Originally Posted by kedrell
Whenever I read a review for IM1, virtually nobody ever mentions Howard's role in it. He did ok by at least not screwing up(ala' Katie Holmes in BB) but he was easily the most dispensable person in the cast. He thought he was hot stuff but then got a dose of cold hard reality. RDJ, Bridges & Paltrow ALL did more to make the film great than he did.
It's not about the critics. Howard had a small role but he was the name that Marvel contracted to attract a certain demographic. His miniscule part didn't stop the typical movie go'er from loving Howard's version of Rhody though.