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Marvel Actors 'Aren't Movie Stars' - The Hollywood Reporter

Marvel Actors ‘Aren’t Movie Stars’ – The Hollywood Reporter

Say “Marvel” again, we dare you!

Quentin Tarantino He became the latest respected filmmaker to offer a mediocre critique of superhero films, only to find his comments trashing Hulk on Twitter.

In an interview with Tom Segura for his podcast, 2 bears 1 caveTarantino was asked on the subject, which should be completely safe for Marvel films.

“I don’t like them,” Tarantino said. “No I don’t. I don’t Dislikes they. But I don’t like them. I mean, look, I was collecting Marvel comics like crazy when I was a kid. There is an aspect that if these movies came out when I was in my twenties, I would be totally happy and totally in love with them. [But] They wouldn’t be the only films being made, they would be those among others. I’m almost 60 so I’m not excited about them.”

Segura noted that Marvel films often feel like a “carbon copy” of previous MCU films, adding “you’re not taken somewhere you wouldn’t expect”.

“My only gripe is that they’re the only things they seem to be made of,” Tarantino said. “They’re the only things that seem to be generating any kind of excitement among the fanbase or even the studio that’s making them… So it’s just the fact that they’re so fully representative of this movie era right now. There’s not much room for anything else.” this my problem. It’s a representation problem.”

He added, “Part of the marvel of Hollywood is that all these actors who become famous play these characters.” “But they’re not movie stars. Right? Captain America is the star. Thor is the star. I’m not the first person to say that. I think this has been said a million times, but these franchise characters have become stars.”

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He continued, “Back in 2005, if an actor was starring in a movie that did as good as the Marvel movies, then that guy was an absolute star.” “It means that people dig him or her and love them and want to see them in things.” Sandra Bullock Speed And everyone thought she was great in it. Everyone fell in love with her… Sandra Bullock was so excited they wanted to see her in something else. This is not the case now. We want to see that guy [keep] Play Wolverine or whatever.”

Marvel Shang Chi and legend Ten episodes Star Simo Liu Reply on Twitter: “If the only guardians of movie stardom were Tarantino and Scorsese, I would never have had the chance to helm a $400 million-plus movie. I am in awe of their filmmaking genius. They are super auteurs. But they can’t turn their noses on me or anyone else.” No movie studio will be or ever will be perfect.But I’m proud to work with someone who has made a continual effort to improve diversity on screen by creating heroes that empower and inspire people of all communities everywhere.I loved ‘The Golden Age’ too..but it She was white as hell.”

dead list Creator Robert Liefeld retweeted a story about Tarantino’s comments and mock them It is (apparently) “the hottest hot thing”.

Scorsese has famously criticized similarly Marvel movies, calling them “theme parks” and “not cinema”, prompting a response from Guardians of the Galaxy Director James Gunn, among others.

Tarantino fans will likely point out that if the director wants more non-Marvel content that fans are excited about, he can do exactly that. But the manager has it famous vow to stop directing with his upcoming, yet unscripted, tenth film. Tarantino reaffirmed his plan to retire on the podcast.

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“I think ten is a good number,” he said. “I’m ready to bow down to the stage and leave them wanting more. Don’t spoil my filmography with a bunch of old-fashioned far-away movies… I did everything I wanted to do.”