Originally Posted by Caveat Emperor
Without getting spoiler-y: New Star Trek is good, but they screwed up tremendously by choosing the plot they did IMO.
Just came back - and have to disagree...I thought it was great! I laughed, cried and was awed. I think the plot was well chosen, it gave old fans some familiarity but it also turned it around, in more ways than one. I see no fault in cherry-picking from another ST movie since many of the movies borrowed some from TOS to keep the fans interested. The alternative timeline means anything goes.
Tried to stay away from the spoilers so my only worry were the reports that Bones' role was pretty diminished. The movie is heavy on the Kirk-Spock bromance - but Bones still gets some great lines (and looks good doing it
If you have the funds see it in IMAX 3D