Director James Mangold’s The Wolverine is the most curious of comic book blockbusters.
It received decidedly mixed reviews, managing only a 68% positive rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes and is currently sitting at a 6.9 viewer rating on IMDB. It also “only” managed to earn $132.5 million at the U.S. boxoffice, down significantly from the $180 million earned by 2009’s Wolverine: Origins.
The theatrical film is also long: coming in at just over two hours.
Not exactly the kind of credentials that warrant a big extended cut, right? Continue reading