12.21.2009

Iron Man 2 Trailer

In case you haven’t seen it already, here is the Iron Man 2 trailer.  The film is due in theaters on May 7, 2010.

Man, it looks REALLY good!  My thanks to Lore (the irredeemable brother) for suggesting I post this.

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4 Responses to “Iron Man 2 Trailer”

  1. Choco Taco Says:

    That looks amazing! I’m not too psyched about their choice for Black Widow, but whatevs, I’m sure it’ll still be a great movie.

  2. Luke Says:

    The trailer and one sheet do in fact look quite badass. But I am an Iron Fan so I may be biased.

    I did not know what to think about Johannson as Romanov, but I was wrong in doubting Favreau about Paltrow as Pepper Potts so I am willing to give her the benefit of the doubt.

  3. Miles Bedard Says:

    I can’t wait for the new Ironman movie. Ironman 2 is going to be awesome! I wonder if they will leave it open for a third Ironman movie…

  4. Ryse Edwards Says:

    This is ROBOCOP (1987) on steroids. This movie is action packed with the requisite theater-vibrating sound effects along with a high-thrills and a SPIDERMAN (2002) personal backstory that lends a nice balance to this summer blockbuster. A few weaknesses persist that take this movie down a notch – a rather sedate opening sequence that also leads to a underdeveloped, stereotypical antagonist, and an Ironman lead-in that somehow ends up on stage without revealing any remarkable landing sequence. There’s the amazing, but over-the-top sedan scene on the Monaco raceway. The movie has a superb martial arts sequence in the league of BOURNE IDENTITY (2002) much more enthralling than THE DARK KNIGHT’S (2008) fight sequences. This sequel, like SPIDERMAN 2 (2004) extends the personal drama and confronts the lingering father-son relational bitterness (though not even its resolution was perhaps underdeveloped as well). IRON MAN 2 (2010) presents a rather fascinating dynamic of two villains, both well played by Mickey Rourke and Sam Rockwell (who had an amazing starring role in the relatively obscure movie MOON, 2009). The narcissistic charisma of Ironman and the intimate focus on terminal death issues were well played out in the movie. The climax while explosive, failed to reach the heights of THE DARK KNIGHT (2008) nor the personal intimate and emotional intensity of BOURNE IDENTITY (2002), THE BOURNE SUPREMACY (2004). Interestingly, IRONMAN 2 is able to avoid the crass, overt sexual titillating excuse, though there is plenty of insinuations. Overall, IRONMAN 2 is blockbuster, summer lead-in entertainment that has both the riveting emotional dilemma of a hero and feel-good entertainment.

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