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Friday, December 30, 2011

"Thor" Movie Review

This review is long overdue so I better write it now! I wasn't exactly sure what to expect from the movie. I've seen quite a few Norse lore movies and they have all been pretty dark and dirty (nothing really wrong with that), with big, hulking men, weilding big, hulking swords, on big, hulking horse (again, nothing really wrong with that.) Nevertheless, this Thor is based off a comic, which usually means light hearted and a bit corny!
In short, Thor thinks he is ready to be king and defies his father by going off to the ice world to prevent them from ever attacking the kingdom again. Thor's father finds this foolish and banishes Thor to Earth until he can learn to be a good and honorable man. Thor meets a scientist, fascinated with the bridge between worlds. Thor believes he will not make it back home and his brother, Loki, is determined to be king instead. But with the help from Thor's warriors and the scientist, Thor recovers his hammer and saves Earth and his own world.

Suffice to say, it was on the corny side, much more than I expected it to be, but some of the effects were great, especially the big fight on the ice peoples' planet (sorry, but I do not know the official name.) I like the robustness of the characters. You can especially see it when Thor or his friends are on Earth. They have such BIG personalities compared to the humans.

Natalie Portman has not been a favorite of mine in just about anything I have seen her in. I think she tends to play the same character, a bit mopey. (Granted, I have not seen Black Swan, but I imagine her to be a bit mopey in that too.) She didn't strike any extra points for me in this movie. I tended to be more entertained by Kat Dennings (now starring in the show 2 Broke Girls. Love it!) who plays Portman's assistant and is wildly known for her fantastically dry humor!

I like Chris Hemsworth. He is a very bold and handsome Thor (very tall, which is always a plus!) and I look forward to seeing him in Snow White and the Huntsman. If only someone would stick a real woman next to him and not a non-communicative little stick like Natalie Portman or Kristen Stewart! Oh well.

Looking forward to The Avengers where all these comic heroes will collide. And did I even mention that JOSS WHEDON is directing!!! Let me say it again, JOSS WHEDON IS DIRECTING THE AVENGERS! Thank goodness someone had some common sense to hire him. He is BY FAR! the most ingenious man when it comes to movies and television!


  1. You pretty much sum up my feelings toward the movie.

  2. In a way the movie was a long time coming. In that Marvel Thor fist appeared in comics way back in 1962.

    Given that there have been a variety of Thor writers of varying quality over the years, I thought that the movie was broadly true to the comic.

    Though Hemsworth was great as Thor, I thought the real talent was Tom Hiddleston playing Thors nemesis the Asgardian god Loki.

    As an Aussie sci-fi writer: http://www.goldenvisionsmagazine.biz/AlienHunter.html
    I’ve written a bit of Thor fan fiction, why not check it out: http://www.fanfiction.net/u/1276881/David_Scholes

  3. Matt..Cool.

    Anonymous...It's interesting to know that it was pretty true to the comic. I also think it is neat that you have written some fanfiction on it. I've written fan fiction before, but never for comics, never knew enough about them, but I am enjoying the movies.

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