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Martin Scorsese Versus Himself: Let’s Stop Talking About ‘Real Cinema’ – The Big Picture


The “Martin Scorsese versus Marvel” feud apparently won’t go away — partly because The Irishman director can’t seem to stop doubling down on it. In some ways, the controversy has kickstarted an overdue conversation about media saturation in the Disney era — but film critic Bob Chipman says that making it about what is and isn’t “real cinema” gets in the way.

This is The Big Picture, talking about Martin Scorsese, Marvel, and real cinema.

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Bob Chipman
Bob Chipman is a critic and author.