Review: ‘Star Trek: Into Darkness’ Mirrors Present Day Where US Has Transformed World Into Battlefield

By: Sunday May 19, 2013 6:23 pm

Gene Roddenberry, when he developed Star Trek, acknowledged that he created a “new world with new rules,” which he could use to examine contemporary issues in society. Director J.J Abrams and the writers of the latest film in the franchise, Star Trek: Into Darkness, appear to have decided to honor the spirit of Roddenberry by drawing upon the pressing societal issue of militarization.

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