“Spider-Man” star Tom Holland also clapped back at Martin Scorsese, who famously compared superhero movies to amusement park rides.
Spider-Man The Way Home has already crossed 1 billion dollars at worldwide box office, making it the first film of COVID-19 pandemic to achieve this.
Report says that it’s the only theatrical release since the 2019’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker to exceed $1 billion, a feat that it accomplished in just 12 days. The only Avengers: Endgame and Avengers: Infinity War outsold the most recent Spider-Man installment by $1 billion quicker in just 5 and 11 days, respectively.
The film, HTML0: No Way Home that stars actors from the real world Tom Holland and Zendaya as Peter Parker and MJ, was already a hit with record-breaking North American box office weekend with $260 million, which is the second highest domestic opening ever and the highest ever for December.
While incredibly profitable “superhero” franchises like Spider-Man and Avengershave been criticised by some directors as lack of substance. Martin Scorsese made waves in 2019 when he compared Marvel/DC films in the context of “theme parks” and not “cinema.”
In the past, Dune director Denis Villeneuve has accused Marvel films inflicting “cut and paste” jobs and Blade Runner also Alien Director Ridley Scott straight-up said superhero films were “fucking boring as shit.”
Holland expressed her opinion on Scorsese’s remarks in a recent interview to The Hollywood Reporter.
“You can ask [Martin] Scorsese ‘Would you want to make a Marvel movie?’ But he doesn’t know what it’s like because he’s never made one,” Holland told the press. Holland