He termed Marvel’s superhero movies as ‘not real cinema.'
The director argued in an op-ed that superhero blockbusters lack the sense of risk, mystery and complex characters vital to the "art" of filmmaking.
He denounced them as "despicable".
The Netflix movie will close the BFI London Film Festival on Sunday.
He has directed legendary hits such as Taxi Driver, Raging Bull and Casino.
SARAJEVO: US actor Robert de Niro on Saturday compared Donald Trump to the mentally unstable character he played in the iconic 1976 film "Taxi Driver", calling the Republican nominee "totally nuts".
TAIPEI: One person was killed and two others were injured Thursday when part of a house caved in at the Taipei set of Hollywood director Martin Scorsese's upcoming film "Silence," officials confirmed.
A documentary on former President Bill Clinton by veteran director Martin Scorsese has been indefinitely shelved after the sides disagreed on control of the film, the New York Times reported on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES: Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" and Disney's animated fantasy hit "Frozen" were the two most pirated films of 2014, according to a firm tracking illegal downloads.
Oscar-winning actor, director and producer George Clooney will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award, an honorary Golden Globe for his contribution to cinema, organizers of the event said on Monday.