Posted: Nov 22, 2019 5:03 am
by I'm With Stupid
Matt_B wrote:Most people want escapism from their entertainment, and arguably they need it too given the state of the world.

There's room too for art that challenges our assumptions and makes us think about real issues the world faces, but let's not kid ourselves that it's ever been much more than a niche market.

I suppose the problem comes from people who consume the former but mistakenly think it's the latter, and that you really can solve extremely complex issues quickly and simply, and often with little more than brute force. Still, I guess there'd be people who think that regardless of what they watch and read.

Did you see the reaction from these man-babies when Scorsese said that these Marvel films "aren't cinema?"