Tuesday, April 30 2013
Iconic sound effects like Wolverine's snikt or Spider-Man's thwip have always been crucial in comics storytelling. Iron Man and Iron Man 2 director Jon Favreau has shown how the right soundtrack can come to identify a superhero in the same way on the big screen…
Tuesday, May 4 2010
Threatened to be consumed by a world not ready for technological evolution, Tony Stark wrestles with the ghost of his father, and escapes self-destructive narcissism.
Sunday, May 2 2010
May blasts the summer season off with two mega-movies, Iron Man 2 and Robin Hood, while offering up yet more Shrek and Sex and the City.
Wednesday, May 5 2010
Tony Stark has a big personality that far outsizes his Iron Man 2 suit of armor, but sometimes our movie men are "made" by their suits.
Monday, September 27 2010
This film provides both a damn good time and a reflection on technology, democracy and, as always with the world of superpowers, the nature of the hero itself.
Thursday, May 6 2010
Iron Man 2 careens between self-awareness and self-promotion, which is not to say these are opposite conditions.
Friday, May 7 2010
This is the very definition of slam-bang entertainment, beating one over the head with as much potential amusement as possible until they surrender with a stunned if satisfied popcorn smile.
Wednesday, April 28 2010
Iron Man 2 doesn't come out until May 7, but Tony Stark's alter ego is already showing up in some unexpected places. Some aspiring animator has developed
Sunday, June 6 2010
Everything in Hollywood is accelerated. Fame comes faster. Wealth comes faster. Sex comes faster. And, in some cases, failure comes faster. Since most people learn
Sunday, May 23 2010
LOS ANGELES — Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Bob Iger got right to the point in a conference call last week to discuss the company's financial
Tuesday, May 11 2010
LOS ANGELES — At the recent "Iron Man 2" premiere at Hollywood's El Capitan Theatre, the film's stars seemed to be channeling their characters for the over-the-top
Sunday, May 9 2010
LOS ANGELES — With audience interest already sky high and ads blanketing television and billboards, there was little doubt theaters would be packed for "Iron Man 2"
Friday, May 7 2010
As the non-extraordinary half of a romantic coupling between a superhero and an average person, the female half (and in this instance, the nonextraordinary