Re: William Shatner Calls J.J. Abrams "a Pig" for Hogging Both Star Tr
Beg to take issue with you. The battle scenes between the Enterprise and the Reliant were the idea of Nick Meyer, director of the film. Paramount, or rather Harve Bennett, liked it. But there was no insistance from the studio on a battle scene at all.
No. The style may have been Meyer's idea, but you're being naive if you think the studio didn't have an X-plosion