Batman is ok, but Iron Man — Hesus Christo, I Have to see this film!

January 20, 2008

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I went to go see Cloverfiled last night and I saw this trailer and I am hooked.
You have me at “Iron Man” Mr. Favreau — I loved the tings you’ve graced so far — “Swingers
and “Elf” (GENIUS!).

Now onto Iron Man — he’s like Batman, but far cooler, metal-ier, and he can fly . . . Ok, actually, Batman is sort of lame next to Iron Man. (But I still love you Batman, don’t cry.)

Look, they’re both billionaires both have cool gadgets, but Iron Man is more flawed. He’s actually a dying man in a suit. He’s weak, he’s an alcoholic, he’s a little bit more of assh*le — he’s more real,
but then he’s not.

There is a better human element, with more flaws to him.

Bruce Wayne has a trouble psyche due to his shattered past. Tony Stark (catch the “iron”y in the last name) has just so much more against him– but here he is, frail but powerful.

He’s more than a modern Achilles, his weakness is his own health (at least in the comic). I hope they bring this to the movie and I feel that they will, it makes for a much better screen play.

Ok, this is just speculation, but in the battle of Batman vs. Iron Man this summer, Iron Man will trump the “Caped Crusader” with a far a more developed character, better story line, and bada** gizmos galore. 

This is also one reason Marvel Comic has seen such incredible growth in the past decade. Stan Lee has really done an incredible job at making heroes that are more believable and they are all flawed with human error.

Superman sucks, he’s cool because he’s unstoppable, but then Kryptonite? What they hell is that. I’ve never fallen to that who has? But Marvel characters have pain, deep pain, loss, addictions, and they have a dark side that they battle with in — this is human.

Anyhow, that aside Iron Man must be seen . . . Oh,and the video game looks epic.

Check out these clips:

The Trailer:

The Game:


The World’s Fastest Street Legal Car . . . and it’s a 1972 Vaxhaull Victor?

January 1, 2008

Andy Frost (an English transmission mechanic) created a monstrous 2200hp beast with a twin turbo 9.3 liter V8. This car has been an ongoing project of his for over 25 years and has morphed into what it is today. He recollects that he’s spent around $150,000 on his project and it can destroy any street legal car on the road in a straight line. It’s 0-60 alone is just 1 second. Just 1.

Ok, you have to see this . . . it’s very cool!

If you cannot see the video below: CLICK HERE 


Top Gear reviews the NEW E92 2008 BMW M3 against the 2008 Mercedes C63 AMG against the 2008 Audi RS4. (FULL)

December 31, 2007

The Top Gear guys have finally gotten their hands on the new 2008 BMW M3 coupe and have decided to pit it against the 2008 Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG and the 2008 Audi RS4. Watch Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson and James May duel it out in this really exciting episode of Top Gear.

A quick rundown of the competitors:

2008 BMW M3: 4.0 liter V8 /414 horsepower.
2008 Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG: 6.3 liter V8 / 451 horsepower.
2008 Audi RS4: 4.2 liter V8 Quattro / 420 horsepower.

Part 1

Part 2Part 3