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Anthony Mackie agrees with Tarantino about Captain America

Anthony Mackie has said he agrees with Quentin Tarantino on Captain America in an interview that surfaced.

The actor, who plays The Falcon/Captain America in The falcon and the winter soldier and the Marvel Cinematic Universe more broadly, talked about Marvel’s rise to power in 2018 in a video that has now resurfaced.

As many have criticized Quentin Tarantino for his recent comments about the MCU, it has been pointed out that Mackie shared many of the same views at London’s 2018 Comic-Con, according to Yahoo! Movies.

“There are no more movie stars,” Mackie explained. “Anthony Mackie, for example, is not a movie star. The Falcon is a movie star. And that’s what’s weird.

“It used to be with Tom Cruise and Will Smith and Stallone and Schwarzenegger, if you went to the movies, you went to the Stallone movie. You went to the movie Schwarzenegger. Go watch now: X-Men. So the evolution of the superhero meant the death of the movie star.”

Mackie continued: “It’s just a different time now. [Hollywood makes] films for specific audiences instead of just making good films. And that’s why people stopped going to the movies, because most movies suck.”

In an interview on the 2 bears, 1 cave podcast, Tarantino said Hollywood is short on movie stars because of the industry’s “wonder.”

“Part of the Marvelization of Hollywood is… you have all these actors who have become famous playing these characters,” Tarantino said.

But they’re not movie stars. Right? Captain America is the star. Or Thor is the star. I mean, I’m not the first to say that. I think that’s been said countless times… but it’s like, you know, it’s these franchise characters who become stars.

Tarantino, who is known for directing movies like Reservoir dogs and Django unleashedrecently defended his use of the N word in his projects.

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