There was more "humanity" in the first 10 minutes of ST09 than the previous 10 films combined.
Greg Cox wrote:
The new movie was set in an optimistic future in which beings from diverse backgrounds and planets came together in common purpose to defend an Earth that was NOT a post-atomic wasteland or authoritarian dystopia.
If this is true, why are the characters portrayed as 20th century throw backs with knee jerk reactions to everything?
Wait, kirk went from a cadet to captain on a training mission....
What would that have to do with what Greg