Back in 2009, director J.J. Abrams did what many thought to be next to impossible. He took the Star Trek franchise, one of the most beloved television shows/movie series of all time, and brought it back to the big screen for its eleventh appearance and somehow managed to make it fresh, original, exciting, and all-out engrossing for fans and non-fans alike. This was at a time when things were not looking particularly good for the franchise. “Star Trek: Enterprise” had already been cancelled prematurely back in 2005 and the previous feature film, “Star Trek: Nemesis,” had been a rather disappointing finale for Picard and his crew. Now, with everyone’s faith fully restored by Abrams’ previous venture into the Trek universe, he once again takes us where no man has gone before with “Star Trek Into Darkness.”...[more]...