Originally Posted by danoyse
There do seem to be a few "why didn't things just explode for two hours instead of all of this character and plot?" -type-complaints in some of these reviews.
Yes, many of the reviewers seem to want it to embrace the potential OTT elements.
The UK Telegraph's silly review said this: "Perhaps if Mangold had set his sights on more appropriate source material, The Wolverine might have been an X-Men equivalent of You Only Live Twice, with hollow volcanos, silvery secret passageways, and a bouncing delight in its own silliness."