People talk shit about Damon Lindelof. They wonder why he keeps getting work when the movies he writes tend to turn out so poorly. They think he's a bad writer, but they're missing the point.
Damon Lindelof still has a career because he's a team player. He's willing to take every stupid note the studio throws at him, regardless of how detrimental it'll wind up being to the final product.
Which is how you wind up with a movie full…