Shane Black
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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.


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.


'The Nice Guys' and a Wonderful Little Girl
20 May 2016 // 8:28 AM

The Nice Guys has you hoping that Holly, wise, clever, and charismatic, will eventually help redeem her cynical, brutal, alcoholic father.

'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.


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.

//Mixed media

The Anti-Zen of 'Thumper'

// Moving Pixels

"There is no tranquility in the music, only menace.

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