Shang-Chi and Legend of the Ten Rings legend Simu Liu recently clapped back at Quentin Tarantino for his comments about Marvel movies.
Earlier this week Pulp fiction Filmmaker appeared on 2 bears, 1 cave A podcast in which he takes aim at superhero movies, complaining that “they only seem to be made” by the blockbuster franchise.
The 59-year-old Oscar winner criticized the actors who appear in these films, without mentioning the actors played by Chris Evans (Captain America) and Chris Hemsworth (Thor) by name.
“Part of Hollywood’s Marvel-ization… you have actors who are famous for playing these characters. But not movie stars. right? Captain America is the star. Or Thor is the star,” he said.
of Kill Bill. The director went on to say that he has “an ax to grind” with Marvel.
“They’re the only things that seem to have been created,” says Tarantino.
They are the only ones who seem to create any kind of excitement among the fans or enjoy working in the studio.
“That’s what they enjoy. And, you know, so it’s just that they’re completely representative of the era of this movie right now.
Taking to Twitter, Liu expressed his frustration at the legendary director and Martin Scorsese for mocking Marvel.
“If the only gatekeepers to movie stardom come from Tarantino and Scorsese, I wouldn’t have the chance to direct a $400 million plus movie,” Liu tweeted.
“I admire their filmmaking prowess. They’re cross-overs. But they can’t turn their noses at me or anyone else.
“No movie studio can be perfect or it will never be. But I’m proud to work with someone who is constantly striving to improve diversity by creating heroes who inspire and empower all communities everywhere.
“I loved the golden age too.. but it was white as hell.”
In 2019, Scorsese said that Marvel films are “not cinema”.
“Honestly, the closest I can think of them and the actors who are made to be what they are, doing the best they can under the circumstances, are theme parks.” taxi driver Director said Empire.
“It is not human cinema that tries to convey emotional, psychological experiences to another person.
The one who went The filmmaker doubled down on his comments while attending the BFI London Film Festival. The Hollywood Reporter.
“It’s all well and good for people who enjoy that kind of film, and by the way, I appreciate what they’re doing, knowing what they’re doing inside,” he said.
“Not my type, simply not. It’s about creating a different kind of audience that thinks cinema is.”