Backlash Ensues over Martin Scorsese’s Marvel Criticism

Backlash Ensues over Martin Scorsese’s Marvel Criticism

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The discussion of comic book movies has taken an interesting turn with the release of Joker. Despite its controversy, many critics have hailed the film as a true breakthrough for comic book cinema, and even consider it Oscar worthy. This isn’t the first time that comic book films were recognized as prestige art. In 2019, Black Panther was nominated for Best Picture along with several other nominations, and Heath Ledger won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of The Joker in The Dark Knight.   Image Via The Washington Post   But not everybody is singing the …

Check Out the Cinematic Inspirations for the Upcoming Joker Film!

Check Out the Cinematic Inspirations for the Upcoming Joker Film!

How do you give a character who’s infamous for having no definitive origin an origin? Let’s face it: Joker has stayed around long enough because he’s fascinating, but it seems that we’re afraid that fascination might leave our collective consciousness if we know anything about him. So, again, how do you give a character who’s infamous for having no definitive origin an origin? To answer this question, let’s starts with the basics: Although we know now that Martin Scorsese won’t be producing the new Joker movie, his touch is still prevalent in the film. Thought interviews, official statements, and just …