//
archives

Robert Downey Jr.

This tag is associated with 7 posts

Comparing and Contrasting ‘Infinity War’ (2018) and ‘Endgame’ (2019)

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo || Produced by: Kevin Feige Screenplay by: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely || Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Josh … Continue reading

‘Civil War’ (2016): Not Quite ‘The Winter Soldier’ (2014)

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo || Produced by: Kevin Feige Screenplay by: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeeley || Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Emily VanCamp, Tom Holland, Frank Grillo, William Hurt, Daniel Bruhl Music by: Henry … Continue reading

‘Age of Ultron’ (2015): The Definition of a Bloated Superhero Blockbuster

Directed by: Joss Whedon || Produced by: Kevin Feige Screenplay by: Joss Whedon || Starring (hold your breath…): Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Cobie Smulders, Anthony Mackie, Hayley Atwell, Idris Elba, Stellan Skarsgard, James Spader, Samuel L. Jackson, Linda … Continue reading

A Look Back at the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Parts II and III: Precursors to the MCU and the Marvel’s Impact on Hollywood

II. Precursor’s to the MCU and the Modern Hollywood Superhero Craze Superhero blockbusters are not a new thing, nor is the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) the first mainstream hit featuring an iconic Marvel character. In comparison to decades past and the incredible marketability of anything comic book-related, nowadays, putting the MCU and the rise of … Continue reading

A Look Back at the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Future of the Superhero Film

As much as someone like Mark Cousins would love to argue otherwise, the multi-billion dollar industry that is the international movie business is dominated by blockbusters. Blockbuster films, high-concept, big budget “event” movies that attract and pander to the masses with their glorious (or mind-numbing) spectacle and entertain (or insult the intelligence of) millions upon … Continue reading

‘Iron Man 3’ (2013): Marvel’s Streak of Mediocrity Continues

Directed by: Shane Black || Produced by: Kevin Feige Screenplay¬†by: Drew Pearce, Shane Black || Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Stephanie Szostak, James Badge Dale, Jon Favreau, Ben Kingsley Music by: Brian Tyler || Cinematography: John Toll || Editing by: Jeffrey Ford, Peter S. Elliot || Country: United … Continue reading

‘The Avengers’ (2012): When Joss Whedon Pulled Off the Impossible

Directed by: Joss Whedon || Produced by: Kevin Feige Written by: Joss Whedon || Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg, Cobie Smulders, Stellan Skarsgard, Samuel L. Jackson Music by: Alan Silvestri || Cinematography by: Seamus McGarvey || Editing by: Jeffrey Ford, Lisa Lassek … Continue reading