Tag Archives: Robert Downey Jr.

Avengers: Age of Ultron

The bigger the sequel is, the harder it is to pull off. Avengers: Age of Ultron is arguably a sequel to multiple different movies at once, and its direct predecessor, The Avengers, was a massive success — so the bar … Continue reading

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Iron Man 3

Trilogies seem to be a tough thing for superhero movie franchises. Almost inevitably, there’s one film — generally the third — which proves to be a letdown, no matter how good the initial film was. In the case of the … Continue reading

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News Bites: Poltergeist of the Apes

Good morning, everyone. Today is Friday, and as always that means it’s time for the weekly News Bites. As has been typical of the past few weeks, there’s a lot to cover. Either the movie studios are putting out more … Continue reading

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News Bites: Birdman, Buzz, and Blade Runner

Once again it’s Friday morning, and once again it’s time for the News Bites. Although in this case, it’s more like the News Choking Hazards. Some weeks you get a few items, and then some weeks you get several. This … Continue reading

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News Bites: Downeys and Dragons

It’s Friday morning, and that means another batch of news bites. This turned out to be a fairly busy week in Hollywood, with a whole lot of movie news coming to light. There’s a big mess of Marvel news, a … Continue reading

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Weekly Weblinks: Superman and Splinter Cell

It’s Friday morning, time for the Weekly Weblinks. Things kind of got away from me this week, and I’m considering some changes here, but that’s a discussion for another day. Today, we’ve got another batch of blog posts and a … Continue reading

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The Avengers

Six Marvel Comics superheroes, four of whom have had their own film franchises, come together in one great big action adventure movie. Hulk. Iron Man. Thor. Captain America. Black Widow. Hawkeye. Brought together by Nick Fury, head of S.H.I.E.L.D. Ever … Continue reading

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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

One last movie for the Christmas season, albeit just a bit after-the-fact, before we move on to non-season-specific fare for another year. Of course, 2005’s Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is a Christmas movie only in the sense that Die Hard … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Sherlock Holmes is one of those characters that is immediately recognizable to anybody. Created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the late 1800s, he is as much a part of the common culture as Robin Hood and King Arthur, and … Continue reading

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