Back then the Hollywood executives had to make risks. Make this movie about robot? You could have smash hits like terminator or Rambo or elm street or Rocky. You could also fail massively like howard the duck but still have people talk about it.
Then the 2000s plus came.
Some were cool like spiderman and the avengers
then the bad people came
people like R J who can butcher movies like star wars, Change the lore and make illogical movies.
Then an over saturation of high budget but weak story movies.
Instead of make a good movie they are directed by snobbish people who think they are the next Andy Warhol and do not follow the original dream.