Much like Thanos, the urge to comment on “Are Comic Book Films Cinema?” just won’t die. Here’s the latest update from the directors of Avengers: Endgame.
Over the last few weeks, everyone in Hollywood has gotten in on the Scorsese versus Marvel debate.
The only truisms that have come out of it are that Martin Scorsese is a defender of cinema and an emissary of the arts all over the globe, as well as that Marvel is a giant conglomerate making some of the best event movies in the history of cinema.
The cinema debate rages onward. I have talked about my stances on this site. I think that Scorsese is wrong and that these movies are some of the best American pop are being produced in the modern era, but I also respect Scorsese’s opinion that they may be killing the art around them — which is depressing but true.
In my opinion, our cinematic art is evolving. But you didn’t come here for my opinion.
The Russo brothers, the directors behind many of Marvel’s crowning achievements, were asked about Scorsese. Let’s look at what they had to say.
Source: No Film School