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Title: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: Captain Video on June 12, 2019, 04:59:32 PM
"To Boldly Fucking Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan fucker, I dare you!"

https://www.empireonline.com/movies/news/tarantino-star-trek-project-sweary-r-rated/?fbclid=IwAR3IqU5kS1-19jEg0XxMpaRViy8uyoqDOaghviEaBMRgpJ9wmUVkztDxdFc/

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Speaking in the upcoming new issue of Empire, Tarantino confirmed that his new frontier for Star Trek will be swear-laden (“Oh yeah!”), and that it will be R-rated if he steps behind the camera. “It’s an R-rated movie,” he said. “If I do it, it’ll be R-rated.” As for the latest stage of the project, the filmmaker said: “There’s a script that exists for it now. I need to weigh in on it, but I haven’t been able to do that yet.” When Once Upon A Time In Hollywood hits the big screen later this summer, it sounds like QT could be setting off at Warp speed into cosmic science fiction.

I'm not sure how I feel about this.

The idea of an R rated adult version of ST excites me. Part of me also feels it should be for all ages.

What do you think?
Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: xenu on June 12, 2019, 05:29:17 PM
I'm the same way. I would like to see a darker ST but I also feel that it should be an all ages thing
Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: Noisy Rhysling on June 12, 2019, 05:51:41 PM
Don't like poo-poo, don't say poo-poo. And don't go poo-poo if you hear poo-poo.
Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: Captain Video on June 12, 2019, 06:12:30 PM
Samuel Jackson needs to be the Captain or a bad ass Klingon villain.

Harvey Keitel can be Admiral Wolf.

I predict at some point we will see some naked green Orion girl feet.

Regardless of how I feel about it, he already has my money.  I'm curious how the ST community as a whole will respond.
Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: CarbShark on June 12, 2019, 06:35:07 PM
I would take my kids to an R-Rated Quentin Tarantino Star Trek.
Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: bimble on June 12, 2019, 06:56:04 PM
I am both curious, and slightly repulsed by the thought... though I do find his films a bit marmite... I either love them (Kill Bill) or loath them (Inglourious Basterds), but I am struggling to imagine a more regular ST film in his style.
Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: Noisy Rhysling on June 12, 2019, 07:38:05 PM
WHEN is Nick Frost going to get to be Mudd?
Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: arthwollipot on June 12, 2019, 08:25:17 PM
I would not watch a Tarantino Star Trek.
Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: st3class on June 12, 2019, 09:27:01 PM
Discovery has already started down the path, why not keep going I guess.
Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: stands2reason on June 12, 2019, 10:01:14 PM
I would take my kids to an R-Rated Quentin Tarantino Star Trek.

Klingon, muthafucka! Do you speak it!?
Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: Eternally Learning on June 13, 2019, 12:41:19 AM
I don't want a take that goes even farther away from Gene's Utopian vision than we already have and I don't exactly want a bunch of superfluous cursing (though Disco has already broke that ground), but I'm super interested in seeing the visual style and aesthetic that he could bring to this franchise.  I mean, 50% of what the man does is take the filming styles of the '60s and '70s and ape them in more modern and edgy fashions.  I'd love to see what he'd do with TOS' tropes and what not.  I'm not super sold this is a great idea, but I'm very open to the possibilities.
Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: jt512 on June 13, 2019, 04:56:03 AM
Discovery has already started down the path, why not keep going I guess.

Because Discovery sucks?


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Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: Harry Black on June 13, 2019, 05:18:55 AM
If he brings the care and attention of a fan to the movie then it could be great. But if I was picking names off of a board to make this, he would be a hard no as his style is so at odds with what trek is and represents.
Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: mindme on June 13, 2019, 08:04:39 AM
I didn't like the Star Trek reboot. Bleh. I remember finding Star Trek Beyond  on Netflix and I was like "oh, did I totally miss the third movie in the reboot?" As I watched it, I remembered I had actually seen it in the theater but absolutely nothing of the plot stuck in my mind. Zip.

Anyway, that said, anything might be welcome. The thing I hate about reboots is they sign big named stars or people on the verge of being huge. They sign them to a three picture movie deal. They movies get made. The stars are now so super famous they can't and won't resign for a new set of Star Trek (or Spiderman...) movies. And then the fuckin' series gets rebooted yet again. What I liked about the old series as movies and then TNG as movies is all those people were just happy to work and made movies and then made the next one and cashed another pay check. They had to focus on a good story, not figuring out how to get scenes in with some hot pretty boy star on the back of a motorbike in the 25th century.
Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: brilligtove on June 13, 2019, 10:24:10 AM
The first movie in the reboot is on my list of "watch anytime" movies. The other ones are on my "actively avoid" list. They make me angry because of all the stupid writing. Sooooo stupid.

