Originally Posted by horatio
Absolutely, I don't wanna deny the nice elements of this enjoyable movie.
"Where No Man Has Gone Before" is also quite enjoyable, but I still prefer to watch "The Cage".
Indeed, but it's the studio that demanded 'Where No Man Has Gone Before' just the same as the studio wanted Abrams for the film.
Creative intentions are all well and good, but there's a price to be paid sometimes when the studio paying for it all wants to make their investment back.