All posts tagged “Robert Downey Jr.

Chef: Feel Good Personified

Chef: Feel Good Personified

Sometimes you come across a film that is quite simple just what it is on the surface of it, and that’s perfectly okay. In fact, it’s all the better for it. Chef is one of those films. Chef tells the story of Carl Casper. Struggling […]

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100 movies: Avengers Assemble

100 movies: Avengers Assemble

Every year I set myself a target, usually of about 100, of films to watch. These are new films. Not new, new films. But films that are new to me. Any time I’ve seen a new one, I post a bit of a brain dump […]

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Watching the Avengers Assemble

Watching the Avengers Assemble

Last night was a very exciting night. It was the European premiere of The Avengers Assemble and it was taking place right around the corner from my office! I’m not joking. I had to walk about 1 minutes from the outside of my office doors. […]

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120+ Movies: Getting Back on Track

120+ Movies: Getting Back on Track

The Hangover Part II (27/05/11) Right after the bachelor party in Las Vegas, Phil, Stu, Alan, and Doug jet to Thailand for Stu’s wedding. Stu’s plan for a subdued pre-wedding brunch, however, goes seriously awry. Going into this film I knew what I was expecting […]

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100 movies: Checking in at 115

100 movies: Checking in at 115

I think I might just be able to hit my adjusted 120 target for the year. Which scares me a little. Why? I wanted to aim for more movies next year. I don’t think I could top 120 for next year! Unstoppable (26/11/10) Unstoppable has […]

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100 movies: Nearly there!

100 movies: Nearly there!

Nearly up to 90! Sherlock Holmes (16/09/10) Another film missed when it was released. I wish I had seen it in the cinema. Not because it’s an amazing film, but I like seeing action on the big screen. A fun movie with Robert Downey Jr […]

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100 movies: Start of the summer blockbusters

100 movies: Start of the summer blockbusters

Think Iron Man 2 marks the start of the summer blockbusters, am I right? Iron Man 2 (03/05/10) Comic book sequels have a patchy history. For every Dark Knight you’ve got a Silver Surfer. The comic book hero origin story seems to be the easiest […]

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