A man with dark wavy hair wakes up in an iron-framed bed in the middle of a windowless room. He leaps out from under the white sheets and stares intently at a corner of the white ceiling. Suddenly, gracefully, he spins to defeat an invisible opponent in four […]
This last month at the Gutter, we’ve been mixing things up, with the editors writing outside of their usual domains. This week, instead of romance, Chris Szego will talk about movies or comics. Hey, wait! How about movies AND comics? Or rather, comic book movies? Recently, the theatre’s […]
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 […]
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.