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Old June 7 2013, 06:34 AM   #41
ralfy
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Re: Star Trek Into Darkness - SPOILERS!!!

Enterprise is Great wrote: View Post
ralfy wrote: View Post
Several flaws are mentioned here:

http://io9.com/star-trek-into-darkne...-faq-508927844

You'll find more in various negative reviews of the movie.
How many times are you going to post this? We get it. You think STiD sucks. Most of us don't.
My guess is that most don't because they are only looking at the special effects, etc., and that they are ignoring these flaws. Did I get that right?

Here are more:

23 plot holes mentioned here:

http://blog.jerrynixon.com/2013/05/s...lot-holes.html

Some more here, with points about the plot being cobbled together:

http://www.tor.com/blogs/2013/05/sta...eview-spoilers

Issues concerning continuity, which Star Trek fans likely already realize:

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/filmcha...-spoilers.html

A point about the absence of techno-babble, which those new to Star Trek will probably not see as relevant:

http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/...rek_wrong.html

Another reference to the "muddled" plot:

http://movies.nytimes.com/2013/05/16...-j-abrams.html

Good points, though, regarding fleshing out characters:

http://www.nypost.com/p/entertainmen...zWW4E9uKZsJpfN

Plot holes re-mentioned here, but additional problems with the allusions to previous films:

http://collider.com/star-trek-into-darkness-review/

Another reference to fan service, and the idea of a "Trek" movie:

http://www.popcults.com/into-darknes...ar-trek-movie/

My views follow these, i.e., it's an OK action sci-fi, but the plot is weak and cumbersome. I appreciate the fact that they tried to attract an audience that likes action sci-fi movies but are new to Star Trek plus Star Trek fans that are looking for something new, but it doesn't work for this movie.
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