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08.15.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Like 95% of the blogosphere, I was crushed when longtime Iron Man enthusiast Ghostface Killah was robbed of his cameo in the Iron Man movie´┐Żactually, I was crushed that Ghostface wasn't cast as Iron Man, but that's another story. Now that his deleted scene has finally surfaced, though, it's easy to see why it didn't make the cut. His six-second cameo was part of a go-nowhere, three-and-a-half ...
Sunday, June 15, 2008

Robert Downey’s superhero

If you’re anything like me, you know of Iron Man from the Black Sabbath song, not the Vietnam-era comic book that inspired it. But out in the hinterlands of fandom, Iron Man remained a popular Marvel superhero, even if Hollywood never lifted him from pulp pages to the big screen. It wasn’t for lack of interest. The one-man panzer division moved from studio to studio, attracting and repelling actors and directors. After more than 10 years in development, Iron Man has finally arrived, with Robert Downey Jr. in the title role and director Jon Favreau (Elf) behind the viewfinder.
04.28.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
The summer movie season didn't always mean blockbuster time. In fact, the summer release schedule was once considered a relatively sleepy period in Hollywood. Jaws changed that. Since the man-eating shark's assault on the box office during the summer of 1975, Hollywood studios have highlighted the weeks between Memorial and Labor day as the season for big budget, supersize popcorn movies. Some o...

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