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Patton Oswalt Weighs in on Martin Scorsese's Marvel Comments

Patton Oswalt took to Twitter to voice his opinion on Martin Scorsese's Marvel Comments.

"I love @Marvel movies. I love comic book movies. But Martin Scorsese gets to have any goddamn opinion about film that he goddamn wants," he wrote.

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The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. star's comments came a day after Scorsese penned an op-ed in The New York Times explaining his comments. In the letter, the Irishman director criticized the films for their lack of risk and compared and contrasted them to Alfred Hitchcock's films.

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This entire sage started a few weeks ago when Martin Scorsese referred to Marvel movies as "theme parks" and declared that they were "not cinema." Coppola soon joined him in the critique, calling them "despicable."

Marvel stars Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Downey Jr. and Karen Gillan all responded to the directors' comments, along with Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn and Avengers: Endgame writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. Damon Lindelof and Kevin Smith also called out the two directors for their harsh words.

Scorsese's latest film, The Irishman, arrives on Netflix Nov. 27 following a limited theatrical release beginning Nov. 1. The film is based on a memoir entitled I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt and stars Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci.

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