With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press, and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his invention, Stark, along with Pepper Potts, and James “Rhodey” Rhodes at his side, must forge new alliances – and confront powerful enemies. —IMDb
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
Debole rispetto al precedente causa il cambio in toto del team di sceneggiatori, il film cerca di spingere ancor più sulla spettacolarizzazione lasciando in secondo piano e mal caratterizzati alcuni personaggi chiave come ad esempio il villain (che non coinvolge) e varie sottotrame un pò buttate nella mischia. Tanti rimandi a qualcosa di più ampio come i Vendicatori e trampolo per il terzo, rimane comunque piacevole.
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Pretty darn good. Functions reasonably well as a stand alone film. Functions very well as a continuation of the build toward the Avengers movie. Avoids the trap of multiplying villains with each sequel… read review
There’s always something worth watching in a character, whom in his means of turning to good only succeeds in making things far worse than ever imagined.Like The Dark Knight and Spider-man 2 the plight… read review
A disappointingly bland follow-up to one of the great modern superhero films. Downey Jr. continues his charismatic portrayal of Tony Stark (playing himself really) and Mickey Rourke is plenty fun… read review