I loved it. I really did. All the characters were terrific, and I’m a character-first kind of movie viewer. When the Enterprise shows up like the cavalry firing a bazillion phasers, that was awesome. Yes, we both got choked up at the end when they piled on the nostalgia for the credits. I have to admit that after over 40 years, I still have a soft spot for Star Trek.
However, I am sorry that the Cloverfield monster brought Shaky the Cameraman with him. Here’s a list of 11 things about the flick that made somebody say, “WTF?” Such as:
If you accidentally get sent back 25 more than 150 years in time, it’s better to take revenge on the person who was unable to save your planet than to actually, you know, TRY TO SAVE YOUR PLANET!