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Embrace the darkness

Action-packed sequel shows the rebooted series should live long and prosper

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Even Mr Spock gets to defy the prime directive, mess up his signature Vulcan hairdo, and have a savage brawl in the high-octane sequel of the rebooted Star Trek franchise. Not to mention the hotshot James Tiberius Kirk, who drives the starship Enterprise as if he was auditioning for the next Fast And Furious movie. 

Zachary Quinto as Spock in Star Trek Into Darkness.

Science fiction? Maybe, but more likely this is science action, with little emphasis on the former, that hurtles into deep space and back to Earth as breathlessly as warp speed would allow. Hot on the trail blazed by Iron Man 3, Star Trek Into Darkness floors the gas and kicks the Hollywood blockbuster season into top gear.

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