Star Trek Into Darkness

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Overview

The Star Trek franchise continues with this follow-up to 2009's J.J. Abrams-directed reboot. Abrams returns to direct from a script by Damon Lindelof and the writing team of Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman. The crew of the Enterprise engages in an epic battle of good versus evil after being summoned home, only to discover Starfleet in ruins, and they venture into a war zone to find the powerful villain Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch responsible for the devastation.
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Overview

The Star Trek franchise continues with this follow-up to 2009's J.J. Abrams-directed reboot. Abrams returns to direct from a script by Damon Lindelof and the writing team of Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman. The crew of the Enterprise engages in an epic battle of good versus evil after being summoned home, only to discover Starfleet in ruins, and they venture into a war zone to find the powerful villain Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch responsible for the devastation.
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Editorial Reviews

All Movie Guide - Jason Buchanan
Star Trek may be speeding Into Darkness, but the lens flares on the Enterprise are brighter than ever and that can mean only one thing -- J.J. Abrams and company have returned to take us on another journey into the final frontier. A highly polished piece of pop cinema with cliffhanger sensibilities, Star Trek Into Darkness moves at warp speed as it pits Captain Kirk and his crew against a cunning adversary of unparalleled strength and intellect. For as much as screenwriters Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, and Damon Lindelof focus on action to keep this sequel moving along, they smartly remember that it's the characters and their relationships that keep the fans coming back for more. All the while, Abrams and his ace editing team set their phasers to stun in a series of exciting and slick set pieces. London: 2259. A mother and father are tearfully bidding farewell to their dying child as a mysterious stranger offers to save her -- for a price. Soon after, a blast rips through a Federation library in the city, resulting in an emergency meeting headed by Admiral Marcus (Peter Weller) where it's revealed that John Harrison (Benedict Cumberbatch) has been identified as the man responsible for the attack. Kirk (Chris Pine), having just been demoted for violating the Prime Directive in an effort to save Spock (Zachary Quinto), prepares to track down the villain under the command of Captain Pike (Bruce Greenwood) when Harrison launches a surprise attack that wipes out some of the Federation's top leaders. Thirsting for revenge, Kirk volunteers to take the Enterprise into Klingon territory, where Harrison is hiding out, to terminate him with extreme prejudice. When the mission threatens to result in all-out war between the Klingons and the Federation, however, Kirk follows his instincts and decides to take Harrison prisoner instead so that he may face justice back on Earth. Kirk then discovers the secret identity of his captive as the Enterprise comes under attack, prompting the captain to team up with the very man he was dispatched to kill in an effort to protect the integrity of the Federation and save his crew from certain death. Despite its spot-on casting, playful chemistry, and eye-popping action, the one factor that seemed to weigh down Abrams' otherwise satisfying 2009 reboot was the lack of a truly memorable villain. For the second installment, Kurtzman, Orci, and Lindelof work to rectify that oversight in a big way. And with Cumberbatch as the antagonist, their noble efforts pay off handsomely. A fast-rising star thanks largely to his memorable turn as the lead in the hit BBC series Sherlock, Cumberbatch is a commanding presence here as he plays with our sympathies while maintaining an imposing air of deep-rooted menace. The writers also have fun with that as an unexpected threat pops up in the midsection of the film. For as much flack as Lindelof gets for raising more questions than he's willing (or able) to answer as a writer, the presence of Kurtzman and Orci as co-scribes seems to bring out the best in him. That isn't to say that Star Trek Into Darkness doesn't occasionally play things fast and loose when it's convenient (it only takes one stun blast to bring down Cumberbatch's character early on, but six barely slow him during the climactic fight), but honestly at this point anyone seeking perfection in a Star Trek script may consider a trip to sick bay for a brain scan. By maintaining the alternate timeline conceived in the original film, the writers construct a bridge between nostalgia and evolution that's strong enough to appeal to both the hardcore Trekker fanbase and the casual moviegoer. Though observant viewers will note the eerie echoes of 9/11 and its dark legacy woven into the fabric of the plot and its imagery, Abrams smartly (and somewhat ironically) offsets this with a vibrant color palate courtesy of returning director of photography Dan Mindel. For fans of the 2009 reboot who enjoyed the chemistry and camaraderie of the new Enterprise crew, the good news here is that all of the major players have returned to their roles as well. As before, their comic timing is impeccable, though occasional levity courtesy of Karl Urban's Bones, Simon Pegg's Scotty, and the playful banter between Kirk and Spock never takes precedence over drama when the story calls for it, especially in a heartfelt scene that brilliantly echoes one of the original film series' most memorable moments. At one point in this sequel, an incensed Scotty hands Kirk his resignation after refusing to sign for 72 torpedoes to be loaded onto the Enterprise, lamenting that they're being dispatched on a military operation rather than a space-exploration mission. "Is that what we are now?" he asks dejectedly. Given the emphasis on action over futuristic philosophy in J.J. Abrams' Star Trek universe, some die-hard Trekkers may ponder the same question. It's a hard one to dismiss, too, but it's even harder to deny that much like Kirk and his crew, Abrams and his team still manage to get the job done despite the criticisms that they've drifted from the Enterprise's original mission.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/10/2013
  • UPC: 097363555049
  • Original Release: 2013
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  • Source: PARAMOUNT
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Color / Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English, Français, Español
  • Time: 2:11:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 3,955

