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Samuel L. Jackson Responds to Martin Scorsese’s Marvel Comments

Samuel L. Jackson has responded to Martin Scorsese’s comments that Marvel films aren’t real cinema.“I mean that’s like saying Bugs Bunny ain’t funny. Films are films. Everybody doesn’t like his stuff either,” Jackson told Variety‘s Angelique Jackson at the grand opening of Tyler Perry’s new studio in Atlanta, Ga. “Everybody’s got an opinion, so I […]

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Samuel L. Jackson Responds to Martin Scorseses’ Marvel Comments

Samuel L. Jackson has responded to Martin Scorseses’ comments that Marvel films aren’t real cinema.“I mean that’s like saying Bugs Bunny ain’t funny. Films are films. Everybody doesn’t like his stuff either,” Jackson told Variety‘s Angelique Jackson at the grand opening of Tyler Perry’s new studio in Atlanta, Ga. “Everybody’s got an opinion, so I […]

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Martin Scorsese Compares Marvel Movies to Theme Parks: ‘That’s Not Cinema’

In an interview with Empire magazine, Martin Scorsese gave the Marvel Cinematic Universe the cold shoulder, comparing the billion-dollar franchise to theme parks.“I don’t see them. I tried, you know? But that’s not cinema,” Scorsese told Empire magazine. “Honestly, the closest I can think of them, as well made as they are, with actors doing […]

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Martin Scorsese Removes Himself From Kevin Feige’s Rolodex By Saying Marvel Films Are “Theme Parks” And “Not Cinema”

Marvel Studios has a pretty incredible track record of finding the best filmmakers for the job. Whether its already impressive talent like Ryan Coogler and Taika Waititi or up-and-coming filmmakers that have yet to really break out, such as the Russo Brothers, James Gunn, and Jon Watts. But according to a new interview with Empire […]

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Marvel’s ‘Falcon and Winter Soldier’ Series Recruits ‘John Wick’ Writer Derek Kolstad

When we last reported on Marvel’s Falcon and the Winter Soldier series, Captain America: Civil War stars Daniel Brühl and Emily Van Camp were in talks to join Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan, and veteran TV helmer Kari Skogland (The Handmaid’s Tale) had just signed on to direct from a script by Malcolm Spellman (Empire). […]

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Todd Phillips Expects ‘Joker’ Backlash Because Film ‘Doesn’t Follow Anything From Comics’

Now that “Spider-Man: Far From Home” has opened in theaters to big box office numbers, only one major superhero tentpole remains in 2019: “Joker.” The Warner Bros. fall tentpole from “The Hangover” director Todd Phillips stars Joaquin Phoenix as the infamous Batman villain. The movie might use the Joker character and the setting of Gotham […]

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Jussie Smollett’s ‘Empire’ Future Is Up in the Air as Writers Plot Season 6

After Jussie Smollett’s tenure on “Empire” appeared to be finished, Tuesday brought a new wrinkle into the actor and show’s ongoing relationship.Despite a vehement denial from series co-creator Lee Daniels, Variety is reporting that the ongoing writers’ room plan for “Empire” Season 6 may involve the return of Smollett’s character, Jamal Lyon. Smollett’s role was […]

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Marvel’s ‘Falcon and Winter Soldier’ Series Lures Director, Two ‘Civil War’ Stars

Captain America: Civil War stars Daniel Brühl and Emily Van Camp are in talks to join Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan in Marvel’s Falcon and the Winter Soldier series, Collider has confirmed. Meanwhile, veteran TV helmer Kari Skogland (The Handmaid’s Tale) is set to direct the six-episode series, which is expected to hit Disney+ in […]

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John Singleton Hospitalized After Suffering ‘Mild’ Stroke

“Boyz n the Hood” writer-director John Singleton was hospitalized earlier this week for what’s being described as “mild” stoke, reports Variety. The filmmaker checked himself into the hospital after experiencing pain his leg following a flight from Costa Rica to the United States, which, also per Variety, potentially contributed to the medical incident.Singleton burst onto […]

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