Originally Posted by Doc Samson
Oh for sure. I respect what they've done, the cinematic universe. It was different and worked to a certain extent. But eventually, talented directors won't want to have the studio over their back, and they'll just want to make whatever standalone film they wish to make.
Yep. Marvel Studios had to do they did to succeed, but in the process they've pushed actors and directors away. Whedon can go wherever he wants now and get a studio's blessing after his work on The Avengers. What director doesn't dream of complete creative freedom?