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34. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 14, 2012, 11:25 Prez
 
I don't get the incessant complaining about the whole taking off the helmet thing myself. What in God's name is the big friggin' deal? Can bitching go viral? The rest of the team counseled against it, but he did it anyway, indicating that the movie writers were portraying it as a rash decision, hence it was not just a case of stupid writing. The scientist in question had already proven that he was more interested in investigating the discovery than safety, as evidenced by his insistence on heading immediately to the ruins once they arrived rather than waiting as the rest of the crew was suggesting. Which again is consistent with the somewhat reckless nature of the character. I interpreted it as the scientist not caring if he even survived the trip because the find was the culmination of his entire scientific career, but that may just be me.

I mean Jesus, people are going out of their way to hate on this film. I understand it was disappointing, but c'mon - if you are going to go to such lengths to anally nitpick every possible issue with every scene, you probably should just stop watching sci-fi. I mean, the same level of over-analysis could be applied to virtually every sci-fi movie ever made, even the good ones. Do I even need to point out the myriad logical fallacies in the "Terminator" films? And those were amazing movies. Hell, you don't have to look past 'Alien' to find a similar behavior - Dallas knowingly broke quarantine not even knowing if they could save Cane and risked killing everyone in the process (which actually fucking happened!!) yet in all my years I have never once heard a single soul complain about the stupidity or bad writing. Were we just easier to entertain then, or have we just gotten so crotchety in our obsession with maintaining our faux-intellectual personas we hold so dear on the Internet that we can't allow ourselves to enjoy anything without first micro-analyzing it for any and every possible flaw? How the hell do we ever allow ourselves to enjoy anything like that?

This comment was edited on Oct 14, 2012, 11:53.
 
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