And it would be proof that the new movies just want to appeal to the lowest common denominator.
Have you not been watching Star Trek for the last forty-plus years? It has always attempted to capture mainstream success.
Which is why DS9 became so serialized?
Yes, the series always wanted to be popular. It's business, of course they did. But the movies are going further and turning into more of a generic sci fi movie with the name Star Trek glued to the front. Honestly, the latest movie, change the names and it didn't even need to be a Star trek film.