Long time lurker first time poster. ST11 made me finally register. As an FYI, I avoided all trailers/spoilers/reviews of ST11 aside from hearing ZQ speak at the LV convention last August (in which he didn't reveal much at all). My rating: 2/5. Superb special effects, fantastic acting, and an extremely vapid storyline. If you disagree with me ask yourself this: in twenty years do you think this movie will be a classic? Unless it's followed by some much stronger films the answer is no. I do not believe this movie could stand the test of time on its own merits. For me ST was all about the writing and good writing makes you think. ST11 did not make me think. No moral dilemmas, no cunning nick of time rescue plans, no alternative viewpoints, just bang-kapow-woosh. The entire movie felt like it was just an opening to say 'Look! It's the re-original Star Trek cast!'. I'm going to the LV convention again this year and I plan on thanking whoever is there from ST11 (I know at least ZQ will be again) for introducing ST to a new generation. That being said, ST11 feels like to me a movie you would use as a prequel to introduce a child to the universe of ST to grab their attention before taking them deeper into something more cerebral and challenging to their preconceptions about the world. Perhaps that is what JJ means to do, I can only hope.