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Marvel Star Karen Gillan Hits Back At Martin Scorsese For His Comments

Hollywood actor Karen Gillan has hit back at Italian-American filmmaker Martin Scorsese for comparing films of the Marvel Universe to Amusement Parks.


After Martin Scorsese's ongoing comments on 'Marvel' feature films went all over the internet, several Hollywood actors who have acted in the MCU films hit back at the producer for comparing their films with "amusement parks". Karen Gillan, known for playing the character of Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy, hit out at Scorsese.

Marvel movies are cinema

Siding with Guardians of the Galaxy director, James Gunn, whose tweet showed his sadness with regard to Scorses's comments, Gillan said that Gunn was a director who put his heart and soul into every film he made and he is bound to feel sad if someone attacks his work like this. She also said that everything is portrayed in Gunn's movies, is his own thought process and that makes him an artist in every way and also makes his films a part of contemporary cinema. 

While speaking to international media, Gillan also said that she was of the firm believer that the Marvel Universe movies were definitely a part of the everyday cinema. She further added that the world of cinema is a place of art where stories are told with the help of visuals. 

Earlier, Gun took to Twitter to express sadness over Scorses's comments.

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Martin Scorsese: Marvel Movies are not "cinema"

The comments criticizing the American-Italian filmmaker have come in response to his interview with a local media outlet, wherein he stated that Marvel films are not a work of cinema and represent theme-parks. He further added that he tried to watch superhero films but couldn't finish as they are not "cinema". 

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In addition to this, he added that the roles being played by the actors in these films closely represent amusement parks and not something that conveys emotional or psychological messages to other people. 

The next chapter

Meanwhile, Kevin Feige revealed the next phase of the MCU that included a second outing for many of the Marvel characters such as Black Panther 2, Doctor Strange: The Multiverse of Madness, Thor: Love and Thunder, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, etc. 

Read: Marvel Studios Announces Release Date For 'Black Panther' Sequel

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