Iron Man

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Marvel sues to retain control of Avengers characters
The comics giant has issued lawsuits in a bid to hold on to the copyright of heroes including Spider-Man and Iron Man

Alison Flood

27, Sep, 2021 @2:40 PM

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Scorsese and Coppola have 'earned the right' to criticise Marvel, says Jon Favreau
Veteran directors are still his heroes, says younger film-maker, despite dismissal of superhero fare such as his own Iron Man movies

Andrew Pulver

23, Oct, 2019 @11:54 AM

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Robert Downey Jr expected to make $75m for Avengers: Endgame
Generous back-end profit-sharing deal with studio Marvel said to be responsible for actor’s second massive Avengers payout

Andrew Pulver

01, May, 2019 @12:08 PM

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Why don't superheroes fall in love any more?
Romance was once an integral part of the genre but recent years have seen love interests hit the cutting room floor

Nicholas Barber

13, Mar, 2019 @2:48 PM

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The 20 best Marvel films – ranked!
Following the death of Stan Lee – comic-book titan and prolific creator – we examine the screen adaptations of some of Marvel’s greatest characters. Excelsior!

Peter Bradshaw

15, Nov, 2018 @1:13 PM

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'These men are bad role models': will my son get over his superhero obsession?
Superman, Batman, Iron Man: can a little boy be rescued from their vice-like grip?

Tanya Gold

10, Nov, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Avengers: Infinity War – watch the first trailer for Marvel's massive superhero sequel
The latest instalment in the explosive film franchise sees Iron Man, Thor and co join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to thwart new foe Thanos

Guardian film

29, Nov, 2017 @1:28 PM

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How Spider-Man: Homecoming can help Robert Downey Jr put off Iron Man's retirement indefinitely
Iron Man may be receding into the background, but Tony Stark is as pivotal as ever. Has the cinematic universe era solved Hollywood’s age-old casting problem?

Ben Child

04, Jul, 2017 @5:00 AM

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From Spider-Man to Alien: why does Hollywood keep spoiling its movies?
Blockbusters keep getting spoiled before anyone has a chance to watch them thanks to plot-filled trailers and loose-lipped directors

Ben Child

04, Apr, 2017 @7:42 AM

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Robert Downey Jr offers to voice Mark Zuckerberg's digital assistant
Actor offered to lend his voice to the Facebook founder’s artificial intelligence-based personal assistant, which Zuckerberg calls ‘kind of like Jarvis in Iron Man’

Nicky Woolf in San Francisco

14, Oct, 2016 @8:22 PM

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Disabled people don't need Me Before You. We've got the Avengers
My son has spina bifida – and it’s superhero films, with their depictions of technologically-augmented fighters, that inspire us more than any weepie

Valerie Kalfrin

08, Jun, 2016 @4:45 PM

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Marvel axed female villain from Iron Man 3 after fears of poor toy sales, says director
Shane Black says he was forced to change film’s script after receiving a ‘no holds barred’ memo about his villain’s gender

Monica Tan

17, May, 2016 @6:41 AM

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