed, Tarantino's films are full of tropes & idiosyncrasies - from the soundtrack choices, the foot fetishes etc - and none of those would sit within the world of the Federation.
Don't you think Tarantino is intelligent enough to realise that too? I'm sure he knows what he can and can't do.
Also, I'd say the script would be written with a team of writers for balance.


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You might as well suggest David Lynch direct a Trek movie for all the sense it makes; yes it's a bizarre, heady mix that's kinda enticing in its own way, but in reality they don't gel together.
I think Lynch and Tarantino are completely different ideas.

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Now, Denis Villeneuve directing a Star Trek; yes please. There's a director with a unique vision and set of creative sensibilities that work in many genres, but doesn't let those overwhelm the story on-screen. But as I said when he was rumoured to direct for Star Wars, that'd mean he had to abandon the Dune adaptation, and I'd much prefer that.
Agree about Villeneuve. I really liked Blade Runner 2049 and Arrival.



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Disagree 100%: it had some big plot holes, choppy action sequences & a rushed last act, but '...Beyond' was the most blatant example of an episode of Star Trek TV transplanted to the cinema since 'Star Trek: Insurrection' - only this time being actually fun & enjoyable. I genuinely don't get the hate for it: it was the first of the rebooted franchise that actually remembered to have its crew explore strange new worlds and maintain a utopian vision of the future.
Well this is all down to opinion but I didn't enjoy the last one as it was far too action based for me and didn't really stick to the idea of Star Trek of encountering new life and worlds.
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