yeah, I admit the "you guys" part wasn't exactly an appropriate phrase but I think it's pretty funny that people are complaining about Sakamoto's directing yet I've hardly seen any complains about it during Kyoryuger's air time.
Sakamoto went fairly more overboard with his style in these v-cinema (and Ultimatum, for that matter) compared to his other toku works (Kyoryuger, Fourze, Gokaiger episodes, W specials, Ultra works and etc). That's for sure.
But of course, nothing close to his non-toku movies. That's where he goes crazy.
Anyway, i'm not even seeing many complaints about these movie anywhere. Most people seem to have liked them. Heck, i've seen plenty of people who never cared about Metal Hero and/or didn't like the Gavan movie going after these ones because of Sakamoto's name.
Clearly the writer must have had some hand in it. I mean, Sakamoto portrayed cute lovey-dovey rage monster, and I can't imagine cute lovey-dovey rage monster wasn't what the writer intended.
Naruhisa Arakawa's writing was definitely identifiable in this v-cinema. Even for directors with such distinct styles, it's not like they can stomp on the writer, especially working for Toei.