Star Trek Into Darkness Reviews

May 20, 2013
Most of the logic has leached away from this movie, and with it half of the fun.
Top Critic
May 18, 2013
Happily, there's a good deal of fun if you like things crashing violently into each other and out of warp-drive at regular intervals.
May 17, 2013
For all its chasing and falling and fighting-and the movie supplies a great deal of each-Star Trek Into Darkness is at its best when the Enterprise crew are merely bickering and bantering among themselves: less space opera than soap opera.
May 17, 2013
The conceptual sci-fi of the original series is nowhere to be found, though you might enjoy watching the skinny young actors approximate their counterparts from the 60s; Chris Pine is especially good as Captain Kirk.
May 16, 2013
While the action is often electric, it's the relationships that matter. That, and a lippy regard for a cultural legacy.
May 16, 2013
The film is, for whatever else it might be, one of the funniest of the Star Trek entries.
May 16, 2013
Star Trek Into Darkness is a step forward from Abrams' initial foray into this universe in the 2009 movie.
May 16, 2013
For two movies in a row now -- and possibly even more in the second than the first -- [Abrams has] caught some of the spark of the first Star Trek without either mimicking or desecrating the original.
May 16, 2013
The result is a wild piece of entertainment that manages to be about something. Beam yourself up for this one.
May 16, 2013
J.J. Abrams's Star Trek Into Darkness, the sequel to his prequel, delivers the goods, even if some of the goods are less than fresh.