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Part one of a two part ranking of all 12 Star Trek films, from worst to first.
“Most of their work seems to be the result of a couple of not-very-bright guys trying their hardest to write really smart movies.”
“Can we open up Abrams’ Mystery Box and find out why he bothered to bring back [REDACTED] in the first place?”
At this point, I am convinced that J.J. Abrams is the single greatest threat to good filmmaking today. The usual reaction to a statement like that is for people to rush and defend him by pointing out how “not bad” his handful of films are. The repeated use of the phrase “not bad” is really all I need to illustrate my point.