Trash Film Guru Vs. The Summer Blockbusters : “Iron Man 3”

Posted: May 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

My assault on the summer blockbusters continues over at Through The Shattered Lens —

Through the Shattered Lens

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I’m not sure one can entirely, or even adequately, separate how one feels about Marvel’s latest bloated billion-dollar blockbuster, Iron Man 3, from how one feels about their last one, The Avengers — excuse me, Marvel’s The Avengers — since Joss Whedon’s flick has been positioned, story-wise, as a thematic and consequential lead-in to director Shane Black’s first crack at the cinematic exploits of Tony Stark and his super-suit. After all, it’s Stark himself who solemnly informs us that “nothing’s been the same since New York,” and the events he “endured” there are supposedly the catalyst for a new, darker, more somber and “mature” phase of his life that’s now begun.

Right off the bat, then, you’ll have to forgive me if I just don’t “buy in” to that whole scenario. I know, I know — I’m one of only about ten people on the entire planet who…

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  1. Although I have not seen the movie, but I’m so honored to see you for sharing, thank you for sharing!

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