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In anticipation of Star Trek Beyond we’re taking a look back at the Star Trek film that kicked off the Kelvin Timeline! For our thoughts on Into Darkness, check out our initial review when the movie was released, and our follow-up article “Is Into Darkness Really ‘Star Trek?'”
Re-starting and re-booting a franchise as important and unique as Star Trek is a pretty difficult task, and we think JJ Abrams and company did a very good job. Our rating for the 2009 Star Trek film is 8 out of 10.
As a reminder, we’re using a different scale for our movie reviews (out of 10 rather than being out of 5), and we’ll eventually rank them all.
We were expecting a really fun, but perhaps generic sequel, and we got a bit more. Our rating for Into Darkness is 8 out of 10 Continue reading
In anticipation of Star Trek Into Darkness opening next week, and our subsequent review, we’re going to review the 2009 Star Trek movie. We’ll be rating the Star Trek movies differently than the individual episodes. Instead of the scoring system being out of 5, it’ll be out of 10, and eventually we’ll also rank all the movies. For being a tightly executed, well cast and particularly exciting Trek movie, and in spite of some plot holes, we give the 2009 Star Trek an 8 out of 10. More on why we gave it this rating after the jump…