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Wanna see a badass image from the IRON MAN Super Bowl spot? Hrmmmmm????

Published at: Feb. 1, 2008, 3:07 p.m. CST

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. How many more single images from this film can be released and be so utterly badass? With four excruciatingly long to go months until release how much more tease can we stand? Can't wait to see the full Super Bowl spot (of which this image is a screenshot from). Click on it to make it bigger!


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  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:33 p.m. CST

    awesome

    by nippleslipz

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=X6EDAZ3crdY

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:34 p.m. CST

    Pretty cool.

    by crimsoncinder

    Nothing like testing out the 454 big block before stuffing it in the car.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:35 p.m. CST

    That's what I call at Hotfoot.

    by C.K. Lamoo

    Nuyk Nyuk Nyuk.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:35 p.m. CST

    fo shizzle

    by icecubejdi1544

    looks promising

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:36 p.m. CST

    wohoo, top 10

    by DonnieDorko

    Hmmm

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:36 p.m. CST

    Is that the Ironmonger?

    by King_Knut

    Anyone?

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:37 p.m. CST

    Oops no.

    by King_Knut

    Sorry, couldn't make out the face on the small image.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:37 p.m. CST

    IRON - MAN!!!!

    by ludmir88

    cool

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:39 p.m. CST

    Badass or just "bad"?

    by finky089

    It's okay, but nothing to cream your jeans over.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:41 p.m. CST

    I want this movie to be good

    by finky089

    But think it will just turn out to be a solid B+. Which is fine. But the trailers so far have been solid A material.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:42 p.m. CST

    ...

    by opie cooper

    I want jet boots!

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:42 p.m. CST

    3 months actually

    by kellycub

    Just saying...

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:43 p.m. CST

    I worry that they'll reveal too much

    by Mullah Omar

    This film already looks intriguing, bur I worry about saturation. I don't understand why we need to see so many images before the actual film is released. Films hit you harder when you haven't seen previews of all the money shots.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:46 p.m. CST

    God, I hope the Patriots LOSE

    by Sithdan

    I can't stand the New England Patriots...It makes me sick that they're playing Sunday. Damn the Colts for choking!

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:46 p.m. CST

    Why is Stark...

    by Nominal Hominid

    ...in Jay Leno's pad?

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:47 p.m. CST

    I painted a life-size Iron Man on my bedroom door

    by BirdMcMonster

    ...when I was 16. My Mom was cool enough to let me do it. This is looking so good. Oh please don't let us down, Jon-boy!

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:47 p.m. CST

    Totally agreed, Sithdan

    by Heckles

    Not that I'm a Giants fan, but F the Pats.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:47 p.m. CST

    Heelys FROM HELL!!!

    by Yotz Von Frelnik

    That's what the kids will be wearing in 2015, along with the self-lacing sneakers. Yeah, right. Another space age vision down the tubes.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:50 p.m. CST

    Hope this doesn't suck.

    by jimmay

    The trailer was unintentionally funny, which is never a good sign. And using Sabbath's Iron Man? sometimes the obvious is not the best direction to go. Still, even though I never read Iron Man as a kid, I read up on the character and he sounds a fair bit more interesting and suitable for the movie treatment than Hulk or Superman.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:50 p.m. CST

    I think I'm in the obscure minority on this one

    by Gwai Lo

    But I was not terribly excited about the Iron Man trailer, except for the one clip of him breaking the sound barrier. I thought the use of Black Sabbath was banal, that Downey just barely eked out enough of his charisma to pull off some really weak dialog (the reporter asking him about his nicknames, the MySpace bit in the desert) and the last robotic sounding "I am Ironman" audio byte was just silly. I don't think any of Jon Favreau's directorial output is any good so far. But I am still cautiously optimistic, hoping for a B+ superhero picture. The cast is great, almost everything looks good, but the way they cut the trailer got me a little bit more worried than I had been. Who cares, I'm getting the Dark Knight next summer so I have nothing to complain about as far as superhero films go.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:51 p.m. CST

    Mullah Omar - If they don't show the money shots...

    by Mosquito March

    ...what will motivate the average American to get off his ass, spend $20 at a crowded theater full of assholes talking and text-messaging on their cell phones, and see a comic book movie that isn't BATMAN or SPIDER-MAN?

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:54 p.m. CST

    gwai lo

    by blackshuck

    The robotic sounding clip is FROM the Sabbath song, which I doubt they will use in the film. I think you're right about being in the minority on this one. I feel more confident about this movie rocking than any other hero flick in recent memory (DK looks amazing too, but I give Batman Begins no more than a "B")

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:55 p.m. CST

    This is

    by 5 by 5

    cool fucking news.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 1:59 p.m. CST

    The trailer for this got mixed reactions in the theater

    by jimmy_009

    I saw it in. Some people were like "Sweet Iron Man!", but those that didn't know the character were like What the hell is this?

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:04 p.m. CST

    i'd love to see an awesome shot

    by bibble 3000

    however all i keep seeing are mediocre shots, and a whole lot of versions of the same picture. stop saying every new photo is awesome, especially if they aren't

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:04 p.m. CST

    I Pray to the Spaghetti Monster

    by tk 421

    Or Jeebus that this movie is awesome. I have absolutely geeked out over every trailer and shot that's so far been released. I'd be actually pissed if the movie turns out average. Like in a Godzilla 1998 or Batman & Robin "I spent money to see this" type of way.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:06 p.m. CST

    Blah blah blah, solid B+, blah blah blah banal

    by dr sauch

    This movie will rock. Stop hating. Use of sabbath was banal? Google the word "fun".

