Francis Ford Coppola has never shied away from sharing his views on the filmmaking business, most recently criticizing Marvel’s filmmaking formula in an interview with GQ. While he takes issue with superhero movies, how do you feel about George Lucas’ “Star Wars,” one of the fandom’s firsts? His emotions were more mixed than expected.
“Well, he has created something that brings joy and happiness and joy – and even some wisdom – to so many people,” the director told Vulture in 2020. “Whatever he takes. Whatever benefits he gets from it, he deserves it and is welcome.” However, Coppola expressed that he was really disappointed and added, “If I’m sad, it’s that he didn’t do the other movies he was meant to do. George is truly an outstanding person. color, talent. Look at ‘American Graffiti’ and see all the innovation. We should have had more.”
When asked by Vulture if the “Star Wars” director knew of the affection Coppola had, he said, “He knows. a younger brother. We elders have to celebrate success. [of younger people]. “
While sci-fi fans may find it frustrating that Coppola disagrees with Lucas’s direction in his career, it’s safe to say that the “Godfather” director appreciates the extent to which beloved of “Star Wars” for millions of fans worldwide.
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