|Mr. Sulu is gay? That's...fascinating|
It's amazing to me how much mileage I've gotten from my Mayan Predictions Post (The End Is Near. Or Not. Go ahead, I know you want to check it out.) and subsequent apology to Kirstie Alley (I'm Sorry, Kirstie-A Penwasser Retraction. You may want to check this out, too. It's like I tell Mrs. Penwasser: It won't take long. Promise.)
A comment from Marlia of Marlia's World (which is just a hair more clever of a blog name than Nancy S. Thompson's Nancy S. Thompson blog. Nancy, you know I love you. In a "You're on the West Coast, I'm on the East Coast" kinda way) concerned the Vulcan/Romulan (seriously, whatever) eyebrows of Lt. Saavik from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Ricardo Montalban's Pectorals.
The sharp-eyed Marlia noticed that Kirstie's Saavik didn't sport Vulcan/Romulan (again....whatever) eyebrows. I knew this and hoped nobody would call me on this (the fact that I knew this is disturbing). But, I maintain that Ms. Alley didn't need this facial affectation because she clearly rocks the "raised eyebrow" look.
However, in Star Trek III: The Search For a Movie Which Doesn't Suck as Bad As Star Trek: The Motion Picture But Hopefully Will Break Even At the Box Office, Kirstie didn't choose to reprise (you say 'reprize', I say 'repreeze') her role as the Half-Vulcan, Half-Romulan, All-Woman, Saavik. I'm thinking she thought it would be a career boost to star with John Travolta in Look Who's Talking (hey, she may have been right for all I know, but it was still a dumbass frikkin' movie).
Instead, we got Robin Curtis as Saavik, who effed things up so much that Kirk's son got killed, but she had sex (or Vulcan kinda sex-which is more than I'll get tonight) with a teenage Spock.
NOTE: Yes, these are spoilers. But, jeezy pete, if you're complaining about this, what the hell are you waiting for to see this movie!?
I'm not saying Robin was unattractive or anything, but she did a lousy job as Saavik. In addition, she very clearly has the raised Vulcan/Romulan (yes, yes, I frikkin' get it. Alien, okay??) eyebrows. I'm thinking the good people at Paramount didn't notice this fact and decided to give Curtis the 'brow after they had a couple spare ones laying (or is that 'lying'?) around.
|With raised eyebrows|