Star Trek Into Darkness

Known for projects like Lost and Super 8, JJ Abrams enjoys the reputation of being a fan of the mythology behind the bright and brilliant surfaces that attract our attention. He lives to invest

Known for projects like Lost and Super 8, JJ Abrams enjoys the reputation of being a fan of the mythology behind the bright and brilliant surfaces that attract our attention. He lives to invest the fantastic with the human elements that audiences need. His first take at rebooting Star Trek didn’t quite reach the level of social allegory found in Gene Roddenberry’s original series, but Abrams did the next best thing; he tapped into the iconic lifeblood, the characters, giving us a vital link (in Leonard Nimoy’s Spock Prime) to the classic roots, while propelling the whole enterprise forward. Which means that Star Trek Into Darkness has the chance to boldly go its own way and there’s every indication that we will follow. Now in theaters. (PG-13) Not screened in time for review

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