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During the first shot of Khan running through the city streets after having crashed the USS Vengeance (right before Spock is beamed down in pursuit), you can hear the sound of sirens of what seem to be emergency responders arriving to the scene (off screen). The sound effect used is the same as the sound effect for the police hovercrafts in Minority Report (2002), which is directed by Steven Spielberg and is also set in the future. J.J. Abrams is a known Spielberg fan. See more »
Spock chases Khan into a large building, where Khan leaps through a glass wall, and Spock follows. In the next shot, they are back on the street. See more »
That's what this one is all about and that is unfortunate because throughout its history the franchise was always more about the story, thoughtful and thought provoking, with meaningful dialog, well developed characters and a great plot. Sure, there was always some action but the action was there with the purpose of advancing the plot and it was never the central tenant of the whole structure.
This installment is all about endless, spectacular action, the plot is nearly non-existent and the skull is numb after wards making you wonder what exactly is it now about the Star Trak that makes it unique, makes it stand out from all the other action packed movies and franchises? What? As it is, absolutely nothing...
In short, JJ Abrams managed to destroy something good and I'm sure he'll be remembered for, something I'm sure he'll be proud of.
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