Tom Holland has disputed Martin Scorsese’s claims that Marvel movies are not “real art”.
In 2019, the legendary director angered fans of the franchise by saying that comic book adaptations are “not cinema” and comparing them to theme park games.
Since then, several notable filmmakers have either made similar comments or paid tribute to Marvel, with critically acclaimed directors like Chloe Chow and Nia Dacosta on board to direct Marvel films.
Talking to The Hollywood ReporterHolland said that, having appeared in both the superhero films and the Academy Award-nominated film impossible, He felt that the Marvel movies should be considered “real art”.
“You could ask Scorsese, ‘Would you like to make a Marvel movie?'” “But he doesn’t know what it’s like because he didn’t make one,” Holland said.
“Marvel movies have made and I’ve also made movies that have been in conversation in the Oscars world, and the only difference, really, is that one is a lot more expensive than the other.”
He continued, “But the way I break the character, the way the director has drawn the plot of the story and the characters – everything is the same, it’s done on a different scale. So I think they’re real art.”
The 25-year-old then referred to stars like Benedict Cumberbatch – who can currently be seen in both. Spider-Man: There is no room for home And the Oscar nominee dog power — saying that he would echo Hollande’s view that the process was the same in Marvel and indie films.
When you make these Movies, you know, good or bad, will be seen by millions of people, whereas when you make a small standalone film, if it’s not very good, nobody will see it, so it comes with different levels of pressure,” he said.
“I mean, you could also ask Benedict Cumberbatch or Robert Downey Jr. or Scarlett Johansson — the people who have made “Oscar-worthy” kinds of movies and also made superhero movies — and they’ll tell you they’re the same, just on a different scale. And there’s less spandex in.” Oscar movies.
The Netherlands is currently shown in Spider-Man: There is no room for homeIt is the highest-grossing Hollywood movie of the year.