So. Star Trek: Nemesis. Ummm…it’s the movie that proves the whole “even-numbered movies rock, odd-numbered ones suck” rule.
But so many people hate it. I mean…why? It’s got RON PERLMAN in it, for crap’s sakes. Sure, you can barely recognize him…but it’s Ron Perlman! What about that isn’t awesome?
Also, that thoroughly awesome scene of Data and Picard flying from one end of the ship to another, THROUGH THE CORRIDORS, in their little shuttlecraft. Awesome, I say. AWESOME.
Let’s not forget Worf being unable to hold his liquor at the Riker/Troi wedding. Some hilarious stuff there.
Another cool part? The entire closing space battle. Sure, it’s no Wrath-of-Khan…but I remember watching it the first time, and realizing I was literally sitting on the edge of my seat, and thinking to myself “So. THAT’S what they meant.”
Data’s death? Was quite moving. Sure, it would’ve been more moving if stupid B4 wasn’t there (yes, even I’m willing to admit there were flaws), but it was moving all the same.
Oh, and dune buggies. With phaser rifles. If there’s one thing that every home/starship/person born should have in the 24th century, it’s dune buggies with phaser rifles.
So I give you this, in coda, to close out my argument: