aka Avengers Assemble, which is a totally crap name. Even Marvel’s the Avengers would’ve been better. Stupid marketing decisions are stupid. Okay, so long time readers of the blog here will know that I am a huge fan of Joss Whedon. Just take a look at the post before this one and you’ll know what (Read More)
Dir: Jon Favreau
I really enjoyed Iron Man and I love Mr. Downey Jr. and I think Jon Favreau is so very adorable. All positives, so I’m guessing you can all feel the but coming. I’m going to keep you waiting, for a little while at least, because Iron Man 2 is a really fun film. And the effects are great. I enjoyed all the roles, Downey is great as Stark, he pulls off the role of ass-hole multi-millionaire while at the same time he is an engaging character. And all the supporting cast, while they aren’t asked to do a huge amount, do their jobs well.
I did like the film, but I couldn’t help feeling a little disappointed in it.
This could have been a really interesting film, a proper sci-fi film that raises questions, that asks about society and what we believe in. Opening with Lincoln Six Echo on a boat, this film looks fantastic. Glossy, bright, cinematic and impressive, but everything that is good about this film is limited to the surface, but (Read More)
This was on the telly last night, when it came out, back in 2002, it was one I meant to watch. It looked silly but fun. Well, maybe it’d be better on the big screen with actually giant spiders. but I doubt it. Was crap.