Written August 22, 2014
Like its predecessors, some Trek movies are hits and some are not. This falls into the latter category. It was not just poorly written, it is wrong. The original Trek had a cheesy sets, but the stories had interesting characters, new species in various stages of development, boldly going where no one has gone before. Darkness 3-D has amazing effects. The actors perfectly channel the originals (especially McCoy); There were all the cute tributes to the original. However, its obvious that the writers didn't respect Trek mythology. Go back to the Star Logs!. Viewers are asked to go back to where they have been before and accept needless story changes making the future illogical They adulterate the Captain Pike story. The villain is miscast. No way Benedict would later morph into one of Trek's most formidable foes. The original cast would have been forearmed A scene calls for one of the characters to sacrifice himself plagiarizing STIII. See Iron Man III again.
Written October 05, 2015
This is a great addition to the Star Trek franchise. The current actors are easy to see evolving into the character of the original series.
The one exception is Khan, who went from a long haired Spaniard to a British Spy Master.
I was left wondering what the relationship is between Captain Pike, of this movie to Captain Pike from the two part episode in the TV series.
All in all a very enjoyable and exciting movie.
Written October 07, 2015
Truly wonderful film. I found myself on the edge of my seat multiple times, especially watching it in 3D. Yes, there could have been some some differences to make it .... better... but still it was a wonderful movie.
Written February 14, 2016
With the return of Khan and Dr. Marcus this Star Trek was the best one ever. If you are going to see this movie you must see it in 3D that is for sure.
Written February 10, 2016
If you love Star Trek, sci fi and great thrill rides... you' probably already saw this and told me to go see it. My son's review, "THAT WAS PHENOMENAL"
A kick ***addition to the Star Trek line up, this one is awesome.