Star Trek Into Darkness details
|Formats:||12 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Benedict Cumberbatch, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Alice Eve, Peter Weller, Bruce Greenwood, Nazneen Contractor|
|Studio:||PARAMOUNT HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||September - Action, UK top 50 weekly chart|
Star Trek Into Darkness
|Run time:||2 hours 7 minutes|
|Rental release:||02 Sep 2013|
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Smells like fan fiction to me...By Gordon Vader Review Master (144 reviews) from Emerald City, oz , 06 Jun 2013
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[Highly rated reviewer]I won't spoil the story... I don't need to because the director, producer and writers have done that for me... I will however say that the whole film is more a hommage to the original series than an entity in it's own right... Almost as if some markerting people sat in a room and said 'how do we make Star Trek better?' and by better they meant... how do we make the women hotter and the actors better looking and ulitmately how do we make it make more money from the merchandising? Unfortunately it seems the answer to this question was to sacrifice what made the original series great namely the writing... On the plus sides the Spock and Bones are superb and Cumberbatch came a close second in the playing who he was playing (spoilers Alert) race...Kirk is as good / bad as shatner was...Uhuru bares no resemblance at all and sadly neither do Sulu or Chekov and I love Simon Pegg, but I'm sorry he's just not Scotty...
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Brash and EntertainingBy Tish2 (159 reviews) from London , 17 Dec 2013To put this review in a proverbial nutshell I pretty much feel the same way about this movie as I did about 2009s Star Trek it is loud, brash, unsubtle but still entertaining; and successfully brings the franchise into the 21st Century. The heavy signposting of the plot and the predictable progression of action, talk, action ad infinitum is balanced by the films humour and the acting of the main characters; in particular Simon Pegg as Scotty and Zachary Quinto as Spock; likewise the story itself does still have enough twists and turns to maintain interest. Bones Tell me this is gonna work Spock I have neither the information nor the confidence to do so Doctor Bones Boy, youre a real comfort. Like a c***roach in a nuclear war, I hope the franchise survives long after we have passed away.
For teenagers onlyBy a customer , 15 Dec 2013Big budget, flashy and full of action sequences but ...a really silly plot and poorly acted. The early Star Trek films had characters you cared about and the films had real heart and moments of humour. This film had no subtelty and just went all out for silly action sequences clearly aimed at the teenage market.
Good and recommendedBy Nicknamesalltaken (45 reviews) from Worcestershire , 13 Dec 2013I am not trekkie full stop....but I did like this, about time they spiced things up a bit for the trek movies, all the star trek movies have been crap!, this makes a nice change, with the Simon Peg humour he made the film, great action and FX, if you like SciFi then you will like this, recommended.
Enjoyable Star Trek Romp.By Donnygirl (5 reviews) , 13 Dec 2013Special effects look amazing. Not much of a story but then there never is, its the action and humour that matter. Benedict Cumberbatch is a joy as usual. Overall enjoyed the film very much.
Star Trek into darknessBy Dominator821 (2 reviews) , 12 Dec 2013Brilliant better than the first. Good action even if your not a Trekkie. Good sci if and roll on the third instalment
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