David Benioff responds to critics (X-Men: Wolverine, Game of Thrones, Star Wars writer)

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  • WP
    WP  6 months back

    He has a habit of talking for a long time without really saying anything.

    • christopher burroughs
      christopher burroughs  2 months back

      He needs to stop his winging

    • rebelpoxy
      rebelpoxy  3 months back

      Kinda like how Game of Thrones ends up, especially the last two seasons.

    • AK Jay
      AK Jay  4 months back

      Alan Pennie I was thinking of Ben Shapiro when I read your comment, they’re both Jews too

    • Juan Ignacio Ordoqui
      Juan Ignacio Ordoqui  6 months back

      It's funny to see the word Thieve next to Benioff.

    • Dick Piano
      Dick Piano  6 months back

      he should be a politician.

  • Ibanepa
    Ibanepa  2 months back

    I love the fact there is book city of thieves behind him =DDDdddd

  • SupportGaming 2019
    SupportGaming 2019  3 months back

    david Benioff is an angry kid with a magnifying glass

    • Richard Lancaster
      Richard Lancaster  3 months back

      I didn't know that he also wrote the script for Wolverine until this video. This explains a lot actually.

      • cazfarri
        cazfarri  3 months back

        The fact that they can't acknowledge the fan disappointment shows they never had real talent for writing. They depended on another person and thought the blame would fall there.

        • rockchick820
          rockchick820  4 months back

          Fuck D&D!

          • Eddison Tollett
            Eddison Tollett  4 months back

            Fact : The fans are always right because they know the universe of a book more than the directors and producers of Hollywood. If they think you failed... you failed. Deal with it.

            • Sir Skaven
              Sir Skaven  4 months back

              He is right about the Spiderman part. It made sense in the 1960 "world of tomorrow" that Peter Parker could invent his own web shooters. But in the 21st century it makes no sense that a highschool student could invent something the US military is spending billions to try and develop

              • Rax Lex
                Rax Lex  4 months back

                BUTCHERED SEASON 8

                • Ange Alexiel
                  Ange Alexiel  4 months back

                  as long as these idiots have intelligent brains to write the story we are good , but they are incapable of doing this when they ran out of script for G.O.T, i would hate to see them starting again to takeover another adaptation that i loved, each time i followed their work, i knew the resolution would be terrible ( Lost ending ...)

                  • AK Jay
                    AK Jay  4 months back

                    X-men 1&2 helped pave the way for superhero movies, First Class and DoFP were well received, Logan was very well received. You’re just ass Benioff

                    • Anthony Lopez
                      Anthony Lopez  5 months back

                      Fucking idiot

                      • THAC0twenty
                        THAC0twenty  5 months back

                        He uses the phrase "voices in my head" a lot

                        • Tyler Adams
                          Tyler Adams  5 months back

                          Star wars in 3 years.
                          "So about the leah and luke rape scene...."
                          Star wars in 5 years.
                          "So we decided rey would be the new emporer because she is so stunning and brave, and we wanted to conceive a role worth of her talents. One of which is force lightning.
                          Starwars in 7 years.
                          "Maisie williams as jar jar binks, the rise of a legend".

                          • IronSabbathPriest
                            IronSabbathPriest  5 months back

                            I hope he gets really comfortable on the couch with a blanket, then realises he left the remote in the kitchen.

                            • Fergie the Manc
                              Fergie the Manc  5 months back

                              Did this idiot really just compare Origins Wolverine to Spider-Man? Difference is that Spider-Man was good. NOBODY like wolverine origins one of the worst superhero movies ever.

                              • Brandon Matthew
                                Brandon Matthew  5 months back

                                So word round the ole campfire is that D&D have set their sights on destroying the SW: KotOR storyline next.

                                • Saul Goodman
                                  Saul Goodman  5 months back

                                  FUCK YOU ......... hope you have endless diarrhea you talent-less selfish hack !!!!

                                  • Zac
                                    Zac  5 months back

                                    He's an egotistical trust fund baby who is absolutely self-brainwashed over his own greatness

                                  • Rikard
                                    Rikard  5 months back

                                    Why is he getting hired the movie Troy is really bad.

                                    • Mario Persaud
                                      Mario Persaud  5 months back

                                      Oh he gave us that deadpool omg I wish I knew this. I wouldve seen season 8 coming.

                                      • Bekim Hasani
                                        Bekim Hasani  5 months back

                                        I can’t be asked to watch Star Wars now that d & d are writing it they ruined my favourite show and I hate them for it

                                        • the black douglas
                                          the black douglas  5 months back

                                          i hope they get booed at comic con

                                          • Jeff Potts
                                            Jeff Potts  6 months back

                                            They were really proud they got a reaction out of the New York times for that "rape" scene. I guess it kinda tells you why it got thrown in there. Not because it moved the story forward, but they got their name in and papers...

