Tag: Iron Man

That’s It… For Now (Avengers: EndGame, 2019)

This is a Spoiler Free Review.  This also means it will be super short. So, back in the early days, the plan was to have a two part Avengers: Infinity War. Then Marvel announced that this would not be the case.  There would be… Continue Reading “That’s It… For Now (Avengers: EndGame, 2019)”

The Never Ending Story (Avengers: Infinity War, 2018)

In 2008 Marvel began their ambitious plan of creating a cinematic version of their comic book universe. The lead up to the Avengers seemed like a giant mountain to climb…and it paid off for Marvel. And over and over, Marvel saw themselves succeed.  And… Continue Reading “The Never Ending Story (Avengers: Infinity War, 2018)”

Rebellious Teens (Avengers: Age of Ultron, 2015)

As with every sequel, things must get bigger and louder.  Unlike the first film, the danger really comes from within.  Tony is obsessed with changing the way things are done by building a peace keeping for that will put an end to the need… Continue Reading “Rebellious Teens (Avengers: Age of Ultron, 2015)”

I Will Avenge Thee (the Avengers, 2012)

The Avengers was the culmination of four years of effort on the part of Marvel Studios.  They worked to establish their interconnected Universe building up to this.  People were excited and the Marvel Machine had primarily seen success with their films leading up to this.… Continue Reading “I Will Avenge Thee (the Avengers, 2012)”

Burning Love (Iron Man 3, 2013)

When they announced Iron Man 3’s villain there was concern  The Mandarin was a character with a rather troubling past.  An evil magical Asian.  Then they announced he was being played by Ben Kingsley.  He isn’t an example of Whitewashing exactly (Kingsley is not… Continue Reading “Burning Love (Iron Man 3, 2013)”

Strike While the Iron Is Hot (Iron Man 2, 2010)

Seriously…Iron Man 2… not Invincible Iron Man???  What a miss… Anyways, The first Iron Man was a surprise hit.  Marvel was building towards their shared movie universe and did not want to mess that up.  So, they stuck to their guns.  Favreau was back… Continue Reading “Strike While the Iron Is Hot (Iron Man 2, 2010)”

The Iron Age (Iron Man, 2008)

Simply described as: How to start building your bigger, badder franchise. Iron Man has a history going back to 1990 in attempts to bring it to the screen.  Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) was on board for Universal…years later, Nick Cage and Tom Cruise sought the… Continue Reading “The Iron Age (Iron Man, 2008)”

Player vs Player (Captain America: Civil War, 2016)

Captain America: Civil War was a risky gamble.  It has a bloated cast.  I mean, Captain America is joined by practically everyone (Except Thor and the Hulk).  The film was also going to be introducing us to a couple Major Players in Both the… Continue Reading “Player vs Player (Captain America: Civil War, 2016)”