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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP01 Sep 2020 3:22 p.m. PST


"Star Trek's first foray to the box office is a strange beast—a gorgeous, haunting exploration of the franchise's love of the cosmos wrapped up in an overwrought, over-long plot. So it's perhaps a good thing that a new making-of book puts the spotlight on what works about Star Trek: The Motion Picture: the art behind its incredible space vistas.

Out this week from Titan Books, Star Trek: The Motion Picture—Inside the Art and Visual Effects by Jeff Bond and Gene Kozicki examines the process of bringing Star Trek to life again, this time at a brand new scope and scale as the cult classic TV show made its cinematic comeback after cancellation. Featuring concept art and matte paintings from Robert Abel, Syd Mead, Ralph McQuarrie, Andrew Probert, Ken Adams, and more, the book examines the creation of The Motion Picture's haunting, huge, and mindbending special effects, from scale models to its trippy representation of where no man has gone before (so it's a good job they sent a Vulcan in a spacesuit)…"


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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian01 Sep 2020 5:40 p.m. PST

It was such a terrible movie, in terms of botching up the familiar characters.

Choctaw02 Sep 2020 6:22 a.m. PST

It was horrible. Luckily Wrath of Khan was incredibly good.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP02 Sep 2020 11:56 a.m. PST



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