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Old 02-04-2014, 09:30 PM   #329
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Default Re: The Mandarin in Iron Man 3...Love it or hate it? - Part 2

Originally Posted by Loki882 View Post
Marvel retroactively dismissing a twist that didn't work because the actual villain was less interesting/menacing than the drunk actor who was pretending to be the villain would be more accurate. If Killian would have been interesting, then the twist would have been fine, but he wasn't. Kingsley was a much better villain, and he wasn't even really the villain.
Killian was a lot more interesting than what Kingsley was implied to be. Kingsley gave a great performance and he had a great voice, but in terms of story and themes Killian has a lot more going on for him.

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