The Most Insanely Complex Stunts from Science Fiction and Fantasy Films

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Nowadays, when you go see a big movie, you assume everything is going to be computer animation and greenscreen, and nothing is real. But a lot of the biggest, craziest movie stunts, past and present, have been entirely practical. Here are some of the most complicated stunt sequences that were created in reality. » 1/31/14 6:10pm 1/31/14 6:10pm

Biomedical Engineer on Making Iron Man 3's Extremis Tech Real

The tech driving Iron Man 3 isn't, as it typically is, Tony Stark's Iron Man suit. Instead, it's the medical-but-also-real-explodey Extremis. And believe it or not, the physiological nanoparticle science behind it isn't pure science fiction. At least some parts of it are within reach relatively soon. » 5/06/13 5:40pm 5/06/13 5:40pm

The Real-Life Tony Starks Behind Iron Man 3's Amazing Armor

For as advanced and as lifelike as CGI effects have become over the last decade, physical props are still the bedrock of modern special effects—especially in movies about a guy in a robotic suit. Gizmodo recently sat down with two of Iron Man 3's effects masters, Shane Patrick Mahan and Lindsay MacGowan of Legacy… » 5/06/13 12:50pm 5/06/13 12:50pm

Iron Man 3 Review: More Human, Less Soul

The third Iron Man could have been one of two movies. It could have gone on a light and self-referential victory lap of the Ocean’s Thirteen variety. Or it could have decided that after two outings—one great, the other basically good enough—we had enough foundation with the characters to really dig in. Either might… » 5/03/13 2:45pm 5/03/13 2:45pm

Watch Pepper Potts Finally Suit Up in This Kickass Iron Man 3 Teaser

As May 3 gets closer and closer Marvel is starting to flood the airwaves with 30 second Iron Man 3 commercials, including this spot which reveals something fans have speculated since the first trailer: Pepper Potts gets to don the Iron Man armor. It doesn't look like Stark has created her her own custom suit—yet—but… » 3/27/13 8:24am 3/27/13 8:24am

Iron Man Even Makes Getting Dressed Look Badass

It doesn't show anywhere as much as the recent full-length trailer, but this short clip from Iron Man 3 shown at the Kids Choice Awards showing Stark suiting up in his latest generation suit is just as awesome. Seriously, if a superhero can make getting dressed look this badass, imagine what it will be like when he… » 3/21/13 11:10am 3/21/13 11:10am

Here's a Teaser for Iron Man 3's Super Bowl Ad

Because we're all just suckers when it comes to anything Marvel, Iron Man and/or Bob Downey (and especially because Iron Man 3 looks so amazing), we can't help but enjoy watching trailers for... freaking trailers. Iron Man 3 will showcase a new trailer during the Super Bowl so Marvel decided to tease the spot by… » 1/30/13 11:02pm 1/30/13 11:02pm

Watch the Exciting Trailer For the... Iron Man 3 Trailer?

Are you excited for the first official look at Iron Man 3? Of course you are. So to tide you over until the official trailer is released, here's the official trailer for the official trailer that gives us a handful of tantalizing looks at what the official trailer has in store. Let's break down some of what it reveals. » 10/22/12 8:33am 10/22/12 8:33am