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AFI Movie Club: IRON MAN

With cinematography by Matthew Libatique (AFI Class of 1992) and directed by Jon Favreau, IRON MAN (2008) starring Robert Downey Jr. was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2008 – recognizing it as one of the 10 outstanding films deemed culturally and artistically representative of the year’s most significant achievements in the art of the moving image. According to the official rationale, “IRON MAN smashes through the cinematic stratosphere to take its rightful place among the leading superhero sagas in American film. Witty and bold, this dynamic film is a shining example of summer entertainment that can both entertain and enlighten. Jon Favreau’s dynamic direction delights in the medium, using visual effects with a light touch and in perfect service to the story. Robert Downey, Jr.’s inspired interpretation lifts the title role off the pages of a comic book with great respect — and his own indelible quirkiness — launching it into the future as audiences cheer both a hero and their own humanity.

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Ernestine Wang

The best movie was the “The Best Year of our lives” directed by William Wyler. In 1946. Frederick March and Dana Andrews.


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