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Top 10 films of our lifetime #4: Zodiac

Posted by Ed Williamson at 07:00 on 23 Sep 2014
Top 10 films of our lifetime #4: Zodiac
Possibly the most underrated movie on this list, Zodiac was nominated for a big fat ZERO Academy Awards, which is insane, because it's by far the best film David Fincher has made this century, and it's teeming with quality: flawless cinematography, invisible CG magic, and a cast groaning with talent. Testament to its thrilling three-hour running time is the fact that only after I had finished watching it recently did I realise it marked the first meeting of Avengers 'Science Bros' Robert Downey Jr and Mark Ruffalo - Ali.

Top 10 films of our lifetime #9: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Posted by Matt Looker at 07:00 on 16 Sep 2014
Top 10 films of our lifetime #9: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
I think if I ever met Shane Black my love for him would be so overwhelmingly physical I'd probably end up getting him pregnant - and it's terrible lines like that which prove I'm not worthy. It seems bonkers that Black was ever off the boil, but pre-Kiss Kiss Bang Bang - and certainly pre Iron Man 3, the best Marvel movie to date bar none - he was considered as big a risk as his star, Robert Downey Jr. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang was a roaring success and one of the funniest movies I've ever seen; so good, but I can't help but think what classics we were denied during both Black and Downey Jr's fallow periods - Ali.

Today I learned: Robert Downey Jr released an album in 2004

Posted by Ali Gray at 22:15 on 13 Oct 2013
Today I learned: Robert Downey Jr released an album in 2004
It's called 'The Futurist' and though it's nowhere near as bad as albums from the likes of William Shatner or Bruce Willis, it bears all the hallmarks of an LP from a man doing anything he can to take his mind off doing drugs.

Review: Iron Man 3

Posted by Matt at 00:00 on 24 Apr 2013
Iron Man 3
Just how do you follow The Avengers? Surely going back to single-hero stories after that huge-scale monster blockbuster just seems like a disappointing step backwards? God, Marvel have really dug themselves a billion-dollar hole, haven't they? I bet they’ve been puzzling over what to do next while using a solid-gold, diamond-encrusted head scratcher. Well, it's lucky for them that, as with phase one of Marvel's Cinematic Universe, this next chapter is being led by the shiniest instrument in their toolbox: Robert Downey Jr (who outshines even the most polished of Iron Man suits). And, with Shane Black in charge, we get more Downey Jr than ever before in what is not only the best Tony Stark film to date, but also Marvel's most mature output yet.

Prepare to have your ears ironed, or something

Posted by Neil at 13:00 on 23 Apr 2013
Prepare to have your ears ironed, or something
We're not allowed to unleash our Iron Man 3 - sorry, IRON MAN THREE - review until tomorrow, but I don't think anyone at IM PR HQ will pop a sprocket if we reveal that Brian Tyler's end credits music is BER-RILLIANT. Here be proof.

Suitwatch: Robert Downey Jr has lost his damn mind

Posted by Ali at 20:15 on 12 Apr 2013
Suitwatch: Robert Downey Jr has lost his damn mind
There isn't a circle of shame big enough for this get-up.

The 50 very worst YouTube user comments on the Iron Man 3 trailer

Posted by Ali at 20:30 on 09 Mar 2013
The 50 very worst YouTube user comments on the Iron Man 3 trailer
Like you, and five million others, I enjoyed the new Iron Man 3 UK trailer earlier this week. Unlike you, I ventured deep into the subterranean nightmare that is the YouTube comments section to try and gauge the real public reaction. Spoiler alert: everyone is idiots.

Iron Man 3 trailer #2 shows off shiny new suit

Posted by Matt at 17:45 on 05 Mar 2013
Iron Man 3 trailer #2 shows off shiny new suit
All white? ALL WHITE? Who does Tony Stark think he is? Roger Moore? (Trailer available here)

More like Iron TAN, am I right guys?

Posted by Ali at 16:00 on 18 Feb 2013
More like Iron TAN, am I right guys?
Here's the latest character poster for Iron Man 3, showing Guy Pearce's scientist, Aldrich Killian (full size here). Been hitting the tanning salon much, Aldrich? You're making the Tanning Mom jealous.

New Iron Man 3 poster arguably looks even better upside nmoo

Posted by Ali at 23:43 on 31 Jan 2013
New Iron Man 3 poster arguably looks even better upside nmoo
Maybe he's not falling after all? Look at that determined face! Go Tony! Gony! (Right side up pic at IMPawards.com).
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