I really enjoyed Star Trek Into Darkness. I’m a big fan of what JJ Abrams and the writers have done with the franchise. They balanced action, humor, visuals and surprise. The story worked on at least three big dramatic arcs
I am by no means a Star Trek fanboy, but this i09 article saying that Star Trek is out of date has bit so far into the man bites dog narrative that dog hair is sticking out of its teeth.
I came across this article (also on i09) at PopBioethics, by Kyle Munkittrick, claiming that Mass Effect is the most important science fiction universe of this generation. In any day and age, this would be a bold claim, but we are