Robert Downey Jr. describes Guardians Of The Galaxy as best Marvel movie yet

With Guardians Of The Galaxy recently passing the $500 million mark worldwide, Robert Downey Jr. has taken the opportunity to praise the film, and hail it as one of Marvel’s best offerings to date.

Galaxy in some ways is the best Marvel movie ever,” says Downey. “And it’s odd for someone with - on occasion - an ego the size of mine to actually say that!”

In addition to that, Downey is full of praise for how the studio’s long-term plan have allowed it the chance to bring some of its lesser-known characters to a much wider audience...

“We’re talking about how the Iron Mans and the Thors and the Captain Americas and the Avengers movies have afforded Marvel the opportunity to essentially take what was a third-tier, minor, kind of upstart bit of potential from one of their comic-books series and say: ‘Look!’”

All of which means the pressure is back on Downey and co, when Avengers 2: Age Of Ultron opens in the UK on 24 April 2015. Over to you, chaps…