Which do you prefer???
I personally think that Star Trek goes both ways (not like that). Some episodes “Measure of a Man”, “Symbiosis”, “The Quality of Life”, “I Borg”, and “Darmok” are very good, and are truly masterpieces. The themes are rich and complex, and the conclusions don’t oversimplify the problem to make them easier, but rather find complex solutions and create even more questions.
However some episodes like “And the Children shall lead” and movies like “Nemesis” are mind-numbingly awful.
Star Wars however has awesome special effects, and many action sequences without compare.
But whenever a character initiates dialogue, the whole deal goes south (well, that’s really only true of the prequels).
Although a lot of the plots in the original Star Wars trilogy are pretty generic and poor overall.