Iron Man 2
is really a fun, noisy time at the movies, but not quite like
It's more about the man inside the machine,
powered by his atomic pacemaker, and allows us to know how he
uncovers new scientific clues for new energy sources.
Tony Stark, played by Robert Downey, Jr.,
steals the sow all the way, tossing out one-liners in his witty,
charming, and funny way.
Everyone is out to get Iron Man -- the
government, a rival corporation, and a Russian whose father was
wronged by Tony Stark's father (who apparently was the Walt Disney
of munitions manufacturers).
But it's the performances by Robert Downey,
Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow (who have real on-screen chemistry) that
steal the show.
He's still being pursued by Nick Fury to
join the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and of course must fight off
dozens of inferior robots -- but all in a good popcorn muncher.
This summer's first blockbuster is Iron
The movie picks up where the original story
The star is now reveling with great delight
over is new-found fame.
This time around, the super hero brings
more of himself into the plot, and much more of his character
When all is said and done, and the crime-fighter's
health problems are fixed, the Iron Man is now ready with renewed
energy to take on the bad guys and restore law and order where
ever it's needed.
This is slam-bang comic book action entertainment.