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startrekStar Trek Rated: PG-13 Running Time: 2 hours 6 minutes 3 stars out of 4 I've always admired Star Trek from a distance.  I haven't seen all the television shows, but anytime I watch it I enjoy it.  I saw the first few movies and always have great affection for Leonard Nemoy and William Shatner. Even though I'm not a superfan, I was drawn into the new Star Trek movie immediately.  J. J. Abrams takes us to the very beginning.  Kirk, Bones, Scotty, Spock and the rest of the gang are just kids.  It was a great way to start the movie and he creates a great twist to make it work. I love seeing Kirk as a reckless kid and Spock as a bright Vulcan confused by the fact that his Vulcan father married a human woman. Don't worry, Abrams doesn't spend a ton of time with the crew as children.  The plot moves along and the special effects are great but don't dominate the movie. The movie is just over two hours and as usual could have been cut a little, but not much.  Strap in and enjoy the ride.  To get the full experience you should really see it on the IMAX screen at Star Cinema in Fitchburg. Click here to see what time the movie is playing at Star Cinema.

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