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Variety’s Picks: ‘Iron Man 2’ Plot Holes, Quinto vs. Nimoy ‘Challenge,’ Cannes App, ‘True Blood’ Soundtrack, More

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Iron Man 2

The Cinema Sins comedy crew found innumerable plot holes in “Iron Man 2” that they detailed in this fastpaced countdown, pretty much confirming everything fanboys said when the sequel was released in 2010. So far, it looks like “Iron Man 3” isn’t giving comedians quite as much fodder for mockery:

Suricate — “Movies vs. Life”

How things happen in movies vs. how they happen in real life is the theme of the English-subtitled video by French comedian Julfou on the Golden Moustache site, which raced up YouTube charts after its April 26 release:

Zachary Quinto vs. Leonard Nimoy: “The Challenge”

The new Spock challenges the old Spock to a race to the country club in Audi’s online ad, which features Leonard Nimoy singing his campy “Ballad of Bilbo Baggins” song as he races Zachary Quinto. Oddly, the main “Star Trek Into Darkness” auto partner is Mazda:

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LISTEN:

“True Blood: Music From the HBO Original Series Volume 4”

Pistol Annies – “Annie Up”

Vampire Weekend – “Modern Vampires of the City”

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“The Doors Unhinged” – John Densmore

“Raven Girl” – Audrey Niffenegger

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“Cut the Rope: Time Travel”

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