I just returned from viewing the movie and yes it is fast paced. Upon reflection it was difficult to focus on any particular point. It was sensory-overload. I plan on seeing the movie again and perhaps a third time.
Main thoughts while driving home: it's like wiping clean a blackboard with over 40 years of stuff written on it and starting over again with a new premise. I loved this movie and await the sequel. And I look forward to the future of Star Trek.
I AM ANOTHER FRIEND OF ZARDOZ: