You are aware that there are movies that don't have explosions as their main theme?
Very few movies costing $200 million dollars get bankrolled these days without the requisite combat and explosions.
There is a difference between smart and dumb entertainment, guess which side of that fence the new Star Trek is angling for.
There's some smart and some dumb Star Trek
and much that falls in between those two distinctions. Star Trek 2009
falls somewhere in between.