Zack Sharf Guillermo del Toro does not have time for anyone’s Martin Scorsese slander. The “Pan’s Labyrinth” and “The Shape of Water” Oscar winner took to social media to defend Scorsese against an “offensive, cruel and ill-intentioned” essay published by The Critic that slammed Scorsese as an “uneven talent” whose “self-indulgence” has “debased his talent.” “I very, very seldom post anything contradictory here,” del Toro posted, “but the amount of misconceptions, sloppy inaccuracies and hostile adjectives not backed by an actual rationale is offensive, cruel and ill-intentioned.
This article baited them traffic, but at what cost?” “To be clear: If God offered to shorten my life to lengthen Scorsese’s – I’d take the deal,” he continued. “This man understands Cinema.
Defends Cinema. Embodies Cinema. He has always fought for the art of it and against the industry of it. He has never been tamed and has a firm place in history.” The Critic essay, written by Sean Egan, criticized “The Wolf of Wall Street” for being “achingly slow” and called “Raging Bull” “across-the-board bad filmmaking,” two claims del Toro rejects.
The filmmaker wrote that “film language discussions, history lessons and research may be needed” for anyone who thinks such things. “When I read pieces like this one.Read more on variety.com