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Chris Pine Kirk
Zachary Quinto Spock
Zoe Saldana Uhura
Karl Urban Bones
Simon Pegg Scotty
John Cho Sulu
Benedict Cumberbatch John Harrison
Anton Yelchin Chekov
Bruce Greenwood Pike
Peter Weller Marcus
Alice Eve Carol
Noel Clarke Thomas Harewood
Nazneen Contractor Rima Harewood
Amanda Foreman Ensign Brackett
Jay Scully Lieutenant Chapin
Jonathan Dixon Ensign Froman
Aisha Hinds Navigation Officer Darwin
Joseph Gatt Science Officer 0718
Jeremy Raymond Lead Nibiran
Tony Guma Nibiran
Kimberly Broumand Madeline
Sean Blakemore Klingon
Nick E. Tarabay Klingon
Beau Billingslea Captain Abbot
Deep Roy Keenser
Anjini Azhar Lucille Harewood
Jack Laufer Doctor
Kellie Cockrell Girl
Jason Matthew Smith Cupcake
Chris Hemsworth George Kirk
Jennifer Morrison Winona Kirk
Seth Ayott U.S.S. Enterprise Shuttle Ensign
Marco Sanchez Torpedo Security
Lee Reherman Uniformed Mercenary
Scott Lawrence U.S.S. Vengeance Officer
Usman Ally U.S.S. Vengeance Officer
Nolan North U.S.S. Vengeance Bridge Officer
James Hiroyuki Liao U.S.S. Vengeance Bridge Officer
Rob Moran U.S.S. Vengeance Ensign
Berit Francis Starfleet Admiral
Akiva Goldsman Starfleet Admiral
Benjamin P. Binswanger Starfleet Admiral
Christopher Doohan Transport Officer
Andy Demetrio U.S.S. Enterprise Bridge Crew Member
Gianna Simone U.S.S. Enterprise Bridge Crew Member
Rene Rosado U.S.S. Enterprise Bridge Crew
Jacquelynn King U.S.S. Enterprise Bridge Crew
Long Tran U.S.S. Enterprise Bridge Crew Member
Ningning Deng U.S.S. Enterprise Bridge Crew Member
Jodi Johnston U.S.S. Enterprise Bridge Crew Member
Colleen Harris Lady V
Jeffrey Chase U.S.S. Enterprise Security
Monisola Akiwowo U.S.S. Enterprise Nurse
Paul K. Daniel Shuttle Pilot
Ser'Darius Blain U.S.S. Enterprise Red Shirt
Heather Langenkamp Moto
David Waite U.S.S. Enterprise Crew
Melissa Paulo Bar Girl
Cynthia Addai-Robinson San Francisco Woman
Drew Grey San Francisco Bar Patron
Douglas Weng U.S.S. Vengeance Security
Charlie Haugk San Francisco Resident
Max Chernov San Francisco Resident
Marc Primiani San Francisco Resident
Jesper Inglis San Francisco Resident
Jacob Rhodes Nibiru Child
Kentucky Rhodes Nibiru Child
Anthony Wilson Shaku
Eric Greitens Starfleet Ceremonial Guard
Melissa Steinman Starfleet Ceremonial Guard
Adam McCann Starfleet Ceremonial Guard
Jon Orvasky Starfleet Ceremonial Guard
Gerald W. Abrams Starfleet Memorial Admiral
James H. McGrath Jr. Starfleet Memorial Admiral
Technical Credits
J.J. Abrams Director, Producer
Atomic Fiction, Inc. Animator
Maryann Brandon Editor
Bryan Burk Producer
Ben Burtt Sound/Sound Designer
Scott A. Chambliss Production Designer
Jeffrey Chernov Executive Producer
Burt Dalton Special Effects Supervisor
Peter Devlin Sound Mixer
Sarah Elgart Choreography
David Ellison Executive Producer
Kasra Farahani Art Director
Robert Fechtman Set Decoration/Design
Florian Friedmann Animator
Michael Giacchino Score Composer
Dana Goldberg Executive Producer
Michael E. Goldman Art Director
Tommy Gormley Asst. Director
Industrial Light & Magic Animator
Michael Kaplan Costumes/Costume Designer
Alex Kurtzman Producer, Screenwriter
Damon Lindelof Producer, Screenwriter
Mary Jo Markey Editor
Dan Mindel Cinematographer
Andrew E.W. Murdock Art Director
Roberto Orci Producer, Screenwriter
Berter Orpak Animator
Harry E. Otto Art Director
Lauren Polizzi Art Director
Paul Schwake Executive Producer
Bastian Wartenberg Animator
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Star Trek Into Darkness
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4. Scene 4
5. Scene 5
6. Scene 6
7. Scene 7
8. Scene 8
9. Scene 9
10. Scene 10
11. Scene 11
12. Scene 12
13. Scene 13
14. Scene 14
15. Scene 15
16. Scene 16
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Disc #1 -- Star Trek Into Darkness
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 11, 2013

