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#51
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I never saw Wrath of Khan. Does it hold up today?
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It's timeless. Generally agreed upon to be the best Star Trek story ever.

 

The FX work is some of the best ever made-- the model work is so good that to this day the Enterprise in this movie still my favorite spaceship because it feels so real.

 

Sure, Khan himself is melodramatic and over the top... and so is Shatner, but that's part of the fun.


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I rewatched it recently for the first time in years expecting it to not hold up. I was pleasantly surprised to find that it not only held up, it's one of the great sci-fi films of all time.
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100%!

 

It's Star Trek, but it has both a very human post-modern action hero turns old story, as well as a legit, hard scifi narrative that drives ethical questions, all hidden inside a revenge movie.


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whut

 

It's timeless. Generally agreed upon to be the best Star Trek story ever.

 

The FX work is some of the best ever made-- the model work is so good that to this day the Enterprise in this movie still my favorite spaceship because it feels so real.

 

Sure, Khan himself is melodramatic and over the top... and so is Shatner, but that's part of the fun.

YYYYYYESESSSSSSE!



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odine hasn't seen wrath of khan?

 

EVERYONE GET HIM


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I never saw Wrath of Khan. Does it hold up today?

I'll add my voice to the chorus here, and say not only does it hold up, it takes on new meanings as you age yourself. I saw it as a kid, and now that I am an adult who is in his 40s, and fast approaching the age Kirk himself is depicted as being in the film (50 years old), I pick up on themes I didn't pick up when I first saw it, or when I was in my teens, or when I was in my 20s and 30s. 

 

Easily the best Star Trek movie, one of the best Sci fi movies of all time, and easily one of the best movies of the 1980s.  However, somewhat related to that, I used to not be so hot for Star Trek I TMP, but in the last couple years, it has gone from a so-so movie, to my third favorite Trek movie. 


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Lol


Woah Okay Okay guys.

I'll watch it!

 

Sounds awesome!


Edited by Odine, 31 July 2019 - 01:23 AM.


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For what little it's worth. . .I am not really a fan of Star Trek at all and think Wrath of Khan is a bloody classic, so definitely worth watching. 



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Lol


Woah Okay Okay guys.

I'll watch it!

 

Sounds awesome!

You don't really need to see it to understand TWOK, but I recommend that you watch the TOS episode Space Seed, before TWOK.  TWOK is a sequel to that episode.   If you can't or don't want to watch Space Seed, it won't take away from TWOK, and the backstory is given, but I think watching Space Seed will enhance your enjoyment of TWOK.


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Wrath of Khan probably should be the entry point for anyone wondering just what is this Star Trek thing. Perhaps ironically, even though it is a sequel to a TOS episode it feels completely self contained. Everything you need to know to get the characters and the setting is all in the film and on top of that it is just a really well done film.

Back in the day I introduced my Granddad to Star Trek through it as well. He of course was familiar, as many people are in a cursory sense, but he had not been a fan. He served in the Royal Navy as an engineer and Chief Petty Officer during WWII, so I figured he would really get the intentional mirroring that Nick Meyer did to classic war films with Khan. He did, and he really enjoyed it. Anyway...
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