Jon Favreau: Scorsese and Coppola Have Earned the Right to Criticize Marvel Movies

Jon Favreau: Scorsese and Coppola Have Earned the Right to Criticize Marvel Movies
Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola’s Marvel movie criticisms have set off a chain reaction of responses from talent both inside and outside the Marvel Cinematic Universe. While McU names such as Natalie Portman, Taika Waititi, and James Gunn have defended Marvel films against accusations they are “despicable” and not real cinema, “Iron Man” director and McU actor Jon Favreau is choosing to be a bit more diplomatic.

“These two guys are my heroes, and they have earned the right to express their opinions,” Favreau told CNBC on Tuesday (via The Wrap). “I wouldn’t be doing what I’m doing if they didn’t carve the way. They served as a source of inspiration, you can go all the way back to ‘Swingers.’ They can express whatever opinion they like.”

In addition to directing “Iron Man” and “Iron Man 2,” Favreau has starred in the Marvel Cinematic Universe
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