THR is reporting today that “Iron Man 3” has already cleared the $240 million mark, meaning it’ll be almost in the black by the time it actually opens in the US Thursday.
All that smoke in the skies over Marvel Studios is from cigars, kids.
And the reviews haven’t been bad, either. Mr. Buzzkill here wasn’t nuts about it, but it’s pretty good — and the fanboy influence is fading as the Tomatometer tallies up print critics today and tomorrow. It was over 90% Monday, with foreign critics loving it.