According to Michael Shannon, he might be:
Michael Shannon (General Zod) compares Zack Snyder to Martin Scorsese and says that ‘Man of Steel’ will be edgy like Christopher Nolan’s ‘Batman’ films.
On the actor’s comparison between the style of director Zack Snyder and movie-making icon Martin Scorsese, Shannon stated:
“I think Zack is the master stylist, visually. I mean, he’s up there with Scorsese, in my book, in terms of visual composition, orchestration, et cetera.”
Whaaaat???? Bwahahahhhahhhahhha. Excuse me while I laugh my ass off. Zack-“Sucker Punch”-Snyder is up there with Marty-“Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, Hugo”-Scorsese? Mr Shannon, I know as an actor you can’t really slag off a director you’re currently working with, but if you go too overboard, people might suspect you’re not actually being honest, you know.