Director Martin Scorsese shared his view on comics-inspired films, admitting that, although he had already given Marvel films a chance, they "are not cinema."
According to indicates Comicbook.com, the iconic filmmaker recently sat down with the magazine Empire for an interview about his career in which he was asked about the superhero genre and Marvel's Cinematic Universe.
"I don't see them. I tried, you know? But that's not cinema," said Scorsese.
"Honestly, as much as I can think of them, no matter how good they are, with actors doing their best given the circumstances, it's amusement parks. It's not human cinema that tries to convey emotional and psychological experiences to other beings. humans."
Over the past decade, UCM has become a global phenomenon, with a diverse collection of superhero movies that have enjoyed colossal success on the big screen. Most recently, Avengers: Endgame has become the most profitable movie ever, earning about $ 2.80 billion worldwide.
However, in these years, Scorsese has also built a formidable body of work, with films on a variety of subjects, including identity, crime, religion, and redemption. In addition to attracting global acclaim through his lynx eye behind the camera, the award-winning director helped shape the careers of Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio, among others.
His next movie, The Irish, opens on Netflix on November 27th.
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