The Filmlosophers and Ensign Amy warp to their next destination in a parallel universe as they embrace the master of the lens flare director J.J. Abrams’ fresh take in Star Trek (2009).

The Romanticized Romulans discuss how this reboot checks off a lot of the boxes many fans didn’t know they needed to check. But does this watered-down Shatner-ness of Kirk really satisfy fans of the franchise? Or has this film only ushered in a new age of Star Trek that fans can actually unanimously get behind? Set your phasers to stun and find out in this week’s special episode of The Filmosphers!

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