Star Trek Into Darkness
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In Summer 2013, pioneering director J.J. Abrams will deliver an explosive action thriller that takes 'Star Trek Into Darkness.' When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 87%

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"Most of the logic has leached away from this movie, and with it half of the fun."
‑ Anthony Lane, New Yorker
"The conceptual sci-fi of the original series is nowhere to be found, though you might enjoy watching the skinny young actors approximate their counterparts from the 60s; Chris Pine is especially good as Captain Kirk."
‑ J. R. Jones, Chicago Reader
"The 9/11-style attack on London at the film's beginning is followed by backstory upon cover story and bright rhetoric soars and false flags are planted. They darkly wave. Political opportunity is not wasted on ready opportunists."
‑ Ray Pride, Newcity
"The effects are exhilarating, even in these jaded post-3D days, and there are enough action set-pieces, humour and character development to distract from a plot that isn't exactly sci-fi's final frontier."
‑ David Edwards, Daily Mirror [UK]
"It's generally a lot of fun, but it's exhausting, and the busyness only somewhat disguises the fact that the story doesn't entirely make sense."
‑ Eric D. Snider,
"Happily, there's a good deal of fun if you like things crashing violently into each other and out of warp-drive at regular intervals."
‑ Bob Mondello, NPR
"While the action is often electric, it's the relationships that matter. That, and a lippy regard for a cultural legacy."
‑ John Anderson, Wall Street Journal
"Star Trek Into Darkness still manages to be an even more enjoyable film than its precursor."
‑ , Future Movies UK
"J.J. Abrams' Star Trek Into Darkness is a bigger and much louder sequel, which sacrifices brains and character building for expensive spectacle."
‑ Jeremy Lebens, We Got This Covered
"Suggests someone painting by numbers with Herculian intensity, and the effect is hollow and dispassionate."
‑ Rob Humanick, The Berks-Mont News
"For all its chasing and falling and fighting-and the movie supplies a great deal of each-Star Trek Into Darkness is at its best when the Enterprise crew are merely bickering and bantering among themselves: less space opera than soap opera."
‑ Christopher Orr, The Atlantic
"The film is, for whatever else it might be, one of the funniest of the Star Trek entries."
‑ Mick LaSalle, Hearst Newspapers
"In terms of sheer spectacle, there's no denying that it delivers. For all the build-up, hype, and hope leading up to the film, it's just a shame there isn't a whole lot more."
‑ Bryan Bishop, The Verge
"Cumberbatch, with his otherworldly aura of menace and basso profundo rumble of voice, makes a worthy and memorable Big Bad in the annals of Trek lore."
‑ Michael Dequina,
"Not as audacious or exciting as its predecessor but this sequel is still a fun summer ride."
‑ John Hanlon, John Hanlon Reviews
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