Review: Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

BENEDICT. CUMBERBATCH.

His is a performance of supernova-heavy gravity next to everyone else here.

(And yes: I’m not a Trekkie and even I was turned off by the Khan “twist” and the Kirk-not-Spock “twist” and the subsequent Deus-ex-Machina which kinda kills the stakes for this universe. Shame – I really had fun with the first film of this new series).

In one of the commentary tracks for (amazing) TV series Spaced, Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg chat with Quentin Tarantino about Star Trek – and Tarantino’s comments regarding Star Trek: Into Darkness sum up many of my impressions of the film as well: