He basically argues that it's not fair because people don't understand what goes into making these things.
As if the fact of effort being expended ENTITLES him to monetary earnings somehow.
A lot of people don't understand what goes into building a house either.
But if the thing's drafty, you have holes in the walls you can drive a forklift through, the house is settling crooked, you have mold in various areas, using electricity in the home starts fires, BUT THE CARPETING IS TOP FUCKING NOTCH, people are going to call bullshit and not patronize your home building business or buy your latest built home.
Are you going to bitch about a review site where your former customers outline all the shit you did wrong in THEIR homes?
And Rotten Tomatoes is nothing more than a dispassionate aggregation of the general public's response to your film. It's not as if the site has it out for you.
But no. Ratner just wants a bigger payday. Because Ratner thinks that he was dealing with a bigger bunch of IP on a bigger budget. Therefore his overall renumeration should be N+1 of whatever he ACTUALLY gets.
Fuck him and the dolly rig he rode in on.