Accurate "Honest Trailers" Video for 'Iron Man 3' (SPOILERS)

First and foremost... If you haven't seen the movie yet, this does contain SPOILERS all over the place.
OK?  Don't come in here if you are waiting to see the movie on VoD or DVD.


Any Iron Man comic franchise fan already knows where I'm going, and if you've read anything else where I've vented, you know about Iron Man 3 and the face-off with his classic arch-nemesis, The Mandarin.  Yea...  The Mandarin to Iron Man is like Lex Luthor is to Superman.  Or The Joker to Batman.  Yes, he's the iconic villain that has stood the test of time since the early 60's in the Marvel comic universe.

That is until Shane Black and Drew Pearce, obvious non-fans of the franchise, got a-hold of his character.

You can see my venting at the first link above "knows where I'm going."

Well, finally, someone came out with their own parody movie trailer... the guys from "Honest Trailers," hit the mark right on the nose.


Usually 'Honest Trailers' have so-so funny rifting "trailer" videos.  I like 'em, but I'm not drawn to them.  It's more about how you feel about a movie trailer they riff on.  But despite my middle-of-the-road feeling, I perked up when I watched their perfect rendition for Iron Man 3.

There are some great one-liners and dry wit humor laced throughout this "trailer."  Check out some highlights from the trailer that I've annotated here:

... Tony Stark is "Regular Man," in Iron Man 3.

... Prepare for an Iron Man movie without hardly any Iron Man in it. And no AC/DC either.  Suit up with Tony Stark, as he doesn't suit up.

... Saving the day is up to "remote control man."

... You've seen the armor stand up to the Thor, the God of Thunder.  But now, after dozens of upgrades, it runs out of batteries.

I love where they present the "least thought out sequence of the Iron Man trilogy..."

...Tony gives his address to a terrorist, goes home, puts on his only, unfinished Iron Man suit.  Doesn't even see the missile heading for his house until he sees it on the news.  And still doesn't activate any kind of home security system.  Or have Jarvis call the police, or SHIELD or an Avenger.

...And Tony becomes Regular Man, until The Avengers 2.

{on YouTube}

(Iron Man 3 (Two-Disc Blu-ray / DVD + Digital Copy))
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