In this Ringer video, Jackson Maher breaks down Season 1 of Amazon’s superhero TV show The Boys and examines how it relates to the Martin Scorsese–versus–Marvel feud. It not only examines the state of superheroes in 2019; it also reveals how The Boys gets at the heart of the debate over the genre.
How ‘The Boys’ Deconstructs the Superhero Genre and Relates to the Scorsese-Marvel Feud
When Martin Scorsese said that Marvel movies aren’t cinema, he took a shot at a massive and devoted fan base. This video explores the state of superheroes in 2019—and the nerve that their overwhelming commercial success has struck.
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