Iron Man 3 stars Robert Downey Jr., Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don
Cheadle and Ben Kingsley. Shane Black has taken over as the director instead of
Jon Favreau in this installment of the series.
This film starts out at a fairly slower pace than the previous two, but
builds as it goes and keeps getting better and better.
In this one, Tony Stark (Downey Jr.) is called upon by the public to deal
with a sinister terrorist who calls himself Mandarin (Kingsley). At the same
time, Stark struggles with extreme anxiety attacks as he tries to deal with the
recent events of saving mankind from the other worldly villains in The
The acting was top notch. Robert Downey Jr. was great as always, and spends
more time out of his Iron Man suit in this one than the previous two Iron
Man films. Guy Pearce was a good addition to the series. He was a perfect
villain and was fun to hate. Ben Kingsley, easily one of the greatest actors of
our time, was amazing in this film. He will most definitely take you by surprise
and his performance alone makes this movie worth seeing.
The action and special effects were great. The story, although slow at times,
was interesting, had great comic relief and a big payoff at the end.
Go see this movie if you liked any of the other Marvel Comics movies such as
Thor, The Avengers or the other two Iron Man movies.
Whether or not you see it in 3D, you'll enjoy this one. I give this picture an
Also, be sure to stay all the way through the credits.
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