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Tuesday, April 30 2013

That Metal in Your Bones Soundtrack: The Music of Iron Man

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

Nice Job Kid: Fathers and Sons, Technology and Tomorrow in 'Iron Man 2'

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

2010 Summer Movie Preview - May

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.


Columns

Wednesday, May 5 2010

Does the Suit Make the Iron Man, or Vice-versa?

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.


Reviews

Monday, September 27 2010

'Iron Man 2': Heavy Metal

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': It's Not About Me Or Is It?

Iron Man 2 careens between self-awareness and self-promotion, which is not to say these are opposite conditions.


Blogs

Friday, May 7 2010

I... Am... Iron Man's ...Overstuffed Sequel

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

Insert 'Iron Man' Here (videos)

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


News

Sunday, June 6 2010

Early lessons of the summer movie season

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

Disney sees 'Iron Man' as a model for Marvel

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

What's serious actor Don Cheadle doing in 'Iron Man 2'? Deal with it

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

'Iron Man 2' takes in hefty $133.6 million on opening weekend

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

In superhero movies, it takes a woman of mettle

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


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