The director of The Godfather and the Apocalypse Now joins Martin Scorsese in rejecting the dominant series of superhero movies.
Speaking to reporters in Lyon after receiving Prize Lumiere for his contribution to cinema, Francis Ford Coppola, 80, said: "When Martin Scorsese says that Marvel paintings are not cinema, he is right because we expect to learn something from cinema, we expect to gain something, enlightenment, some knowledge, some inspiration. "
Coppola went on:" I don't know that anyone gets something from watching the same movie over and over again. Martin was kind when he said it wasn't a movie. He didn't say he was disgusting, which I just say he is. "
Scorsese's initial comments in which he said that the films made by Marvel Studio disney Disney, responsible for the Avengers movies, are" no
GoodFellas director, taxi driver, Raging Bull and upcoming mafia epic The Irishman reiterated his feelings at the London Film Festival last weekend, saying superhero movies were "invading"
During his lecture to David Lean on On October 12, Scorsese says, "Theaters have become amusement parks. That's all well and good, but don't go into everything else in that sense. This is good and good for those who enjoy this type of movie and by the way, knowing what goes into them now, I admire what they do. It's not my kind, it's just not. It creates another type of audience that thinks cinema is this. ”
Gan also responded to Coppola's attack on the genre he used became famous. Writing on Instagram, the Guardians of the Galaxy director and his sequel have tacitly accused both Scorsese and Coppola of not being in touch and not being open enough. "Not everyone will be able to appreciate [superhero films] he writes," even some geniuses. “