Marvel feud: Martin Scorsese says #Marvel is INVADING ‘It’s NOT cinema’

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Marvel Studios has taken the world by storm with the live action birth of superheroes. Fans queue up to be the first to see the latest Marvel movie and hold them in high esteem. But for filmmaker Martin Scorsese, these are still not impressing him.

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At a press conference for Martin Scorsese’s latest film, The Irishman, Express.co.uk heard how Scorsese really feels about Marvel - and why he made a film with due to Marvel’s “invasion” of cinemas.

He called Marvel films “theme park films,” saying: “How do you value a film? The value of a film which is like a theme park film, the Marvel type picture, where theatres become amusement parks?

“That’s a different experience and it’s not, as I was saying earlier, it’s not cinema, it’s something else.

“Whether you go for that or not it is something else and we shouldn’t be invaded by it - that’s a big issue.

Martin Scorsese has spoken out against the Marvel moviesMartin Scorsese has spoken out against the Marvel movies (Image: Getty)

“And we need the theatre owners to step up to allow theatres to show films that are narrative films.

“Narrative films could be one long take for three hours too, you know.

“It doesn’t have to be conventional beginning middle and end.”

While Scorsese is clear about what cinema could be, it seems Marvel certainly is not that sort of film as, perhaps, it presents too great a rollercoaster for cinema goers.

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The director added cinema is about the “communal experience,” saying he felt were backing “narrative” films by giving them theatrical releases as well as home viewing, the latter of which he considered a “trade-off” to get his film financed “without interference.”

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