Captain Craig wrote:
Obviously Christopher you carry a closer opinion on such things being a writer.
Opinion has nothing to do with it. It's a documented fact. You can find plenty of evidence to support it. It's simply the nature of feature filmmaking in Hollywood, a consequence of the way it's structured, that the people who get screen credit for writing a movie may have very little to do with the final content of the film. That's why there are so very many cases of the same screenwriter being credited for both awful films and wonderful films (like David Goyer on the Blade
films vs. the Nolan Batman films, or John Logan writing both the Oscar-winning Gladiator
and the poorly-received Star Trek: Nemesis
-- although I actually liked Nemesis