I just did a review here: http://unitedfederationofcharles.blogspot.com/2013/06/star-trek-2009-review.html My problem isn't Kirk, Spock, the plot, or anything. It was, overall, very much a great ball of fun wrapped in chocolate with huge amounts of fanservice to the series (in its myriad incarnations). Except, one part really rubbed me the wrong way. The scene where Kirk offers Nero and his crew mercy only for Spock to ask him what the hell he was doing. Yes, it was funny. Yes, by any cultural standard which believes in the death penalty, Nero deserved to die. But that seemed needlessly antagonistic to Trek's philosophy of peace and understanding. It seemed deliberately there to make fun of Roddenberry's attitude towards space combat and battle.