"Try to subvert / rework / deepen tropes" is a priority, is it not? Change and inspiration can come from many levels, not just precise, technical, or narrow ones. We'll always have less cream than watery milk, but I think it's defeatist to accede to this reality because we don't have a pithy plan of action for improving things. Broad condemnation can be effective especially in people's formative years; I encountered such criticism in my youthful "fuck everyone" phase and it shaped my current worldview. See also interesting industry veterans' opinions of Old Man Murray
; reactions to its sweeping excorciations led many to deliberately try trend-bucking.