Marvel's "Iron Man 3" pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man?Written by
Anthony Mackie read for a part, but did not get the role. He later played Sam Wilson, a.k.a. Falcon, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. See more »
Anyone who has dropped a Christmas ornament knows that it couldn't bounce once; much less 3 times, like when Tony throws it toward the 2 bad guys guarding Trevor. See more »
A famous man once said, 'We create our own demons.' Who said that? What does that even mean? Doesn't matter. I said it 'cause he said it. So now, he was famous and that basically getting said by two well-known guys. I don't, uh... I'm gonna start again.
Let's track this from the beginning.
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This is the first Marvel film that has a prologue (the Iron Man armors are detonated) before the opening logos appear. See more »
For starters, tony starks character just keeps getting better. They really dive into his mental health in this movie, especially after the events of the first avengers. IT makes the situation more believable as there are real life repercussions of these incredibly epic wars that they have. It also makes him relatable to the viewers as we watch him change from being an egotistical idiot into someone that can easily be pointed out as good, although he does still make some major mistakes in the movie. The plot is great as well, with plenty of great turns and individual character arcs here and there. Its fast paced without disrupting the flow of the movie or being confusing. The villain was probably the weakest point in the film for me. To start he is very intimidating then a big twist happens and the character turns comedic, which works and did get a few laughs from me but felt...idk...a bit silly. Once the real villain is shown, a physical challenge is revealed for tony. His motivations area bit foggy, but I let it slide, he wants power, that's pretty much it. The action though, it exceeds all previous mcu movies, maybe even the avengers...arguably. The final showdown is so awesome, there is an excellent use of characters abilities and moves that they have available. Overall a really good movie.8/10.
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