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Old July 27 2013, 04:47 PM   #4549
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Re: STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS - Grading & Discussion [SPOILERS]

JarodRussell wrote: View Post
Abramstrek isn't like the old Star Trek because Spock is behaving like a psychopath...
I imagine watching your mother die and losing your planet can affect you psychologically.

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Kirk is a playboy hot shot who likes to execute bad guys and makes really stupid decisions...
Young, inexperienced people often make poor decisions. Kirk also executed Chang in The Undiscovered Country. After obviously crippling the Bird-of-Prey, he didn't even offer surrender as an option.

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they made Starfleet a lot more militaristic...
No more militaristic than TOS.

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and made the 23rd century way too contemporary...
There is a more mechanical feel to the technology. But that is a stylistic choice.

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and went away from the idea that Trek needs to convey some sort of message in an entertaining fashion, in favor of hollow sci fi action. And a lot more points that differ.
Star Trek Into Darkness conveyed a message just fine.
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