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Old May 11 2013, 10:33 AM   #7
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Re: Poll: Star Trek (2009) vs Into Darkness (Spoilers)

Didn't love the 2009 movie, but liked it a great deal. The plot was full of holes and Nero was a weak villain, but the presentation was fresh and it was nice to witness these characters again. This time around, the new-ness had worn off for me, which led me to focus much more on the story itself. And unfortunately I didn't find a lot to like about it. Weak performances, too much fanwank and a plot that didn't make a lot of sense. STID looks amazing – even more so than its predecessor – but felt rather hollow to this fan.
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Garak: »My dear doctor, they're all true.«
Bashir: »Even the lies?«
Garak: »Especially the lies.«
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