Iron Man II, 2009


I always have low expectations for sequels, especially super-hero action movie sequels, but I am pleased to report that I was pleasantly surprised to find that my expectations needn’t have been quite so low, all things considered.

Tony Stark is the supreme narcissist– but with a heart. He does look great in that suit, and above all is quite funny. As the NYT so nicely puts it, “at a time when romantic comedy has abandoned its tradition of witty dialogue in favor of either simpering or crudity, apparently it falls to a comic book spectacle to keep the screwball tradition alive”.

Pepper Potts is the essential Girl Friday turned CEO, and Ms. Johannson rocks!

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  1. Highly recommended for an easy Saturday night viewing after a grand Chicken Biryani dinner. Most satisfying (the meal and the movie)!

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