- Denis Villeneuve stated Marvel makes too many “cut and paste” movies.
- “Perhaps these types of movies have turned us into zombies a bit,” he stated of the MCU.
- Villeneuve praised Christopher Nolan and Alfonso Cuarón for making creative blockbusters.
“Dune” director Denis Villeneuve stated the Marvel Cinematic Universe is responsible of manufacturing too many “cut and paste” jobs in a damning conclusion on the franchise’s creative deserves.
The Canadian filmmaker, who’s greatest identified for making big-budget blockbusters like “Arrival” and “Blade Runner 2049,” was requested concerning the MCU and whether or not he was pessimistic about the way forward for Hollywood blockbusters throughout an interview with the Spanish newspaper El Mundo.
“Perhaps the problem is that we are in front of too many Marvel movies that are nothing more than a ‘cut and paste’ of others,” Villeneuve advised the publication. “Perhaps these types of movies have turned us into zombies a bit… But big and expensive movies of great value there are many today. I don’t feel capable of being pessimistic at all.”
Villeneuve continued to debate his filmmaking course of, and he praised Christopher Nolan and Alfonso Cuarón — administrators who he stated have been capable of proceed the custom of big-budget filmmaking that can also be artistically strong.
He added: “Just think of the golden age of Hollywood to see that commercial films can make a different artistic proposal and, therefore, political. I have never felt like a loss or an impediment to have a generous budget to do what I wanted to do. Upside down.”
Timothée Chalamet and Rebecca Ferguson in “Dune.”
This is not the primary time Villeneuve has spoken critically concerning the MCU. Earlier this yr throughout an interview with the French outlet Premiere, the director mentioned what he described because the “mold” MCU movies are created in and he likened the franchise to a manufacturing unit.
“If we’re talking about Marvel, the thing is, all these films are made from the same mold,” he stated. “Some filmmakers can add a little color to it, but they’re all cast in the same factory. It doesn’t take anything away from the movies, but they are formatted.”
Denis Villeneuve is the newest filmmaker to present the MCU a damaging hold forth because the legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese first questioned the franchise’s creative deserves and in contrast Marvel movies to theme park rides throughout an interview with Empire magazine in 2019.
Villeneuve can also be at present on the press run for his upcoming remake of the sci-fi basic “Dune.” The movie premiered on the Venice movie competition and stars an A-list forged, together with Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya. In a review of the film, Insider stated Villeneuve’s movie is “pretty much everything you would want in a high-concept big-budget blockbuster.”
“It’s loud, long, and entertaining,” the evaluate learn.
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