How did I end up watching this movie?
This weekend, I was in the mood for a theater experience. I had heard good things about Iron Man from a few trusted sources. Fortunately, Dude and non-conformist wanted to see the movie as well. We also talked the Girl Upstairs to join us after picking her up from the airport.
Which character did I like best in the movie?
Pepper Potts because she was a good combination of sass and sweetness.
What was my favorite quote from the movie?
When Ms. Potts is talking with the woman from Vogue magazine who has just slept with Mr. Starks. The Vogue reporter has made a bratty comments; Ms. Potts responds with something to the extent of "I do whatever Mr. Starks needs which includes taking out the trash."
What will stick with me from the movie?
I will be trying to figure out how to create a machine powered heart.
If I could change one thing about the movie, what would it be?
I know that the special effects and fight scenes are part of the attraction for a movie like this; however, I would have preferred fewer fight scenes and more plot/character development.
Who would enjoy this movie?
I think fans of the original comic strip will not feel too disappointed with the liberties that were taken. I also think people that enjoy fun special effects, fight scenes, and a good story line would enjoy.
Which screen is this movie best viewed on?
To enjoy the full effects of the fight scenes, the big screen is best. However, it can also wait for the small screen.
I appreciated that Starks was portrayed as a cocky, confident jerk who was then humbled by his experience and tried to grow as a person. Even though he still had a strong arrogant streak at the end, he still made me laugh. Also, there is a bonus scene after the credits which made me tingle with excitement.
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