idiggory, King of Bards wrote:
I thought the new Star Trek was extremely well done, actually. I was dubious when going into it, but thoroughly enjoyed movie and am quite excited for the next one...
The biggest issue I have with the flick revolves around time-traveling Future Spock, which:
a) Allows them to ret-con out the entirety of the history of the franchise and the characters that came before the movie.
b) Doesn't make logical sense, since traveling backwards in time and changing the course of history would lead to an alternate future which would preclude the need to travel backwards in time, and therefore negate New Future Spock from ever doing it. Furthermore, by altering the past, Future Spock would cease to exist in the "past," which precludes the awkward meeting between Future Spock and New Spock.
Other than that, J.J. Abrams is less than stellar writer/director, similar in many ways to Michael Bay, and should probably stick to TV rather than movies.