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He’s Given It All He’s Got, Captain

11 May

Like Casino Royale did to James Bond, the new Star Trek movie reboots the franchise, doing away with the history that so many fans have grown up knowing and living by, and making the story accessible to folks like me who aren’t even fans of the genre to begin with.

My Star Trek knowledge is limited, but I know I should be embarrassed to admit that the only film of the first 10 that I saw was number four, The Voyage Home (aka: the one with the whales).

I love the classic SNL skit where William Shatner tells the fans to get a life.

Point is, the fact that I really liked this film only goes to show what a great job director J.J. Abrams has done. Continue reading