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Old 10-10-2016, 08:41 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by Nerwen View Post
Ah, but wouldn't you have liked to be a fly on the wall during their brainstorming sessions?
No. I'm surrounded by rampant idiocy and egomania on a daily basis. I don't need exposure to more.

Originally Posted by Nerwen View Post
If you mean "larger nerd culture", I fear this is merely the snowballing effect of something coming to be seen as "cool thing to bash". I mean, rather than it being the case of each and every nerd independently casting a thoughtful, critical eye over the movies and finding them appreciably lacking in crucial cinematic and narrative qualities.
There might be something to that. However, the nerds had the opportunity to see the films for themselves and I've never known nerds to be shy with their opinions on whatever topic. I think there is just a hostile consensus against the films.
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