She said: “It wasn’t until the last couple of years when these streaming services were just sort of exploding with this amount of quality that I actually started to think, ‘Wow, that’s better than what I just did’.
“And then you’re seeing what’s available out there and it’s just diminishing and diminishing in terms of, it’s big Marvel movies. Or things that I’m not just asked to do or really that interested in living in a green screen.”
She also doesn’t appear to be a fan of CGI, saying she would like to see cinema return to its roots.
She continued: “I think we would so love to have the era of Meg Ryan come back. I just think it would be nice to go into a movie theater, sit cozy. I think we should have a resurgence. Let’s get the Terms of Endearment back out there. You know, Heaven Can Wait, Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, Goodbye Girl.”
Understandably, fans of the MCU weren’t happy with her comments:
she wants to be relevant again pic.twitter.com/xBPkd9mtnY
— 🍒 (@eilishelite) October 9, 2019
Yeah! We need more of her style of high end cinema like “Murder Mystery” or “Just go With It” or “The breakup” or “Along came Polly”! Real cinema like that.
— Andrew Wiggin (@AndrewWiggin502) October 11, 2019
She couldn’t act her way out of a paper bag.
— 🖕🏻 (@jimmieXXX) October 9, 2019
Yeah, granted, Marvel movies are fun, I think it’s arguable how much art is in the movies, but if you’re going to appear in Adam Sandler movies, you should take a beat before firing some shots.
— Valentino Assenza (@ValAssenza) October 10, 2019
She’s just upset that people don’t want to see low budget rom coms anymore that she’d be casted in.
— Donny Stanley (@cpcr_donny) October 10, 2019
Quality Films pic.twitter.com/kcKj5SfdqB
— 🍤 (@cablegratis) October 10, 2019
This comes after director Martin Scorsese recently hit out at Marvel, saying he doesn’t consider them to be cinema at all.
Speaking to Empire magazine, he said: “I tried, you know? But that’s not cinema.”
The 76-year-old then added that even with all the money and the best actors in the world, the films fail to convey proper human experiences.
Scorsese explained: “Honestly, the closest I can think of them, as well made as they are, with actors doing the best they can under the circumstances, is theme parks. It isn’t the cinema of human beings trying to convey emotional, psychological experiences to another human being.”
Following those comments, Iron Man himself Robert Downey Jr. responded, appearing on Howard Stern saying that Scorsese’s comments ‘made no sense’, before getting in a dig about Marvel’s ‘phenomenal’ success.
The Iron Man star brought up the director while chatting to Howard Stern, saying: ‘I didn’t expect [the MCU] to become what it became and it is this very large multi-headed hydra at this point. I’ve always had other interests. And according to Scorsese, it’s “not cinema”. I gotta take a look at that.’
You’re you can check out what RDJ said here:
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