With Iron Man now one of the most well-known superheroes in the world, thanks to two successful movies – the second of which is released on DVD and Blu-ray tomorrow – what better time to unveil the closest thing real life has to Tony Stark’s famous suit of armor? That’s the thinking that took me to Salt Lake City last week, to see the …
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Someone clearly has way too much time on their hands.
Who knew that Iron Man 2 came this close to being in 3D?
I, for one, loved the fact that I didn’t need to put on any glasses to see Tony Stark strut his stuff, or Iron Man fly his way between exploding fireworks. But apparently Marvel came very close to rushing Iron Man 2 into a 3D framework just prior to its opening …
We’ve already endured a rather ugly 3D IMAX traffic jam at the movie theaters. When Alice in the Wonderland came along a couple months ago, and snatched away IMAX screens from Avatar – which was still going strong – we saw the limitations of the current 3D IMAX marketplace. Then there was How to Train Your Dragon and Clash of the …
Ah, armor: accessory of choice for the unsuperpowered. Herewith our picks for the best ever.
Bonus question: all else being equal, which suit would win a battle royal? I’m going with Iron Man. But I don’t like the look of that Warhammer stuff.
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In lieu of a Techland Show we have a special video for you this Friday. It’s a primer on Iron Man 2, where Peter and Steve break down everything you need to know before you go and watch the movie (including a re-cap of the first movie and what to expect from the all-star cast).
Sit back and enjoy.
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Forget Minority Report, Tony Stark has the best gadgets and he proves it in Iron Man 2. Check out this montage from Perception NYC, the studio behind all the wicked cool gadgets in the summer’s biggest blockbuster.
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Has there ever been a more obvious pairing of superhero and actor than that of Tony Stark and Robert Downey Jr.? Here’s a character and a movie star who relish being the center of attention, who meld the poise of an intellect with the antics of a frat boy, who don’t so much walk into a room as strut in as star of their own …
Yay! Iron Man 2 opens today.
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Mission Impossible 4: It’s been confirmed. Brad Bird will direct the fourth film.
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Sorry Tropic Thunder fans: But it looks like there are no plans in the works for a sequel. Iron Man says so.
Will Pac-Man hit the big screen? Possibly. …
Ensemble casts are tough. And because there are only so many “Who’s that, again?” questions your friends are willing to listen to before they vow to never see another film with you again, we’ve got the 12 most important Iron Man 2 characters, just in case you:
1. Think that Iron Man may have something to do with pressing shirts.
Iron Man 2 opens on Friday, and if you’re excited about the Jon Favreau movie, you might want to pick up a collection of the comic book series that inspired it. Iron Man’s been appearing in comics more or less continuously since he was introduced in 1963′s Tales of Suspense #39, and there’s a hefty stack of books collecting the various …
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
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Happy Star Wars Day: Watch the saga be retold in two-minutes, stop motion LEGO-style, and May the Forth Be With You.
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New awesome Iron Man 2 posters by Tyler Stout & Mike Saputo:
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X-Men in real life?: