"Iron Man 2" isn't as much fun as its predecessor, but by the time the smoke clears, it'll do.
Iron Man 2
A Paramount release presented with Marvel Entertainment of a Marvel Studios production in association with Fairview Entertainment. Produced by Kevin Feige. Executive producers, Alan Fine, Stan Lee, David Maisel, Denis L. Stewart, Louis D'Esposito, Jon Favreau, Susan Downey. Co-producers, Jeremy Latcham, Victoria Alonso. Directed by Jon Favreau. Screenplay, Justin Theroux, based on the Marvel comicbook by Stan Lee, Don Heck, Larry Lieber, Jack Kirby.
Camera (Deluxe color, Panavision widescreen), Matthew Libatique; editors, Richard Pearson, Dan Lebental; music, John Debney; music supervisor, Dave Jordan; production designer, J. Michael Riva; supervising art director, David Klassen; art directors, Suzan Wexler, Michael E. Goldman; set decorator, Lauri Gaffin; costume designer, Mary Zophres; sound (Dolby Digital/DTS/SDDS), Mark Ulano; supervising sound editors, Frank Eulner, Christopher Boyes; sound designer, Boyes; visual effects supervisor, Janek Sirrs; visual effects and animation, Industrial Light & Magic; ILM visual effects supervisor, Ben Snow; ILM animation supervisor, Marc Chu; physical suit effects supervisor, Shane Patrick Mahan; stunt coordinator, Thomas Robinson Harper; associate producers, Eric N. Heffron, Karen Johnson; assistant director, Heffron; second unit director, Jonathan Taylor; casting, Sarah Halley Finn, Randi Hiller. Reviewed at Grauman's Chinese Theater, Los Angeles, April 26, 2010. MPAA Rating: PG-13. Running time: 124 MIN.
Tony Stark - Robert Downey Jr. Pepper Potts - Gwyneth Paltrow Lt. Col. James "Rhodey" Rhodes - Don Cheadle Natalie Rushman/Natasha Romanoff - Scarlett Johansson Justin Hammer - Sam Rockwell Ivan Vanko - Mickey Rourke Nick Fury - Samuel L. Jackson Agent Coulson - Clark Gregg Howard Stark - John Slattery Senator Stern - Garry Shandling
With: Christiane Amanpour, Bill O'Reilly.