    I think that DVD owners should get the same special features as

    I think that DVD owners should get the same special features as Blu-Ray owners. Why are we being short-changed?

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 13, 2013

    I Also Recommend:

    Really good

    The acting, atmosphere, tone, etc, really good sequel. Even better than the first. Love the cast.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 17, 2013

    Star Trek is a movie that tells the early command of Captian Kir

    Star Trek is a movie that tells the early command of Captian Kirk and Spock and all the other characters of the first Star Trek .

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 15, 2013

    BENNIE QUINCY SHAFT SAYS ¿ THE NEW STAR TREK REBOOT CHARACTERS H

    BENNIE QUINCY SHAFT SAYS … THE NEW STAR TREK REBOOT CHARACTERS HAVE NO HEART. THE CHARACTERS ARE SHALLOW. THEY HAVE NO SOUL. THEY ARE CARICATURES.

    While the first reboot title, “Star Trek,” had many plot “holes,” the movie was, in a way, somewhat entertaining. Bertha Zelda and I actually watched the movie twice. We both had open minds. We may not have liked the portrayals of the classic Star Trek characters as much as the portrayals by the original cast members, but we were tolerant.

    However, this 2nd outing is, well, pure Dreck.

    The convoluted plots and the poor acting and the re-dubbed dialog in the center of the movie (about 25 minutes worth), that could have been done better by Senor Wences, made both of us wince. The director and the writers should have been very ashamed of this movie, because by attempting to re-do a classic Star Trek movie, even to the point of “borrowing” dialog and contriving different versions of events in “Star Trek II – The Wrath of Khan,” they ruined not only this movie, but also the movie they parodied. They truly screwed up.

    Bertha Zelda commented, “This is the best part of the movie,” when the final credits and theme music were being played. I thought Leonard Nimoy’s appearance to be the best part of the movie. Finally, here was a real actor, a believable actor, who wasn’t just there for the pay cheque.

    The Blu-Ray picture and the high quality sound were wonderful. Unfortunately, the movie itself was, “One giant step backwards for cinema!”

    0 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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