Originally Posted by ThePhantasm
People think that if they can't imagine it, then no one else can, therefore it is impossible.
Or in this case because some people are fine with the portrayal of Mandarin they just want to silence the people who think that it's crap.
They try to break down the movie as if you're slow and just didn't understand it and if that doesn't work they'll dismiss you as a lowly fanboy who Hollywood doesn't care about. And that your money and opinion means nothing. Yet if that were the case then why did Feige and IM3's staff go out their way to handle damage control once word got out about this twist?
They're at SD Comic Con faithfully every year showing new footage of the latest project.
Long story short, the Extremis plot and Killian didn't win over some fans who wanted the rings Marvel purposely showed in trailers and posters to do things.