Saw Into Darkness last night, and loved every minute of it.
Lifts the bar from the initial framework Trek XI established, and strikes a near perfect balance of humour, tension, drama, pace, and story-telling, IMO.
Far more character-driven than Trek XI (which I also love).
Highly recommend to all!
Need to book another viewing session!!!
PS: it was nice to see the line up of starfleet models on Admiral Marcus's desk (including the NX-01, USS Kelvin, and the USS Vengeance (ominously present)...