Want to watch Iron Man 3 but don't have the patience to either wait for its release on Blu-ray/DVD/digital on September 24... or sit through its 130 run time? YouTube channel Movieclips Trailers' original 16-bit video game style short could be for you (also, maybe a trip to your physician about a mild relaxant?). Zipping through the film's entire story in less than four minutes, the speed run style animation pixelates each plot point with the kind of efficiency you'd expect from a retro side scroller action game.
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Video: Tony "Man At Arms" Swatton forges his own version of Link's Master Sword from The Legend of Zelda series, which is much more difficult than just pulling it out of the floor at the Temple of Time.
TV: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. assemble
One of the big selling points of Iron Man 3, other than Ben Kingsley's crazy and wonderful Mandarin voice, was the sheer volume of Iron Man armors that appeared in the film. There were a ton. Considering the likely weight of the armor, probably more than a ton. But not every armor designed by artist Josh Nizzi was used in the movie, and he was kind enough to share some of his unused designs, including one that I can only call the Metal Gear Solid/Metroid armor.
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Even with 42+ armors battling onscreen at once in Iron Man 3, one of the film's most engaging scenes actually sees a mostly unsuited Tony Stark infiltrate The Mandarin's HQ using homespun gadgetry and spy-like cunning (not unlike a reverse Kevin McCallister from Home Alone). Playing off the excitement of the Iron escapade, Hot Toys has announced its new Tony Stark "Mandarin Mansion Assault Version" 1/6 scale collectible figure, which bears the battered likeness of actor Robert Downy Jr., a light-up chest simulating Stark's Arc Reactor, and comes packed with a backpack full of all the gizmos scene in the film.
Two weeks after announcing that a new "one-shot" short film starring Agent Peggy Carter from Captain America: The First Avenger would be accompanying the new Iron Man 3 Blu-ray set, Marvel has released the first clip, which features actress Hayley Atwell as the title character making short work of some impolite thugs. Catch it after the jump