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“Iron Man” (****) Savvy storytelling makes up for lack of ingenuity

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Posted: Friday, May 9, 2008 10:00 pm

One could criticize “Iron Man” for its lack of creativity, and in a sense that would be a valid complaint. As directed by Jon Favreau (whose previous filmmaking experience is limited to the likes of “Elf” and “Zathura”) the movie takes few chances and pretty much plays things by the book. It follows the standard superhero formula in every aspect, and brings nothing new to the genre.

However, despite its straight-forward nature and lack of daring, “Iron Man” delivers on a level that not even the most fervent and blindly optimistic comic book geek could have anticipated.

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