Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese thought Al Pacino was ‘unreachable’

Martin Scorsese thought Al Pacino was ‘unreachable’

Martin Scorsese previously believed that Al Pacino was "unreachable" due to their inability to ever manage to work together. Scorsese’s new Mafia movie ‘The Irishman’ marks the first time that Scorsese and Pacino have ever worked together in their lengthy Hollywood careers and the director was thrilled to finally be able to cast Pacino in one of his projects after wanti... »

Russo Brothers respond to Martin Scorsese’s Marvel criticism

Russo Brothers respond to Martin Scorsese’s Marvel criticism

Joe and Anthony Russo think Martin Scorsese can’t deny the "emotional success" of ‘Avengers: Endgame’. The legendary filmmaker sparked a debate last month by describing Marvel films as "not cinema" and comparing them to "theme parks" and now the director siblings have defended their work on the franchise, insisting that the movies offer a "share... »

Martin Scorsese praises Robert De Niro and Al Pacino for ‘magical’ acting in The Irishman

Martin Scorsese praises Robert De Niro and Al Pacino for ‘magical’ acting in The Irishman

Martin Scorsese has praised Robert De Niro and Al Pacino for their "magical" acting in ‘The Irishman’. The 77-year-old filmmaker teamed up with longtime collaborator De Niro and iconic actor Pacino for the American epic crime movie, which was given a limited theatrical release earlier this month, and will be heading to Netflix on November 27. After working with De Niro, 76, f... »

Bruce Campbell defends Marvel movies

Bruce Campbell defends Marvel movies

Bruce Campbell has blasted Martin Scorsese for his criticism of Marvel films. The ‘Evil Dead’ star accused Scorsese of hypocrisy for comparing the Marvel Cinematic Universe blockbusters to theme park rides because his latest Mafia drama ‘The Irishman’ contains more digital effects than any Marvel movie, due to the de-ageing technology used on the cast, which includes Robert... »

Kevin Feige hails Martin Scorsese’s Marvel criticism ‘unfortunate’

Kevin Feige hails Martin Scorsese’s Marvel criticism ‘unfortunate’

Kevin Feige has responded to Martin Scorsese’s Marvel criticism, describing his attack on the franchise as "unfortunate". The legendary filmmaker sparked a debate last month by describing Marvel films as "not cinema" and comparing them to "theme parks". And now the ‘Goodfellas’ helmer’s remarks have been dismissed by the President of Marvel Stu... »

Helen Mirren wants to be de-aged in a film

Helen Mirren wants to be de-aged in a film

Dame Helen Mirren wants de-ageing technology to be used on her for a film role. The 74-year-old actress finds the CGI technology, which has been prominently used in Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’, "very interesting" and she wouldn’t oppose a director’s wish to use it on her. When asked whether she would want to be de-aged, she told movie website HeyUGuys: ... »

Martin Scorsese turned down Joker movie

Martin Scorsese turned down Joker movie

Martin Scorsese turned down the chance to direct ‘Joker’ because he didn’t have the time to commit to the project. It had been rumoured that the legendary 76-year-old director could helm the project about the genesis of Batman’s greatest foe, who is played by Joaquin Phoenix, but ultimately he handed it over to Todd Phillips as he couldn’t fit it into his schedule. In... »

Martin Scorsese says Marvel movies lack ‘genuine emotional danger’

Martin Scorsese says Marvel movies lack ‘genuine emotional danger’

Martin Scorsese has continued his critique of Marvel movies claiming the blockbusters lack "revelation, mystery or genuine emotional danger". The legendary director sparked debate last month by dismissing the comic book franchise as "not cinema" and comparing the films to "theme parks". And now Scorsese has expanded on his criticisms of the Marvel Cinematic Universe i... »

Bob Iger believes that Disney released too many Star Wars films

Bob Iger believes that Disney released too many Star Wars films

Disney CEO Bob Iger admits the company released too many ‘Star Wars’ films in a short time frame. Iger believes "less is more" when it comes to the franchise and after Disney bought Lucasfilm and the rights to ‘Star Wars’ from George Lucas in 2012 he thinks that the releases should have been spaced out more as opposed to four films in six years. In an interview wi... »

Jon Favreau backs Martin Scorsese’s right to criticise Marvel

Jon Favreau backs Martin Scorsese’s right to criticise Marvel

Jon Favreau believes directors such as Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola have the right to criticise Marvel films if they want to. Favreau has both acted and directed in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, helming the first two ‘Iron Man’ movies, and he insists he is unmoved by the pair’s criticism of the superhero genre and he still considers them to be inspirations for his ow... »

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