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The Wolverine


I just didn’t like this. I wanted to like it, and thought that the Japan setting would make for an interesting film, but I didn’t like the story, and the action sequences did absolutely nothing for me (except for the fight on top of the Shinkansen). You can tell it was shot here, and most of the actors are at least Japanese, but there was just too much ridiculousness – making sure your yukuza dudes quickly get shirtless so you can see their tattoos, heading 500km from a non-winter Tokyo to a snow-covered village, or the Nakagin Capsule Tower as a love hotel in some city outside of Tokyo. And I thought we were over spandex in films – that Viper character looks ridiculous, and is just lame through and through. The only bit I did enjoy was the after-credit sequence, that I assume is a lead-in to the Days of Future Past film.

By Jean Snow

Production Services Manager at Ubisoft Shanghai. Before that, half a life spent in Tokyo.