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:07 p.m. CST

    tk 421

    by jimmay

    Please never refer to Godzilla and Batman and Robin as "average" again. They are two of the most extraordinarily bad films ever made.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:13 p.m. CST

    I nearly left the theater during Batman & Robin

    by finky089

    Just when I thought there could scarely be a bigger disappointment than Batman Forever, here comes Mr. Freezinator and nipply Batman.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:14 p.m. CST

    In fact, the best thing re: Batman & Robin was

    by finky089

    the Smashing Pumpkins song onthe soundtrack.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:14 p.m. CST

    Should have went to Ratner

    by wilsonfisk89

    Right.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:16 p.m. CST

    Jimmay

    by tk 421

    I never said those pieces of ass dribble were average. In fact, they pissed me off because of their complete shittyness. Batman & Robin was gay, not in the pejorative sense, it was actually gay and Batman should never actually be gay. Godzilla caused anal leakage. The point of this hyperbole is to highlight what my reaction will be if Iron Man is garbage too. Also, go Giants! Everything Boston sucks.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:20 p.m. CST

    I think we can all agree, at the very least

    by jimmay

    That even if IronMan ends up disappointing, compared to Batman and Robin, it will be a masterpiece. That's it! I finally found something good about Batman and Robin! -It's so unbelievably shitty it makes every other superhero movie look better in comparison.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:21 p.m. CST

    I remember watching Batman and Robin.

    by GibsonUSA

    I remember I looked beside me before the trailers even started and my friend had a little post-it pad with a pen.....I asked why, and he's like "getting ready to write down everything wrong with this trash" lol<BR><BR> Everyone saw B&R simply out of curiosity, most knew it was gonna suck hard going in. My friend was not writing for a critique or essay or something, it was just too horrible not to document!

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:21 p.m. CST

    jimmay

    by bibble 3000

    even catwoman?

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:22 p.m. CST

    You sure that's not a Taco Bell commercial?

    by JDanielP

    (heh,heh) Actually, this movie continues to look very promising.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:23 p.m. CST

    tk 421

    by Flying Spaghetti Monster

    I HAVE HEARD THY PRAYER

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:23 p.m. CST

    The Sabbath was too on the nose and I stand by that

    by Gwai Lo

    It would be like using Eminem's Superman song in the Superman Returns trailer. Or using Surfing With the Alien for the Rise of the Silver Surfer trailer. All personal attachments you have to popular music aside, it's way classier to use original score. Now excuse me while I go work on a Hernan Cortes biopic so someone can get around to using Neil Young's Cortez the Killer in a movie.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:24 p.m. CST

    Badass?

    by SpencerTrilby

    I was about to say "bland" but I'm just gonna go with finky089, Jimmay and Gwai Lo. As an IM reader since childhood I fail to recognize the character I loved and worse, I never had this chill down the spine while watching the teasers. Which - along with the lame humor - is always a bad sign. At least they got Nick Fury right.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:25 p.m. CST

    Look... this movie will be awesome and all...

    by Buckys_Kick_Ass_Arm

    What the fcuk is he doing testing that equipment in a room full of beautiful cars? Billionaire playboy can't afford a fcuking test-site?

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:25 p.m. CST

    What other movies have spots during the Superbowl?

    by Abin Sur

    Anybody know?

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:25 p.m. CST

    TRANSFORMERS IN THE BACKGROUND!

    by johnnykool

    TheDouche GOTTA EAT!

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:26 p.m. CST

    And where the hell are the best of 2007 articles

    by Gwai Lo

    Moriarty still owes us a top 12 and Harry must be too busy masturbating to his favorite 2007 films to actually write them down. Is Capone the only reviewer to complete one?

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:26 p.m. CST

    Gwai Lo you are on crack

    by BMacSmith

    Sabbath's Ironman is fucking perfect for this. i didnt think the makers would have the balls to use it. so glad they did.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:26 p.m. CST

    bibble 3000

    by jimmay

    You've got me there. I think you could devote an extensive, government funded study to actually determining, through frame by frame analysis, which is worse: Batman and Robin or Catwoman. You could throw in Daredevil and Elektra as a control group.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:26 p.m. CST

    Hope they're not fly just with the boot jets

    by PrezMike

    If I'm not mistaken, Iron Man actually uses electromagnetic fields to get airborne, and the jets are only for propulsion. Flying using only boot jets is so lame.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:26 p.m. CST

    Flying Spaghetti Monster

    by tk 421

    Thanks dude! You're the best. I swear that my first bong hit taken and first beer drank will be taken in thy name this day!

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:27 p.m. CST

    It's the car right? Chicks dig the car?

    by skywalkerfamily

    Is it the suit?

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:29 p.m. CST

    the real problem is

    by Kloipy

    that there are TOO many superhero movies out there. I remember growing up just wishing to see the X-men, spiderman, any hero in a huge movie that did it justice. But now there is a new one out every other month. It's just like how Scream ruined horror movies, because after it came out, there was a huge appeal to make those kinds of movies. Now that magic of seeing your comic heros on the screen has died. It's just another movie to get only mildly excited about. Soon they will be scraping the barrel to make the next superhero movie.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:29 p.m. CST

    Catwoman v. Batman & Robin

    by tk 421

    I believe Catwoman would win because at least the "hero" in question has boobs, nice ones at that. Boobs > Anything.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:30 p.m. CST

    The balls to use Sabbath?

    by Gwai Lo

    I imagine it would take great restraint NOT to use Sabbath, the most obvious piece of music they would have come up with for a trailer. But whatever, it's a trailer, all I'm saying is that the trailer didn't sell me on a movie I'm already pretty much sold on. I'll just be disappointed if they use Sabbath in the actual film. Like he's trying to come up with a name, and all of a sudden that song comes on the radio. That would drop the movie a whole letter grade for me.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:31 p.m. CST

    Iron Man Gotta Eat Taco Bell

    by johnnykool

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:31 p.m. CST

    Catwoman is better than B&R

    by Kloipy

    because we know that catwoman is a shitty hero anyway. B&R was campier than the old 60's Batman movie

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:32 p.m. CST

    Praise Be

    by Flying Spaghetti Monster

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:33 p.m. CST

    I'm not watching

    by StrokerX

    ANYMORE trailers for this badboy....this is going to be the best comic book movie ever...just you wait n see! An i'm goin in fresh!

