Star Trek Into Moral Leadership

Review of Star Trek Into Darkness, Directed by J. J. AbramsA confession: I am not a Trekkie. I watched the film as someone with very little education on the Star Trek universe, having only seen Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan, Star Trek: First Contact, and J. J. Abrams’s Star Trek. If you want a perspective on Star Trek Into Darkness from a Trekkie perspective, read Paul Miller’s review. In fact, on the way to the theater, Paul was the one explaining to me the way the franchise/universe works. Fro … [Read more...]

Star Trek Into Terror

Review of Star Trek Into Darkness, Directed by J.J. AbramsStar Trek Into Darkness is a thrilling, fun, loud, dazzling movie--a perfect summer popcorn flick.  It is also much more fun if you know absolutely nothing about it before you go.  I have no intention of spoiling that fun for you, which makes it difficult to write anything interesting about it.First, let me lay my cards on the table:  I’m a Trekkie.  I sat on the carpet at my dad’s feet and watched reruns of the original series with hi … [Read more...]