Francis Ford Coppola Doubles Down on Scorsese’s Diss of Marvel Films: ‘Despicable’

  • The Wrap
If Marvel fans weren’t happy about Martin Scorsese saying Marvel movies aren’t cinema, they’re really not going to like what Francis Ford Coppola had to say about “Avengers” and its brethren.

“Martin was kind when he said it’s not cinema. He didn’t say it’s despicable, which I just say it is,” Coppola said.

The “Apocalypse Now” filmmaker made those harsh words at a press conference after receiving a lifetime achievement award at the Lumiere Festival in Lyon, France. He is currently working on a utopian drama called “Megalopolis,” which he says would be more expensive than “Apocalypse Now” and be “the biggest budget I ever had to work with.”

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But big budget Marvel movies draw Coppola’s ire. Speaking to reporters, he echoed Scorsese’s
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