A young and impulsive James T. Kirk joins the crew of the
USS Enterprise to hunt down a future Romulan bent on genocide.
Star Trek (2009)
Directed by J.J. Abrams
Written by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman
Starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana,
Karl Urban, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Simon Pegg,
Eric Bana, Bruce Greenwood, Leonard Nimoy
Reboot of the 1966-1969 TV series
Oscar Wins - Best Makeup
Oscar Nominations - Best Sound Mixing,
Best Sound Editing, Best Visual Effects
I wasn't that crazy about Star Trek until I saw this movie. Every moment of it is action-packed and incredibly visual. I never tire of watching it. Everybody is perfectly cast and it does great justice to the original series.
The standout amongst the rebooted cast is definitely Zachary Quinto as Spock. He perfectly replicates the near-emotionless delivery of Leonard Nimoy in the original Star Trek and delivers nearly every line with a sort of intelligent sarcasm. It's perfect. I also really liked Eric Bana as the villainous Romulan called Nero. He was a fantastic villain for the first adventure.
Star Trek is an enjoyable, exciting, and entertaining thrill ride that will only get better with each viewing. It's safe to say that J.J. Abrams has revitalized Star Trek for the better.