Tony Stark is kidnapped and forced to create a devastating weapon of mass destruction. Tony, not one to take orders, decides to turn the tables and, outsmarting his abductors, builds a super cool suit of armor, which he uses to thrash the bad guys into oblivion.
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I actually only saw this for the first time recently, but it cements my feeling that of the films in the Avengers series that I have seen (Iron Man, Capt. Am., Thor) are well done for what they are, but far from great. A solid 3/5, but not quite as good as Captain American for me.
RDJ brings real verve to his portrayal, the supporting cast are excellent and the setup is contemporary and clever. Favreau keeps things moving nicely and the entire piece balances well the tension between comedy, drama and thrills. Starts the Marvel party with a real bang, let down only slightly by the rather underwhelming metal man clash finale.
Mon préféré de la première génération, un des meilleurs
à chaque fois j'ai envie de fabriquer un robot avec ce qui me tombe sous la main, sauver le monde
ah mais avec des baguettes chinoises et du scotch ça vend pas autant de rêve ^^