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Marvel baby toys – is this ok?

I don’t have a baby of my own, but I have been around babies…  Nevertheless, I may not be the right person to weigh in on this.  I’ll put aside the debate concerning, “The baby wants my phone, so I got him a toy phone,” (ie, the baby should play with baby toys or we should fool the baby into thinking they are playing with my toy) and instead just concentrate on the idea that the baby is playing with an Iron Man phone.

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This… This just doesn’t seem right to me for a reason I can’t put my finger on.  I am very curious about the phone as it appears to be one of those call the characters deals.   What do they say?

“This Hulk.   HULK SMASH!!!  …  Why baby cry?”

“I am Thor, God of Thunder!   My enemies and the enemies of earth shall feel mjolnir’s wrath!  I will smite all those that threaten peace, justice and afternoon nap time!”

“Hey, it’s Iron Tony!  I mean…  Sorry, I’m already drunk.”

You get the idea.

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Iron Man 3 movie review

Iron Man 3 wasn’t quite what I thought it was going to be, but it was still a good time at the movies.

While we’ll see Iron Man again in the Avengers sequels, this will be the final solo adventure for the Armored Avenger. I guess I thought IM3 would be more in the vein of Dark Knight Rises, but this movie was a bit more fun and not nearly as dark. Even when Tony is at his lowest, he’s never really alone… not that any of his super powered buddies show up. (This movie makes you wonder why he doesn’t call in Captain America or SHIELD about a dozen times.)

This movie has impressive scope, action (in ways I didn’t see coming from characters/actors I didn’t think were this bad ass capable), visual effects and a story that’ll keep you in your seat. I wouldn’t recommend jumping in if you missed the first two installments, but Iron Man 3 isn’t just a genre flick – it’s a quality action movie. I give it an 8 out of 10.

If you haven’t seen the movie yet, you’ll want to stop ready now. Otherwise, meet me after the jump for more discussion! Read the rest of this entry

Iron Man 3 movie review – Mixers and Movie Reviews ep 3

After our first two episodes, I suddenly had a desire to mix it up and bring you a fully scripted skit that tells the story of what happens when two people disagree on a movie and things get out of hand.  Why?  Why not, I guess.  I imagine everyone is going to see Iron Man 3 anyway, and I get the feeling that it’s not going to be the sort of film that merits a lot of discussion, so whatever – I decided we should just punch each other instead of talking. Read the rest of this entry

Iron Man Christmas Stocking

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Sure, I’ve seen Christmas stockings with characters on them before, but it has always been someone cute and cuddly – not fucking Iron Man posed to do something violent.  Maybe I can get one with Captain America punching the Red Skull in the face on it…

The Avengers movie review

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My score: 8.5 out of 10

I finally got around to seeing The Avengers this weekend, and a good time was had by all.  At least half of the audience clapped at the end, which doesn’t usually happen in a movie theater, but it was that kind of flick – people wanted to stand up and cheer.  After living with these characters for five movies, maybe this is what the audience always wanted; but if you didn’t see Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor and Captain America, I don’t blame you if you were thoroughly confused. Read the rest of this entry

New Avengers Movie Trailer Is So Crazy Even The Characters Are Surprised

Looking for Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) trailer? Click here!

UPDATED:  Review of The Avengers movie is up!

If you haven’t seen the new Avengers trailer, check it out:

Crazy, right?  Even the characters in the movie are surprised when that big thing chasing Iron Man comes around the corner.

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“Guys, there’s a big fucking thing chasing me! A… thing! No idea what to do. I’m heading your way so you can get a look at it – I do need help, but I really just want to see the looks on your faces when you see this… this thing! What the hell is it? A robot? A monster?  A space ship?   I’m open to suggestions at this point!”

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The 10 Best Superhero Movies Of All Time

Superhero movies are sprouting up faster than I can keep track of, and by the end of this summer, who knows how applicable this list will be, but I just can’t wait that long.   So, in no particular order, I most humbly present to you my incomplete list of The 10 Best Superhero Movies of All Time.

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“Jonathan! There’s a naked kid in this hole! Can we keep him?”

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