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'Her love makes her a liability': Uhura shares a passionate kiss with Spock as her loyalty
Daily Mail UK ^

Posted on 05/03/2013 5:41:35 AM PDT by Perdogg

Star Trek fans have been waiting anxiously to see exactly how the relationship between Spock and Uhura develops in the sequel.

But, if super-villain John Harrison has anything to do with it, the relationship is doomed to end in tragedy.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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KEYWORDS: spock; startrek; startrekintodarkness; uhura
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1 posted on 05/03/2013 5:41:35 AM PDT by Perdogg
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2 posted on 05/03/2013 5:42:16 AM PDT by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz, Sen Mike Lee, and Sen Rand Paul are my adoptive Senators)
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To: Perdogg

is there a spoiler alert with this.

I do not want to see more than is on the current US trailers.

it ticks me off that Star Trek an American show (yes we all know it embraces multi culturalism) opens first in Australia and Europe. what’s with that?


3 posted on 05/03/2013 5:46:32 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight,, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Vaquero

The IS the current US trailer.


4 posted on 05/03/2013 5:48:25 AM PDT by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz, Sen Mike Lee, and Sen Rand Paul are my adoptive Senators)
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To: Perdogg

I saw the pictures. The way these characters capture the physical appearance of the original Spock and Uhura, in younger form, is impressive. However, the photos of that kiss make me think more of a couple of young women I knew years ago who fell in love with homosexual men...sort of sad and icky at the same time. And it’s sad that so many romances from the screen these days that have any juice to them are fantasy, fall-in-love-with-an-alien-or-vampire...And, of course, the actor that plays Spock is an outed gay guy.


5 posted on 05/03/2013 5:52:08 AM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Vaquero

It’s been going that way for years. The late great actor Ron Silver, self described liberal who was mugged on 9/11, was on Book TV a few years ago and told us why. Hollywood’s priorities aren’t the US box office anymore. It’s now foreign releases and DVD sales. Also what drove all of the anti American films for the past few years.


6 posted on 05/03/2013 6:03:14 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

>>It’s been going that way for years. The late great actor Ron Silver, self described liberal who was mugged on 9/11, was on Book TV a few years ago and told us why. Hollywood’s priorities aren’t the US box office anymore. It’s now foreign releases and DVD sales. Also what drove all of the anti American films for the past few years.

Its our own fault. Hollywood can make a movie full of anti-American, anti-family, anti-Christian content, but if it has “great special effects” and “lots of action”, many people will see it anyway. They’ll tell you, “I didn’t see it for the plot, which was terrible. I just didn’t want to miss the special effects and they were AWESOME! You should go see it—in 3D!!”

We are Pavlov’s Dog.


7 posted on 05/03/2013 6:10:13 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Mamzelle

Just another movie in a long list of movies I won’t see. I only watched about 1/3 of the first one and it sucked IMO.


8 posted on 05/03/2013 6:12:02 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Perdogg

9 posted on 05/03/2013 6:12:04 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Mamzelle

I don’t think his orientation matters, as long as he can be convincing as Spock. He’s a good actor, IMO. And from everything I have read, he doesn’t swish around lisping “i’m here, I’m queer, get used to it”!
He was in both seasons of American Horror Story and he killed it! Literally in some cases.


10 posted on 05/03/2013 6:14:26 AM PDT by chae (I was anti-Obama before it was cool)
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To: Vaquero
it ticks me off that Star Trek an American show (yes we all know it embraces multi culturalism) opens first in Australia and Europe. what’s with that?

Unfortunately it comes down to economics, and it's going to continue to get worse. Check out some the film revenue sites like boxofficemojo, films these days make far, far more (sometimes as much as 5 times) outside the US than they do inside. So, in response, Hollywood is catering to a non-US audience more and more.

11 posted on 05/03/2013 6:16:20 AM PDT by apillar
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To: scripter

Ping...


12 posted on 05/03/2013 6:17:02 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Funny, though, if you look at TV, it would seem to be the opposite. For example, NCIS gets 20 million US viewers a week while ALMOST A MILLION each in Canada, Australia, and Europe watch it.

