The superhero franchise that started it all for Marvel Studios is back with its third chapter. And after an extremely disappointing second chapter, it’s back with a new writer/director in the form of Shane Black. Star Robert Downey Jr. and Black worked together on the modern classic take on noir, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, a film in which former Batman actor Val Kilmer won the Academy Award for Best Supporti– I’m sorry, I’m being told that he wasn’t even nominated, which some federal agency should investigate.
Where was I?
Oh right–Iron Man 3. It looks awesome. Iron Man faces off against Ben Kingsley’s The Mandarin, who has seemingly been stripped of all Chinese associations so as not to offend the Chinese government and thus not lose access to the lucrative Chinese market.
Want to read Paul Montgomery’s spoiler free review of Iron Man 3? You can read it here!
Want to hear a podcast discussion about Iron Man 3? You’ll find it on Sunday!
Are you going to see Iron Man 3? Of course you are! So let’s talk about it!
If you haven’t seen the movie yet be forewarned – there be SPOILERS ahoy! So don’t scroll down any further if you are sensitive to that kind of thing.