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Then I saw the cast and things sort of turned around for me. Chris Pine (whom I've found adorable since The Princess Diaries), Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg (Adventures of Tintin here we come!), Anton Yelchin, John Cho, Eric Bana and then I got really psyched. Then at the helm was JJ Abrams from Alias? This has got to be good.
Plus watching with a really big group of cousins (well technically, 5 out of the 9 were my siblings) makes the movie all the more enjoyable. Can anyone spell SEQUEL already?! And I so want to watch this one on IMAX.
And the Critics Say
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The movie deals with narrative housekeeping. Perhaps the next one will engage these characters in a more challenging and devious story, one more about testing their personalities than re-establishing them. In the meantime, you want space opera, you got it.YES PLEASE. Where is that sequel because now that we've re-established the return of Kirk and company we so need something to follow this one up! One sequel at the least, I say!!! I mean the franchise possibilities are endless, but we need J.J. Abrams at the helm again because he did a fabulous job with this one.
Ray Bennett of The Hollywood Reporter said:
Paced at warp speed with spectacular action sequences rendered brilliantly and with a cast so expert that all the familiar characters are instantly identifiable.My dad said that the cast was just brilliant in the mannerisms and the way the original cast did Star Trek and he was impressed (my dad being an actual Star Trek fan) so it's really great how they did this update of the movie so freaking well.
Marc Savlov of the Austin Chronicle said:
It's not necessary to be a longtime fan of the Star Trek universe to appreciate the sheer emotional punch and swagger of this rough and randy Enterprise crew.RIGHT FREAKING ON. The only thing I knew of Star Trek was that my dad loved it and we had a story book version of The Wrath of Khan but other than that I grew up a solid Star Wars kid and so I wasn't expecting anything at all and yet I totally and absolutely loved it so much!!!!
What the Non-Critic Says
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