Originally Posted by ROCSteady
I don't understand why Iron Man 2 gets such a bad rap. I enjoyed it. The settings and locations were badass and Mickey Rourke was a cool villain.
Because the movie was totally arbitrary and made no sense. Rourke's villain was severely underused. Downey's enthralling performance in the original, becomes a caricature and annoying in the 2nd film. It was basically just a necessary step to the Avengers.