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Iron Man Reviews

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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Robert Downey Jr. gives a nicely sardonic performance as Tony Stark, a rich playboy and the brilliant heir to his father's weapons manufacturing dynasty.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

July 14, 2010
Laremy Legel
Film.com
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There are a few scenes in Iron Man that make you realize why we rely on giant studios and big budgets come the summer months.

Full Review Source: Film.com | Original Score: B

July 6, 2010
Tom Charity
CNN.com
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A supremely confident, well-tooled entertainment. It's bound to be the early pace-maker for the oncoming glut of summer blockbusters.

Full Review Source: CNN.com

October 18, 2008
Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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Downey is at his charismatic best, rendering believable Stark's transformation from self-indulgent jerk to socially conscious crusader.

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

October 18, 2008
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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At the end of the day it's Robert Downey Jr. who powers the lift-off separating this from most other superhero movies.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

June 20, 2008
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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The gadgetry is absolutely dazzling, the action is mostly exhilarating, the comedy is scintillating and the whole enormous enterprise throbs with dramatic energy.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

May 2, 2008
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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Iron Man is an action sci-fi blockbuster extravaganza that provides cartoon thrills for thinking people. It's the best movie of its kind since the second Spider-Man movie four years ago.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 2, 2008
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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Actually feels like a classic comic book: fast, furious and flip. Forget about superheroes with love problems and tortured souls.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 4/5

May 2, 2008
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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Directed with joyful verve and a nice pinch of cultural nerve by Jon Favreau, Iron Man reinvigorates hope in the joys of the summer movie. It is simple " and not so simple " fun.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 2, 2008
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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When Iron Man is zooming above bejewelled southern California, I expected a thundering lyricism but instead settled for some routine CGI stunts. I suppose it's asking too much for a great actor to be matched up with a great director.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor

May 2, 2008
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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Downey could have taken a tragic tack. But he has fun just figuring out how to make the armor suit work. His sarcasm and almost drunken Tony Curtis body language transform the scenes of Iron Man.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 2, 2008
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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Iron Man is an unusually good superhero picture. Or at least -- since it certainly has its problems -- a superhero movie that's good in unusual ways.

Full Review Source: New York Times

May 1, 2008
Dana Stevens
Slate
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This middle section, in which the newly energized Tony tinkers with his emerging superpowers like a kid in shop class, is the movie's finest and funnest hour.

Full Review Source: Slate

May 1, 2008
Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle
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After 2003's Elf and 2005's Zathura, Favreau has now made three smart, family-friendly, high-concept popcorn movies.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

May 1, 2008
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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It's Iron Man to the rescue, yanking movies and the worldwide box office out of its months-long doldrums and into the stratosphere.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

May 1, 2008
Nathan Rabin
AV Club
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Iron Man is the rare comic-book movie that makes the prospect of a sequel seem like a promise instead of a threat.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B+

May 1, 2008
David Ansen
Newsweek
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Iron Man may not be distinguished enough to convert you to the cause. But Downey and Favreau give the movie a quirky flavor it can call its own. For that we can be grateful.

Full Review Source: Newsweek

May 1, 2008
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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Toggling between Stark's impish goatee and Iron Man's full-metal body condom, and amid so many generic fireballs, kill shots and earsplitting thumps, bumps and crunches, the film finally collapses under its own weight.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

May 1, 2008
Christopher Orr
The New Republic
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Even as Iron Man fulfills its genre obligations, it transcends them, thanks to lively direction by Favreau and, especially, the tour de force performance by Downey.

