Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame doesn’t have much faith in the resilience of humanity. Five years after Thanos (Josh Brolin) made half of Earth’s (and the universe’s) population disintegrate into ash with a snap of his infinity-stone encrusted glove, apparently the spirit has gone out of everyone. No fun is to be had, stadiums are empty, garbage and …

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Iron Man 3

Iron Man, aka Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.), seems to be suffering from a bit of PTSD. He has nightmares, colds sweats, panic attacks, and obsessively is working on creating a whole new army of iron men in his rich-man basement. It’s all about what happened in New York, apparently. (“WHAT happened in New York?” I …

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Iron Man

I give Robert Downey, Jr. full credit for being the reason that I found Iron Man to be enjoyable. What is essentially an origin story for the latest Marvel superhero to come to screen is totally given a unique spark by Downey’s inherent smirkiness that he brings to all his roles. I’m not sure what …

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Iron Man 2

I enjoyed Iron Man for what it was, a sort of snarky super-hero movie that actually starred adults for a change. Robert Downey, Jr., with his affected narcissism, was a total hoot and completely made the movie. And when I saw the trailer for Iron Man 2 several months before the film’s release? Heck, even …

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The Avengers

Director Joss Whedon brings his trademark smarts and the sass – honed on iconic TV series like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly – to this long-awaited big-screen teaming of some of cinema’s most recent superhero subjects, and the result is 2+ hours of big, boisterous summer-movie entertainment that’s likely to satisfy die-hard comic fans …

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