Dune Director Denis Villeneuve Posits Marvel And Superhero Films “Have Turned Us Into Zombies”

Share this:Dune director Denis Villeneuve recently posited that Marvel and superhero films have turned filmgoers “into zombies.”
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Villeneuve’s comments came during an interview to promote the upcoming Dune film with Spanish-language website El Mundo.
Using Google’s machine translation from Spanish to English, Villeneuve was asked, “Isn’t it contradictory to you that [Dune] is a ‘blockbuster’ (the greatest exponent of commercial cinema and, therefore, of the system it criticizes) who wants to become the conscience against the drift of capitalism?”
The director responded, “Just think of the golden age of Hollywood to see that commercial films can make a different artistic proposal and, therefore, political. I have never felt like a loss or an impediment to have a generous budget …

















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