Full Review Source: The New Republic

May 1, 2008
Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News
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A superhero debut with brains and brawn.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: B+

May 1, 2008
Mark Rahner
Seattle Times
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The payoff of casting Downey is as big as the risk. He's not in the movie, he owns it in a way that makes it hard to imagine without him.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

May 1, 2008
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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[It's] an absolute blast to watch, a consummate piece of popcorn entertainment made with wit and class, and it leaves you so pumped for a sequel that it is practically guaranteed to become a huge hit. The bar for the summer movie season has been set.

| Original Score: 3/4

May 1, 2008
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Everything a summer movie should be, and more.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 4/5

May 1, 2008
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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Iron Man is fresh and fast enough to remind you of why you liked comics to begin with.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 3/4

May 1, 2008
Tom Long
Detroit News
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Industrial-strength comic book moviemaking of the most entertaining order, Iron Man is darn near invincible fun, a perfect mix of high-tech dazzle and good old-fashioned charisma that's bound to leave audiences begging for more.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: B

May 1, 2008
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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The movie rises and falls on the strength of Downey, and it rises pretty high.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 4/5

May 1, 2008
Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly
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It's an exemplary comic book fantasia. There's plenty of CGI to go around here too, but Favreau uses it, for the most part, to enhance rather than supplant the movie's physical dimension.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

May 1, 2008
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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One of the hippest, best-written and best-directed superhero movies ever -- a splendid way to kick off the summer movie season.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 1, 2008
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Downey's unbeatable charisma makes these problems less troublesome than they would be otherwise, but wouldn't it be nice if they didn't exist at all?

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

May 1, 2008
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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Hollywood has unearthed an unlikely weapon of mass destruction: Robert Downey Jr.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 3/4

May 1, 2008
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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Downey's richly human performance as a reformed rake who relies on his intelligence, feels both personal and genuinely fresh.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

May 1, 2008
Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com
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Although Downey spends a certain amount of screentime inside that suit, his face still carries the movie, giving it emotional weight.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

May 1, 2008
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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There's no rust on the first blockbuster of summer '08: Iron Man is an ironclad cinch to be a hit.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 1, 2008
Bill Zwecker
Chicago Sun-Times
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Iron Man is simply great escapism. It deserves to be the first blockbuster of the summer.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

May 1, 2008
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Iron Man kicks off summer on a blazing high note and practically dares the competition to measure up.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

April 30, 2008
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Fast, funny and deliriously entertaining.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 30, 2008
Frank Lovece
Newsday
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Despite several adrenaline-pumping moments, Favreau and Downey stay focused on the real story -- about a man learning to take responsibility for his actions. For all its firepower and CGI slickness, that's what really makes Iron Man fly.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 3/4

April 30, 2008
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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This is one summer blockbuster that succeeds on brains, not bombast.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 30, 2008
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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The fun of Iron Man, a Marvel adaptation in which a routine arc has been burnished with great elegance and skill, is the way that it heals the split, soldering the two halves of its hero into a single organically driven figure.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B+

April 30, 2008
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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Mainly it has Robert Downey Jr. The newly insurable actor, who has had his run-ins with various chemicals in the past, plays this louche playboy with a knowing glint in his eye."

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 30, 2008
Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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Beneath the requisite spectacle is an issue-laden storyline with heart to go along with its brains.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

April 30, 2008
Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York
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Much was made of this 'risky' casting, but it pays off beautifully. Downey, already a walking comic strip, imparts crucial verve to [director] Favreau's static compositions.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 4/6

April 30, 2008
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Over the years, there have been only a handful of exceptional superhero movies, and Iron Man is among them.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 30, 2008
David Denby
New Yorker
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There's a slightly depressed, going-through-the-motions feel to the entire show.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

April 28, 2008
David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture
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Iron Man is a shapely piece of mythmaking.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

April 28, 2008
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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Robert Downey Jr. is this movie.

April 28, 2008
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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Iron Man may not make the A-list of Marvel Comics' stable -- home to Spider-Man, X-Men and the Hulk -- but he may be the cinema superhero for the rest of us.

April 28, 2008
Todd McCarthy
Variety
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[An] expansively entertaining special effects extravaganza.

Full Review Source: Variety

April 25, 2008
David Jenkins
Time Out
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Light on both CGI and moral quandaries, [it posesses] neither the zip and sparkle of a Spider-Man nor the brooding existential subtexts of Batman Begins.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

April 25, 2008
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