Though comic book film franchises can be seen exclusively as cash cows and merchandise sellers, it must be understood that the majority of the time that is the fault of the studios distributing them.
The latter wrote on Twitter that he was saddened by one of his favourite directors "judging my films" without having seen them.
Actor Robert Downey Jr.is not interested in getting an Oscar for his superhero avatar of Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. As reported by Comicbook.com, on The Howard Stern Show, Robert Downey Jr. revealed that he doesn't want to be a part of the Oscar race and has opted out.
In contrast to Robert Downey Jr., Iron Man's Jon Favreau commended the actor on his performance as Tony Stark.
If you don't know, Martin said the following quote in an interview: "I don't see them". " Downey Jr. said before switching his gaze to co-host Robin Quivers, changing the subject - and agreeing to disagree with Stern on a host of topics". "I'd say that Marvel films are theatre".
ICYMI, in an interview with Empire, Scorsese made a comment about the Marvel movies that rubbed Marvel fans the wrong way.
Downey tries to walk the line between pointed and diplomatic in the snippet above, such as by telling Stern, "I mean, it plays in theaters" in response to Scorsese saying these movies aren't "cinema".
After being pressed by Stern, Downey Jr. shared how he felt about the director's feelings on the matter. "I got to take a look at that". If everyone thought the same thing or in this case, if everyone thought superhero movies were the best, highest form of cinema, that wouldn't be a good thing.
When asked if he took Scorsese's comment as an insult, Downey was quite clear. "No".
Can't say I blame RDJ. "You know, 'Heaven Can Wait, ' 'Young Frankenstein, ' 'Blazing Saddles, ' 'Goodbye Girl, '" she added.
His opinion on the blockbuster studio and its films drew the ire of some well-known Marvel filmmakers like Joss Whedon, who directed 2012's The Avengers and 2015's Avengers: Age of Ultron.