It's too Star Trek to work as an action movie. It's too much of an action movie to deal with the Star-Trekish premise in any satisfying way.
THAT BEING SAID, I'm currently living in a city with rapid gentrification, and seeing paradise destroyed by a bunch of miserable people with ugly plastic surgery faces does strike a chord with me.
There's a reason they say that you should think of a good ending and work backwards. It's always a shame when a really good book fizzles out at the end.
Voyager but out of context is an excellent work of comedic editing. I love Voyager but it sure got wacky a lot.
They're all good, even the odd reoccurring characters, but Jane Curtain is an understated comedic genius. Skip the first few episodes and it starts to get really funny. Skip the last episode, as well. It is the start of a painfully bad story arc.
Better than Contact.
I always really enjoy this movie until the last ten minutes, which are remarkably bad. How can such a good movie turn around so fast? It's almost like some kind of a expensive and elaborate practical joke.