Wednesday, November 08, 2017

On "Thor: Ragnarok"


From The Dispatch:
As the third entry in the Thor series, “Thor: Ragnarok” throws out much of the previous entries’ attempts at grand, Norse-style myth-making in favor of something much lighter on its feet. Director Taika Waititi (“Hunt for the Wilderpeople,” “What We Do in the Shadows”) infuses more of his own personality in “Ragnarok” than any other filmmaker in the MCU has yet been able to do, save for James Gunn’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” duology. It’s a colorful, outrageous, gloriously self-aware oddball adventure that isn’t afraid to break the mold and poke fun at its predecessors (a winking theatrical re-enactment of the melodramatic climax of “Thor: The Dark World” is especially hilarious).
Click here to read my full review!

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