Billionaire Industrialist playboy, not to mention arms manufacturer, Tony Stark is kidnapped in the Middle East, his heart penetrated by shrapnel, and forced to create a devastating weapon of mass destruction. Tony, not one to take orders, decides to turn the tables and, outsmarting his abductors, builds a super cool suit of armor, which he uses to thrash the bad guys into oblivion. Needless to say, the aforementioned suit of armor also safely contains his heart shrapnel, keeping him alive. From there, Iron Man returns home where he has to face down Obadiah Stane AKA The Iron Monger, one of the great Iron Man villains. –ironman.ugo.com
Initially an indie film favorite, actor Jon Favreau has progressed to strong mainstream visibility into the millennium and, after nearly two decades in the business, is still enjoying character stardom as well as earning notice as a writer/producer/director.
Of Jewish and French/Italian descent, the amiable, husky-framed actor with the tight, crinkly hair was born in Queens, New York on October 19, 1966, the only child of two teachers. He attended the Bronx High School of Science before furthering his studies at Queens College in 1984. Dropping out just credits away from receiving his degree, Jon moved to Chicago where he focused on comedy and performed at several Chicago improvisational theaters, including the ImprovOlympic and the Improv Institute. He also found a couple of bit parts in films.
While there, he earned another bit role in the film, Rudy (1993), and met fellow castmate Vince Vaughn. Their enduring personal friendship would play an instrumental role in furthering… read more
The best of the Marvel movies; maybe the only good one. Downey Jr. is terrific in the lead, and the film is patient enough to give him time to develop and shine.
Dans toute la clique de films de super-héros qui sont sortis au cours de ces dix dernières années, il y a eu Iron Man. Le succès a été au rendez-vous puisque une suite est sortie et que le troisième… read review
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Saturn Award winning American director and sometime actor Jon Favreau (“Zathura” & “Elf”) straps in for this MTV Movie Award winning high-tech contemporary update of the classic comic book character… read review