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A reference is made to the episode Star Trek: The Trouble with Tribbles (1967): When McCoy remarks to Kirk that he "took this from Chekov's locker" (referring to the bottle of alcohol), Kirk responds to the effect "I would have pegged Chekov as a vodka man..." as both are surprised by the type of alcohol that Chekov drinks. This is confirmed as scotch in the final party scene when Chekov remarks that "It was invented by a little old lady in Russia". In the original episode, Chekov and Scotty sit in the Space Station K-7 bar as Scotty states that Chekov "get off that milk diet" and have scotch instead since it was "a drink for a man". Chekov replies that "it was invented by a little old lady from Leningrad". See more »
Kirk immediately orders the ship to go to warp after Krall's initial attack on the Enterprise destroys the main deflector dish, but the deflector dish is effectively required to travel at warp speed. Without it debris, rocks and particle matter would be able to impact the ship at faster-than-light speeds, causing considerable damage.
This may not be an error on Kirk's part however - given that the Enterprise cannot effectively defend itself against the attackers and is taking critical damage, he may have made the tactical decision that a jump to warp without the deflector was an acceptable risk in an effort to save the ship. See more »
The first trailer made me say 'Fast Warp, Furious Phasers' will kill Star Trek...then I watched it.
Fun. Huh, would you look at that. I had fun! I didn't expect I would but I did! I've been a Trekkie for thirty five years and I honestly thought Star Trek was going to just devolve into another mindless, Bay-esque popcorn consumption tool...especially when I saw the first trailer. My heart sank. Just as with Ghostbusters recently, I didn't let the trailer dissuade me (or the enormous campaign of smear that Sony pictures set in motion. Crappy movie? No problem, just call anyone who doesn't like it sexist. Pathetic. I was PLEADED to, for Pete's sake, by the main actresses of Ghostbusters during the trailer reel before the BFG. 'Please go see our movie, it's awesome! Girl Power!', they begged. Disgraceful use of every trick under the sun, Sony and if you continue to bankroll garbage like it or Adam Sandler's crew you will become even more of a laughing stock than you already are and not even PlayStation division will be able to prop you up), I went in with no expectations and asked to be entertained. Unlike with Ghostbusters, I was. Lots of great references for the fans, great dialogue, taught actions sequences. My only gripe was a slightly underdeveloped bad guy and the shoe horned SJW bait of Sulu now being gay for no good reason. He just is now, a move that even George Takei thought was 'disappointing'. I guess you just have to have crap like that to appease those people checking off their bizarre quotas these days. Or not, completely without merit. Fantastic film, though. Star Trek is back!
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