Chris Hemsworth Responds to Scorsese and Tarantino’s Criticisms of Superhero Films

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Chris Hemsworth Disappointed by Scorsese and Tarantino’s Remarks

Chris Hemsworth, known for his portrayal of Thor expressed his disappointment in the recent comments made by Martin Scorsese and Quentin Tarantino about actors in superhero films. Hemsworth admitted feeling disheartened upon hearing Scorsese and Tarantino’s unfavorable opinions. He revealed it would prevent him from working with two of his cinematic heroes.

Despite their criticism, Hemsworth maintains his admiration for the renowned filmmakers and expressed his willingness to collaborate with them.

Chris Hemsworth Reflecting on the Impact of MCU Films

Chris Hemsworth in "Thor: Love and Thunder" (2022)

With his possible last appearance as Thor in “Thor: Love and Thunder,” Hemsworth reflected on the future of his career. He acknowledged the significance of being part of a franchise that has kept audiences engaged and drawn to cinemas.

Hemsworth also highlighted the importance of not scrutinizing each other’s work within the industry, emphasizing the fragile nature of the business and the arts.

Hemsworth’s Respect for Scorsese and Tarantino

Chris Hemsworth in "Thor: Love and Thunder" (2022)

Although Hemsworth expressed disappointment in the remarks made by Scorsese and Tarantino, he reiterated his deep respect for the filmmakers. He emphasized his eagerness to collaborate with them if given the opportunity, considering them as personal heroes.

Hemsworth acknowledged that while there may be differing opinions on the topic, finding a conclusive answer is challenging. He emphasized the ongoing exploration and discussion surrounding the impact of superhero films in the broader industry.

Tarantino and Scorsese’s Criticisms of Superhero Films

Tarantino recently criticized what he called the “Marvel-ization of Hollywood,” suggesting that movie stars are becoming obsolete due to the prominence of franchise characters.

Scorsese, on the other hand, has been vocal in his belief that Marvel films do not qualify as true cinema, comparing them to theme parks rather than conveying emotional and psychological experiences.

Chris Hemsworth expressed disappointment in the negative comments about actors in superhero films, including those in the MCU. Despite feeling disheartened, Hemsworth maintained his admiration for both filmmakers and expressed his willingness to collaborate with them.

Reflecting on the impact of MCU films, Hemsworth emphasized the need to avoid excessive scrutiny within the industry and highlighted the fragility of the business and the arts.

While Tarantino and Scorsese continue to criticize the dominance of franchise characters and question the artistic merits of superhero films, Hemsworth remains open to the ongoing discussion and exploration of these topics.