Re: STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS - Grading & Discussion [SPOILERS]
The dialogue of the protagonists was mediocre, the action boring and the plotting very convoluted and unbelieaveable.
You pretty much just described every Trek film in a nutshell.
"If we're going to be damned, let's be damned for what we really are." - Jean-Luc Picard, "Encounter at Farpoint"