Iron Man 3

6 05 2013

For once I saw a movie opening night. Now it’s already 3 days later and I’ve blown my chance to write a timely movie post. Oh well. I liked the movie a lot, but I didn’t have a lot to say about it. Then I read this article by Linda Holmes. Genius. This is why, as my blog title says, I take this stuff so seriously. Because when it’s done well, it actually speaks to serious, real life situations, and offers new ways of understanding old problems.

Here’s an excerpt:

But the biggest conversation we’re having now? About balancing self-sacrifice and ego and capitalism, generosity and gadgetry, embracing other human beings versus shutting ourselves inside ever more advanced fortresses at every level from national security down to personal technology? It’s pure Tony Stark.

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