We went to print before we could see a sneak preview, but there’s a lot of excitement about Iron Man 2 at Time Out Towers. Why? The trailer is just so goosebump-inducingly cool, that’s why.

Okay, the first Iron Man got a solid ‘average’ from most critics. And while we doubt this second instalment is going to win any awards, we do suspect it’ll be a whole lot of fun. All that boring business of building a back story is over with thanks to Iron Man number 1, allowing plenty of room in this film for what Iron Man 2’s core audience really wants: action, action, action.

So back to that trailer. Robert Downey Jr wisecracks, Mickey Rourke wields electrified whips and a bad Russian accent, Scarlett Johansson kicks ass in a catsuit and heavy guitar riffs crunch on the soundtrack. Iron Man 2 isn’t pretending to be anything it’s not – what you see is what you get, and if you like the sound of that trailer, here’s what to do: buy a massive bucket of popcorn, disengage your brain and seek out the biggest screen and the best surround sound you can find. Enjoy.

Iron Man 2

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Released: Apr 29th
Director: Jon Favreau
Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Mickey Rourke, Samuel L. Jackson
Language: English
Classification: PG15
Iron Man 2 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_Man_2_(film)
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