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Captain Jean-Luc Picard and his crew return to battle a chilling new adversary... that just happens to hold a shocking link to Picard! In the wake of a joyful wedding between William Riker and Deanna Troi, Picard receives another reason to celebrate: the Romulans want peace and the captain will be the Federation's emissary. But as the Enterprise heads towards the Romulan Empire, a brilliant villain awaits--harboring a diabolical plan of destruction and an unimaginable secret that will give Picard his most fearsome challenge. Written by
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When Picard orders Riker to take evasive maneuvers inside the Bazen Rift, the Enterprise continues straight forward when the Scimitar starts to attack it, making no movements whatsoever to avoid fire. See more »
Senators, consider the opportunities for the Empire. At last, the destinies of the planets Romulus and Remus will be united. Shinzon of Remus is offering us a chance to make ourselves stronger than ever before. It would be madness to reject it. I beg you not to let prejudice or politics interfere with this Alliance. By joining Shinzon's forces with ours, not even the Federation will be able to stand in our way.
That's enough! The decision has been made. The military does not ...
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Both the letter 'R' in 'Trek' and the second 'E' in 'Nemesis' are presented backward within the words in order to introduce the idea of a mirror image. See more »
Nemesis: Is it better after some passage of time??
Well, let's see...
1st viewing: December 2002 in the theatres. I enjoyed it due to the protracted space battle and a ton of money that went into the CGI. It actually looked like a movie on a large canvas, as opposed to another big screen television episode.
2nd viewing: April 2004. The original single-disc DVD that I rented from the library suffered from pixelation, and skipped 40-minutes out of the Battle of Bassen Rift. Due to the disc skipping, I really couldn't tell whether I like it better or worse the second time around...
3rd viewing: April 2006. It's the 2-disc edition, and I got if for free due to a buy 2 and get the 3rd DVD offer...this third time, I watched it as a double-feature along with Insurrection. Well, I fell asleep watching both Insurrection and Nemesis. Insurrection, I am willing to forgive due to Frakes's excellent direction and for the familiar TNG elements and characterizations, but Nemesis was just plain banal, and played like a cheap Playstation 2 game on screen.
So, my answer is NO. Nemesis has actually gotten progressively worse for me. It is definitely NOT the Star Trek that I grew up with and enjoyed during my formative years.
Also, this brings up another important point: I have yet to encounter one single person in the last 12 years who claim that "the TNG films are better than the TOS films." The overall quality of cinema has dwindled from the 80's up to the present, and the TNG feature films reflect the era that they were made in. I never got the sense that the TNG features wanted to hire an auteur like Robert Wise, or continue to build upon their established traditions, unlike the carefully crafted TWOK, TSFS, TVH, and TUC that embrace and build upon TOS traditions.
Most of the TNG feature films appear to be planned haphazardly (like TFF), as if Rick Berman picked the first 1 or 2 ideas that were outlined and proposed in front of him, unlike the massive brainstorming, considerations, rejections, and compromises that went with the scripts for TMP, TWOK, TVH, and TUC. It's too bad that GEN was saddled with a laundry list of studio mandates; FC lacked the budget that limited its potential epic scope; INS should have gone with another story, instead of attempting a half-baked "Heart of Darkness"; NEM was Rick Berman's and the studio's desperate and pathetic attempt at trying to hook in as many mainstream moviegoers out there into theatre seats so that they could continue on with their cynical, money-milking business. At least other money-grubbing feature films mask that by telling a decent or good story, but not the overly-transparent NEM.
Very few posters here claim to prefer "the 4 TNG films" to that of "the 6 TOS films," but this is down to the simple fact that they prefer the TNG cast to that of the TOS cast. But, you have to ask yourself, do these 4 feature films feel like they were made to please the fans (like the LOTR Trilogy; you can tell those 3 films are a wonderful marriage between "pleasing the fans" and "making a lot of money."), or cynical calculated attempts at pulling in as many different demographics as possible to maximize ticket sales at the box-office, and produce films that Rick Berman himself would not even want to watch at home on a weekend afternoon?
Most people go with the latter, which is the reason why the TNG feature films have very little to offer in terms of appeal or support even from the fans and definitely none from the mainstream public who already prefer other forms of entertainment from today's mass media.
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