Recently, on LDT, Korey expressed feelings about leaving Spill. He said that he had felt this way before and this feeling is now more serious than before.My hope is that this group will show Korey how much we appreciate him and what he does for us.See More
But there was barely anything touched on with Spock losing his entire race. The whole Spock trying to deal with his inner humanity has been dealt with again and again. At no point in the film does it deal with Kirk learning about his father (apart from him asking older Spock in one line). Urban was great I agree but Jesus did the guy playing Sulu suck, Pegg turned Scotty into a pure goofball (not one line was serious that he had. NOT ONE) Checov was turned into an annoying child running around the ship. Quinto (I like him as an actor) just lacked the charm, grace and cool voice to be Spock. While Kirk was damn annoying....He had no arc as a character. He didn't learn anything. He was an ass at the start and ass at the end. Bana is a good actor. But Nero is the type of villain that has been done several times in Star Trek. I even preferred that Romulan bad guy from last time. At least he was semi-original with the whole being a clone thing.
The humor in the movie was terrible as well. I really, really expected a fun but smart blockbuster. But instead we got a fun but dumb blockbuster
Kirk dealing with aging, Kirk dealing in a universe where his enemies are his allies
Spock dealt with the loss of most of his entire race, while Kirk had to discover the little bits about his father that he could from history books, Pike and Spock Prime. Spock's arc alone made the film worth while, and the performances were mostly very good. Karl Urban's turn as Bones ALONE made the film. Nero was no Khan, but a decent enough villain.
I didn't say it was better than Khan, Country or Search for Spock, I just believe, along with most everyone I know (previous Trek fans and non-fan alike) that it was the best "big movie" of last summer and that that District 9, and The Hangover were the very best of the summer.
That's the problem that I have with the Bourne movies too. I understand why people like them, but they aren't for me. There really is too much "quick-cut" and "shaky-cam" stuff my tastes. When I watch an action movie, I want to be able to see the action..... and the "Bourne Trilogy" trying to make it "More realistic" actually takes me out of it.