2008 actually has some choices. You can legitimately go Iron Man here.
But I was around for this time. And in my experience, having lived that summer, Iron Man was a great thing… until The Dark Knight came out.
This movie absolutely, 100% defined 2008. There’s no question about it. I’m going to document what happened and how it happened in a second, but trust me when I say – no movie captured the American public, the American culture, and Hollywood, the way this one did.
It’s this movie, and everything else is playing for second. That’s 2008. (more…)