Re: No iron man 3 for jon favreau
DIAB will not work as a movie. As an arc of a TV series? Yeah there's room for it there but in one of these movies I don't see how you can deal with it without
a)Committing what writers call 'the sin of moses', i.e. your hero crosses that fine line, making the audience HATE your hero now to the point where they will not be changing their minds during the rest of this particular movie.....so your movie's screwed,
B)Making the subject of Tony's alcoholism either way too depressing in an effort to treat such a serious issue with the respect it needs,
C)making it too frivolous in an effort to squeeze it in there but not have it bring down the movie(make the movie boring) and thus a very seriuos problem is treated with 'afterschool special' kid gloves and looses all it's dramatic punch.
"Heroes and their consequences are why we have our current opportunities. . . . Every time one of these guys punches someone through a building our margins go up three percent." ~ Leland Owlsley