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:33 p.m. CST

    I went to see Batman & Robin with a friend who...

    by Kid Z

    ...read Harry's review and decided to shout "Yabba Dabba Doo" when Batman slide down the dinosaur's back in the frozen-over museum... just like Harry said he wanted to do. HE expected huge laughs from the audience and... it went over like a lead balloon, as you'd expect. (I swear I think I even heard crickets chirping)

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:33 p.m. CST

    i would get excited

    by bibble 3000

    about a new movie every week, if they are quality movies. and i think you might be exaggerating a little... lot, there are what, 4, superhero movies coming this year? man, that's a lot.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:36 p.m. CST

    Quint, you're being serious, right?

    by TheRealRatigan

    How many MORE images from this film can be released and be SO utterly badass? This is the first official photo that anyone could describe as badass. The media have only been given a small handful of pictures from the movie, and until now, they have all been shots that show no effects work and are focused on the actors, not the action, and have been devoid of style or mood, much less the single most important element to sell IRON MAN to the mass mainstream: excitement. The advance publicity on this project, with the exception of the show put on at Comic Con, has been practically absent up to now. For the sake of everything that Marvel has staked in this project, the Super Bowl spot is going to need to hold nothing back in presenting IRON MAN to the world.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:37 p.m. CST

    how about this Pearl of wisdom

    by Kloipy

    Mr. Freeze: Ice to see you!

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:37 p.m. CST

    Iron Man's NIPPLES!

    by johnnykool

    I've heard from a very reliable's source's cousin's neighbor that one suit in Iron Man DOES IN FACT have nipples. <p> But they learned from watching Batman vs. The Terminator that people get pissed if there's no reason for nipples on a suit. Sooooooooo....<p> They made NIPPLES that are actually MISSILES! It's just like Venus from Mazinger Z (Tranzor Z in the US).<p> http://tinyurl.com/2n7rmq <p> Tony will yell out "Go, go, GADGET TITTY MISSILES!", and they'll launch going peeeeeeeeeewwwwwwrrrrr all the way until they hit their mark. Not only are these TITTY MISSILES, but they're HEAT SEEKING TITTY MISSILES!!!!!!!!!!<p> Fuck. Yes. Favreau is a GOD! Right after Lemmy.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:38 p.m. CST

    Kid Z, could you shoot your friend in the face...

    by Garbageman33

    Next time you see him. Seriously, someone needs to rid the world of people who yell "funny" things at the screen. Even in a movie as shitty as Batman & Robin.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:38 p.m. CST

    Oh I hope we do B&R quotes again!

    by Flying Spaghetti Monster

    they are always fun

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:39 p.m. CST

    One of the reasons Catwoman isn't as hated as B&R

    by jimmay

    is that it was a spinoff, and ruined any hopes of a franchise from the get-go, whereas Batman and Robin did everything in its power to completely kill a franchise that was at least somewhat popular.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:40 p.m. CST

    You know what killed the Dinosaurs?

    by Kloipy

    THE ICE AGE!!!

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:40 p.m. CST

    catwoman

    by bibble 3000

    and it wasn't even catwoman, it was a completely different idea, they just called it catwoman. no ties to the character whatsoever

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:41 p.m. CST

    COWABUNGA!!!!!!

    by Kloipy

    PoisonIvy, I really hope you turn over a new leaf...

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:42 p.m. CST

    Robert Downey Jr. deserves this success

    by Ray Gamma

    It's about time RDJ had a major movie hit, he's a very underrated actor and so far this adaptation looks excellent.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:42 p.m. CST

    I forgot about this movie........

    by godhatesyou

    Its called Iron Man............could we have some Iron Man pictures please and why are the transformers in the background?

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:43 p.m. CST

    So.. what do you think?

    by whatyoufear

    Does it come in black?

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:43 p.m. CST

    oooooooooooohhhh

    by AllieJamison

    nice one.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:43 p.m. CST

    by bibble 3000

    Robin: I need a sign that you've turned over a new leaf. Ivy: How about "slippery when wet?"

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:44 p.m. CST

    GO, GO, GADGET TITTY MISSILES!

    by johnnykool

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:44 p.m. CST

    slippery when wet?"

    by Kloipy

    Is that miracle grow in your pants or are you just happy to see me

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:44 p.m. CST

    by bibble 3000

    Tonight, Hell Freezes Over!

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:45 p.m. CST

    Complaining about Sabbath

    by astro1

    I doubt they'll use it for the film. Ghostface Killah's Ironman would have been a more obvious choice than Black Sabbath (although I hear he's got a cameo in the pic which is fucking awesome) Batman Begins was average, I'm hoping DK is way better.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:46 p.m. CST

    This movie will flop.

    by godhatesyou

    Not hyped enough.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:46 p.m. CST

    'COOL' party!

    by Kloipy

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:46 p.m. CST

    Ghostface Killah

    by tk 421

    Should've been IronMan in this movie. Torture!

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:47 p.m. CST

    Spot on, Kloipy

    by SpencerTrilby

    almost every Marvel flick so far was from the same mold: "half-baked origin story with a touch of fantasy/science-fiction to justify the hero's abilities". They completely failed to make GENRE movies, totally forgetting that the original comics were heavily influenced by genre movies themselves. <p> Where are the sci-fi concepts in the FF movies? Where is the political aspect in X-Men? Where are the courtroom drama and the reflexion about Justice in DareDevil? <p> Iron Man needs to rely heavily on superior tech and espionage, 2 major points they scrapped so far in the teasers in favor of lame jokes. That's why I'm eagerly anticipating the real trailer. If the take the funny route again I'd be really pissed.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:47 p.m. CST

    by bibble 3000

    Alfred: There is no defeat in death, Master Bruce. Victory comes in defending what we know is right while we still live.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:47 p.m. CST

    oh

    by bibble 3000

    wait...

