The official trailer of the latest Star Trek movie is finally out. I have to admit that JJ Abrams atleast gave "life" to Star Trek with all those action shots but let's face it. William Shatner is James T. Kirk and Leonard Nimoy is Spock. No other actors can ever replace them, not even an anti-superhero who plays the young Spock. As I've said before, JJ Abrams is a jerk for ignoring William Shatner. He continues this jerkiness by changing one of the most recognizable visual effects on the screen, the transporter beam animation.
From the classic speckling effect to swirling lights... this isn't right. That's not Star Trek. What was he thinking?! This isn't Stargate assw!pe!
Let's put it this way, JJ Abrams is creating an action movie using the Star Trek characters just like what Michael Bay did with Transformers. Michael Bay used big alien robots in an action movie and called it Transformers without even a slightest relation to the real Transformers.
Now imagine having an alien movie with spaceships and naming the lead casts as Kirk and Spock... Presto! You have a new action movie bearing the name Star Trek.
New phasers, new Enterprise bridge that looks like an Apple Store, new Enterprise design, Chekov with Sulu at the helm, new Transporter beam animation... THIS ISN'T STAR TREK DAMMIT!
It might have been cool if the movie's setting is set after the events of Star Trek: Nemesis. Having Kirk, Picard and Janeway would have been awesome if partnered with JJ Abrams' action scenes.