2015 Movie Project | #15
This documentary is probably a little better than I've rated it but I just have a hard time dealing with ones where the director inserts himself into the picture. In this case, there's a strange vibe between the director and his primary subject, Viacheslav Fetisov, throughout the movie. Part of the problem is that Fetisov doesn't appear to be all that sincere. He's framed as a victim of a terrible Soviet system, which is no…
This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.
This was the only Star Trek movie from the original series that I saw as a kid. It left an impression on me and I remember it fondly and watching it today reaffirmed that fondness. Everything seemed to be clicking in this movie between the cast, the direction, the story and its execution. The first 15 minutes of the Enterprise crew in present day San Francisco is some of the best fish-out-of-water stuff you'll find in a movie anywhere.