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What Martin Scorsese Got Right and What He Missed:

What Martin Scorsese Got Right and What He Missed:

What Martin Scorsese Got Right and What He Missed: In a November 4, 2019 Op-Ed piece in the New York Times, film director Martin Scorsese further explained his position that Marvel (and other) superhero movies are not ‘cinema’. Instead, he likened them to theme park rides. This is not a new debate, as there has always been a split between ‘movies’ and ‘film’. Movies are for popcorn-munching entertainment; films are audio visual works of art that explore the human condition. …

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