Even though I am a bonafide Star Trek fan and had been waiting for the movie ever since it was announced, I had found the trailers very underwhelming in comparison with the previous two movies.
Justin Lin had to step into the director’s shoes because JJ Abrams chose to direct Star Wars instead of this movie. There were rumours of major rewrites to the screenplay barely months before the shooting began when Simon Pegg was brought onboard as a co-writer.
Then there is the fact that Star Trek Beyond is the 13th Star Trek movie, clouding it with an aura of bad luck, if you believe in that sort of a thing. Continue reading “50 Years of Star Trek – Beyond”