A quick note on two movies we saw this week. It's probably just me: I have no familiarity with the source material for either of these works.
Iron Man From a comic book. Snarky weapons engineer reacts to the discovery that his weapons might actually hurt people by making a bigger, badder weapon. But this time, only he will use the weapon.
Theater Location: Beltway Plaza
Noise Level: Fine
The Skinny: I've never liked Robert Downey, Jr, and this movie gave me no reason to start. This was a two-dimensional movie pretending to be three.
Sex and the City From a television series. Four rich New York women whine about men and shoes. The theater manager dressed up for the occasion. She was obviously excited.
Theater Location: Old Greenbelt
Noise Level: Fine, but they should turn down the music when the theater manager walks up to talk to us.
The Skinny: Racist, Sexist, Homophobic, and Vapid. Good Lord, who can care about these rich women with too much time and money? (Even when they're supposedly overwhelmed by work/kids, they have too much time on their hands!) Oh, and the clothes are ugly.