Originally Posted by Johnny Footstool
Saw Iron Man 3 last night. It was a mess -- it tried to be a comedy disguised as an action movie with a splash of drama. I had no idea what was motivating the characters in any given scene. The villains' powers didn't make any sense. Every character spouted the same snarky dialogue. There were some funny lines, but the movie as a whole was really bad. Worse than Iron Man 2. Marvel's worst effort thusfar.
I thought Iron Man 3 was mediocre, not nearly as good as the first Iron Man, which was terrific---but mediocrity still lifted it above Iron Man 2, which was terrible IMO.
Marvel's best movies have been The Avengers followed by the original Iron Man.