John Woo Fears Marvel Movies ‘Will Make Young Audiences Get Lost When It Comes to Knowledge About Film’

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John Woo Fears Marvel Movies ‘Will Make Young Audiences Get Lost When It Comes to Knowledge About Film’
Yet another director has fired off a missive against the Marvel Cinematic Universe and superhero movies in general, and if you’re keeping track, that’s so far Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, and now John Woo.

At the Hawaii International Film Festival, where the “Face/Off and “Hard Boiled” director received the festival’s Halekulani Lifetime Achievement Award, Woo took to the stage to support Scorsese’s recent comments that McU films and their kin are the equivalent of an amusement park attraction.

“I’m concerned about when these movies get more and more popular, I’m afraid it will make young audiences get lost when it comes to knowledge about film,” Woo said, while appreciating that comic-book tentpole movies make money and entertain audiences. (This was originally reported by Deadline.)

Woo also recounted a story where the late Stan Lee actually approached the “Red Cliff” director to head a superhero movie,
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