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Old 05-10-2013, 11:21 PM   #54
Victarion
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Default Re: Disappointments of the Trilogy?

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The Mandarin. It started off so damn promising.
This. Mad science and martial arts are gimmicks if not properly elaborated upon. Gimmicks alone do not make a character. Compare that to The Mandarin's speeches we were shown in the trailers.

Marvel reducing Mickey Rourke's Whiplash/Ivan Vanko to another throwaway villain. Handwaving Tony's family of thieves and butchers.

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...gives it to Victarion basically like giving a loaded pistol to a kid and there's some implication that he's playing yet another sadistic game...
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