The latest film version of “Star Trek,” however, is more brawn than brain, and it largely jettisons complicated ethical conundrums in favor of action sequences and special effects.
And let me be the second to say, Thank. God.
PS: More seriously-missing-the-point:
“…but what’s missing are the typically progressive politics and moral dilemmas that made the original “Trek” more than a space-age adventure show and helped earn it legions of ardent fans.”
You may want to watch the original Star Trek again, Newsweek.
Just a thought.