Please DON'T read on if you haven't yet seen Star Trek and don't want to read spoilers. I wont be talking about the plot per se, but I might accidentally mention things you don't really want to know about.
Now, I may not be as big a Star Trek geek as my brother (who used to buy the freaking magazines connected to Star Trek), but I have enough invested in it that I am filled with glee at the mere mention of the franchise.. Well, a while ago I had a mini freak out on my old blog (here, if you're interested) regarding the upcoming Star Trek movie, and now that its out.. Well the fact I haven't' spontaneously combusted should clue you in to how I'm feeling..!
STARTING MOVIE TALK NOW. LEAVE IF YOU DON'T WANT TO KNOW.
Oh my FREAKIN' GAWD. It was so made of win. Awesomeness personified. Oh.. oh.. oh. The cast..! The story line..! Ooohh. Oh. Oh. Ohhhh.
I think my heart did a little flutter.. no.. it went flip-flop like a fish out of water.. when I was first given a glimpse of the Enterprise.. NCC-1701! Without letters! I embarrassingly let out a little squeal. She was so beautiful, and shiny and sleek, yet still bulky yet just so gorgeous at the same time (bulky in comparison to how she'd look as NCC-1701-D).. Oh prettyfulness.
Zachary Quinto as Spock was perfect, and I apologize to Chris Pine for ever doubting him.. He had Kirk's swagger down to a T. Brilliant. And Karl Urban as McCoy..! AHAHA! I laughed my ass off at his entrance in the movie. Oh McCoy.. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. :D
Relax, I'm not going to name each and every character and squeal, no matter how much I want to do it. I've only seen the movie twice so a lot haven't sunk in yet (with a movie like this - you need to watch it several times), but I haven't found anyone to be an annoying miss-cast.
Sorry for the incoherent blabberings. I don't know where to start!! I do so adore this movie!
Okay. Bad/not necessarily good stuff first.
What was up with the huge yet totally unnecessary alien-carnivores chasing Kirk? You might argue that its a plot point to push Kirk along, but I dunno.. And the water in the superbly designed Romulan ship..? And the engineering room looking that primitive..? Water turbines? Really? Did you have to do that?
But despite those.. Oh dear Lord, I need to go see this movie again. And soon. All the while the movie was playing I had a commentary going on in my head.. Example? Well : "Oh you silly little boys! Kiss and make up soon wont you? Your friendship is inevitable. Accept FATE! AHAHAHA" was one, amongst the many.
Okay, so I'm still incoherent. I just.. I'm still giddy. So giddy that I think I'll snoopy dance.