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:47 p.m. CST

    PATS 34 Giants 13

    by jimmy rabbitte

    read it and weep... Ironman will be very cool.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:48 p.m. CST

    ah, here it is..

    by whatyoufear

    Nomex survival suit for advanced infantry.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:49 p.m. CST

    And the guy playing Tony Stark,,,,,,,

    by godhatesyou

    ....nobody knows who he is.....the directors do. But nobody else does.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:49 p.m. CST

    SpencerTrilby

    by Kloipy

    problem is that they've figured out that people will still show up no matter what they do. They now have a new market of films that it doesn't matter to them if it makes a mockery out of something people love.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:49 p.m. CST

    B&R

    by johnnykool

    Mr. Freeze: In this universe, there's only one absolute... everything freezes! <p> Johnny Kool: In this movie, there's only one absolute... everything sucks!

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:50 p.m. CST

    Let's Be Realistic

    by TheWacoKid

    This movie is not going to do that well. It might have a decent opening weekend, but c'mon. Nobody really knows who Iron Man is. And if they do, most people only know him as a guy dressed in iron. No matter how you slice it, for the majority of movie goers, this sounds ridiculous. I am excited and going to see it, but I will be surprised if this is going to be a huge box office blockbuster. The first trailer I saw was great, until the damn Iron Man song came on. Can you be more cheesy? That ruined it for me. And it ruined it for everyone I was with who saw it. In fact, a lot of people in the theatre started laughing, and NOT in a good way. So it's already off to a bad start.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:51 p.m. CST

    Anyone seen the direct to VHS Captain America?

    by jimmay

    I remember seeing the teaser poster at my theater and getting psyched, then the release date came and went with no film. By and by, I found out it had been quietly sent straight to VHS. I rented it; the horror! It was an early lesson in comic movie disappointment that wouldn't be relieved until Spiderman 2.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:51 p.m. CST

    No one saw Catwoman

    by skywalkerfamily

    That's why it isn't as hated.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:52 p.m. CST

    I've got just the thing.

    by whatyoufear

    it's called Memory Cloth.<p>

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:52 p.m. CST

    As a huge Sabbath fan . . .

    by Nice Marmot

    . . . It wasn't a bad decision to use the Iron Man song in the trailer, but they used it all wrong. They should have started with the cool, rapid bass riff and then synched up the all-too-familiar part with the reveal of the title at the end. Using that part of the song as he first busts through the door was just too cheesy. The trailer still rocks though.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:53 p.m. CST

    Badass? He looks like he's wearing pajamas

    by MrEkoLetMeLive

    Lissen I'm pretty optimistic about this movie too but if anything's gonna hurt it, it's going to be over hype. Is this an okay image? Sure. Badass? No. Let's try to keep it in our pants, shall we Quint?

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:54 p.m. CST

    The Transformers in the background...

    by SpencerTrilby

    they're AWESOME!!! No, better, they're BADASS! <p> Please AICN, stop dancing on the hype-machine tune... It's a nice shot, nothing more. Can't you keep creaming your undies, at least until the spot airs comes sunday?

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:54 p.m. CST

    bulletproof?

    by whatyoufear

    Anything but a straight shot.<p>You expecting to run into much gunfire in these caves?

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:55 p.m. CST

    Please...

    by Fortunesfool

    Don't suck. Please. I love Iron Man and really hope it's done right. Like the look of everything so far. Fingers crossed.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:55 p.m. CST

    jimmay

    by bibble 3000

    i'll have to politely disagree with you on that one, spider-man 2 was/is the greatest superhero movie yet

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:55 p.m. CST

    Today, it's..

    by whatyoufear

    .. base jumping.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:56 p.m. CST

    I want to see The Maxx

    by Kloipy

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:57 p.m. CST

    NICE CAR

    by whatyoufear

    (you should see my OTHER one)

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:58 p.m. CST

    I wrote it poorly, bibble 3000

    by jimmay

    I meant Spiderman 2 was when the sense of disappointment subsided.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 2:59 p.m. CST

    Giants 42 Pats 39

    by tk 421

    Last second Tynes field goal wins it and dead-beat dad Brady goes home and is so depressed he can't get it up to screw Giselle.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:01 p.m. CST

    ah, thank 'god'

    by bibble 3000

    i almost continued my day and finished a cake

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:01 p.m. CST

    Yes Kloipy, that's sad but true

    by SpencerTrilby

    hopefully we won't have any FF3 directed by another Ratner worshipper. No wonder they can't hire good, proven visual directors to make Marvel flicks, while they built their empire on ADD hacks or miscast "actors" directors who despise the material and couldn't frame an iconic image to save their life... I'm talking about YOU, Singer boy!

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:03 p.m. CST

    I Want Arm-Fall-Off-Boy: The Movie!

    by johnnykool

    Yes, he's a real character. And no, he doesn't have nipples of doom. <p>http://www.ianrowland.com/TheVault/AFOB2.html

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:05 p.m. CST

    Will there at least be an Indy ad in the SuperBowl?

    by I Dunno

    Any summer movie worth a damn has an ad during the SuperBowl.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:06 p.m. CST

    i think it's funny how much hate Hulk gets

    by Kloipy

    and yet it was the closest to an actual comic book movie than has ever been done, it actually took the material seriously instead of making constant jokes about it, it had more depth to it than most comic book movies have. Yes I hated the Hulk Poodle part, but I didn't think it was a bad movie. At least it tried to give something that came from a comic book (which a lot of people think are just stupid kid books) and try to give it a serious angle to show that they aren't just for children. And yet people show up in droves for shit like Rise of the Silver Surfer

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:09 p.m. CST

    Hulk did the best it could

    by jimmay

    It was well directed and acted. The problem is that it just wasn't that interesting. Same thing with Superman. They're both uncomplicated characters.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:12 p.m. CST

    Does Julian suck dick in this movie?

    by Baron Karza

    In the armor?

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:17 p.m. CST

    I knew Catwoman was going to be a joke

    by jimmay

    the second I saw that ridiculous outfit. That alone was enough to tell me it wasn't worth even thinking about. So I guess that's true, conspiracy.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:19 p.m. CST

    i thought the trailer was hilarious, not lame

    by BMacSmith

    i loved his asshole brand of humor. cant wait.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:23 p.m. CST

    by whatyoufear

    lol @ less than zero reference..<p>"all I want's my 50K, alright?"

