Robert Downey Jr

Interview: Craig Robinson on the ease of voicing his character in Dolittle and if he’s actually met any of his co-stars

January 16, 2020

On the eve of the release of Robert Downey, Jr.’s passion project Dolittle (originally titled The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle) arriving in Australian cinemas, The AU Review’s Peter Gray chatted with one of the film’s multitude of voice talents, Craig Robinson, to discuss the isolating process of vocal recording and whether or not he’s actually […]

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Film Review: Dolittle; at least it’s better than Cats!

January 16, 2020

After the colossal misfire that was Cats, audiences may not be ready for another round of CGI-rendered animals.  But, despite none of us really asking for it, Dolittle is here, and we can at least be thankful that it’s not the cinematic car-crash it very easily could have been – at least in comparison to […]

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Film Review: Avengers: Endgame is the ultimate payoff for over a decade of films

April 24, 2019

It’s all been leading up to this, 11 years and more than 21 movies and it’s time for the Marvel Cinematic Universe to provide a conclusion to the Avengers saga and some of its Phase One heroes. The ones who ushered in a renaissance and resurgence of comic book superhero movies. Whodathunk that back in […]

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Film Review: Avengers: Infinity War (USA, 2018) is a non-stop juggernaut of Shock and Awe

April 25, 2018

The last ten years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been building up to this, Avengers Infinity War, and this film is nothing short of a non-stop juggernaut of a blockbuster that refuses to hold back its punches. Strap yourselves in because this may turn into a blithering emotional crazed over-analysed mess… but I promise […]

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Avengers: Infinity War drops a titan of a trailer

March 17, 2018

Just when you think it’s safe to internet, Marvel Studios go and drop the final trailer for Avengers: Infinity War a little more than a month away from the film being officially released worldwide. We were all pretty aware of the size and scale and scope of this movie but this new trailer goes to […]

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Film Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming (USA, 2017) is a triumphant return to form

July 5, 2017

By the conclusion of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the character and lore behind it had lost all sense of vigour on screen. The film was tired, painful and offensively deplorable, so much so it managed to master what many would consider near impossible — it made the promise of future instalments as something to dread […]

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Film Review: Captain America: Civil War (M, USA, 2016)

April 28, 2016

The Marvel Cinematic Universe seems to be this juggernaut that keeps pumping out successful film after successful film. They’ve been on this upward trajectory for so long that it seems inevitable that they will have to stumble somewhere. Surprisingly and welcomingly so, Captain America: Civil War is not that movie. There is no denying that surpassing […]

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Iron Man set to join Spider-Man: Homecoming

April 22, 2016

From the sounds of it, Iron Man is set to appear Sony’s upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming. Variety is reporting that following the his appearance alongside Tom Holland in the upcoming Captain America: Civil War, Robert Downey Jr.‘s Tony Stark will be appearing in the next Spider-Man movie. Spider-Man: Homecoming is set to be directed by Jon Watts, with […]

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The Russo Brothers talk what it took to pull off Captain America: Civil War

April 14, 2016

Captain America: Civil War is poised to be, potentially, the biggest turning-point for Marvel’s cinematic universe since the first Avengers film. It’s the final chapter in Steve Roger’s (Chris Evans) journey as Captain America, an adaptation of Mark Millar‘s hugely-popular Civil War comic and the first time Earth’s Mightiest Heroes will assemble since the departure of Joss […]

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Spiderman revealed in new Captain America: Civil War trailer

March 10, 2016

Marvel’s latest trailer for Captain America: Civil War has been released – and it features the first appearance of Tom Holland as Spider-Man. Spider-Man aside, the trailer is loaded with great moments and callbacks to earlier Captain America films. It spends a bit more time fleshing out the nature of the disagreement between Tony Stark […]

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Robert Downey Jr and Robert Duvall shine in first trailer for The Judge

June 20, 2014

It’s been five years since we last saw Robert Downey Jr in an entirely dramatic role, when he appeared in the critically panned The Soloist. While he is now best known for the role of Tony Stark in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it is easy to forget that Downey Jr is one of the most […]

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Film Review: Iron Man 3 (USA, 2013)

April 30, 2013

Iron Man 3 is the third film in the Tony Stark story arc and promises more action and intensity than the previous two incarnations. Considering its box office success and it hasn’t even had a full week on screens in Australia yet; clearly the Marvel Cinematic Universe fans are flocking to watch it.

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