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“There was an idea…The idea was to bring together a group of remarkable people, see if they could become something more. See if they could work together when we needed them to to fight the battles we never could.”
Sure, when Samuel L Jackson said it as Nick Fury, about the group that would become the Avengers, it was inspirational and would give goosebumps to fans all over the world. However, the same quote is applicable in describing the recent group of auteur filmmakers that have joined forces to bring down the mighty Marvel machine over the past couple of weeks. Led by Martin Scorsese, this group of auteur filmmakers, an A-Force so to speak, has made headlines attempting to take down one of the biggest film studios on the planet.
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READ MORE: Francis Ford Coppola Enters The Marvel Debate & Calls The Superhero Franchise “Despicable”
After the rallying cry from Scorsese, we’ve seen the group grow its ranks, with folks like Francis Ford Coppola chiming in. Now, thanks to a new report from Variety, we have Ken Loach and Fernando Meirelles adding their two cents about the Marvel films. And unsurprisingly, these acclaimed filmmakers aren’t so complimentary of the superhero genre.
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“They’re made as commodities…like hamburgers,” Loach said about Marvel films. “It’s about making a commodity which will make profit for a big corporation. They’re a cynical exercise. They’re a market exercise,...
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