“When science fiction has become science reality it becomes next to impossible for fiction to break the plateau of fantastic implausibility.”
Wow. If you’re a lover of Science Fiction, then what a year 2009 was. Between the epic blockbuster juggernauts that shone at the box office to the massively improved television offerings that explore more intelligent subject matter, one thing is for certain: The 20-something year pop culture stagnation ends here.
“Set a course for awesome – maximum warp. The summer has officially begun.”
The Science Fiction hall of fame officially has another inductee. J.J. Abram’s re-imagining of Star Trek sets the bar so ridiculously high this season, that I feel bad for the other summer epics yet to come that are now hopelessly doomed to mediocrity. This is quite possibly the best film of 2009 and there are five very good reasons why I say this: