Iron Man 3 - Disney - 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and DVD
Director: Shane Black
Cast: Robert Downey, Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle,Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall. Full cast + crew
Iron Man 3 is arguably the best Marvel movie made so far. However, the reason you can even make that argument is because it's so different than all of the other Marvel movies. It doesn't have to be saddled with an origin story, or a need to introduce new characters or a bigger storyline that feeds into the larger Marvel universe. In a way, director Shane Black was liberated by the success of not only the Iron Man series, but all of the other Marvel movies, and was given the opportunity to break pattern a bit and make a superhero movie that's far less about the super than it is the hero.
Of course, there still is plenty of over-the-top action you'd expect from a massive superhero movie, but what makes Iron Man 3 so great is the way it digs in to the character of Tony Stark and how he lives his life in a post-Avengers world. It's funny and dramatic and badass, but most importantly, it's just a plain 'ole, old school story about a guy solving a murder mystery (that happens to involve hundreds of people).
Special Features: A truly fantastic, must-listen audio commentary from Shane Black and his co-writer, Drew Pearce; the Marvel One-Shot short film Agent Carter (15 minutes), a must-watch for Captain America fans; a further 45+ minutes of making-of material and deleted scenes.
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