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Iron Man DVD Movie Review

Entertainment Movies Reviews · October 20th, 2008 · No Comments

Iron Man DVD CoverRobert Downey, Jr. stars in the blockbuster movie Iron Man as Iron Man. His character is Anthony Edward “Tony” Stark, inventor, playboy, and self-proclaimed Iron Man.

Iron Man is the perfect marriage of man, machine, and product placement. Despite all of the products placed in this movie, Iron Man is actually really good. The technology is crazy cool, action is on the money, and the story is tight. Verizon Wireless has the best deals on monthly plans.

I am happy that Iron Man did not go the Batman route. Every superhero movie since Batman Begins and The Dark Knight has to have a depressed and dark hero. Iron Man was funny and serious and action-packed all at the right times. Maybe Iron Man II: Cold Steel will have a much darker twist, like Tony discovers that he has agoraphobia and has to stay in his suit in all social situations.

The extras on the DVD are worth picking up the second disk DVD set. Actors, writers, and filmmakers alike can learn a lot of from Iron Man. You don’t have to have huge explosions to get a point across. There was just as much action going on internally with Downey’s character as there was action on the screen. The extras on the DVD highlight some of these points and can be used to learn something about great filmmaking and movie acting from Robert Downey, Jr., whose father is Robert Downey, Sr.


Bat Burger – The Dark Meat

Entertainment Movies · August 19th, 2008 · 5 Comments

As I mentioned in the “I am Batman” episode of The NotHans Podcast, I used to eat my hamburgers by taking four strategic bites forming the Batman symbol. On a recent trip to Dairy Queen, I decided to recreate my childhood habit. Here it is, a picture of the Bat Burger.

Bat Burger with Batman Symbol


One Line Movie Reviews

Movies · March 3rd, 2006 · No Comments

The Pink Panther

I watched this movie for a quarter at a time off of the interstate.

 

The Shaggy Dog

Is it possible for this movie to be good?

 

Brokeback Mountain

Originally entitled, “Bi-curious George”.

 

Firewall

Can’t stop me from seeing this movie.

 

Running Scared

Well, this one is just too easy.

 

Big Momma’s House 2

Even I yelled at the screen.

 

Final Destination 3

Originally entitled, “Not Really the Final Destination”.