Movies, TV series, Comics or Album, be it anything creative is unique as a piece of art. Recently, fans of comic book films have been ripping themselves in half over comments. The comments by filmmakers like Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola is coming as an offence to the fans. The two famous filmmakers are dismissing the accomplishments of the Comic book films. The fans are attempting to discredit the directors based on those opinions. The numbers confirm that MCU movies are fan favourites. However, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates Scorsese more times throughout his career than any comic book movies.
Martin Scorsese is one of the most successful filmmakers of all time. He has directed 24 films for Hollywood. He is the winner for 19 Oscars in various categories from Best Picture to Best Director. This achievement is actually noteworthy with comic book films scoring only 16 Oscars. This is inclusive of Black Panther tying with Dick Tracy for Oscars with a tally of three.
Scorsese’s Comment Creates Controversy
Martin Scorsese’s interview with Empire Magazine showcases the director expressing his view on the comic book adaptations. Scorsese admits, “I don’t see them. I tried, you know? But that’s not cinema. Honestly, the closest I can think of them, as well made as they are, with actors doing the best they can under the circumstances, is theme parks. It isn’t the cinema of human beings trying to convey emotional, psychological experiences to another human being.”
Martin Scorsese’s comments do not sit well with the comic book fandom. But the filmmaker is expressing his personal opinions. He says he does enjoy the movies. Well, let us all hope that with time, ‘This Too Shall Pass’.