I wonder how much in taxes Hollywood pays. Guessing they already get a huge break releasing overseas, and then the anti-American films probably have to pay no taxes anywhere, just free propaganda for the Hussein Heads.


13 posted on 05/03/2013 6:17:31 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Resolute Conservative

I loved it... and i fell in love with Spock all over again!


14 posted on 05/03/2013 6:18:10 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: Perdogg

I watched the first one at the theater when it came out.

I liked it well enough.

Watched it again on Amazon so I could brush up on it before seeing the next one.

Maybe I wasn’t paying attention, but, the first time, I somehow missed the significance of the plot device of this new series being in a completely altered future from now on. It’s a somewhat clever mechanism to let this new series deviate significantly from everything before, while still retaining similarities and characters.

It was obvious the second time through, and I don’t know how I missed it the first time - maybe I went to get more popcorn during crucial scenes or something.


15 posted on 05/03/2013 6:18:16 AM PDT by chrisser (Senseless legislation does nothing to solve senseless violence.)
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To: Perdogg

Too bad Spock is gay !


16 posted on 05/03/2013 6:19:56 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Bryanw92
Its our own fault. Hollywood can make a movie full of anti-American, anti-family, anti-Christian content, but if it has “great special effects” and “lots of action”, many people will see it anyway.

Many will see it specifically for the anti-American, anti-family, anti-Christian content.

About a third of our country (all on the left) share those opinions and love to have them validated.

17 posted on 05/03/2013 6:21:18 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: chae
I don’t think his orientation matters, as long as he can be convincing as Spock. He’s a good actor, IMO. And from everything I have read, he doesn’t swish around lisping “i’m here, I’m queer, get used to it”! He was in both seasons of American Horror Story and he killed it! Literally in some cases.

My problem is, once I know an actor is gay, I have a hard time not seeing him as any thing more than "the gay guy" in whatever movie he's in. Take George Takei, Sulu from the original Star Trek. I never had a problem with watching him until he came out as gay several years ago. Now I can't watch the orginial series without looking for gay mannerisms in the actor, which tends to take me out of the story.

18 posted on 05/03/2013 6:29:12 AM PDT by apillar
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To: Perdogg

when i see star trek i want to see adventure stories, not touchy-feelie crap.


19 posted on 05/03/2013 6:35:33 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Vaquero

Iron Man 3 also — already grossed $250M overseas.


20 posted on 05/03/2013 6:38:00 AM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Didn’t Ron Silver eventually see the light and get away from liberalism? I thought I read somewhere that he became much more conservitive?


21 posted on 05/03/2013 6:41:51 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: treetopsandroofs
Not odd at all. TV’s priorities are also different now. Their main goal now is fair enough ratings to get a show over 100 episodes so they can release an expensive DVD box set.

I wasn't lumping the new ST movie in with anti American films, just that it's caught up in the foreign release boom. IIRC, Ron Silver was speaking in 2007 and was responding to the plethora of anti American films that were coming out at the time. Think there were four at one time that year and they all bombed at US box offices.

22 posted on 05/03/2013 6:46:48 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: apillar

I can understand that. I would be utterly unable to take Ellen Defenders as a hetero romantic lead. I don’t have that issue for the most part, but I understand those that do.


23 posted on 05/03/2013 6:50:12 AM PDT by chae (I was anti-Obama before it was cool)
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To: V_TWIN

I thought I made that clear. He said he was liberal who was mugged on 9/11 meaning he came around to the common sense side. No lib actor would ever speak as blunt about Hollywood as he was. Would have heard more from him but he died not long after he spoke on that show.


24 posted on 05/03/2013 6:53:55 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: TexasCajun

> Too bad Spock is gay !

While part of me wants to scream “highly illogical”, at this fact the logical side of me says, highly educated..check, different ideologies...check, mixed race...check, atheist...check. Yep he meets the qualifications to be gay...


