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Films We’ve Watched: Iron Man 3

2 May

Following two successful Iron Man films and an almost universally applauded Avengers movie is no easy task, and there are few in Hollywood who could realistically handle the challenge. This project was riddled with potential landmines and missteps. After three major films, and a few minor appearances, the Iron Man character approaches overexposure, and might have easily slipped into tired, rehashed superhero drudgery.

However, the relentlessly witty combination of one of Hollywood’s most clever, one-liner laced writer/directors (Shane Black) and its fastest talking, most frenetically-paced actor makes for one of the sharpest scripts in years. The result is nothing less than a screen full of exploding awesome-bombs, and one of the most over-the-top action sequences ever to end a movie. We’re left with what is arguably the best solo Iron Man movie to date.

Iron Man 3

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David’s Solo Review of Iron Man 2

18 May

Iron Man 2 is the highly anticipated sequel to 2008’s Iron Man.  The original was incredibly successful and left this followup with some extra large shoes to fill.  Personally, I was very excited about this film.  I loved Iron Man and I fully expected to love Iron Man 2.  Robert Downey Jr. is still playing Tony Stark.  Jon Favreau is still directing.  Gwyneth Paltrow is still Pepper Potts.  And we’ve got Don Cheadle replacing Terrence Howard (pros and cons to this, but I’m saying it’s a plus).  What more could you ask for?

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