The Iron Monger thread....what did you think overall?

Discussion in 'Iron Man' started by terry78, May 2, 2008.

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Did Favs and co. get Iron Monger right?

  1. Excellent

  2. They did a decent job, but entirely how I wanted

  3. Didn't care either way

  4. Iron Monger? Hell, I thought this movie had the Donger..from Sixteen Candles!

  5. They anally violated my childhood...Iron Monger was totally jacked up! :cmad:

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  1. terry78

    terry78 I'm gonna need more rope

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    This isn't a thread about Stane himself, nor about the battle between him and IM, though if it involves it, knock yourself out. The Iron Monger armor itself, if you are familiar with the original book's versions, did it move how you envisioned, was it as threatening as you felt it was in the books, and basically, did they get most of it right design and animation-wise?

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  2. Knightsaber Priss

    Knightsaber Priss Lone Wolf

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    All I can say is.....Iron Monger was a great villain at the end. I just love seeing he and Ironman smacking each other around. Perhaps Ezekiel Stane could take up the mantle and create his own Iron Monger suit to kill Tony Stark with for revenge of his father.
     
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  3. Symbiotic

    Symbiotic Well-Known Member

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    I enjoyed the Monger.
     
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  4. RonStoppablefan

    RonStoppablefan Harry Potter fan

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    I personally thought they did a great job on both him and Iron man.
     
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  5. S.A.A.D.

    S.A.A.D. Well-Known Member

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    I liked Iron Monger as well.
     
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  6. Symbiotic

    Symbiotic Well-Known Member

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    Semi-related I suppose, but my theater laughed at Stane's line "Tony Stark built this in a cave!... with a pile of scraps!" I have the feeling that wasn't the intention of the line.
     
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  7. Knightsaber Priss

    Knightsaber Priss Lone Wolf

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    I personally didn't laugh because clearly the look on Obadiah's face meant he was displeased with the lack of progress.
     
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  8. Valorman

    Valorman Well-Known Member

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    i adored jeff bridges performance. this movie topped them all!
     
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  9. Symbiotic

    Symbiotic Well-Known Member

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    Nor did I for those same reasons.
     
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  10. Valorman

    Valorman Well-Known Member

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    Also, his flight was spectacular. They really made me believe in the weight of the suit with how incredibly powerful his flight sequences looked.
     
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  11. Knightsaber Priss

    Knightsaber Priss Lone Wolf

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    I think some props should go to Jeff Bridges for respectfully taking the role seriously. This is a man who shaved his head because he thought it would be a good thing to do since Stane was bald in the comic. And especially despite Favreau saying he didn't have to do it.
     
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  12. Kirk Langstrom

    Kirk Langstrom FRANCINE!!!!

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    I thought it was excellent.
     
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  13. The Schlone

    The Schlone Well-Known Member

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    My theater did the same thing. It kind of went over my head... I still don't get why it's funny...
     
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  14. Knightsaber Priss

    Knightsaber Priss Lone Wolf

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    Maybe it's because we're comicbook fans. We've read these sorts of dialogues all before. Maybe people thought it was funny that Stane mentioned how Tony Stark created the Mark I with such meager resources.
     
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  15. cryptic name

    cryptic name No Limits

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    it was a funny line. stane's scientists thought it was impossible, but tony stark did it with spare parts in a cave. that's funny.
     
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  16. TNC9852002

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    lol. People always chuckled at that.

    TONY STARK BUILT THIS IN A CAVE!!....WIT A BOX OF SCRAPS!!... :p

    I thought Iron Monger looked good and was very faithful.

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  17. MaJiN

    MaJiN The Laughing Man

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    That and Tony Stark had already gotten over with the audience. There was also a bit of an audience response when the scientist said "we're not Tony Stark".

    A lil off topic but one thing that I thought was funny was a lot of the ladies in the audience said "awwww" when the arm machine retrieved Tony's old power source for him.

    But anyway the Iron Monger was sick. Hey, who does he attack first? :cwink:

    Awesome movie. Jon Favreau has my respect.
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  18. The Caped Knight

    The Caped Knight Shield Avenger

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    Bridges owned as Iron Monger . I love his voice in the suit .
     
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  19. Raiden

    Raiden Wakanda Forever

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    Well, Shane's scientists had all the resources at their disposal, and they could not compete against Stark who was imprisoned and used spare parts to make his armor. That's funny.
     
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  20. spiderfan970

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    it was funny to me because he was so dramatic about it all of the sudden...after he said WITH A PILE OF SCRAPS, I said, IN A VAN, DOWN BY THE RIVER really loud. And that kind of sums up to my why that particular line was funny.
     
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  21. Knightsaber Priss

    Knightsaber Priss Lone Wolf

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    I just thought of this while reloading a few Sims 2 expansions on my PC, but I'm just wondering how long it's going to take until crafty individuals start dubbing over Jeff Bridges lines in the movie as Obadiah with memorable soundbytes from The Big Lebowski.
     
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  22. The Caped Knight

    The Caped Knight Shield Avenger

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    It was a very funny line .
     
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  23. Doctor of Doom

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    Loved him. The suit felt REALLY powerful, even if it was very, very slow at flying. He moved pretty damn fast in it and I came away with a better impression of Iron Monger than the comics ever gave me- it felt like Tony was pretty seriously outclassed.
     
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  24. Captain Planet!

    Captain Planet! The Power Is Yours

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    I liked the Iron Monger. My only complaint is that a few of his lines at the end were a little corny, like "I've made a few upgrades of my own!"
     
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  25. The Guard

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    Pretty thin villain. Bridges did a nice job with little to work with.
     
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