25 posted on 05/03/2013 6:54:35 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: apillar

> My problem is, once I know an actor is gay, I have a hard time not seeing him as any thing more than “the gay guy” in whatever movie he’s in. Take George Takei, Sulu from the original Star Trek. I never had a problem with watching him until he came out as gay several years ago. Now I can’t watch the orginial series without looking for gay mannerisms in the actor, which tends to take me out of the story.

Good to know I’m not the only one that thinks like this too...lol


26 posted on 05/03/2013 6:57:21 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: TexasCajun
Too bad Spock is gay !

Breeding your race out of existence? Hmmmm. I think Spock would call that illogical.

27 posted on 05/03/2013 7:01:55 AM PDT by Kharis13 (That noise you hear is our Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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To: Bryanw92

Indeed.

I have argued with my fellow Christians about “Avatar”, which espoused values that were not (IMO) Christian. I refused to pay money to see it.

I was basically told that I was silly and bigoted.

By my fellow Christians.


28 posted on 05/03/2013 7:09:55 AM PDT by left that other site ((Ban the ubiquitous and deadly solvent, Di-hydrogen monoxide!!!))
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To: chae

He was also pretty good in Heroes.


29 posted on 05/03/2013 7:23:18 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Some people take there grammar way to seriously.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

“I thought I made that clear.”

Sorry, I live in n.e. Fla. I think my brain might be waterlogged. lol


30 posted on 05/03/2013 7:28:47 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: Perdogg

“The once secretive relations that Uhura and Spock had now appear to be common knowledge to all on the USS Enterprise.”

Sounds like they need to be brought up on charges. Having sex with subordinates is disruptive to the military. Now all the women on the Enterprise will assume Uhura is getting promoted due to her sexual prowess, and Spock is showing himself unfit for command.

Oh wait - those were ideas the original series might have understood. In the new one, it is all just “Kids in Space”, with Kirk getting command before he learned anything about life and the others all competing with each other for sex.

So...how long before Sulu and Spock get it on?


31 posted on 05/03/2013 7:30:24 AM PDT by Mr Rogers (Liberals are like locusts...)
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To: dead

>>About a third of our country (all on the left) share those opinions and love to have them validated.

I disagree. Most of the left-leaning half of our country just doesn’t care. They aren’t anti- anything. They aren’t pro- anything either. They’re just feral humans, existing in the world of NOW and HERE, like any four-legged creature.

They lie to themselves and call themselves activists because they can hear about a cause and care about it for a short time, until they hear about a newer cause and then they move on. We could communicate with them if they were civilized humans, but they are just children of the music video, the sound bite, and the 30 second commercial that barely mentions the product being sold.

These are people who have de-evolved into cavemen, but without the survival skills. They pretend to be technologically savvy because they can use an iPhone, which is designed for the simpleton. But when the wind blows the roof off their house, they can’t figure out what to do, except pick up the iPhone and call for help...and money. Mostly money, because “help” implies that you will need to do some of the work yourself.

The people who bankroll and make the movies are truly anti-America and anti-Christian, but we can’t even discuss that on FR!


32 posted on 05/03/2013 7:31:14 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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I had a coworker that could not understand why I did not go to see avatar. I asked him to explain the plot. From what I understand it was basically about one race taking advantage of another race. After he explained it to me I said “don't you see the subliminal liberal message in that?”.................He thought I was crazy. I said maybe I am but you need to WAKE UP..
33 posted on 05/03/2013 7:33:27 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: apillar
Now I can't watch the orginial series without looking for gay mannerisms in the actor,

Sulu gay? Say it isn't so.

34 posted on 05/03/2013 7:35:18 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Bryanw92

Standing and applauding your excellent post! Saving this one for the personal archives...


35 posted on 05/03/2013 7:35:23 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Perdogg

And you mark my words, eventually in this Star Trek reboot, they will make one of the main characters gay.


36 posted on 05/03/2013 7:38:33 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Vaquero
it ticks me off that Star Trek an American show (yes we all know it embraces multi culturalism) opens first in Australia and Europe. what’s with that?

