Iron Man 2

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Scarlett Johansson and a decade of gender politics in the Marvel universe
Eleven years ago, Iron Man’s girlfriends were disposable eye candy. Now women form the foundations of the franchise

Ben Child

17, Jun, 2021 @2:58 PM

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Scarlett Johansson criticises ‘hypersexualisation’ of Black Widow in Iron Man 2
Actor says her character was ‘talked about like a possession’ in her first appearance in the Marvel film franchise

Andrew Pulver

17, Jun, 2021 @11:16 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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Bam, pow, ker-ching! How Scarlett Johansson became box office queen
She’s made several critically adored films and has an unmistakeable voice – but it’s action movies, and her role as Black Widow, where the actor rules the roost

Nigel M Smith

29, Jun, 2016 @9:38 PM

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Robert Downey Jr: there are no plans to make another solo Iron Man film
Highest-paid actor in world says role as billionaire industrialist turned saviour of mankind will be restricted to appearances in Captain America and Avengers franchises

Ben Child

15, Mar, 2016 @11:07 AM

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Comic book artists suing Marvel over Iron Man armour
Ben and Ray Lai claim that their designs from 2001 have been illegally copied in films, including Avengers: Age of Ultron

Benjamin Lee

24, Apr, 2015 @5:51 PM

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Robert Downey Jr not solder on Iron Man 4
The Tony Stark actor suggests he may not return for a previously-promised fourth instalment in the superhero franchise

Ben Child

09, Oct, 2014 @10:58 AM

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Robert Downey Jr steels himself for fourth Iron Man
Ben Child: Downey Jr is in negotiations with Marvel Studios for return as power-suited superhero in fourth instalment

Ben Child

08, Oct, 2014 @9:09 AM

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A strange doctorate: university to offer course in Marvel movie studies
Students at the University of Baltimore can take Media Genres: Media Marvels, which aims to deepen understanding in Marvel Studios output and impact

Ben Child

24, Sep, 2014 @8:54 AM

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Robert Downey Jr plays down prospect of fourth Iron Man movie

2015 Avengers sequel could mark Downey Jr's swansong in superhero role that has made him world's highest-paid actor

Ben Child

08, Sep, 2014 @10:29 AM

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Iron Man 2 | Film review

Robert Downey Jr gives a remarkable performance in the Iron Man sequel, a movie with a message about modern America, says Philip French

Philip French

01, May, 2010 @11:06 PM

Iron Man 2 and other superheroics: the week in film

30 April 2010: From the hastily relocated world premiere of Iron Man 2, to a real-life mercy mission by Hugh Hefner, via Avatar and Star Wars, here are some key pictures from the past seven days at the movies

30, Apr, 2010 @1:05 PM

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