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:24 p.m. CST

    "which is worse: Batman and Robin or Catwoman."

    by finky089

    Sounds like a good thesis. But ultimately, I agree: boobs > most anything

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:25 p.m. CST

    can't wait for this

    by HoLyWooD444

    Robert Downey jr as Tony Stark is perfect. hope War MAchine makes an appearance

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:26 p.m. CST

    Kloipy, they are scraping the bottom of the superhero barrell

    by finky089

    are't they making an Ant-Man film? ANT-MAN!!! <p> I mean, jeez, they're already rebooting Hulk. Tell me that doesn't reek of desperation from Marvel. <p> But, yet, still no Cap movie...probably a good thing.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:30 p.m. CST

    Maybe they should make Echidna Man

    by Kloipy

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:31 p.m. CST

    We need an all out, full-fledged Secret Wars movie.

    by jimmay

    Sure it would cost 450 million and take fifteen years to make. But oh, the potential sweetness.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:33 p.m. CST

    In a way, we're to blame for the glut of superhero movies

    by finky089

    Like Kloipy, I would have killed for comic book characters to be turned into movies when I was growing up in the 80's. Sure, we had a little Superman, but nothing big-budget until Burton brought us Batman in '89. <p> I remember for years and years, hoping somebody (Cameron) was going to do the Spiderman movie. It seemed like it was never going to happen. <p> And, seeing what superhero movies we did get in the late-80's (Punisher, Captain America, FF - or was that very early 90's?), it's probably good that they didn't try to make many others. <p> But what happened is that those of us who wantd to see those films that we never got finally grew up, got disposable income, and even relatively influentially placed jobs in the entertainment world. And the movies we wanted to see growing up started getting written, produced, and increasingly popular. <p> I don't begrudge how far we've come or even where we're at right now, but I do think we're reaping what we sowed. We just didn't know guys like Ratner or Singer, or whoever you pick were going to come along and make it all so polarizing.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:37 p.m. CST

    exactly finky

    by Kloipy

    but then again most movies now don't care about plot, story, or even being good. It's about what can bring in the bucks

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:38 p.m. CST

    I did see that Captain America flick that went DTV

    by finky089

    I rented it in the very early 90's, I guess, but it was so bad I purged most of it from my brain. All I really remember is the Red Skull's mask looking so shitty, it shoulda been brown. <p> If I remember correctly, the teaser poster for the movie was great, with just Cap's iconic sheild on a simple black background.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:40 p.m. CST

    Pimp My Hide

    by Jeff_Fries

    This movie could have been directed by David Cronenberg

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:43 p.m. CST

    It's all about the bucks - true

    by finky089

    Sad, but true. But it's why the studios keep pushing everything from old TV show remakes to Transformers to direct to DVD Avenger movies. They know people are going to spend money on it. And not all of it's terrible. But they know if they don't do it, someone else will make their bucks. Our nostalgia and love of fantasy/comics/whatever you want to call it is being pimped out. <p> But I hate to be a downer. So, I'll spin it by saying, it's cool that people are at least TRYING to make good movies (most of the time), even if the ones financing them are really just doing it for the money. I'll still take all the Catwomen, FF's, Ghost Riders, and Daredevils (ok, I could really do without Catwoman) along with the recent Batmans, Spidermans, Hellboys, and the upcoming Watchmen flick over having almost none of it at all.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:44 p.m. CST

    That's the poster, Finky!

    by jimmay

    Man, I was so excited for that! The best part of the movie was when Captain America does a super jump up to a wall, and it was painfully obviously just reversed footage of him jumping off it backwards. Nothing like 1960/70's Hong Kong kung fu special effects.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:53 p.m. CST

    See ya Finky

    by Kloipy

    have a good weekend man!

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:55 p.m. CST

    Jumper gets a commercial too

    by AlwaysThere

    Not a surprise since it's a FOX product.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 3:56 p.m. CST

    Cannot WAIT for this movie!

    by AnimalStructure

    This is definitely one of my most looked forward to movies of the coming year. The trailer they showed at SDCC was the fuckin shit. I wanted to see the whole movie right away! Most trailers do not have that effect on me. And I'm not even an Iron Man fan. Love the casting of Bridges and Downey Jr. The only thing I am skittish about is Gwyneth Paltrow. She is an awful actress who brings down any movie she is in.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 4:02 p.m. CST

    Later, Kloipy. Watch out for those Braffs on the way home

    by finky089

    I hear they make good speedbumps, though

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 4:07 p.m. CST

    Even in that picture

    by Embeedeuce

    Harrison Ford looks old.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 4:07 p.m. CST

    jimmay, oh man that movie was a mess

    by finky089

    I remember a bit more about the Dolph Lundgren Punisher flick, but it was so boring. I was a kid, so I'm sure my perspective was skewed, but I remember it just dragging and really not really being close to the Punisher I knew. <p> On a side note, I think the only thing that differentiates the old DTV Fantastic Four flop from the recent ones is that the special effect work is alot better now. <p> And that Jessica Alba is teh hotness.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 4:10 p.m. CST

    I was at training all day

    by Abominable Snowcone

    it was unbearable.<p> I think the thing with superhero movies is, in the 80s they seemed to grow up a bit and develop mature, 'adult' storylines. Which was great. But when your story is too convuluted or 'mature,' you alienate kids and lose bucks.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 4:16 p.m. CST

    Always There

    by Abominable Snowcone

    If you check out boxofficemojo.com for the year, you'll see Fox has been giving us some real pieces of shit lately. Jumper will probably be next. AvP:R was my most recent subjection to their product.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 4:20 p.m. CST

    Where is the "badass" part?

    by kabong

    The lame-ass part is evident.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 4:22 p.m. CST

