"And at that point in time the gold standard was Wrath of Khan and everyone wanted to do Wrath of Khan by some other name. Even in Generations we were talking about Wrath of Khan. Wrath of Khan says ‘here is how you do a Star Trek movie.’ It’s action-adventure. You’ve got a big villain. You’ve got themes of aging and great little character moments, small moments of humor interspersed throughout. It embraces all the characters. You laugh with them, you cry with them. It ends on a bittersweet but hopeful note. It is just a great movie and it really stands up."
Friday, January 16, 2009
Here is a top 10 list and, as with any top 10 list it's arguably personal (3 of the top 10 are from GENERATIONS?! ) and leaves out some good scenes. But I liked a lot of the choices, even though I'm less of a NEXT GEN guy and more of an old school fan. And the Top 10 list begins and ends with the best TREK movie to date, STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN or TWAK as its known in TREKspeak, as the template in later years, like when the NEXT GENERATION movies were written. Like writer/producer Ron Moore said in a Trekmovie interview: