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In Detail: Iron Man – “Does The Hindenburg Ring Any Bells?” (48.40 – 54.13)

We open on one of the neater moments of Iron Man, a real world tie in to CNBC’s Mad Money, an investment/speculation show that features host Jim Cramer commenting on the world of stocks and bonds in a hyperbolistic and … Continue reading

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In Detail: Iron Man – Tony’s Announcement (42.01 – 48.39)

We open in a basic establishing shot, as a military transport jet – a Globemaster III – lands on a runway, the main theme now playing in a slower, almost mournful pace (OST: “Vacations Over“). Next we’re back on a … Continue reading

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In Detail: Iron Man – The Mark I (31.35 – 42.00)

There will be pictures. This is the most visual section of the film I have covered so far, so stand by for a lot of images. We open on the best hero shot of the film so far. The music … Continue reading

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In Detail: Index

Since this series has now reached a big enough number, it’s time for another index page. Iron Man The Convoy Ambush (00.00 – 04.20) 36 Hours Earlier (04.21 – 09.03) The Malibu Mansion (09.04 – 12.24) Tony Meets The Military … Continue reading

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In Detail: Iron Man – Preparing For Escape (22.56 – 31.34)

Last time, we saw the fall of Tony Stark, and the infancy of his rise back to the top. This time, we’ll see that rise begin to take off properly. Having been buoyed up by Yinsen, Stark has found some … Continue reading

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In Detail: Iron Man – The Cave (16.49 – 22.55)

We open on Tony Stark, and he is not as we have seen him before. His clothes are now tattered and filthy looking. There are wires and IV lines attached to him. His previously charming stubble is now messy looking. … Continue reading

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In Detail: Iron Man – Tony Meets The Military (12.25 – 16.48)

We left as Tony Stark was walking away from Pepper Potts in his garage. Even at that moment the electric guitar was swelling, and now it erupts, thumping, screeching as the scene cuts to a beautiful white sports car racing … Continue reading

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In Detail: Iron Man – The Malibu Mansion (09.04 – 12.24)

We’re nearly ten minutes into Iron Man at this point, and something important has been missing. Tony Stark is supposed to be the hero but he hasn’t been very heroic, relatable or even very likable so far. Even before he … Continue reading

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In Detail: Iron Man – 36 Hours Earlier (04.21 – 09.03)

In medias res is a well used technique, and for a film like this, which needs to get the heart’s pumping right at the start before moving into the actual meat of the “origin story”, it’s a suitable one. Thor … Continue reading

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In Detail: Iron Man – The Convoy Ambush (00.00 – 04.20)

This is going to be an attempt at doing some more in-depth analysis of a film, going through it from scene to scene, shot to shot, line to line, offering thoughts and opinions, and just trying to make sense of … Continue reading

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