Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings star Simu Liu applauded Quentin Tarantino for his recent statements about the Marvel movies.
earlier this week, Pulp Fiction The director appeared on 2 bears, 1 cave The podcast where he took aim at superhero movies, complaining that the blockbuster franchise “is the only things it seems to be made of”.
The 59-year-old Oscar-winner slammed the actors who star in these films, naming the characters played by Chris Evans (Captain America) and Chris Hemsworth (Thor) without mentioning the actors by name.
“Part of the Marvel-isation of Hollywood is…you have all these actors who become famous playing these characters. But they’re not movie stars. Right? Captain America is the star. Or Thor is the star,” he said.
The Kill Bill The director went on to say that he has an “axe to grind” with Marvel.
“They’re the only things that seem to be made,” Tarantino said.
They’re the only things that seem to be generating any kind of excitement among the fanbase or even that the studio is making.
“That’s what makes them happy. And, you know, it’s just the fact that they’re a complete representation of this movie era right now.”
Taking to Twitter, Leo vented his frustrations on the famous director and Martin Scorsese for criticizing Marvel.
“If the only guardians of movie stardom were Tarantino and Scorsese, I would never have had the chance to helm a $400+ million movie,” Liu wrote on Twitter.
“I am in awe of their filmmaking genius. They are transcendent auteurs. But they can’t turn their noses on me or anyone else.”
“No movie studio will ever be or will be perfect. But I am proud to work with someone who has made a sustained effort to improve diversity on screen by creating heroes who empower and inspire people of all communities everywhere.
“I loved the ‘Golden Age’ too…but it was white as hell.”
Back in 2019, Scorsese said Marvel movies are “not cinema.”
“Honestly, the closest thing I can think of, as to actors doing their best under the circumstances, is theme parks,” he said. taxi driver said the manager empire.
“It is not the cinema of human beings that attempts to transfer emotional and psychological experiences to another human being.”
late The director doubled down on his comments while attending the BFI London Film Festival, according to Hollywood Reporter.
He said, “That’s all well and good for those who enjoy this kind of movie, and by the way, knowing what’s going on in them now, I admire what they’re doing.”
“It’s not my kind of thing, it simply isn’t. It creates another kind of audience that thinks cinema is.”
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