"Watching a bunch of Michael Bay movies does not [teach you about Western Media]". Ouch
. That's a burn you don't recover from.
But more to the point, yeah. She's got a lot of points. It's long been known that Kojima really wants to
write movies. Like I contend with Kojima not knowing how to write characters or entertaining plots, but when you make dozens of 20 minute to hour long cutscenes you're kinda taking the easy road to explore your character's motivations. He very much does not have the ability to do more with less.
That and MGS are typically my only exposure to political/war thrillers, so I don't know if he's any good at that compared to his peers or if the novelty of the genre is artificially boosting my enjoyment.