Movie | <em>Iron Man 3</em> will hold viewers’ attention, but it’s no <em>Avengers</em>
by Emily Whitten
Posted 5/03/13, 01:00 am
Tony Stark of Iron Man 3 blasts into theaters with quite a reputation preceding him. Having last appeared in the 2012 spring blockbuster, The Avengers, a film that earned $1.5 billion worldwide, Robert Downey Jr. here resumes his place on the big screen as Iron Man/Tony Stark—and arrives once again in the wake of jaw-dropping overseas sales numbers, topping even The Avengers’ early returns.