Salon talks about Iron Man 2 and superhero movies in general. Andrew O’Herir says Iron Man 2 doesn’t jump the shark, “it is the shark.” Matt Zoller Seitz says filmmakers take less chances with superhero movies than with zombie movies. Both agree Mickey Rourke’s Whiplash “has the right […]
The Expendables. It’s hard to believe it’s real: Bruce Willis, Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dolph Lundgren, Jet Li, Mickey Rourke, Jason Statham, Stone Cold Steve Austin and, presumably, drug lords are explodable and exploded.
It’s been just over a year since I became a partner in the Mayfair Theatre, Ottawa’s oldest operating cinema. We’ve shown a lot of films in that time (we average about 40 a month), and I’ve written the synopsis for almost every one.
It’s the invisible hand of the market– Tony Stark privatizes world peace and runs into a little competition from Mickey Rourke’s Ivan Vanko / Whiplash in the trailer for Iron Man 2.
“Struck by the resonances between professional wrestling and comics” at Occasional Superheroine. Mixed Martial Arts vs. “the sweet science of bruising” at Salon.