Left Menu
Development News Edition

There's so much heart and soul: Karen Gillan defends Marvel films after Scorsese comments

PTI | Los Angeles | Updated: 07-10-2019 09:40 IST | Created: 07-10-2019 09:29 IST
There's so much heart and soul: Karen Gillan defends Marvel films after Scorsese comments
Image Credit: Twitter(@karengillan)

Karen Gillan is the latest Marvel star to come forward in support of the Marvel Cinematic Universe after veteran filmmaker Martin Scorsese dubbed the films as "theme parks" experience, saying these movies have a heart and soul. The actor, who plays Nebula in the "Guardians of the Galaxy" series, said the MCU films defined storytelling with visuals.

"I would absolutely say that Marvel movies are cinema. Cinema is storytelling with visuals," Gillan told The Hollywood Reporter. She said the "Guardian" series was a true embodiment of director James Gunn's personality. Gunn was one of the first Hollywood names to respond to Scorsese's remarks, saying he was "saddened" by the director's opinion.

"There's so much heart and soul, and it's James' soul in there. He injects so much of his own personality, his sense of humour... that's a very big representation of who he is as a person and therefore it's very cinematic. He's an artiste," Gillan added. In a recent interview, Scorsese had said that MCU movies don't serve the purpose of cinema and were rather a theme park adventure.

The Oscar-winning filmmaker said he had seen some of the Marvel Studios projects and found them lacking on the "emotional and psychological experiences". Previously, Samuel L Jackson, Joss Whedon, Peter Ramsey and Leigh Whannell also responded to Scorsese's comments.



Turbulence surrounding tobacco control in Ghana

... ...

Smart healthcare: IoT redefining the way healthcare is delivered

As the world is embracing the new wave of digitalization triggered by the pandemic and the arrival of 5G, the adoption of IoT devices will further boom. With adoption set to soar, IoT security issues and other challenges cant be ignored any...

Refugee compassion and response: Ideas to mitigate disasters now and in their future

Their homeland becomes a forbidden territory for them and more likely than not, their journey to foreign soil is no less traumatizing, not to say deadly. It is crucial to help refugees live a life of dignity and purpose....

Inadequate water infrastructure causes a tidal wave of coronavirus in rural Alaska

... ...


Latest News

Abhishek Maheshwari named CEO of Aakash Educational Services

Aakash Educational Services Ltd AESL on Tuesday announced the appointment of Abhishek Maheshwari as its chief executive officer. Maheshwari, who was president of international business for edtech platform Byjus, will be responsible for st...

Punjab farmer bodies flay sealing of borders by Haryana, say ready for 'historic' stir

Punjab farmer bodies on Tuesday condemned the Haryana governments decision of sealing its borders with the state on November 26 and 27 in view of their protest march to Delhi over the Centres farm laws. The farmer groups said they are ready...

Delhi has 'least' fatality ratio among major cities in Delhi, claims Satyendar Jain

Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths due to the virus in Delhi, citys Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Tuesday claimed the national capital reported the least fatality ratio among major cities in the country. Jain said that rapid addi...

COVID: CMs discuss preparations for vaccination programme in states; Issues of possible side efffects, priority-based distribution raised

Various aspects related to the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine once it is developed, including logistics and the need for verification of possible side effects, were flagged by chief ministers during the meeting with Prime Minister Nar...

Give Feedback