Are Marvel movies real cinema?
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Are Marvel movies real cinema?

Martin Scorsese Photo by Georges Biard Recently, Martin Scorsese claimed that Marvel Cinematic Universe movies are not real cinema, in a 2019 interview with Empire. For those who may not know, Scorsese is a long-time filmmaker who directed iconic movies such as “Taxi Driver,” “Hugo,” “Goodfellas” and countless other pictures. Many fans are upset with Scorsese for his criticism of comparing the MCU movies to theme parks. However, is he entirely incorrect? “Avengers: Endgame” became the highest worldwide grossing movie of all time this year, making over $2.7 billion. Furthermore, several other MCU movies are also in the top ten of the world’s highest grossing films category such as “Avengers: Infinity War,” “Avengers” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” As these movies have proven successful, why would Scorsese question whether they are ‘real cinema’? Well, Scorsese is not wrong about the Marvel movies not being real cinema. Cinema is the art of moving pictures. Now, films and movies have become another form of a business, but real cinema should always have an artistic endeavor in it. 300×250 image ad The MCU movies have symbolic values in the form of storytelling and thus some artistic elements into it, but they deliver […]

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