I don't know if Tarantino's artistic vision can work in the TOS/Kelvin timeline - I don't know his work well enough to judge. At this point I'd take anyone who can write. I'm pretty sure he can do that.
Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: BilLumberg on June 13, 2019, 12:28:39 PM
I enjoy Tarantino's movies, and will watch and most likely enjoy this one, but I wonder why not just do like The Orville and create a original (though very similar) universe. His movies already have a feeling of existing in a reality that is just a bit shifted from normal anyways.
Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: CarbShark on June 13, 2019, 01:43:48 PM
It's easier to get funding for a known franchise than a new project.
Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: jt512 on June 13, 2019, 02:21:18 PM
It's easier to get funding for a known franchise than a new project.

For Tarantino?!


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Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: CarbShark on June 13, 2019, 02:29:23 PM
Yes. For Tarantino. Especially a big budget science fiction production.

I would say that most of the big decisions in movies (what scripts to buy, option, write; who to cast; who to direct; what happens in the story) are based on trying to get funding.

Once you understand that so much makes sense.


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Post by: amysrevenge on June 13, 2019, 02:40:44 PM
I definitely know that several years ago he was on Hardwick's podcast and talked about how his one dream project would be a Star Trek movie, on his own terms.
Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: jt512 on June 13, 2019, 02:44:28 PM
Yes. For Tarantino. Especially a big budget science fiction production.

I would say that most of the big decisions in movies (what scripts to buy, option, write; who to cast; who to direct; what happens in the story) are based on trying to get funding.

Once you understand that so much makes sense.


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I would think that if Tarantino wanted to make a movie about paint drying, studios executives would be lining up, blank checks in hand.


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Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: CarbShark on June 13, 2019, 03:45:50 PM
Yes. For Tarantino. Especially a big budget science fiction production.

I would say that most of the big decisions in movies (what scripts to buy, option, write; who to cast; who to direct; what happens in the story) are based on trying to get funding.

Once you understand that so much makes sense.


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I would think that if Tarantino wanted to make a movie about paint drying, studios executives would be lining up, blank checks in hand.


There are very few directors with that kind of clout. (I can think of only one, and his name isn't JJ or Clint or Quentin).

Studio executives actually don't "write the checks." They get investors (often banks, or billionaires) to put the money up.

(That said, if Tarantino wanted to make a low-budget independent film, he would find it fairly easy to get funding.)
Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: Paul Blevins Jr. on June 13, 2019, 05:11:43 PM
I can't work up any strong feelings pro or con since this will only be released in the same alternate universe as David Lynch's Return of the Jedi, David Cronenberg's Total Recall, James Cameron's Spider-man, Tim Burton's Superman Lives, Joe Dantes Godzilla, and George Lucas' Apocalypse Now. Studio executives have a lot more spine in that universe and movie audiences much more adventurous.

Secondly, sad that when we read R-rating the only things we can think of are gratuitous F-bombs, excessive gore, and indulgent nudity. Complex themes and adult subject matter? Nah, just blood and tits.

 
Title: Re: "To Boldly F**king Go" or "Say fascinating again Vulcan f**ker, I dare you!"
Post by: Eternally Learning on June 13, 2019, 06:12:37 PM
Unless the complex issues are related to sex, violence, or drug use, there's no real reason it can't be pg-13.  Also, I think people are more assuming that because of who the director is less than the rating itself.
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Post by: CarbShark on June 13, 2019, 07:11:50 PM
I can't work up any strong feelings pro or con since this will only be released in the same alternate universe as David Lynch's Return of the Jedi, David Cronenberg's Total Recall, James Cameron's Spider-man, Tim Burton's Superman Lives, Joe Dantes Godzilla, and George Lucas' Apocalypse Now. Studio executives have a lot more spine in that universe and movie audiences much more adventurous.

Secondly, sad that when we read R-rating the only things we can think of are gratuitous F-bombs, excessive gore, and indulgent nudity. Complex themes and adult subject matter? Nah, just blood and tits.

Those won't get and R-rating anymore without at least some of the other. (The gore and nudity don't need to be excessive or indulgent, but it helps)