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Star Trek: Into Darkness – A Review

Today I spontaneously went and watched the brand new Star Trek movie featuring the brilliant Benedict Cumberbatch. I can’t even remember the last time I watched a Star Trek movie but I know it was part of my childhood and I enjoyed the Enterprise Crew’s adventures. I haven’t watched many SciFi movies in the last years, but I am in a mood for action and superhero movies recently, so this fitted in perfectly.

I loved the movie! There was a lot of shooting, fighting and blowing up, possibly a bit too much, but that was expected. As usual, the Enterprise nearly crashes on some planet or is otherwise destroyed and I know that in most movies, there is a good ending. I was still on the edge of my seat and anticipating what would happen next.

There were also quite a bit of hilarious moments where you just had to burst out laughing – many of them involved Mr. Spock. It took me back a few years – because I remember it was like that in the previous movies as well.

The story is interesting, though I cannot say whether it is original or not. I certainly enjoyed it and couldn’t foresee some of the twists. (But I usually never can because I’m not trying. Where’s the fun in knowing everything?) The actors were good, especially Benedict Cumberbatch and the guy who played Mr. Spock (Zachary Quinto, apparently). I am not too fond of the Kirk actor, but I cannot put my finger on it. Maybe he’s just not THE Captain Kirk but an younger, more reckless version.

In any case, I am very glad I got to see that movie and I feel like I want to re-watch some of the older movies now for good times sake. I just finished watching the Batman Series and might be tackling Superman or Captain America next, might as well throw in a bit SciFi along the way.

If you’re not a fan of SciFi and can’t relate to the whole starship theme, this is not the movie for you. But in any other case, especially if you’re a fan of Cumberbatch, go and see it!

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