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'Shang-Chi' Star Simu Liu Responds to Tarantino's Marvel Criticism

'Shang-Chi' Star Simu Liu , Responds to Tarantino's , Marvel Criticism. 'Shang-Chi' Star Simu Liu , Responds to Tarantino's , Marvel Criticism. Quentin Tarantino recently referred to the present state of the U.S. entertainment industry as "the Marvel-ization of Hollywood.". [Marvel films are] the only things that seem to generate any kind of excitement amongst a fanbase or even for the studio making them, Quentin Tarantino, Film Director, via CNN. While Tarantino clarified that he doesn't "hate" Marvel films, he stated that he also does not "love them.". Filmmaker Martin Scorsese described Marvel films as not "cinema" but more like "theme parks.". Both filmmakers have received criticism for misogynistic portrayals of women and a lack of diversity in their films. The 'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' star posted his comments to Twitter on Nov. 22. If the only gatekeepers to movie stardom came from Tarantino and Scorsese, I would never have had the opportunity to lead a $400 million plus movie, Simu Liu, Marvel Actor, via CNN. I am in awe of their filmmaking genius. They are transcendent auteurs. But they don’t get to point their nose at me or anyone, Simu Liu, Marvel Actor, via CNN. I loved the ‘Golden Age’ too.. but it was white as hell, Simu Liu, Marvel Actor, via CNN. ... I’m proud to work with [a studio] that has made sustained efforts to improve diversity onscreen by creating heroes that empower and inspire people of all communities everywhere. , Simu Liu, Marvel Actor, via CNN. 'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' raked in more than $430 million at the box office worldwide. A sequel to 'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' is reportedly in development
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