Top positive review
They are pretty much the same recognizable characters
October 26, 2015
This movie brings fan-fiction to an art form. I would call it STAR TREK, THE OTHER WRATH OF KAHN, but I don't want to disrespect this movie in any way. This is the second of a series of new Star Trek movies. In the first, the writers created a clever device by which the characters, who were originally created in a 1960s television series and later moved through 4 major motion pictures, are no longer bound by their serial and cinematic histories. They are pretty much the same recognizable characters, but because they passed through a time portal, anything that was done in the past can be recognized, referenced to, and in this movie, paid homage to. For those who watch this movie who have not seen any of the preceding movies or shows, it stands alone well. It moves along well with action, humor and drama, and with very good performances from a talented cast.