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Use this for cross-dimension shitposting https://nerv.8ch.net/trek/trekgenrl/1701/strek/streak/startrek/furtrek

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d37c52  No.405

>Most villain vs hero stories follow the "David vs Goliath" format, i.e. little goy overcoming big goy

>Khan is the opposite, he uses his wits and intelligence to overcome the hero who holds all the cards

>End result is that appears as both deadly and intimidating

Is this why he is considering an iconic movie villain?

d51e2d  No.429

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>>405

I don't really know if he would have been as successful as a movie villian without the tv villain laying the groundwork.

What a phenomenal film though. I just wish they'd recognize that it was made for a different time and audience and stop trying to fucking remake it.


4efb2d  No.485

It's because of Hannibal Barca


099db9  No.595

File: 6c8109ae6b7bcd4⋯.jpg (76.27 KB, 740x985, 148:197, 740full-naveen-andrews.jpg)

>>405

Khan is Bane. Deadly, strong, intelligent, but with the fatal flaw of arrogance.

Can someone please explain to me why an Indian named "Khan Noonien Singh" is played by a Mexican and a white British lizard monster?

>Pic related: I had some kind of hope that Naveen Andrews from Lost would have gotten the nod this time, especially considering JJ's past working relationship with him.


4316f5  No.604

>>595

he looked pretty indian in the show, once he grew out his hair he looked more mexican though


099db9  No.612

File: dfa149725fb5986⋯.jpg (35.48 KB, 358x507, 358:507, don-quixote-pearson.jpg)

>>604

I guess. I just don't understand why they didn't make the character Spanish, instead.

**Of course, then we'd have Star Trek II: The Wrath of Don or something.

Blame it on my spergism, but race-lifting always gets up my nose, no matter which way it's going. If M*A*S*H ever had an actual Korean playing a Korean, I'd be highly surprised. Don't even get me started on the shit that routinely happens in the Marvel movies and comics.


4316f5  No.623

File: 7e908cf151fc53f⋯.jpg (231.14 KB, 723x800, 723:800, 7e908cf151fc53f60dffac219f….jpg)

>>612

why the fuck did don quixote never appear in the holodeck

this is a fucking crime


099db9  No.624

File: 8a5f6f0c9789141⋯.png (556.99 KB, 488x522, 244:261, startrek flotter wants som….png)

>>623

Oh, hey now, I hope that's not your way of disparaging Flotter T. Faggot Water, there.


d51e2d  No.634

File: d585d8f3b8db7cd⋯.jpg (63.51 KB, 371x494, 371:494, Flotter.jpg)

>>624

24th century's merch game is weak.


099db9  No.695

File: 1ea2ffc0c05e0d1⋯.jpg (167.72 KB, 500x333, 500:333, monkeyhnngh.jpg)

>>634

>24th century's merch game is weak.

Not to mention the fact that that's the sort of doll that would terrify small children. Look at that saurian mouth. Naomi should have shit her pants and run for it when Harry Quim showed up with it.


d51e2d  No.697

>>695

It looks like it could peel its face off several times and still have a bunch underneath.


b0ca0d  No.7532

>Nu Trek II, the Wrath of Dukat never ever


8e0f90  No.7771

>>595

>is played by a Mexican

It works pretty well

>and a white British lizard

I got nothing for that but the movie is trash so I can't bring myself to care.

Though I think Khan was supposed to be one of the "white" Indians and not a southern streetshitter.


fb3635  No.12659

Khan was from a period where movie villains were movie villains, ayys were ayys, and xenos were something you shot with a raifu in the jungles of Indonesia.


3483fb  No.13205

>>7532

>Swole Trek II, the Wrath of the Jockstrap


d0f9a9  No.13825

>>13205

Think this is now a possibility since Quentin Cuckatino is on board for a nu-Trek film?


476385  No.13858

>>7532

Are you picturing real Dukat to vaporise all of the everything in Star Trek: The Rebooticon? Because I'm just imagining what nutrek would do to Dukat. It is not a pleasant image.


61ea0e  No.13870

>>13858

Share that image with us. The night is young.


2b1b48  No.16624

After rewatching the TOS episode where Khan first appears, it is clear that the entire plot is about him searching for the perfect waifu. Quite literally he says "a superior woman!" a lot.


3598ca  No.19636

To turn this into a villain general is Khan the only good villain Trek has had? I know Chang was good but he was more a face rather than the true villain which was Starfleet Borg Queen cucked the Collective. Shinzon was a confused Tom Hardy trembling before he became a Big Guy.


9fa2a1  No.19656

>>19636

Commander Kruge in ST:TSFS

The Cardassian torture master in TNG Chain of Command

Annorax from VOY One Year of Hell

I've never watched Deep Snooze 9, so I don't know any villians from there.


a53a34  No.19681

>>19656

Eddington, Dukat and Herbert West from DS 9 where good.


977804  No.19682

File: 94db88f19179e0f⋯.webm (1.18 MB, 576x432, 4:3, laugh.webm)

>>19681

>Dukat

>villain

>implying


4b784e  No.19688

>>405

The recent remake would have been better had nuKhan immediately phaser stunned and then restrained Kirk and the chick, by breaking their arms and tying them up. Then beaming out the rest of the hostile crew. And then, when he contacts Spock, he directly asks for his people. And when Spock points to where the torpedoes are, nuKhan gives the Enterprise some light phaser fire for getting cute with him, and energizes part of the bridge crew into space, and puts a timer up for Spock letting him know exactly how long those crewman have before they can't be healed back up.

