Finally saw it.
No offense, Mr. J.J. Abrams, but you can keep your paws off my Star Trek in future.
Beyond watched like a long TOS episode with a more significant bad guy (ably played by Idris Elba). The easter eggs were awesome.
And nothing was twenty minutes away at maximum warp. (Sorry, Abrams, you're not living that down).
They defeated the bad guys with the power of...
...okay, it wasn't technically rock and roll, but...dang. (I'm assuming most people who intend to have seen it by now. But they defeated the bad guys with the power of rock and roll. And technobabbled it into making sense. I loved it).