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Review: Iron Man

I just got back home from watching IRON MAN and all I can say is OMFG WOW! I loved every minute of the movie and the special effects are out of this world! I wish all those gadgets and computers were actually real! I was dying to see this movie since I saw the trailer and especially since I used to watch the IRON MAN cartoons when I was a kid. Due for worldwide release on May 2nd, it was released in Paris today (which is rather surprising) and it was over-booked for the 7:20pm VOST show. We were lucky to get 3 seats where we did because those who came in after us and just before the movie was about to start were not so lucky, there were even people sitting on the floor! IRON MAN is the type of movie that you MUST check out in the cinema rather than wait for DVD version and it certainly does not disappoint!

Synopsis: Iron Man is a superhero film based on the fictional Marvel Comics character of the same name. The film is directed by Jon Favreau and stars Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark, a billionaire industrialist who is captured by terrorists in Afghanistan. Ordered to build a missile, Stark uses his resources instead to build a suit of power armor and make his escape. Returning to America, Stark improves his armor and becomes the technologically advanced superhero Iron Man. Gwyneth Paltrow plays his secretary and love interest Virginia Potts, Terrence Howard plays jet pilot James Rhodes, and Jeff Bridges plays the villainous Obadiah Stane.




[rating: 5] yes I thought it was THAT good I scored it 5/5

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10 Comments

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    Marzouq
    April 30, 2008 at 10:53 pm

    Fucking Sweet! I’m dying to see this movie! I gotta see it! I just have to!

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    Sou
    April 30, 2008 at 10:55 pm

    It’s opening here really soon (too lazy to check the screening date on Cinescape :p)

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    kytheria
    May 1, 2008 at 4:42 am

    oh i cannot wait to watch the movie, as i heard its gonna be out today! i will check the cinema later..

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    Ansam
    May 1, 2008 at 10:07 am

    I think its out in the theatres here.. but I would rather see it on DVD or other movie theatres… other than the ones here in Kuwait LOL

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    TAT
    May 1, 2008 at 10:47 am

    lol since im in kuwait I’ll wait for a bluray rip and watch it hopefully by the time its out on bluray my home theater setup would be complete :)

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    ananyah
    May 1, 2008 at 1:27 pm

    @Marzouq – yes you GOTTA!

    @Sou – you should see it too, I think it’s opening tomorrow in Kuwait… not sure!

    @kytheria – lemme know your thoughts on it :D

    @Ansam – there isn’t much they can censor, maybe one part but thats about it. It’s the type of movie you need a huge screen and killer sound system!

    @TAT – hahahaha that will take a while!

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    Jacqui
    May 1, 2008 at 3:13 pm

    Hehehe I’m not sure if I’ll watch it or not.

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    Ansam
    May 1, 2008 at 9:06 pm

    here they censor things that you wouldnt expect them to censor… walla you would be surprised! its ridiculous!

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    ananyah
    May 4, 2008 at 5:30 pm

    @Jacqui – la2 you HAVE too!

    @Ansam – yah I know, I remember when they censored the Lion King lol

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    G-Funk
    May 9, 2008 at 7:17 pm

    It wasn’t a great movie . but it was okay, All that big hype about it is jut TOO Much

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