Orr reviews Iron Man 2. He thinks Downey was overshadowed by the suit:

[T]he movie gradually succumbs to the excesses that typically adhere to the genre: too many characters, too many storylines, too much CGI...Iron Man 2 is a perfectly diverting action filmparticularly following the extreme clunkers of last seasonbut it's a reminder that Downey is at his best when given, as he was to a substantial degree last time out, a one-man show. I, for one, will keep my fingers crossed for ... Man 3: Tony Stark Unplugged.

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