9 Astonishing Ways Martin Scorsese Films Are Exactly Like Comic Book Movies

Film director Martin Scorsese lit the internet on fire recently when he told Empire that he doesn’t see Marvel movies as art and even compared them to theme parks. “I don’t see them. I tried, you know? But that’s not cinema,” he said. “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.” Well, with all due respect to Mr. Scorsese, there are a lot more similarities between his films and comic book movies than he may realize. Here are nine ways these seemingly disparate types of films overlap.

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