Re: I hope for more traditional space battles
People finding the Enterprise blowing up the bad guys and saving the day to be a bad aspect of the movie are strange and weird.
They had already saved the day and didn't need to blow the bad up. He was done anyway and seemed like saving Nero would have pissed him off more.
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