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Luc Besson Slams Superhero Movies, Calls Captain America Propaganda
Despite taking a shot at them himself with Valerian this summer, Luc Besson has had enough of super hero films.
The French Fifth Element and Taken director is "totally tired" of super hero films coming up in conversation and being release in such rapid succession. Besson revealed as much during an interview with CinePop, where he revealed he is "totally tired of it." Besson's list of reasons for despising super hero films is considerable. "It was great 10 years ago when we see the first Spider-Man and Iron Man," Besson said. "But now, it’s like number five, six, seven; the superhero is working with another superhero, but it’s not the same family. I’m lost." More specifically, he is a bit frustrated with the portrayal of America in super hero films.
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