    Oh you better believe that I'm going to be here

    by ArcadianDS

    when you guys go to see this movie and it turns out to be a bigger turd than Hulk.<p> And I'm going to be there with my 3 gallon tub of pepsi and a small convertable full of popcorn, and I'm just gonna sit back and watch all of you guys talk about how horrible it is, how poorly directed it is, and how Favereaux should never be near a camera again unless its his autopsy.<p> I am going to enjoy that greatly.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 4:26 p.m. CST

    Punisher

    by jimmay

    I remember Dolph Lungren's even-more-unintelligible-than-Sylvestor Stallone delivery, and a fair amount of naked sewer brooding. Man, to think that's what we had to settle for in comic book movies as kids. Kids these days don't know how good they have it.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 4:36 p.m. CST

    Finky!!! glovedone/braff got banned again

    by Kloipy

    Hey abom, good to see you brother. I won't be on long though

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 4:46 p.m. CST

    LOOKS MORE LIKE LEGO MAN WITH AN EMO HAIRCUT

    by duluoztripping

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 4:49 p.m. CST

    Trailer for this movie was the best trailer I've seen in a long

    by The Decider

    My interest went from 0 to 10 in about 30 seconds.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 4:53 p.m. CST

    alright...

    by DigitalBeachWar

    the only reason the photo is "basass" is because of the cars in the background... this movie is going to be awful.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 4:59 p.m. CST

    Who needs to fly..

    by Aethyrr

    ..when you drive these cars!?

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 5:05 p.m. CST

    Oh yeah and the trailer...

    by DigitalBeachWar

    was very lame. Roberts lame-overacting-sarcasm was very unnatural and not so funny. Iron sinks fast! Remember that!

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 5:11 p.m. CST

    FORD LOOKS FUCKING AWESOME...

    by ricardoflynn

    ... in the new Indy still on MTV.com

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 5:36 p.m. CST

    awesome

    by slkboxrman

    cant wait to see the ad , not that ill be watching the game, but i hope the patriots lose big, not a giant fan either....as for "iron man" not doing good because of people supposedly not knowing who he is , is basically a retarded statement...and seems to be just an attempt to say something negative as opposed to all the positive we are reading here and seein in the trailers....in other words people like attention sitting behind their wireless keyboards and super gaming systems and massive porn library....really lame guys...but nothing new in an AICN talkback

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 5:41 p.m. CST

    The video camera mounted in the top right of frame

    by kolley kibber

    is a Phantom V5.1 Hi-Speed camera, capable of recording up to 1000fps at full resolution. It is , pretty much, the genuine article in terms of what's used to analyse ballistics. http://www.visionresearch.com/index.cfm?sector=htm/files&page=camera_51_new

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 5:48 p.m. CST

    Black Sabbath

    by Billyfish

    I was under the impression that the "iron man" of the Sabbath song was a returning Vietnam vet - the "changing to steel..." being a metaphor for alienation. Paranoid being a pretty obvious anti-war album, with a theme of alienation throughout. But, damn, I'm looking forward to this movie. Been an Iron Man fan for 30 years. Told my daughter I'd only see it 2-3 times in the theatre if it stinks. Will see it 'til I run out of money if it's good... :) Cheers, BF

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 5:49 p.m. CST

    Kids these days don't know how good - so true jimmay

    by finky089

    when it comes to superhero movies, it's so true

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 5:54 p.m. CST

    it says alot when TMNT was one of the best

    by finky089

    "superhero" movies within ten years of its release (bested only by Burton's Batman.) Nothing against TMNT, but watch it today and it's hard to say whether it's even as "good" as Ghost Rider. Maybe a little better, but the Turtle suits are a little hard to get past these days. <p> I confess to not seeing the new TMNT movie that came out last spring, but from what I saw in the trailers, I wasn't terribly impressed. At least, not enough to pay for it.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 6:07 p.m. CST

    I love that they are showing 'the build'

    by br1947

    so it's not "hey, I should build a suit" scene cuts "hey, look at my new suit! That was easy!" Shows that Tony is really a genius, not just some rich guy who got lucky

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 6:07 p.m. CST

    Ironman Commercial during a football game?

    by Ingeld

    So what? You've seen one viagra commerical you have seen them all. I think I will take some and see if I can throw a football through a car tire hanging from a tree.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 6:09 p.m. CST

    Billyfish, I believe you are right

    by br1947

    But the song is just so damned iconic and fits so well with the metal sound Ironman should have. Besides, 99% of the public have no idea what the song is about, they just know the theme

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 6:38 p.m. CST

    Sorry Quint, your version of badass and mine

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    differ. Oh yeah, I'm going to see Iron Man, and other shots and trailers I've seen are badass. This ain't.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 6:51 p.m. CST

    David Blaine can do that trick without jet propulsion.

    by CreasyBear

    He just uses witchery.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 7:16 p.m. CST

    This photo rocks!!!!

    by waites

    I am counting the days until this movie comes out! it will be mother freaking great! Favreau will not let us down. And this casting could not be better! great photo! thanks!! can hardly wait to see the SuperBowl ad!

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 7:19 p.m. CST

    The trailer was great

    by criticalbliss

    To all the haters, give me a break. This movie has a timeless feel to it. On paper, perhaps the Sabbath song "wouldn't" work, but in reality, it absolutely did. I had no desire to see Iron Man, until that trailer. Downey was dead on and the humor and execution were outstanding. This is going to destroy. Each shot is impeccably framed, iconic. I'm looking forward to this far more that Dark Knight, which is the sequel to a poorly shot film that lapsed in focus.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 7:42 p.m. CST

    How many suits does this guy have?

    by skywalkerfamily

    I know he owns some large company but you would wonder if the shareholders wonder where all that money is going.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 7:50 p.m. CST

    I thought RDJ was done getting high

    by Robstar

    ...just had to say it.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 8:01 p.m. CST

