Do You Expect Us to Talk? enters phase 2 of the Marvel cinematic universe with the third Iron Man film. Tony is experiencing PTS and is affecting his personal life. All the while a mysterious terrorist called the Mandarin stakes the world with a series of bombings, Tony’s past comes back to haunt him once again.
Join Becca, Chris and Dave as we discuss what is it with Shane Black and Christmas, was the Mandarin twist a good call, the 90’s, why this film undermines Tony as a character and how good an actor Chase from 24 is?
Do You Expect Us To Talk? is back with Tony as plot devices that don’t quite gel together as it makes it running bid towards Avengers. Tony now a celebrity superhero has successfully privities world peace. Unforcatntly he’s on borrowed time as his power source is slowly poisoning him. In a race to complete his father’s work that may actually save his life. However, Tony’s fathers past comes back to haunt him while the government and a rival competitor are attempting to obtain what is his.
Join Becce, Chris and Dave as we discuss why Tony Stark is such a dick in this? The wasted potential of Sam Rockwell? Is this film really ruined by setting up The Avengers? Blood toxicity levels and did Tony really piss in his suit?
Do You Expect Us To Talk? is back to move on to the longest series since Bond. We finally begin to take on the might of Marvel that started its expanded universe ten years ago and still going strong. We start with the film that started it all and brought Robert Downey Jr a new crack of stardom. Iron Man sees eccentric playboy arms maker Tony Stark, get captured by terrorists using his own weapons. Waking up with a magnet on his chest drawing fragments away from his heart, he’s ordered to make more weapons while being held hostage in a cave, Stark decides to fight back building his own suit to escape. With a new found aspect of his life and the weight of responsibility, Stark takes his company in a new direction to rout of the evil within his company while working on a new suit.
Join Becca, Chris and Dave as we discuss the rise of Downey Jr career, where Gwyneth Paltrow had been prior to this film, Jon Favreau’s directing style, Jeff Bridges, cheeseburgers, is this film better than its remembered and disappointing last acts.