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Iron Man

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by acidboy, May 2, 2008.

  1. bdeuce22

    bdeuce22 Senior member

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    the sequel was already hinted at but eh two final scenes Nick is finally going to get a better representaion than david hasselhoff.

    you are definitely right on that one.....
     
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    Is the Black Sabbath song in it? I've put it on repeat in honor of the movie.

    at the end.
     
  3. DeadDJ

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    Thought it was a good movie - not great, 7.5-8/10. Robert Downey Jr. was perfect as the comic character, great use of CG without going overboard.

    However, everything just felt like setup for a sequel and the action sequences both didn't distract me from that and didn't pay off enough. Even without the Post-credit clip, ignoring that every other comic movie blockbuster had sequels, was anyone doubting for a second there would be a sequel??

    I went with a bunch of huge comic nerds and they had the time of their lives so at least it passed that criteria. Better than Spiderman, not as good as Batman Begins.
     
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    I watched it last night and really enjoyed it. I get all hyped up on the comic book movies but in the end they always seem to be good but never GREAT.
    I will go watch the sequal and everyother comic movie that comes out.

    If I was to give it a rating 1 out of 10 I would say it's a 8.5
     
  5. Get Smart

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    Solid.

    Having been a huge fan of Iron Man comics as a kid, I thought this was Spiderman-level goodness (as opposed to Hulk, GhostRider) As mentioned, they didnt over-do the CGI and Iron Man scenes were mostly very real looking.

    btw, you need to stay til after the credits since there's a hidden scene at the very very end which is going to give marvel comic nerds a major hardon and alludes to another Marvel movie (actually 2) that's been talked about for a while now.
     
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    I enjoyed Lee's cameo as planned looking like Heff.


    Does anyone else dislike Terrence Howard (in general)?
     
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    Going to watch it, from what I hear its not bad.
     
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    10/10 for me. Easily the best superhero movie I've seen. I went in there without knowing anything about the series and really liked everything about the movie. Seemed like it hit all the right spots, and wasn't cheesy at all really like a lot of those movies can get at times.
     
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    Great movie and just alot of fun. Batman Begins is the only other movie of this genre that supersedes IronMan for me. However, IronMan brings the summer popcorn fun in spades whereas Batman (Nolan's version) brings a heavy dose of seriousness.
     
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    The movie was average at best. The fight scenes were way too short.

    Oh, and Iron Monger is "the dude"... get it? [​IMG]
     
  11. acidboy

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    at the end.

    ac/dc's back in black opened the movie, though. [​IMG]
     
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    Does anyone else dislike Terrence Howard (in general)?

    I love TH but I don't know if he's right to play Rhodes/War Machine. From what I recall of the comics, he was extremely brash and profane, not at all like the typically-soft spoken Howard. It's been a long time since I've read Iron Man or War Machine though, so maybe I'm mistaken.
     
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    I just saw it & I thought it was pretty entertaining. Downey is pretty funny but I didn't stay for the ending credits. Wish I had now!
     
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    The post credit scene is now available from YouTube...

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    The post credit scene is now available from YouTube... Spoiler warning
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    well they also gave hints to this ending as well, the computer that controls the house in the film is called jarvis. The film bascialy gives the possibility of two different sequels the warhammer storyline or the avengers storyline setup by the clip. if they try try to integrate both someoone should be shot. but it seems they are taking more inspiration from the ulitmates which i think is a mistake.
     
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    well they also gave hints to this ending as well, the computer that controls the house in the film is called jarvis.

    The film basicaly gives the possibility of two different sequels the warhammer storyline or the avengers storyline setup by the clip. if they try try to integrate both someoone should be shot.


    Warmachine storyline seems more natural. An Avengers storyline would be really hard to just suddenly introduce all these new characters (assuming they go with any classic incarnation of the Avengers which should have Vision, Wasp & Yellowjacket, Scarlet Witch, Capt America, etc)

    If they decide to do an Avengers movie or storyline, might as well go whole hog and do the Korvac story.

    One thing Iron Man suffers from, imo, is the lack of arch villains that are realistic and workable in the context of a movie. IM fighting someone like, The Mandarin, would come off very odd on screen.
     
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    Loved the movie. Returned my faith in Marvel Comics translating to the big screen. I belive Marvel took a more active role in this one than in some of the last few <cough>Daredevil and Ghost Rider suck<cough>. The whole set up of the Avengers storyline raises the question, which characters will be in an Avengers movie? Do we go recent history with Spidey, Iron Man, Wolverine, etc or go old school with Cap, Thor, Wasp, Hawkeye?
     
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    Is the Black Sabbath song in it? I've put it on repeat in honor of the movie.

    It plays over the closing credits. But what caught my ear was the use of Suicidal Tendencies. Hilarious blast from the past.
     
  20. dusty

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    I thought an Avengers movie was already confirmed? At least I thought I heard that on the news today.
     

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