Too Many Irons In This Fire: “Iron Man 3”

Movie Review by Jack Silbert...more

Iron Man 3 — More Talk, Less Action, Please

Iron Man 3 is quite entertaining. It is also over-bloated, poorly plotted and scripted, and  in fact, a mess. But what makes it entertaining, not unsurprisingly, is its cast, especially Robert Downey Jr., who is back as Tony Stark, the brilliant motor-mouthed inventor and creator of all those cool yet heavy metal suits. While onscreen Downey never stops talking, which in some other actor's case might be annoying, but with him is a blessing. Downey even gets to explore a side of Tony Stark that we don't usually get to see — all-out panic....more

Night of the Living Oblivious

Talk about going through the motions. Grown-ups never cease to amaze me, and not always in a good way. Last night we trick-or-treated with our kids for two hours in a Kid-friendly neighborhood where houses were decorated, pumpkins lined sidewalks, and some houses even had creepy music piped out into the street. It was everything a kid could want for Halloween....more
I LOVE those kind of costumes!  And Ben looks awesome!  I would've given him extra candy...just ...more

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If You Think You're Stuck On The Fence...

The Story A son asked his father, ‘Dad, will you take part in a marathon with me?’The father who, despite having a heart condition said ‘yes.’ They went on to complete the marathon together. Father and son went on to join other marathons, the father always saying ‘yes’ to his son’s request of going through the race together. One day, the son asked his father, ‘Dad, let’s join the Ironman together.’ To which, his father said ‘yes’ too. ...more

Iron Man review

I just saw Iron Man today and I wanted to write a mini-review while it was still fresh. Semi-spoilers below. The Tony Stark character is reprehensible. My stomach was on fire after the 1st 15 minutes; I asked my partner "I sure hope his superhero actions redeem him." By that, I meant does he see the jerk of a human being that he was? The answer is yes and no. ...more

I agree with a lot of what you've said here, however, I do think that while "Iron Man" does play ...more

Musings from a black woman: Why I won't watch Iron Man

Iron Man, by Daisy at Daisy's Dead Air. ...more