Oscar-Winning Director Alejandro González Iñárritu Describes Superheroes As ‘Sad Figures’

Oscar-Winning Director Alejandro González Iñárritu Describes Superheroes As ‘Sad Figures’

Add acclaimed Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu to the list of filmmakers who have no interest in helming superhero movies. In a recent interview with Variety, the Oscar-winning director of such films as “The Revenant” and “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”, described superheroes as “sad figures,” and questioned the need for movies featuring super-powered characters. “I see heroes every day,” he said. “I see beautiful people really going through very difficult situations and doing incredible things. And that …