Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.4|5.0 Starsììì

Star Trek: Beyond—wannabe sci fi flick—uses fair to good acting to portray its story, but doesn’t pull that Star Trek magic from the core of its tale. While Simon Pegg’s performance is refreshing, the special effects in this film are bland while the story itself is not original nor does it introduce anything new. It will be interesting to see what the addition of Director Quentin Tarantino will bring to the next Star Trek in the series.


Krall (Idris Elba) attacks the Enterprise and its crew scramble for survival and a means of escape.

Additional Thanks

Thank You to Director Justin Lin for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Jeffrey Chernov, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, and Tommy Harper for  for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Captain James T. Kirk (Chris Pine), Commander Spock (Zachary Quinto), Doctor ‘Bones’ McCoy (Karl Urban), Lieutenant Uhura (Zoe Saldana), Montgomery ‘Scotty’ Scott (Simon Pegg), Sulu (John Cho), Chekov (Anton Yelchin), and Jaylah (Sofia Boutella).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Maybe. For the purpose of finishing the series, yes; but here’s to hoping the next Star Trek will be better than this one.

Ben Meyers

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