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Old May 1 2014, 08:55 PM   #169
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Re: ‘Star Trek 3′: Roberto Orci Wants to Direct

Christopher wrote: View Post
You can't even safely assume that the credited writers are responsible for a single word of dialogue you hear in the film.

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I don't know why this guy gets such a free pass in this industry.
Because his movies are hugely popular and have made hundreds of millions of dollars.

That's the way it works.
Yup. A lot of junk gets rewarded as the box office and those people get more work to make more junk. Sad but true.
Yup. Movies that lots of people actually want to see get rewarded at the box office. Movies that not many people want to see - you know, like the last few oldTrek movies - lose out.

What's "sad" about that? You think there's some other way that things should work? Is it that you think studios owe some small number of people access to their resources, or that you think most people are somehow less than bright or deserving?

You know what's really an inferior product? A product that people don't want.

(Yes, commercial films are products. Surprise!)
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