If only we could have Roger Deakins frame our lives
MCU Rewatch 1/23
When most superhero movies from this era start to look dated, this movie just gets better and better the more you watch it. You couldn't have found a better way to kickstart what would become the MCU, and this movie manages to stand alone in a great way as well all these years later. Robert Downey Jr. was born to be Tony Stark, and he's having the time of his life. In 50 years we'll still look back at Iron Man as one of the most important films of all time.
"Try not to understand it. Feel it."
When the credits rolled and Christopher Nolan's name popped up with Travis Scott playing in the background, I left the theater getting exactly what I was looking for - a Nolan experience.
Was the dialogue hard to follow at time? Yes. Could the characters have had some more backstory? Yes. Am I still looking up explanation videos? Yes. While all of this is true - it did not take away from the film…