Director: JJ Abrams Writer: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Damon Lindelof Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Benedict Cumberbatch Running time: 132 minutes Year: 2013
This review first appeared on Derby QUAD Blog
JJ Abrams’ sci-fi sequel, Star Trek Into Darkness from the outset has quite the reputation to live up to. Most sequels only have to contend with bettering the original so as to satiate fans and attract new audiences. Into Darkness is lumbered with satisfying two criteria; paying tribute to the original Star Trek TV series, and the world created in Abrams’ first big screen Star Trek feature.