If religious people had any proof, it would no longer be religion. Of course they don't, because the supernatural is imaginary. Too many people fail to grow out of their childhood superstitions, and never develop an evidence-based adult worldview.
That's absurd propaganda from the ignorant conservatives. They hate all progress, and are learning-disabled due to preferring dogma over evidence, so it's best to ignore them.
That's what Sony is counting on. Don't fall for it and pay to see a crappy movie just because of a controversy.
Americans believe a lot of things about themselves that are absurd lies. "Land of the Free" is another one, despite the insane war on users of politically incorrect drugs.
Will they? This movie looks terrible, and there's only so much that a controversy will do to market crap.
I also enjoy action movies in addition to smarter stuff; They look and sound pretty intense in my home theater. What I object to is the dumbing down of once-smart franchises.
I've been rewatching TNG. It holds up very well, and is actually much better than I remembered it. This is another option for people who want to watch some real Star Trek instead of these action reboots.
It seems like a reasonable tradeoff, and the first Trek reboot began with a Fast and Furious type scene of Kirk in a sports-car, so this change started happening with J.J. at the helm. I recommend watching the original series on BlueRay instead. It looks beautiful, and was brilliant for the time it was made.
Modern action movies are incredibly boring.
There's nothing interesting about seeing normal human characters defy death ten or twelve times per minute.
There's nothing interesting about seeing them engage in combat or driving or some other activity at a level that even those with years and years of training and experience couldn't manage.
When a character has practically no limitations, there is no risk. When there is no risk, there's nothing interesting happening. The result? Bored viewers, even if the on-screen activity is rapid and frantic.
I agree completely AC, but most people seem to not share our view of these mindless action movies.