Star Trek Beyond (opens in new tab) is out next week on the 22nd, but the first screenings are happening right now and so far the reaction has been very good indeed.
Overall most people seem to be praising it's authenticity to the source material, emotional content and Sofia Boutella's Jaylah is also apparently a highlight. 'Better then the last one' is another popular sentiment but let's not dwell on that in case we make Benedict Cumberbatch sad.
Overall the feeling from fans seems to be something like this:
MRW reading twitter reviews of #StarTrekBeyond. #GoBeyond pic.twitter.com/Nwku1TGf2X14 July 2016
Here's the rest:
.#StarTrekBeyond is an extremely satisfying dive into all the things you love about #StarTrek: character, continuity, exploration, discoveryJuly 14, 2016
In the simplest terms, the humor, action & pacing of #StarTrekBeyond should satisfy both summer movie aficionados & hardcore Trek purists.14 July 2016
#StarTrekBeyond HUGE improvement over the last film! And wonderful nods to #Nimoy and TOSJuly 14, 2016
It's really fun, exciting and BIG. Sometimes sentimental, but it works. #StarTrekBeyondJuly 14, 2016
Some of #StarTrekBeyond's best moments are Sofia Boutella moments. Great addition, kickass character, hope she comes back for more Trek 🔥14 July 2016
Any TOS fan is going to love #StarTrekBeyond. The most beautiful Trek movie & the closest to the original series. A true space adventure!14 July 2016
So apparently #StarTrekBeyond is the exact opposite of its marketing campaign. Oddly enough this is a good thing. #OldSchoolTrek14 July 2016
Directed by Justin Lin and starring Idris Elba, Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, Zachary Quinto, and Zoe Saldana, Star Trek Beyond will hit theaters in the US and UK on July 22, 2016.