                                            • The Dragon Demands
                                              The Dragon Demands   6 months back

                                              Jeff Potts I don’t think so. But he’s hated the New York Times ever season nice they have his book a bad review

                                          • George Cobelens III
                                            George Cobelens III  6 months back

                                            keep in mind his daddy is on the board of the federal reserve, and a partner at goldman sachs.

                                            • Squidneythe Squid
                                              Squidneythe Squid  6 months back

                                              Imagine whenever you hear dumb and dumber now, it’s no longer about a goofy comedy movie but you and your fellow “writer”

                                              • Kaneda Shotaro
                                                Kaneda Shotaro  6 months back

                                                This guy went on to fuck up Wolverine , Game of thrones and now Star Wars ... im just speechless

                                                • Elsa Frost
                                                  Elsa Frost  6 months back

                                                  His eye roll on the question about the rape scene is SO unlikeable. YIKES.


                                                  Edit: Especially because he probably thinks about tHoSe StUpId SjW bItChEs BeInG uPsEt. Fuck him. She asked him a question and his answer was *Uhh we "thought" he would do that and we write that with no regards for anyone*
                                                  He literally thinks he is so much above everyone else that he doesn't have to explain himself.
                                                  I know the comparison is ridiculous, but George R R Martin is SO MUCH MORE sincere with his answers, and so much more likeable. Just mentioning it because YT keeps recommending GRRM answering fan questions to me, and most of the time I can't pass, so watching this was J̷̧̲͔͓̰̩̙̙̜̰̽̑̚͝A̷̗͙̰̹̯͌͊̑̔͠͝Ṙ̴̢̧̘̭̱͍̜͍̰̬̓͠R̵̨̛̩̠̰̪͎͖̓̑̄͌̈́͑͠I̸̡̪̮̟͕̞̭̎̈́̑͘N̵̞͖̠͖̮̫̳̙͓͓͌͒͛̋̔͘̕͠G̶̣̥̱͛̏̇̐̏.

                                                  • Elsa Frost
                                                    Elsa Frost  6 months back

                                                    I can never decide on which D i dislike more. Right now it's David. We'll see what Daniel comes up with next

                                                    • Lambro
                                                      Lambro  6 months back

                                                      Oh this guy wrote X-Men Wolverine?? That explains everything.. That movie sucked ass! It fuckin sucked balls! This guy can't write for shit wtf? Come on Disney

                                                      • seriousdudeserious
                                                        seriousdudeserious  6 months back

                                                        The one seems to keep constantly quiet, the other says words devoid of meaning. No wonder they get hired by studios.

                                                        • Otha Bojangles
                                                          Otha Bojangles  6 months back

                                                          I hate everything he has written except The 25th hour that was a great movie but I think that was because Spike Lee directed it I never read the book he wrote it was based off of.

                                                          • What ?
                                                            What ?  6 months back

                                                            He did not write X-Men. He wrote the original treatment for it, but it was completely changed by Skip Woods he wrote the Hitman movies and the worst Die Hard movie). Benioffs original idea was to make a movie, which has many similarities to what Logan eventually became. This Dragon Demands dude is a fraud. This video exposed him.

                                                        • Stealth
                                                          Stealth  6 months back

                                                          Glad to see they pay attention to the IMDB ratings. There's no escaping the scores the last few episodes received.

                                                          • montana bnana
                                                            montana bnana  6 months back

                                                            Expose him!! !

                                                            • Ian Wallace Elliott
                                                              Ian Wallace Elliott  6 months back

                                                              This guy is a smug POS. He is similar to Cersi in the books. Like her, he is not as smart as he thinks he is.

                                                              • Elsa Frost
                                                                Elsa Frost  6 months back

                                                                At least Cersei knew how to dress.

                                                            • Brandon S
                                                              Brandon S  6 months back

                                                              The greatest trick the Devil ever played was making people believe he didn't exist. The greatest trick Benioff ever played was making people believe he was not a complete hack and terrible writer.

                                                              • Brandon S
                                                                Brandon S  5 months back

                                                                @What ? He still fucked up Game of Thrones. Most writers don't even have the benefit of good starting source material. He took a potentially epic story and flushed it down the toilet either way u cut it.

                                                              • What ?
                                                                What ?  5 months back

                                                                @Brandon S Martin has had 28 years to plan his ending. Why isnt he done yet? They still had to write the outlines and scripts for each season in 4 months. The outline for S8 was 140 pages long. The scripts for each episode were definitely over 100 pages long on average.

                                                                Now for the X-Men movie. No it was NOT written by Benioff. Benioff wanted to do an R-rated movie with many similarities to Logan. Fox said "no" and hired David Ayer to completely rewrite his script. David Ayer was later replaced by Skip Woods to write the script. The "deadpool" in the movie was caused by the Fox executives. They kept rejecting ideas laid out by the writers that replaced Benioff because they didbt think it was "cool" enough. Later, "deadpool" was born. The writers who replaced Benioff were not happy with the end result. Benioff had nothing to do with the finished product.

                                                                Below is an interview with Benioff in 2007. If you scroll down you will find a question about X-Men. There he says that he was replaced, and that he hasnt worked on the movie in a long time. According to the wikipedia page for the movie, Benioff was finished with his original draft in 2006, and after that he had nothing to do with the project.

                                                                https://www.comingsoon.net/movies/feature/39932-david-benioff-the-coolest-writer-in-hollywood

                                                                Below is more information about how the Fox executives fucked up.

                                                                https://www.vulture.com/2018/05/revisiting-the-strange-cinematic-debut-of-deadpool.html

                                                                Need more proof?

                                                              • Brandon S
                                                                Brandon S  5 months back

                                                                @What ? Actually X-Men: Origins *was* written by David Benioff and Skip Woods. And as for Season 8, they had years to plan it out. Dumb and dumber even mentioned in behind the scenes footage that they knew Arya was going to kill the Night King over 3 years ago.

                                                                Time to call a spade a spade.

                                                            • Dracarys Dracarys
                                                              Dracarys Dracarys  6 months back

                                                              True fans will always remember what D&D did with GOT 🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬☠☠

                                                            • Dracarys Dracarys
                                                              Dracarys Dracarys  6 months back

                                                              Fucking hate him for killing the best show on HBO 🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬 Fuck him 🤬

                                                              • Elsa Frost
                                                                Elsa Frost  6 months back

                                                                @What ? 🔃

                                                              • What ?
                                                                What ?  6 months back

                                                                Holy fuck you are stupid.

                                                            • ChenJ
                                                              ChenJ  6 months back

                                                              Olly, bring me my sword.

                                                              • Edward III
                                                                Edward III  6 months back

                                                                I quake for Star Wars.

                                                                • Mull Man
                                                                  Mull Man  6 months back

                                                                  His face matches his personality. It's hard to explain, but you know what I mean lol.

                                                                  • Elsa Frost
                                                                    Elsa Frost  6 months back

                                                                    @The Dragon Demands I'm always distracted by his fucking eyebrows. I have seen those on so many narcissistic guys..
                                                                    Fucking cynical. Treat the people like sheep and be the cunning predator bs. Corporate owners, Hollywood writers, bankers, advertisement and marketing psychologists, all of them fucking cunts.

                                                                  • The Dragon Demands
                                                                    The Dragon Demands   6 months back

                                                                    On a subconscious level we pick up on his microexpressions, that he's constantly trying to use glib charm to win us over with his facial expressions and tone, even when he isn't saying anything of substance. His father crippled his teeth....well, didn't buy him braces despite being a multi-millionaire.....so he doesn't have an "easy going smile" or anything. Instead he uses other expressions associated with smiling: I call it "the sympathy eyebrows". He's constantly arching up his eyebrows in this coy, innocently friendly look....and he can turn it on and off like a god-damned light switch. Once it's pointed out to you, you can't unsee it. But he's a weasel all around, yeah. The weird thing is, he has a LOT of nervous ticks, but somehow his tone managed to overcome them - he pervasively plays nervously with his fingers or hides his crooked teeth behind his hand. Obviously interviews want him to look nice, so any interview big enough to be professionally edited tries to remove these wide shots but....the more amateur video ones, in wideshot, you get a sense of how jittery he really is.

                                                                • Justin Pierre
                                                                  Justin Pierre  6 months back

                                                                  This dude can't write. He listens to his "voice" too damn much

                                                                  • Elsa Frost
                                                                    Elsa Frost  6 months back

                                                                    When he says that he doesn't listen to the imaginary audience's voices saying "you can't do this to the franchise", what he's really saying is that he doesn't think about what he's writing and just writes to fill the page.
                                                                    That's also what he's doing when talking btw. Just filling the air with *w o r d s s s s s*

                                                                • Frank Castle
                                                                  Frank Castle  6 months back

                                                                  Does he even brush his teeth? Da fuck??

                                                                  • Whatster87
                                                                    Whatster87  6 months back

                                                                    I wish they were honest and just like we suck dick without templates to follow with preplanned storys.

                                                                    • Abalooga Smuffy
                                                                      Abalooga Smuffy  6 months back

                                                                      Guy should quit if i was a producer i'd never hire the guy again

                                                                      • Agusta Sister
                                                                        Agusta Sister  6 months back

                                                                        If i.was in that industry i wouldnt even hire their acquaintances..that how toxic i.feel they are.

                                                                    • Lord Clarke
                                                                      Lord Clarke  6 months back

                                                                      That Jamie scene while completely out of character would've made at least a bit of sense if Jamie isn't there when Joffrey dies like in the books and this was his first time seeing Cersie since being captive and losing his hand

                                                                      • Akva X
                                                                        Akva X  6 months back

                                                                        They cant just see that some things they do and write might be stupid and admit some of it. I think most of us here can come up with better things🙄😑😂🤣

                                                                        • Garden Rose
                                                                          Garden Rose  6 months back

                                                                          Don't ever speak Benioff.