Iron Man v. Dark Knight: Let the Battle Begin!

Iron Man: Ultimate 2-Disc Edition
Marvel Studios/Paramount Pictures
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Bridges, Terrence Howard, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Shaun Toub
Directed by Jon Favreau (who has a cameo)
Rated PG-13 – for some intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and brief suggestive content
125 minutes
Release Date: September 30, 2008

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Iron Man. Before The Dark Knight was released and eclipsed everything else the summer had to offer, this superhero movie was tops at the box office. As it stands, Iron Man made over $571 million worldwide, while The Dark Knight, still in theatres, has made $971 million worldwide. So, I got to thinking Continue reading

Superhero movie overload?

Overload is a somewhat overused term. For most it just it used in relation to information overload but perhaps superhero overload is the newest use. Since the late 90’s CGI has been to such a high quality that we can have comic book superheroes translated to the big screen given a big enough budget.
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