Star Trek Into Darkness
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Star Trek Into Darkness is the twelfth film in the Star Trek film series and the sequel to the reboot Star Trek. Kirk is under investigation for violating the Prime Directive, but when a terrorist attack on Starfleet Headquarters leaves him one of the few surviving captains, it's up to him (and the Enterprise crew) to save the day.
- Colon Cancer: Averted -- no colons here. This was actually a topic of serious discussion during production: "(E)verything that people are turned off about when it comes to ‘Trek’ is represented by the colon."
- Continuity Nod: The villain is Khan. Two iconic scenes from the original Star Trek II are played out but with Kirk and Spock's roles reversed: screaming Khan's name, and the heroic sacrifice in the warp core.
- Darker and Edgier: Than the original series (though it's hardly the only entry in the Trek franchise to be so), for sure. Starfleet Command itself is directly attacked, for one thing.
- Say My Name: KHAAAAAAN!