Will An Oscar Win Land Mickey Rourke “Iron Man 2”?

Marvel Productions wants Mickey Rourke for the role of the villain in “Iron Man 2.”  However, times being what they are, they don’t want to pay Rourke’s asking price.  Now, reports are circulating that Marvel is waiting until Sunday night to make Rourke an offer.  Why Sunday night?  Because it’s the Oscars. If Rourke picks …

Here’s Holmes’ Irene Adler

USA Today has published the first picture of Rachel McAdams as Irene Adler in Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes movie.  Of course, the movie also stars Jude Law as Dr. Watson and Robert Downey Jr. as Holmes.  The Adler character first made her appearance in the Holmes stories in “A Scandal in Bohemia,” but I’ve read …

DVD Review: Tropic Thunder

Ben Stiller’s second directorial effort is a kitchen-sink affair, no joke is to low, no explosion is too big. Sending up actors and their craft, as well as the ridiculousness seemingly inherent in filmmaking, ‘Tropic Thunder,’ is an assault on the senses that, at the same time, is kinda boring in some spots.

Downey Jr, Cheadle and Favreau Sign for ‘Avengers’

The much discussed adaptation of the popular comic book seris ‘Avengers,’ is looking like it’s a go project. Robert Downey Jr. will be playing the part of Tony Stark/Iron Man, and Don Cheadle will be taking over the role of Jim Rhodes from Terence Howard.  Favreau will be exec. producing, but one can assume that …

First Look at Downey as Holmes

  The first pictures of Robert Downey Jr. playing Sherlock Holmes have surfaced on-line.  Holmes one of the most portrayed character on-film with the role already being inhabited by Basil Rathbone, Michael Caine, Jonathan Pryce, Rupert Everett, Christopher Lee, Charlton Heston, Peter O’Toole and Jeremy Brett The web-site, Just Jared, has posted a good number …