Quentin Tarantino pays Chris Evans and Marvel actors: "The star is Captain America"

“There is not much room left for anything else. That is my problem”, the filmmaker annoys.

“There are no more movie stars”, said Jennifer Aniston in recent weeks. Quentin Tarantino agrees and according to him, it is due to the “Marvelization of Hollywood“.

indulging in the podcast “2 Bears, 1 Cave”the filmmaker does not beat around the bush: “Part of the Marvelization of Hollywood has consequences. These actors who rose to fame playing these characters are not movie stars. We agree ? Captain America, he’s the star. Thor is the star. But hey, I’m not the first person to say that. I think it’s been said a million times… Today, you can see it’s the franchise characters becoming the stars.”

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Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth will appreciate. “I’m not even putting them back, frankly, to tell you the truth… But hey, it’s one of the legacies of the Marvelization of Hollywood movies.” Quentin Tarantino specify not “to hate“Marvel movies but the fact that Hollywood just doesn’t want to do that anymore:

“You know, I used to collect Marvel comics like crazy as a kid. Certainly from some perspective, if those movies had come out when I was 20, I would have been the happiest and I Would’ve totally loved them. But they’ll be just one movie among many. Now, I’m almost 60 now, so obviously I’m not so excited about those movies anymore…”

The director of pulp Fiction don’t mean them any harm. He explains that his only grievance comes from the fact “that they’re the only things that seem to be produced in Hollywood today. And they’re the only things that seem to generate some form of excitement among a fan base or even for the studio that makes them. There’s no There’s more to it than that that excites them. The Marvel movies are just a symbol of what’s going on in the industry right now. There’s not much room left for anything else. That’s my problem.

Quentin Tarantino summed up his thinking in a radical way in recent days: “We are in one of the worst periods in the history of cinema today…”

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