5.04.2008

Iron Man

I took a break from writing yesterday to go see Iron Man...
The break was good for me and my family because they got to see what my face looks like for a few minutes without it being semi concealed by my laptop...the break was bad for my writing because I left when I was on a roll and getting on a roll has been more and more difficult of late...high stress...don't ask. So my hopes of hitting 6k words dashed and I settled for 4k, hoping a good nights sleep would again spark the creative muse...hmmm....waiting...maybe my muse is still asleep.

Anyway...
I think when I heard that Robert Downey Jr. was playing Ironman, I was probably the one you heard screaming...I was also jumping up and down with glee...but definitely screaming. I have watched Rob's career since I fell in love with him in The Pickup Artist and held onto the hope that he would rise above the addictions and etc that kept him in the tabloids for all of the wrong reasons. I think Ironman is his best to date, although I will watch Home For The Holidays every Thanksgiving from now until I am too old and senile to remember who I am, much less him, although I will probably still remember him...if only in my dreams.

Why is Ironman the perfect role for DowneyJr? It allows him to combine all of his best traits...his cocky arrogance, his sexuality, his incredible intelligence...

Honestly, I think if I could give my character Garrett Lawrence, from the Chronicles of Surrender series, a Hollywood face...it would be Robert Downey Jr. I mean, come on, can you imagine him wearing leather? And wielding a flogger?

Yeah...I need to go take a cold shower now...
Enjoy the Ironman trailer while I'm away?

1 comment:

Will said...

I'm so looking forward to seeing this movie. Downey's a great actor who can play just about any kind of role ("Chaplin" ~~a favorite).

I'm happy to have found your blog, Roxy. I've clicked over here, from "peeps"~~wink*

Enjoy your shower..hot!

x,Will.