    This was my fucking

    by Series7

    top pic to see this year. Which lets face it, unless your getting some Harry younger poon in your life you still like geek movies. 08 is turning out to be a much better year then 07 (seen all the Oscar noms and still thinking poop). But I just saw the trailer for Batman Begins Again, after the fact, and I feel that if it turns out to be good (which lets face it, with a comic book/superhero movies its always 50/50), Candy man himself Heath Bar Ledger could end up with a possible Oscar nom (little chance of a win (i mean Juno got Oscar noms and since Crash (maybe $1,000,000 baby) they've pretty much jumped the shark)). But I just want to stake my claim here and now. Just somewhere besides the drunken ramblings to my dog. Because ever since the second THE FUCKING SECOND after the Boston Douchebag Sox won the Baseball series (04), I said right then and their that next year the Frank 'Big Hurt' Sox would win next year. Did not put any Euros on it and I am still injecting myself with Extremis to make up for it.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 8:09 p.m. CST

    Man

    by Series7

    I actually was just having a chit chat about the lack of any decent movie trailers during the Superpooper as of recent. Ever since I'd say Mission to Mars, movie previews have not been special or NEW during the Bowel of supers. And no matter how much I masterbate to the Iron Man trailers I've seen it, nothing new. How bout some Comeback or Made of Honor in this nut grabin, snatch catchin American Football!

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 8:26 p.m. CST

    super bowl trailers

    by vaudeville villain

    i remember not giving two shits about the first spider-man movie until seeing its trailer during the super bowl a few years back. here's hoping the same proves true for iron man (though sampling sabbath isn't helping matters much).

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 10 p.m. CST

    firing rocket boots + cars with full gas tanks =

    by ewokstew

    BOOM! I like most of what I've seen so far but...why are those car there in a lab where he's testing the iron man suit?...just saying...

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 10 p.m. CST

    because all it'll take is one little vapor

    by ewokstew

    of gas. Just one.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 10:02 p.m. CST

    Iron Man's Armors-- 30 of them!

    by ZeroCorpse

    So far, there have been THIRTY suits of armor worn by Iron Man in the mainstream 616 Marvel Universe. That's not counting What Ifs, Ultimate Marvel, 2099, and other parallel dimensions/events. <p> I doubt we'll see all thirty version in the movie. I hope we don't, anyway. Some of Iron Man's armors were UGLY. That white and red West Coast Avengers one was terrible! The classic one that had the NOSE on it was pretty fugly, too.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 10:22 p.m. CST

    Iron Man will big one of the biggest movies of the year

    by Live.

    It'll do huge boxoffice. Once again people will be asking why WB can only pump out good Batman movies.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 10:28 p.m. CST

    Nice combover Stark!

    by alienindisguise

    I would agree with some of you other guys that this isn't all that badass. Show Ironman tossing a car or something like that. Then the badass title would be deserved.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 10:32 p.m. CST

    Will Tony be a total dick?

    by ZeroCorpse

    Like he is in the current Marvel Universe? As of Civil War, Tony's a real class-A dickhead. <p> Oh well, at least he doesn't remember who Spider-Man is, now.

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 10:58 p.m. CST

    Dude, put the rocket boots on the cars!

    by skywalkerfamily

    Flying cars!

  • Feb. 1, 2008, 11:42 p.m. CST

    Trailer did kick major ass

    by BrandLoyalist

    I think I enjoyed Cloverfield more because of it

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 12:23 a.m. CST

    Dude

    by Series7

    Fucking the Iron Man song in the trailer was the tits.

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 12:51 a.m. CST

    Turn on your heart light . . .

    by aboriginal

    Rocket man gettin' better 'n better looking. Does his chest/heart device really need to light up like that? We get it, but . . . TURN ON YOUR HEART LIGHT.

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 1:17 a.m. CST

    Tony Stark is a cunt!

    by messi

    Fuck your superhuman registration. I'm with Hal Jordan.

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 3:19 a.m. CST

    WOW!

    by Sackratte

    I can't wait to see this movie. I hope it isn't too much geek stuff in it or too much CGI like in Spidey 3. I have high hopes for this movie even I don't like the character in comics. BTW: I really liked the A. Lee HULK .

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 4:54 a.m. CST

    The buzz is good with Iron Man

    by geodesigns

    I think it will rock. They're putting a lot of money marketing and licensing Iron Man. They're gonna get their money's worth.

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 5:22 a.m. CST

    Amen, deliciouscowbell

    by SpencerTrilby

    it looks like they're just fooling around with the character. Downey has a good chance to pull a Jack Sparrow with that one and achieve the same kind of popularity (at last!) thet Depp earned by going Disney... BUT the way they're blending 60's iconic stuff (that haven't aged well, see the Mk.I armor...) and the most recent kind of humor (the cynicism peppered with pop culture references à la Shrek) seems a bit off the mark to me. I mean, the original Stark is a mysoginistic control freak whose bad mood is tempered by idealistic views toward warfare, and a knack for challenging the authority. Not a single bit of cynicism or warmongering attitude... <p> Here's an interview of the two so-called Children of FUCKIN MEN "writers" who penned the movie. Once again their claims are a bit frightening: http://tinyurl.com/3bn5ej

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 5:22 a.m. CST

    yup....

    by just pillow talk

    I<p>cannot<p>wait.

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 5:38 a.m. CST

    Damn EDIT button chopped my 3rd paragraph

    by SpencerTrilby

    My point was: they're trying to appeal as much to the classic fans (with the highly publicized Mk.I whose obsolescence can be only enjoyed by the long-time readers - most of the people I know just find it ridiculous because of their lack of knowledge of ol'Shellhead) as to the kids/teens with the cheesy humor (the Da Vinci line, Stark's failed repulsor testing à la George of the jungle) and pop references that will age terribly once the film is out (the myspace line is just terrible and spoiled the rest of the scene - the gang sign joke at least WAS funny...). <p> That's a mixed bag to me. I loved some parts (the shot of Downey brooding alone in his lab in the international teaser was dead on) but the blending of classic iconic stuff to lure in the fans and unnecessary humor reeks of demagogy and marketing strategy more than coherent filmmaking. Of course they need to market it wisely to cover their $200 million budget but then it raises another question: why give 200 fucking millions to an amateur like Favreau in the first place? The guy has no action credit and his previous films are seriously lacking both depth and visual flair. From what I read so far I understand HE is the one who was lobbying for a light-hearted flick, and forced his brand of humor into it after failing to develop a comedic version of Captain America. Is this a good sign?

