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Just days after Martin Scorsese bashed Marvel Studios superhero movies, he got another ally in Francis Ford Coppola who agrees with Scorsese's stance.

The 80 year old filmmaker was in Lyon, France, accepting the Prix Lumiere for his contributions to cinema, when he was asked about Scorsese's controversial comments.

Coppola, who directed classics like The Godfather and Apocalypse Now, revealed that he agreed with Scorsese when it comes to the Marvel movies. 

Marvel bashing: Just days after Martin Scorsese bashed Marvel Studios superhero movies, he got another ally in Francis Ford Coppola who agrees with Scorsese's stance

Marvel bashing: Just days after Martin Scorsese bashed Marvel Studios superhero movies, he got another ally in Francis Ford Coppola who agrees with Scorsese's stance

'When Martin Scorsese says that the Marvel pictures are not cinema, he's right because we expect to learn something from cinema, we expect to gain something, some enlightenment, some knowledge, some inspiration,' he said, via Yahoo.

'I don't know that anyone gets anything out of seeing the same movie over and over again,' Coppola added.

Coppola even added an extra jab, stating that Scorsese's statement was kind, while Coppola went so far to call Marvel movies 'despicable.'

Despicable: Coppola even added an extra jab, stating that Scorsese's statement was kind, while Coppola went so far to call Marvel movies 'despicable'

Despicable: Coppola even added an extra jab, stating that Scorsese's statement was kind, while Coppola went so far to call Marvel movies 'despicable'

'Martin was kind when he said it's not cinema. He didn't say it's despicable, which I just say it is,' Coppola added.

Scorsese was being interviewed by Empire last week when he was asked about Marvel Studios superhero movies, revealing he has 'tried' to watch them.  

'I don't

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