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Old 10-26-01, 04:22 PM
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Ah! The glory of Star Trek: The Motion Picture

http://www.dvdfile.com/software/revi...ek_tmp_de.html

It looks like I'm going to be picking this one up!
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Another review:

http://www.thedigitalbits.com/reviews2/startrektmp.html


Sounds like they did everything right with this edition (although not cleaning up the dirt on the print sounds odd). I certainly hope to hear a "cast" commentary at some point, for at least one of the films.
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And another review:

http://www.jaxfilmjournal.com/startrek1.html

Great stuff. It's odd how a great DVD can get me jazzed up about a mediocre movie.
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Hey, I'm sorry, but I'm not THAT impressed with this DVD.

I guess I am spoiled with Star Wars Special Editions.

Everything that included V'Ger, or the V'ger cloud looks like I shot it out back on my $5 spy cam. It's SO grainy, its distracting. I thought it would all nice, liquid, and blue like in those stills floating around. Well it does, about 10% of the time, the rest of the time it looks like it was blown up 300% in photoshop.

I was hoping for a more concrete and thorough RESTORATION.

But having said that, it does look the best it has ever looked. And sounds awesome. And the extras are fantastic.....

...maybe if ILM could have 'cleaned it up' a bit.


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Originally posted by cornflakeguy
...looks like I shot it out back on my $5 spy cam.

...maybe if ILM could have 'cleaned it up' a bit.


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Are you telling us that the footage you shoot with your $5 spy cam needs to be cleaned up a bit as well??
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Originally posted by chuckd21
And another review:

http://www.jaxfilmjournal.com/startrek1.html

Great stuff. It's odd how a great DVD can get me jazzed up about a mediocre movie.

I was thinking the same thing, I almost have to pick this up now...
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**MILD SPOILERS BELOW***



I think the thing that most people should see in this film is its obvious link to the most formidable Star Trek enemy to come: the Borg. Whether or not the borg was the group that vger visited is unknown (or if it "evolutioned" into the borg after being disappointed in Decker lol). I hear William Shatner had an interesting theory about this in a novel of his called "The Return" (which I have not read). In any case, I find this to be in my top 3 Trek films along with its co-themed film, First Contact, and the Wrath of Khan. The rest of the films just dont measure up to me. Excellent DVD package btw
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Dear Leebobsol...

Yes, I am saying that a $5 spy cam would need to be cleaned up by ILM if you wanted the footage to WOW people on a Special Edition DVD.

You see, the filmakers did not (presumably) shoot the special effects with a $5 spy cam, but with a high dollar camera and effects house. Yet, the result (as seen on the DVD) don't really prove otherwise.

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