Click through and enjoy “Should You See It? A Curious Consumer’s Decision-Making Guide to Star Trek Into Darkness” by Mark Lisanti for Grantland. As good as this introduction is, the rest of his article is even funnier —
And so we fast-forward to stardate 05.16.2013 (note: not a valid stardate), four summers hence, and Abrams has returned to deliver the inevitable sequel, in fulfillment of the contractual prophecy etched into the wall of a Spock-sheltering ice cave by an advanced race of business-affairs aliens. Can Abrams once again pull off the massively profitable trick of satisfying both the core and summer audiences before tearing off his loosely affixed latex Vulcan ears, slipping into a Jedi robe, and taking stewardship of his childhood obsession? And, most important of all, should you support this latest Trek adventure with your ticket purchase? We’re here to answer some questions and help you make the best-informed decision possible.
While you’re deciding whether to see the movie another factor unmentioned in the article but reported by John King Tarpinian is that the film includes a reference to a starship named Bradbury. (And by attaching that factoid here I can keep up File 770’s tradition of being “all Bradbury all the time.”)