Stunt Granny Audio Movie Review: Iron Man 3

Iron-Man-3Jeremy and Kevin return after a few weeks of worthless movies and talk all things Iron Man 3. Who liked it? Who didn’t? Did Iron Man 3 break the string of third act failures for superhero movies? How do they manage to make Gwyneth Paltrow attractive in these flicks? No really; she is smoking in the Iron Man franchise. Who had a problem with the blatant plot holes and lack of logic? Was it enough to drag the movie down or was it acceptable in a turn your brain off sort of way? How many individual toys was the final battle supposed to sell? If you are going to make your audience sit through the previews shouldn’t you make them interesting at least? Why the hell are there fifteen minutes of previews in front of a two and a half hour movie? Did any of them sway our reviewers? Did it matter if you saw it in Imax or standard film versions? All of these will be answered and then some so get to listening.

#ROH Is The Worst Part VI

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I’m digging this picture from ricksilva.net

This week’s criminal act involves the recently interviewed Veda Scott, who not only wrestles in several independent leagues but also does interviews for Ring Of Honor. Recently at an iPPV Scott was interviewing Ms. Chif. She was upset that she didn’t win a multi participant match for a chance at something. I didn’t pay attention. I don’t feel like rewinding because it doesn’t matter to this crime. Ms. Chif out of her anger spit mist into Scott’s eyes. ROH did the right thing and held Scott off of television for a couple of weeks to see the injury. This week’s show was supposed to air before the pay per view (which only taped on Sunday for me this week meaning that it aired after the iPPV debuted. That’s a whole column similar to last week’s.) so it’d make sense if they decided to add a women’s match. They don’t have enough of a women’s division to have it be a weekly feature so they start this angle at the last iPPV then have a recap on TV a couple of weeks ago and then have this week’s confrontation. Ms. Chif came out for a scheduled match and started it but then Veda Scott showed up seething. Scott then attacked Ms. Chif. They had to be pulled apart. Kevin Kelly and Prince Nana do their job and sell the change in demeanor since she had been playing a meek reporter. Scott charges a second time. They get pulled apart again. Just then Kevin Kelly says “We HAVE to go to commercial now” so that we can do the iPPV center recap. (Emphasis obviously mine.) I’ve got no problem with Kelly on this one. He’s just doing his job. If he’s a producer, he’s culpable. There is no reason you should be cutting to commercial when Scott breaks away a third time to attack Ms. Chif. You’re trying to sell a change in personality and (I’m assuming) a match at some point between the two even if it wasn’t for Border Wars. You can’t go to commercial when this is happening. You can find thirty extra seconds if you even need that much extra. Ten probably would have done the trick. ROH is the worst. -Kevin

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