There's an easy familiarity and charm in the creased, middle-aged faces of Nimoy, Shatner and DeForest Kelly (the perpetually irascible Dr. McCoy), all of whom now play their parts with an ever-present twinkle. Their behavior rarely has anything to do with the motives provided by the plot; rather, they wear their characters like old habits, as they boldly go where they've always gone before. [26 Nov. 1986, p.C5]
Universal acclaim- based on 32 Ratings
Positive: 1 out of 1
Mixed: 0 out of 1
Negative: 0 out of 1
Sep 23, 2013If anything this is always what I refer to as the "feel good" ST movie. Great effects. Great performances all round. Story is decent, for theIf anything this is always what I refer to as the "feel good" ST movie. Great effects. Great performances all round. Story is decent, for the most part. I did find the whale plot device a little weird and too simplistic considering what was at stake.
As to the time travel, well that's a great way to save money on wardrobe and set design.
While the movie does feel a little cheap at times and the plot is a little odd in places. As a whole it is allot of fun, highly enjoyable and pretty much the best feel good film of the franchise.… Full Review »