Tag Archives: Robert Downey Jr

Cinema Review – Captain America: Civil War

After members of the Avengers cause collateral damage in their attempt to take down a criminal in Lagos, the UN pulls the superheroes in line, forcing them to sign an accord that puts them under UN control. When Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) is implicated in a terrorist attack, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) sets out to protect his friend, effectively splitting the Avengers, and turning them against one another in their bid to do good. What the former friends don’t know, however, is that someone else is controlling Barnes, and wants to see the Avengers empire crumble from the inside. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron

In a bid to make the Avengers redundant, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) sets about making global peacekeeping androids, named project Ultron. When Ultron comes into contact with Loki’s sceptre, however, it becomes self aware and bent on destruction. Of course, it is up to the Avengers to take him down. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Judge

When his mother dies, Hank (Robert Downey Jr) reluctantly returns to his hometown for her funeral. While there, he catches up with his old flame Sam (Vera Farmiga) and tries his best not to get involved with his father; the town’s judge. Just as he tries to leave, however, Hank discovers that his father (Robert Duvall) is suspected of murder and is drawn back into family life. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Marvel’s Avengers Assemble

Loki (Tom Hiddleston) returns to earth via a portal created by the Tesseract and vows to enslave the human race. Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) and S.H.I.E.L.D. gather the members of the Avengers Initiative in order to defeat him, but first, the Avengers have to overcome their differences. Continue reading

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Retro Review – Iron Man 2

Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) must take on his greatest challenges yet; he is coming to terms with the fact that he has outed himself as a superhero, the device he uses to stay alive is slowly killing him, and Ivan Venko – AKA Whiplash – is looking for vengeance. Continue reading

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Retro Review – The Incredible Hulk

After a failed military experiment, Dr Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) goes on the run to avoid being dissected for the information his body holds. One drop of blood spells his undoing, however, and he must return home to the woman he loves in order to save himself and the people around him from a new creation that threatens their survival. Continue reading

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Retro Review – Iron Man

Billionaire playboy Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr), head of Stark Industries, is taken captive on a trip to Afghanistan and ordered to re-create his famous Jericho weapon in exchange for his freedom. Stark creates a weaponised suit, which wins him his freedom, but he has to deal with the fact that there is shrapnel in his chest and someone within his company that both want to kill him. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AT FILMORIA

Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr Watson must outwit the evil Dr Moriarty as he spins a web of death and destruction; all part of a larger plan that could have devastating consequences. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Iron Man 2

Originally written for movies.ie

We join Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) as he deals with the fall out of the news that he is Iron Man. Stark now not only has a company to run, but he has a Senate hearing to deal with, along with new enemies and a whole host of new allies. Stark has managed to annoy a lot of people by not handing over the Iron Man suit like the Senate and military want him to, but he still has people on his side… Doesn’t he? Continue reading

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