This seems as a good a time as any to try to rebut at least some of the more popular grievances.
Hollywood history is littered with the corpses of some truly bizarre trends.
Characters are constantly blindsided by things that are new to the audience.
Making a movie is an expensive endeavor.
Some people truly can't help doing whatever they see onscreen, no matter how bloody, stupid, or painful the results.
What if this scene DOES make sense, but ONLY because it's Indiana Jones?
There are things we give Hollywood a free pass on for no good reason.
What if the new movie was part of the original canon ... but set in another dimension?
There's nothing inherently wrong with digital effects, but there was definitely something wrong with these digital effects.
In some cases, filmmakers have disfigured literary figures so much that they're totally unrecognizable.