Iron Man 2
Part of the fun of watching a Marvel movie is looking out for all those Easter eggs strewn throughout, and you can be sure 'Guardians of the Galaxy' has a handful, as well. But in case you missed any of them, from the first 'Iron Man' movie all the way up to 'Thor: The Dark World,' MTV compiled a handy video running down all of them, explaining their significance.
With the release of ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier,’ we now have our ninth film of the Marvel Studios continuity since the first ‘Iron Man’ debuted in 2008. It’s a weird thing, these movies have happened so relatively fast, re-watching them now, it’s hard not to have that, Oh, that’s right, Jeff Bridges was actually in ‘Iron Man’ moment. The Marvel movies come so quickly, it almost feels like an analogy to the current state of hyper-accelerated culture itself.
Anyway, here’s a ranking of all of the one-movie-only peripheral Marvel characters played by known actors that we haven’t quite forgotten, but at least deserve to be remembered as part of an Internet list. (Marvel One-Shot short films do not count.)
We just can't get enough of Iron Man and his armored adventures, so we've decided to feature the Mark VI suit from 'Iron Man 2' in today's Cosplay of the Day! You can never go wrong with a classic Iron Man suit.
Marvel's 'Iron Man 2' may have proven the least well-received of the trilogy, possibly even the cinematic franchise at large, but there can be no denying that Sam Rockwell's entertaining Justin Hammer character had clearly been shoved aside by 'Iron Man 3,' and likely any future films. If Robert Downey Jr. isn't interested in 'Iron Man 4' however, might Rockwell look to reprise the character in Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.?'
Marvel fans, this is your lucky day. We're offering up that epic Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 1 Box Set -- includes all the Phase 1 Marvel movies, a slew of bonus features and a look at Phase 2 -- for one lucky reader.
Yesterday, Jordan Hoffman and Matt Singer spent 14 hours watching six Marvel movies in one crazy marathon: 'Iron Man,' 'Incredible Hulk,' 'Iron Man 2,' 'Thor,' and 'Captain America' followed by a midnight screening of 'The Avengers.'
When it was all over they felt two things: 1) Like huge nerds and, 2) They ought to use their vast knowledge of these movies to hand out some Marvel Movie Awards, celebrating the best stuff Marvel Studios has done with their cinematic canon so far.
Let's suit up.