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“The Avengers”: one step forward, two steps back

Last week, living in Europe brought with it another benefit to list alongside universal health care (for now, at least) and affordable wines: I got to see Marvel’s The Avengers a good week before American moviegoers were afforded that opportunity. This … Continue reading

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Iron Man vs. Green Lantern

Today: an excellent article from over at io9.com on why Iron Man succeeded where Green Lantern failed. In a nutshell, the author argues that the main reason for the mainstream success of Iron Man was the fact that it wasn’t afraid to … Continue reading

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Links roundup: Iron Man 2, Toy Story, and Vanilla Ice

Having undergone the mirthless, witless, and generally worthless Iron Man 2 recently, I attempted to write short pieces on it a few times. But I found myself overwhelmed by the staggering pointlessness of the film, and moreover somewhat disinclined to … Continue reading

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The Iron Man Mash-Up Meme

We’re now just days away from the much-hyped international premiere of Iron Man 2, the sequel that appears to offer more of the same, but -as per the logic of franchises- bigger, louder, and with more colorful celebrity bad guys. … Continue reading

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Iron Man vs. Hugh Grant

A short but sweet home-made mash-up video in which Iron Man takes care of the come-uppance of Hugh Grant’s character in Bridget Jones’s Diary.

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Superhero movies: if you’ve seen one…

How long has it been since my last blog post that had anything to do with superhero movies (supposedly my object of research)? A long time. And why is this? Because obviously all superhero movies are exactly the same. See … Continue reading

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The true Iron Man

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