Iron Man 3

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Movie Info:

Summary:

Marvel's "Iron Man 3" pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit
or does the suit make the man?
Starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Stephanie Szostak, James Badge Dale with Jon Favreau and Ben Kingsley, "Iron Man 3" is directed by Shane Black from a screenplay by Drew Pearce & Shane Black and is based on Marvel's iconic Super Hero Iron Man, who first appeared on the pages of "Tales of Suspense" (#39) in 1963 and had his solo comic book debut with "The Invincible Iron Man" (#1) in May of 1968. –Marvel.com

Review:

The Marvel super heroes’ movies just keep getting better and better, watching these comic books come to life on film has been extraordinary. I love how all of the movies tie into each other and develop story lines that weave all of the heroes worlds together. In the third installment of Iron Man I was enthralled by the evolution of Tony Stark’s character after the events of The Avengers. When he’s forced to depend on only himself he discovers what it means to pull yourself up by the bootstraps and make something out of nothing. Tony fights his own demons and finds that armor isn’t the end all, be all that he’s always thought it to be.

This movie has it all: action, adventure, villains, and heart but best of all it showcases what it really means to be a hero.

Two quick notes about the movie, there is quite a bit of violence that might be upsetting to younger audiences and while Ben Kingsley did a great job playing the Mandarin his character’s story arc strayed wildly from that in the comic books.

To go along with my first ever movie review I have a little something special for you. Comic book shoes! I saw this idea online and LOVED it so much that I had to give it a try. Aren’t they adorable? The best part is that they were super easy to make if not a little time consuming. The whole project took over three hours. Gather your supplies, cut out the comic strips, apply with Mod Podge, then add several more coats to seal.

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