Vulture Exclusive: George Lucas’s Star Trek Review

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Many have already pointed out the similarities between J.J. Abrams's box-office-conquering Star Trek reboot and another popular space-based movie franchise. But what does Star Wars creator George Lucas think about the film? We ran into the man himself last Saturday — albeit very briefly — at a pre-event reception for the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, and we asked. "I liked Star Trek growing up and I've seen the new one," Lucas told us, shortly before taking off at warp speed in the opposite direction. "It's good. I liked it." But, we wondered, was there anything he'd have changed about the movie? "No, because I would never do a Star Trek." Sounds like a rave!