Martin Scorsese says superhero movies are ‘not cinema’: two experts debate

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    Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola and Ken Loach have all recently expressed scorn at the growing dominance of superhero movies in the commercial cinema, with Scorsese saying that the Marvel film universe is “not cinema”. We asked two academics: an expert in cinema and an expert in comics to debate the question.

    Period24 Oct 2019

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    • Title Jeremy Renner and Robert Downey Jr in Avengers: Endgame. ©Marvel Studios 2019 Martin Scorsese says superhero movies are ‘not cinema’: two experts debate
      Degree of recognitionInternational
      Media name/outletThe Conversation
      Media typeWeb
      CountryUnited Kingdom
      Date24/10/19
      DescriptionMartin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola and Ken Loach have all recently expressed scorn at the growing dominance of superhero movies in the commercial cinema, with Scorsese saying that the Marvel film universe is “not cinema”. We asked two academics: an expert in cinema and an expert in comics to debate the question.
      URLhttps://theconversation.com/martin-scorsese-says-superhero-movies-are-not-cinema-two-experts-debate-125771
      PersonsJulian Lawrence, Neil Archer