Iron Man 3 continues the tale of Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.) as Iron Man, tracing his evolution from cocky, wise-cracking selfish playboy to cocky, wise-cracking armor-wearing hero. With no origin story to bog it down, Iron Man 3 is free to be the ultimate superhero movie and easily the best in the series.
Kicking off “Phase 2” of Marvel’s cinematic universe after The Avengers, Iron Man 3 has a tricky balancing act to pull off: how to present Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) with enough of a threat to create the drama required for the third film in a series, but which doesn’t necessitate the assembling of the Avengers, now that Tony presumably has them on speed dial?
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