age of ultron

So, there’s a little movie coming out May 1 titled The Avengers: Age of Ultron, and if you aren’t jumping-up-and-down-screaming excited about it, don’t bother reading this post. You are dismissed.

Here’s a little important history regarding the Disney / Marvel buyout: Back in 2009, the Walt Disney Company purchased Marvel Entertainment for a whopping $4 billion (for those who don’t realize how much money this is, $4 billion is roughly 444,444,444 Chipotle burritos with guac. Disney doesn’t play around. Also, I want Chipotle). So then everyone freaks out and thinks Marvel is going to be bad and awful because of the Disney influence.

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I am Iron Man.

Two important things about me:iron man 2

  • Iron Man is my favorite Avenger. (I’ll let you determine what that says about me as a person.)
  • I have a deep love for classic rock. (Thanks, Dad!)

Combine Iron Man with rock music and I get strangely happy. I don’t know what it is, but Tony Stark is like rock music personified. This is solidified in the first Iron Man film when we are first introduced to Tony. The boom box is playing “Back in Black” by AC/DC, and Tony is showcasing his sarcastic, somewhat offensive, consciously-egotistical attitude. I’m not here to talk about “Back in Black,” though – I’m here to discuss “Shoot to Thrill” (also by AC/DC) which is used not once, but TWICE in Iron Man appearances.

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