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Old 08-16-2013, 06:03 PM   #972
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Default Re: The Mandarin in Iron Man 3...Love it or hate it? - Part 1

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Originally Posted by giveyourself12% View Post
I don't think comic villain hierarchy matters here. At least to me, it doesn't. We were presented with The Joker in the trailers of TDK as the main villain regardless of the Joker's standing in the comics. We were presented with the iconic (Kingsley's) Mandarin in the trailers for IM3 as the main villain regardless of the iconic (Kingsley's) Mandarin's standing in the comics.

We got the Joker in TDK as we were led to believe in the trailers. We were faked out on the Mandarin contrary to what we were led to believe in the trailers.

Therein lies the frustration.

You gotta deliver when you promise things to audiences.
BINGO. Great post

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