[Marxism] Superhero Movies and Comic Book Nerds Won the 2010s | GEN
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Sat Dec 14 06:02:32 MST 2019
There have always been people who will tell you that arty things are
stupid, that liking them is pretentious, and that preferring arty things
to mass-market entertainment is a symptom of elitism. The thing that’s
new about MCU Twitter’s reaction to Scorsese’s statement is that the
people making these arguments against the supposed privileging of a
certain type of arty thing are doing it without rejecting the notion
that movies should aspire to fulfill an audience’s need for profundity.
They’re just arguing that we can and should look to corporate superhero
movies to provide it.
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