Then Spock fesses up, orders that area powered down, nuKhan retrieves one of them, inspects and confirms, beams back the bridge crew and beams out the remainder of his people, has some robots secure them, then he sends back Kirk and the girl, and hauls ass away, detecting Federation vessels in hot pursuit, but falling behind because the Vengeance is that much faster.


7c9e28  No.19692

>>19681

We're talking about villains here, not heroes of the people.


b49567  No.19693

>>19688

>The recent remake would have been better

I’m just going to stop you there. Unless you’re going to say ‘make Benedict Cumberfdjwjwuash a distinct new character’ it won’t work.


4b784e  No.19695

>>19693

…or, get this, don't use Benedict Cumberbitch


fdbd9d  No.19700

>>19695

I like to call him "Bentdick Cummysnatch." I'm not a fan.


205242  No.19709

>>19700

Cummingdick Bandersnatch.


33617b  No.19718

>>19695

True, but putting Khan in the movie and making him some weepy faggot who loves his crew was stupid.


4b784e  No.19753

>>19718

>>19718

>some weepy faggot who loves his crew was stupid.

Um what? He loved his crew to begin with anyways.


d5f5b7  No.19759

File: 87960d953996f87⋯.jpg (19.55 KB, 720x368, 45:23, avenge.jpg)

>>19753

At least with the original we actually got to see his crew.


755fe0  No.19846

>>19759

And to think all he wanted was to create the perfect waifu?


cba32c  No.24727

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>>624

>>634

>>695

>Implayin generating fear in children is not part of the ingenious psychological child control the federation uses to create perfect drones.

I mean look at Krampus thats some child control IRL.

In the federation the simply discovered having a traumatizing "out of pans labyrinth" teacher simply makes the little fuckers study forever.

Or do you think any child will ever think of disobeying this teacher?


12a691  No.27761

>>595

>Can someone please explain to me why an Indian named "Khan Noonien Singh" is played by a Mexican and a white British lizard monster?

Casting Cumberbatch was pretty obvious stunt casting. He's not a bad actor, but at the moment his most marketable skill is his ability to make 'lol I'm sooooo nerdy' American girls cream their panties and hand over their cash.


6b813d  No.27762

>>19753

Not especially. If you watch the episode and wrath of ohan they are important to him as his servants but he's quite happy to order their deaths.


1e382d  No.27763

>>695

>harry quim

I giggled


f8d454  No.27764

File: bfb4f80407f9f07⋯.jpg (357.51 KB, 1256x816, 157:102, chang.jpg)

>>405

>Khan

>an iconic movie villain?

[speaks in Shakespeare]


59df62  No.27765

>>27764

>Chang

>Villain

He did nothing wrong.


3e4ada  No.27766

>>27765

Chang was Klingon Intelligence Services level competent.


c517ed  No.27767

>>27766

So he was literally 88D chess with everyone and was able to crack unbreakable security codes while simultaneously hacking the Borg Collective?


3e4ada  No.27773

>>27767

Chang got federation assassins to kill his political enemy, built a bird of prey that could fire while cloaked, and was kicking the shit out of a Constitution class and an Excelsior class warship until Spock and McCoy did hax to a torpedo with a mere Bird of Prey. And the second they launched the torpedo he knew he was screwed.

In Star Trek: Klingon Academy, he teleported aboard a rebel Klingon's ship and killed him in a knife fight, ending the rebellion.


12a691  No.27775

>>27773

Sooo …. Ultra-Chad?


338d65  No.27776

>>27773

You also forget that he was the underdog in a 3 Way Klingon Civil War yet still managed to come out tops in the end.


92df09  No.27778

>>27776

Chang was by far the best Klingon. Instead of being a loud shouty caricature he was a quiet and cool-headed warrior.


59df62  No.27782

>>27778

He was the /bane/ of Star Trek.


0f6b02  No.27821

>>595

There's no shortage of Bollywood actors they could have injected roids into to play Khan, Cabbagepatch was chosen soley for name recognition, and it probably did help ticket sales to be honest.

The Chinese are making REAL augments now, I can't wait to see if in 20 years a fat Canadian can beat one up with a cheap plastic pipe despite being 5 times weaker.


0f6b02  No.27822

>>19682

>Work tirelessly to improve the lives of your happy workers

>not a single statue of you on Bajor

;_;


60325b  No.27885

>>485

Explain. Who is Hannibal here? Because the Romans had such a huge vengeance boner for Hannibal, not the otherway arround.


1fc596  No.27889

>>27885

Not true. Hannibal hated the Romans considerably. The war was fought mostly with Carthage's tepid support.


0196d0  No.27892

File: a23372dd71fa120⋯.jpg (113.85 KB, 1340x768, 335:192, Hannibal Elephants.jpg)

>>27885

Hannibal hated the Romans pretty deeply fam. Roman mythology even suggests his existence was the product of Dido swearing a dying curse of vengeance on Rome. He was also determined enough in his quest to fuck up the Romans that he frogmarched a bunch of elephants through the Alps.


578640  No.27914

Why don't we have a Chang thread?




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