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 6:35 a.m. CST

    Abominable Snowcone

    by messi

    who gives a shit about alienating kids. maybe the cunts should be buying comics and the movies would be geared more towards them.

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 6:46 a.m. CST

    Oh come on! This doesn't look like crap CGI to anyone else?

    by V'Shael

    Oh come on! This doesn't look like crap CGI to anyone else?

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 7:12 a.m. CST

    the "Children of Fucking men" writers

    by messi

    they had hardly anything to do with the real script Cuaron used for the movie. but they aint bad writers either way.

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 7:15 a.m. CST

    V'Shael

    by messi

    what are you talking about? the only CGI in the trailer is Iron monger and Iron man flying, the rest are all special effects.

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 7:23 a.m. CST

    That was my point messi

    by SpencerTrilby

    they're always cited as being the writers of CoM while they wrote the rejected draft. So, we're supposed to be hyped by a false bit of information (in short: PR bullshit) and since these guys have no other relevant experience in screenwriting to be judged upon (First Snow was released in USA and a fistful of countries only) we can't do anything but pray, or fall for the boldface lie regarding their involvement with Cuaron's flick. <p> I'm not saying they're bad writers, what I'm saying is that the way their work has been presented to us so far is completely dishonest. Not to say fishy.

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 9:07 a.m. CST

    I just hope...

    by Bill Brasky

    that the movie doesn't end with Stark fighting...whoever...without his armor. You know, typically the hero either takes off his armor, throws down his weapon, removes his power ring, etc, etc. Just rediculous. Please leave the suit on him! Even if it is at "21%" effectiveness, (quoted in a sexy female computer voice..."Tony, power reserves are down to 21-percent...") just leave the god damn thing on! Don't have Robert Downey Jr. fighting Chow Yun Fat or whoever the Mandarin is going to be, without his suit.

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 9:26 a.m. CST

    Oh, please...

    by Billy The Fish

    Please let this film be as good as it looks. Marvel need to restore my faith after FF2 and Spider-Man 3 (yes, they made money, but boy, were they shit.) Here's hoping...

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 11:05 a.m. CST

    late . . .

    by s0beurself

    seriously, half the shit on this site is up on other sites first.

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 11:39 a.m. CST

    FF2

    by messi

    My god. I could not believe it. What did they do to Galactus.

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 12:03 p.m. CST

    Automan?

    by hoisin

    hmm...

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 12:03 p.m. CST

    beurself

    by THE KNIGHT

    And suck a cock

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 12:59 p.m. CST

    they left a camera in the shot!

    by warp11

    post production!

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 1:09 p.m. CST

    To a general audience Iron Man will be a lot like

    by Orbots Commander

    the first Pirates of the Carribean. People had a very vague idea of what it was, but assumed it would be crap as it was based on a theme park ride. Like the first Pirates (which was damn good; Parts 2 and 3 sucked), it'll depend on good buzz. If Iron Man is a success, it'll be mostly due to good word of mouth and recommendations to friends, family and co-workers. Assuming of course, that Iron Man is a good movie.

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 1:42 p.m. CST

    ZOOM IN AT 5X - YOU CAN SEE THE STRINGS

    by BringingSexyBack

    HAHA made you look!!!!

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 1:42 p.m. CST

    Plus the Black Sabbath Song

    by messi

    A few times I saw people bobbing their heads, some dudes screamed out "yes! perfect!". Some other dude started laughing and said "that is awesome".

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 3:16 p.m. CST

    Ain't no DARK KNIGHT

    by Olee Starstone

    Ok, seems kinda lame. I'll see it. Should be good. But summer belongs to the Knight

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 3:48 p.m. CST

    Series7, using that song was hopefully

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    obvious to the movie produces. Unlike the geniuses behind Godzilla. The lameness of GINO aside, they should have used Blue Oyster Cult's Godzilla. This is what we should have seen. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVKySmZ-nPk

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 3:51 p.m. CST

    Sometimes the obvious ain't the better choice

    by SpencerTrilby

    just sayin'

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 3:53 p.m. CST

    I meant BEST choice

    by SpencerTrilby

    or was it bestest?

  • Feb. 2, 2008, 8:08 p.m. CST

    Best I'm hoping for is Spider-Man 2 level entertainment.

    by Christopher3

    But Favreau worries me.

  • Feb. 3, 2008, 2:43 a.m. CST

    flashiness

    by BurgerKing

    Putting a dude in an expensive suit in front of expensive cars and motorcycles seems like the movie is just trying to be flashy and shit. Then again, it's got Robert Downy so they've got my ass in a seat so what do they care?

  • Feb. 3, 2008, 8:11 a.m. CST

    So he turns into Bumblebee then..........

    by Stuntcock Mike

    Can't wait.

  • Feb. 3, 2008, 12:26 p.m. CST

    Image isnt badass

    by spideyed

    However film still looks good. But please can we have a picture of Iron Man doing something, rather than tony Stark trying on gloves?

  • Feb. 3, 2008, 5:36 p.m. CST

    Stark plays on the ultimate Wii

    by finky089

    apparently

  • Feb. 3, 2008, 6:18 p.m. CST

    Different than I thought

    by Locutus_Jones

    Looked a little CG, but I really dig the way the armor unfolds and retracts as needed. Good little commercial, and lots of new stuff

  • Feb. 3, 2008, 6:20 p.m. CST

    just saw the super bowl spot...

    by vaudeville villain

    and on first glance, the cg looked pretty shitty. loved the audioslave track playing in the background, though.

  • Feb. 4, 2008, 3:42 a.m. CST

    sometimes i think i live in bizarro universe

    by cloudrider`

    you guys piss on ratner all the time(which is justified, mind you), but ironman directed by the guy who did elf was going to be great??? so he wrote a decent romantic comedy a decade ago, but what have favreau directed so far that make you think this is gonna be anything other than mediocre??