Iron Man 3 Reviews
I finally liked Iron Man, as a person, in Iron Man 3. In this, he no longer annoys me. Instead of boozy show off shenanigans and thick know-it-all superiority, he is more quietly and humbly working out his issues, and Tony Stark aka Iron Man still has significant issues.. On top of insomnia and work obsession, past mistakes come back to haunt him.
The storyline is suspenseful,, creative, and well put together.
The rock solid love between Tony and Pepper was sweet. Their relationship can clearly withstand a lot. It was a romantic ending, and I love that Pepper is the one who actually takes out the almost indestructible bad guy Aldrich Killian, after a knock em down drawn out Battle between Stark and Killian. The fireworks finale to the battle scene was perfect.
As usual, Colonel Rhodes has a significant side kick role to play in saving the day (and the President). They're both Iron Man, although very different personalities.
The addition of a little boy as sidekick who gets to help Iron Man adds to it; giving kids a chance to imagine themselves in that role. And, I didn't mind that Happy gets a happy ending, too.