Robert Downey Jr. may have been born to play Tony Stark. He embodies every aspect of the character, from the brilliance down to the alcoholism. And Jeff Bridges (a.k.a. "The Dude") need only show up to steal a scene.
I wasn't impressed with the sequel, but all of my geek cylinders are fired up in anticipation of Iron Man teaming up with The Avengers next month. Word on the street is The Avengers will be another triumph of good over evil. It may even have a decent Hulk.
* I am totally impressed with myself for using such a big word like amalgamation. I did have to look it up to make sure I was using it properly, though.