iron man

Remembering Shane Black’s KISS KISS BANG BANG

Shane Black’s 2005 directorial debut, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is a near flawless modern noir. Black’s script sizzles with wit and one-liners and Robert Downey Jr and Val Kilmer are perfect as the leads. Kilmer was post-Batman, Downey was [...]

April 24, 2020

AVENGERS: ENDGAME Opening Breaks Box Office Records

I’ve been keeping an eye on box office numbers since 1991 when Terminator 2: Judgment Day hit the screen. I’ve seen records set and broken but I have to admit that even I’m surprised at the mind-boggling grosses Avengers: Endgame is racking [...]

April 28, 2019

Birdman Becomes The Vulture In SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING

Michael Keaton really has become the Birdman. The actor has re-entered negotiations for the role of The Vulture in Spider-Man: Homecoming. He was in the frame for the role several weeks ago, but bailed due to money reasons. However the notoriously [...]

May 21, 2016

Trailer: Ryan Gosling And Russell Crowe Are THE NICE GUYS

The Nice Guys is Shane Black doing what he does best. This trailer for the buddy comedy starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling sparkles with great dialogue, funny moments and violence. There are hints of Black’s master work Kiss Kiss Bang [...]

December 5, 2015

Robert Downey Jr. Should Save Movies And Not Help Kill Them

I like Robert Downey Jr. He’s a great actor with a tremendous screen presence and you have to admire how he pulled himself through his drug and alcohol troubles to become the highest paid actor on the planet. He’s made more money than he’ll [...]

May 2, 2015

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