Whedon and the cast are definitely what that movie has going for it.
Iron Man II
didn't annoy me as much as the way they framed Captain America
- the next IM flick can go back to what worked well in the first, after all, and add on whatever worked from the second. They left no doubt, though, that Steve Rogers has no future adventures in the world he grew up in and devoted himself so wholly to. And dear, dear Peggy lost forever (sob)...