My mom wanted to see Star Trek for mother's day, and so I took her. I was kind of relieved not to see something too heavy. Plus, a number of people on facebook were raving about it, so I was looking forward to it.
It is a prequel to the series, going into the early lives of Spock, Kirk, etc. The story was very complicated, about the Romulans destroying Vulcan, etc. And there was stuff about time travel that really lost me. But as it was happening I understood it; it was more that afterward I was like, what? Also, I enjoyed the sort of two dimensional characters and two dimensional melodramas while they were happening. But afterward I thought it was cheesy. So, all in all I really enjoyed it, but ultimately don't think it's that "good."