Originally Posted by The Question
I don't think they need to ease up on the seriousness, they just need to add a little bit more levity in addition to it. Forget feeling depressed or overwhelmed, having a bit of fun and comedy helps develop characters and helps make the audience like and care about them.
the wolverine is the best example of a film that is dark and serious yet also has some levity to it but doesn't become a comedy
i dont want some film like thor was where it desperately wanted some comedy so they gave us a darcy