Iron Man 2
Posted 25 June 2010 - 10:57 PM
Posted 27 June 2010 - 10:49 AM
The first Iron Man made me want to be Iron Man, Iron Man 2 made me want to see Superman stuff Iron Man into a car crusher. It should have been called trailer for the next super hero movie, "Agent Of Shield" lame story and script, wait for it to be in the $5 bin at Walmart...
Iron Man isn’t, and I doubt will ever be, on my “must see in theater” list, but also isn’t (yet) on (though it’s not too far from) my avoid-at-all-cost list, a list sparsely populated with such just-can’t-suspend-my-disbelief-in-the-face-of-this-ridiculous-crap offerings as the Transformer movies (just the movies – I thing the little flippy-changy toy figures are pretty cool ). I'll likely see it with low-set expectations when it becomes available via Netflix.
Judging from its IMBD reviews, “liked Iron Man 1, hated Iron Man 2” is a common reaction. However, judging by it’s IMDB ratings (17.0%@10, peak 26.0%@8, 5.1%@<5, 1.8%@1), it was liked enough to count as a success, financially, made a profit within a week of release, and will offer at least a few 100% return for its investors, and leave the franchise in good shape for a repeat future performance as Iron Man 3.
For people wanting a sci-fi bio-mechanical action movie with semi-reasonable, very cool science realism, and even a pretty deep plot, I think the next must-see is James Cameron’s due-to-be-released-in-2011 Battle Angel – though I’m biased, as the Battle Angel Alita manga on which it’s based has been my favorite since I discovered it in the mid 1990s, and the only manga for which I eagerly await it’s roughly biannual publication.
Posted 30 June 2010 - 10:36 PM
...and of course Natasha did not need no steeenkeen iron suit to kick bad guy butt...
I did wonder how much Larry Ellison had to pay for not only the product placements but the walk on "role"...
Fallaces sunt rerum species,
Posted 01 July 2010 - 04:06 PM
Natasha didn't need no iron suit because the Girl was wearing a Pearl Earring that gave her bionic super powers and increased her bust size. And THAT is how she could bust so much bad guy butt.
...and of course Natasha did not need no steeenkeen iron suit to kick bad guy butt... ...
I thought Ferro-Dude II was kinda lame, too. The "villians" were totally unbelievable.
Can you say "Central Casting" boys and girls?