Well, they seem to indicate that the film is a step down from its predecessor, though far from a bad popcorn flick, according to most. Rotten Tomatoes currently has it at 82% here, based on a small sampling of 17 reviews.
What does this mean? Well, I think we might be able to scuttle talk of a Best Picture nomination for Iron Man 2, but beyond that, not much...though it's interesting to take note of.
-Thoughts on the early reviews for Iron Man 2?