Avengers: Endgame writers on Martin Scorsese's Marvel movies jab: If Endgame is not cinema, don't know what is

Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, writers of Avengers: Endgame, were recently asked about their opinion on Martin Scorsese criticising Marvel movies. Read below to know what Christopher and Stephen had to say on the same.
Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely are the writers behind Avengers: Endgame.Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely are the writers behind Avengers: Endgame.
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Superhero genre fans were in a state of unrest when Martin Scorsese confessed that he tried really hard to watch Marvel movies. However, The Irishman director couldn't help but compare them to a theme park while referring to them as "not cinema." Marty's comments caused a worldwide debate with several siding with the Oscar-winning filmmaker while there were many who hit back at Scorsese for his "not cinema" comment, in particular. During an interview with Variety at the 11th Annual Governors Awards, Avengers: Endgame writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely were asked about their opinion on Martin's jab.

"I just react by going... everyone is entitled to their opinion. Clearly, this movie — Endgame — has reached a great number of people and has pleased a great number of people, I have to say, in a way that a movie has not in a long time, in a group coming together," Christopher stated to Variety and added, "If that's not cinema, I'm don't know what is. That is a collective, emotional experience that happened worldwide." On the other hand, Stephen echoed his co-writer's sentiments as he shared, "All sorts of movies for all sorts of people. This one seemed like it was for a lot of people."

What do you have to say about the whole Scorsese-Marvel debate? Let us know your views in the comments section below.

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Markus and McFeely don't have to worry about the comments made by Martin though as their screenplay led film Avengers: Endgame is officially the highest-grossing movie of all time, dethroning James Cameron's Avatar (2009). Avengers: Endgame earned a staggering $2.79 billion lifetime collection at the global box-office.

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