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Re: Star Trek Discovery
« Reply #930 on: 19 February 2018, 21:08:11 »
It's too generic to be trademarked. Same way you can run around the web writing "space marine" everywhere without worrying about GW throwing the book at you.

I remember a couple of years ago (or long ago) that they tried to do that. Not sure when it was but ill try to find it and post here.

Edit = https://boingboing.net/2013/02/06/games-workshop-trademark-bully.html

Edit 2 = https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2013/02/trademark-bully-thwarted-spots-space-marine-back-online

Reminds me of someone we know doing similar bullying with something we like...
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Re: Star Trek Discovery
« Reply #931 on: 19 February 2018, 23:52:08 »
IIRC, the buggy scene was added at Patrick Stewart's insistence, he was a bit of a petrolhead and wanted to have a fun chase scene in the movie.

Not what I got out of 'The Making Of'. While Stewart may have been all for it, that was still the director and producer and the direction they wanted to go with the film.

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Re: Star Trek Discovery
« Reply #932 on: 20 February 2018, 02:08:39 »
If you watch the making of Nemesis on DVD, the director really strongly indicated he was out to make a certain style of film - action - with only a Trek vinear. He didn't seem to pander to anyone, especially the fans.

Um...I would also suggest that was pretty much the approach Justin Lin took with _Star Trek:  Beyond_ ...

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Re: Star Trek Discovery
« Reply #933 on: 20 February 2018, 04:06:43 »
Not what I got out of 'The Making Of'. While Stewart may have been all for it, that was still the director and producer and the direction they wanted to go with the film.



I'm not saying they didn't set out to make a more action-oriented movie, but from what I've heard Stewart wanted a car chase, and that didn't go against what other creative factors wanted for the movie so it went in.  He'd been pushing for Picard to be a more action-oriented character for years, it was part of why Picard and Riker's roles got swapped in First Contact (though again, there were other factors there -  Picard leading the defence of the Enterprise was stronger thematically, and they wanted to cut Riker's role down so Frakes could devote as much time as possible to actually directing)
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Re: Star Trek Discovery
« Reply #934 on: 20 February 2018, 04:12:32 »
Not unlike how Shatner got horses into Star Trek V.

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Re: Star Trek Discovery
« Reply #935 on: 20 February 2018, 14:40:16 »
Not unlike how Shatner got horses into Star Trek V.

And Generations. IIRC the horse he rode in that was one of his own.
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Re: Star Trek Discovery
« Reply #936 on: 20 February 2018, 14:54:21 »
And Generations. IIRC the horse he rode in that was one of his own.

Correct.

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« Reply #937 on: 20 February 2018, 19:01:47 »
Well they seem to have failed there....  ;)

But with the season ending they have the opportunity to set themselves up for success with the "Enterprise" appearing!

Yeah, I laughed myself silly typing that...  ::)

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Re: Star Trek Discovery
« Reply #938 on: 22 February 2018, 00:40:03 »
One thing that might stop it is if Netflix hit trouble if there’s only distribution in the states on whatever the channel was (I forget) then the fan base may whither that said the likes of Amazon may pick up too

Not really, that is pre-digital thinking. It doesn't really matter how well it does in the US, what matter is global ratings and income from all revenue sources.
It is an entirely different business model than airing it on your own channel and being slave to advertisment and ratings, and licensing it to one country at a time.
Just having to deal with one international distribute (Netflix) means the whole revenue stream is fixed by the subscription fees alone and much more predictable.



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Re: Star Trek Discovery
« Reply #939 on: 23 February 2018, 14:51:06 »
But it does have more than one distribution point. Aside from the USA distribution on CBS All Access and now Netflix - Star Trek: Discovery is on Crave TV in Canada, which is run by Bell Canada/CTV as an alternative to Netflix.

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« Reply #940 on: 24 March 2018, 19:46:12 »
An unused scene from the last episode of DISCO series 1 was shown at Wondercon and has shown up in a few places online.  I was linked to this one, but it's the DISCO Netflix twitter and the video they shared is not available in the US

https://twitter.com/StarTrekNetflix/status/977686761823350784

I'm sure it'll be findable soon. It's pretty cool
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Re: Star Trek Discovery
« Reply #941 on: 25 March 2018, 13:18:02 »
Yup, she fits perfectly with them
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Re: Star Trek Discovery
« Reply #942 on: 25 March 2018, 13:42:34 »
Assuming that scene or similar gets incorporated into series 2, it explains a lot about Discovery's status quo when Burnham came aboard.
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Re: Star Trek Discovery
« Reply #943 on: 19 June 2018, 16:23:20 »
So... troubles with tribles???

Not sure if anyone noticed this but here it is...

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/star-trek-discovery-showrunners-alex-kurtzman-take-1120416