“Ladies, children, sheep… Some people call me a terrorist. I consider myself a teacher.”
Well I finally got around to seeing Iron Man 3 and in short, I thought it was great and you should go see it now if you already haven’t.
Most people that know me know that I didn’t care for Iron Man 2. I thought there was a lot of potential for a great movie and it just fell short of my expectations. The first one is a near perfect superhero movie and I expected the second one to blow me away as The Dark Knight blew me away.
With Iron Man 3 I was little nervous. There tends to be a trend with trilogy movies…the third is often very weak. To name a few…Pirates of the Caribbean, Jurassic Park, The Matrix, Spider-man, and although it is blasphemous in my house to acknowledge it’s existence, there was a third Mummy movie.
As I said, overall, the movie was great. It exceeded my expectations and I had a great time watching it. The characters were interesting although I wish there was time to expand on some of them and perhaps get a little more background.
This time around we get what I thought the second one was lacking: an interesting characters and an awesome group of baddies. Nasty that main guy, that. The performances by the actors Tony Stark (playing Tony Stark,) Don Cheadle (Colonel Rhodes/War Machine,) Gwyneth Paltrow (Pepper Potts) Sir Ben Kingsley (The Mandarin,) and Guy Pearce (Aldrich Killian) were all great!
The action, as expected is pretty intense and the visual effects are some of the best I’ve seen. The movie is pretty fast paced so don’t worry about getting too bored. When things aren’t ‘sploding there’s plenty else to enjoy.
I’m gonna go ahead and give this a 9/10.
On yeah and look out for the usual Stan Lee cameo…and if you’ve been watching these Avengers team member movies since Iron Man in 2008 and you still don’t know to stay after the credits…well I shall not say what I think about you.