Iron Man

Rating: ★★★★
Category: Movies
Genre: Action & Adventure

“Tony Stark makes me feel he’s a cool exec with a heart of steel…”

Boy, that song brings back a sea of nostalgia. No, I was not born in the 1960s, but I did enjoy reruns of the Iron Man cartoon in the 90s. You actually hear the orchestra version of this theme in the movie, much to my glee.

I wasn’t really an Iron Man fan. Back when I collected Marvel comic books, I was more of an Uncanny X-Men addict. I wasn’t too excited by the prospect of an Iron Man movie, which was worsened by the fact that Spider-Man 3 (a.k.a. Emo-Man!) didn’t exactly endear Marvel to me.

Shock upon shock! I actually enjoyed the entire 2 hour 20 minute ride! Not only did Robert Downey Jr. fit the genius/playboy/millionaire role like a glove, he was pretty darned funny about it, too. It was a far cry from how stuffy I remembered Tony Stark was in the 60s. Here he’s like the happier version of DC’s Batman. Continue reading at Coolay.com

16 Comments

  1. Keane Rush

    May 6, 2008 at 8:56 am

    This is the best movie I've seen all summer! I'm glad marvel comics bought back the rights to their characters. The studios they assigned their movies to had a lot inconsistencies and artistic changes that ruined the spirits of the characters. I also love Downey's acting, it really made the movie worth watching 😀

  2. Mito Tubilleja

    May 6, 2008 at 8:59 am

    malupit among all marvel movies 😀

  3. Jamie Barredo

    May 6, 2008 at 9:25 am

    exactly! he's the more “friendly” version of bruce wayne… mas pogi version. hahaha

  4. Bea Lapa

    May 6, 2008 at 9:28 am

    well…sa mas pogi i'd have to disagree. i <3 christian bale eh. hehehehe.

  5. Jamie Barredo

    May 6, 2008 at 1:25 pm

    hahaha at least hinde tayo magkaribal 😛 excited na ako sa new batman! 2010 puro marvel movies *woot-woot!*

  6. Haya Benitez

    May 6, 2008 at 2:53 pm

    I love the movie version of iron man. hahahaha The one from comics years ago was kinda dull. hehehehe

  7. Jayvee Elvert

    May 6, 2008 at 3:34 pm

    http://elvert.multiply.com/reviews/item/329

    I love the Spidey movies still (kung Marvel movies lang din naman pag-usapan). But Downey is a gem here in Iron Man as Paltrow is his decor. =)

  8. Bea Lapa

    May 7, 2008 at 2:24 am

    Gusto ko rin naman yung Spidey movies…up until the 3rd. Bwisit na bwisit ako di nila naayos yung Venom saga.

  9. Ira Cruz

    May 7, 2008 at 4:31 am

    i wanna watch this!! 😀

  10. Jayvee Elvert

    May 7, 2008 at 12:29 pm

    Apply ka writer. hihihihi…. =P

  11. Bea Lapa

    May 7, 2008 at 12:39 pm

    I wonder if they're going to do something related to Marvel Civil Wars for a sequel. Parang andun yung hints at the end of the credits eh, when *wink wink* appears.

  12. Jayvee Elvert

    May 7, 2008 at 12:43 pm

    we can never can tell sabi ni ate vi. =P

  13. Ira Cruz

    May 8, 2008 at 12:55 am

    yey! i got to watch this last night 😀 but ~ crap! wasn't able to catch the end of the credits :((

  14. Bea Lapa

    May 8, 2008 at 1:00 am

    ngee. kasasabi ko lang sa review ko to wait at the end of the credits eh. tsk.

  15. Ira Cruz

    May 8, 2008 at 1:03 am

    ngayon ko lang nabasa!! :((

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