Shane Black
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//Features

Time Encapsulating: The Best DVDs of 2006
10 Jan 2007 // 2:58 PM

From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.

//Columns

How Does It End? Narrative Closure in the Marvel Universes
14 Jul 2013 // 6:30 PM

In Marvel's comics, narrative closure is always deferred, every ending a new beginning. Iron Man 3, with its now world weary characters and aging actors, draws attention to how live action is different from comics.

//Reviews

'Iron Man 3', or, Guy Pearce Finally Has an Agent
24 Sep 2013 // 3:10 AM

With a set of top-notch performances and Shane Black's witty script, Iron Man 3 corrects the problems of its predecessor, although the special features here are not up to Stark Industry standards.

'Iron Man 3': Tony Stark's Multiplicities
2 May 2013 // 2:10 AM

Even if Tony, so committed to self-control even when he seems most utterly incapable of it, accomplishes his mission, the specter of the many suits remains.

//Blogs

Why 'Iron Man 3' is the Real 'Last Action Hero'
4 Oct 2013 // 11:01 AM

While it may be more grounded in the truth of being the savior of the planet, Tony Stark's problems play very real indeed.

Stark Realities: 'Iron Man 3'
3 May 2013 // 3:00 AM

As a modern commentary, as a piece of pop culture popcorn pizzazz, Shane Black has started the Summer 2013 season off well.

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//Blogs

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