Iron Man 3 was a great superhero film and arguably the best in the Marvel franchise (second only to The Avengers). It did however cause quite a stir with the controversial twist revealed towards the climax of the film. This twist was of course that Ben Kingsley’s ‘Mandarin’ was in fact just a drunken British actor named Trevor Slattery, who was posing in the place of the films true villain Aldrich Killian (Guy Pearce). This unexpected development was met with mixed response from Marvel fan-boys however many people (myself included) also found it brilliantly refreshing and pretty hilarious too.
Ben Kingsley’s side-splitting portrayal of the drunken Brit with a ‘little problem with substances’ was a joy to watch on screen and as a result the character will return for a short ‘One-Shot’ film attached to the Blu-ray of Thor: The Dark World. Previously Marvel Studios have attached One-Shot »
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