Intense action; smart, funny nods to its roots while moving in a new direction; and explicit confrontation of a problem always at the heart of Star Trek.
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Look, actors don’t owe fans anything at all beyond their work. It’s hardly ever cool to approach a celeb in public. Why would you want to annoy someone you profess to like?
A Star Trek for our times. Very much for our times. Which means there’s little hope to be found here…
Ewww. It’s got Michael Bay’s jingo-jism all over it.
Oh, J.J. Abrams! Dude! You sneak, you! Can I have your geek babies?