Look at 'Iron Man 3'...$300 million in overseas box office BEFOREit opened in America. Disney/Marvel panders to Chinese investors by altering the character of Iron Man mega-villain 'Mardarin'; which has die-hard fan boys spitting blood. Remember early Iron Man comics when he took on the 'red menace'? Ah; the good 'ol days...

37 posted on 05/03/2013 7:38:46 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Kharis13; TexasCajun
Too bad Spock is gay !
Breeding your race out of existence? Hmmmm. I think Spock would call that illogical.

TOS Sulu was the bone smuggler....now, Spock. John Cho, the new Sulu seems to be straight....but one can never tell with Hollyweird types.

38 posted on 05/03/2013 7:40:14 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight,, he'll just kill you.)
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To: dfwgator

Swish-buckler


39 posted on 05/03/2013 7:41:00 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight,, he'll just kill you.)
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To: V_TWIN
I had a coworker that could not understand why I did not go to see avatar. I asked him to explain the plot. From what I understand it was basically about one race taking advantage of another race. After he explained it to me I said “don't you see the subliminal liberal message in that?”.................He thought I was crazy. I said maybe I am but you need to WAKE UP..

The whole thing was also just seriously illogical. People with the technology for interstellar travel and avatars would also have the technology for mining the minerals they want from under that silly tree without disturbing anything above it.

And if the locals got huffy, the technology and knowledge of the natives' biology that enabled them to produce avatars would enable them to produce bio-weapons and neurotoxins that would wipe the natives out cleanly.

40 posted on 05/03/2013 7:42:37 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: dfwgator

Gay Blade!!!!


41 posted on 05/03/2013 7:42:53 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: who knows what evil?

Stan Lee is and always has been a lefty. I dunno, if the whole red menace thing was satire or not.


42 posted on 05/03/2013 7:43:09 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight,, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Vaquero

Oh, My!


43 posted on 05/03/2013 7:43:17 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: V_TWIN

“Avatar” was:

Anti-Christian (by its advocacy of reincarnation)
Anti-Capitalism (By depicting the profit motive as evil)
Anti-Military(By depicting the Military as oppressors)
Anti-American (By showing the oppressors as obvious English-Speaking American types)
Anti-Homo-Sapiens(By depicting the “other” race as superior in thought, word and deed to Humans)
Anti-Caucasian (By depicting the oppressed ‘other” as an outlandish, non-human color.)

Other than that, I wouldn’t say that it had an agenda! hahaha


44 posted on 05/03/2013 7:46:25 AM PDT by left that other site ((Ban the ubiquitous and deadly solvent, Di-hydrogen monoxide!!!))
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To: Vaquero
Stan Lee is and always has been a lefty. I dunno, if the whole red menace thing was satire or not.

Bottom line...sell books. Build an audience, then head left...

45 posted on 05/03/2013 7:47:47 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: chrisser

That was the symbolism of young Kirk driving the ‘67 Vett over the cliff...’67 being the year the original ST came out. They were saying right from the beginning, this is going to be a different ST.


46 posted on 05/03/2013 7:48:01 AM PDT by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: left that other site; V_TWIN

47 posted on 05/03/2013 7:48:10 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: PapaBear3625

I would have loved to see Avatar.

I did not see...I wont.

I just don’t care to watch a film that blatantly portrays our nation and our military as criminals and conservatives as evil.


48 posted on 05/03/2013 7:54:52 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight,, he'll just kill you.)
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To: dfwgator

So the whole things a rerun........not surprised.


49 posted on 05/03/2013 7:55:32 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: dfwgator

Yes. Well Done.

A quick visit to Jamestown (and it’s latest archaeological discoveries!) will disavow one of any notions garnered from Disney’s “Pocahontas”.

In fact, as the Park rangers tell the story while displaying the artifacts, they keep saying, “It WASN’T like the movie!”.


50 posted on 05/03/2013 7:55:59 AM PDT by left that other site ((Ban the ubiquitous and deadly solvent, Di-hydrogen monoxide!!!))
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