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Film REVIEW: Thor: The Dark World (2013) - ★★★★

Updated: Jan 22

Director: Alan Taylor

Writer: Christopher L. Yost, Christopeher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Don Payne, Robert Rodat

based on Thor by Stan Lee, Don Heck, Larry Lieber, Jack Kirby

Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgard, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano, Jaimie Alexander, Rene Russo, Anthony Hopkins.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Themes: Suphero Action, Elf, Marvel Cinematic Universe

When the Dark Elves attempt to plunge the universe into darkness, Thor must embark on a perilous and personal journey that will reunite him with doctor Jane Foster.

It is the sequel to Thor (2011) and the eighth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

It received praise for the performances of Hemsworth and Hiddleston, visual effects, and action sequences, but was criticized for its generic villain and lack of depth. Retrospectively, Taylor expressed dissatisfaction with the film and said Marvel substantially altered it from his original vision during post-production. Two sequels have been released: Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and Thor: Love and Thunder (2022).


Jan (Age 12): ★★★★

"This film was ok, it was quite weird at times as well. The main characters were; Chris Hemsworth as Thor, is likable and fun to watch, Tom Hiddleston as Loki(he was awesome!!!), and Natalie Portman was pretty good as well. The storyline of this film is great, the action scenes were okay, but I think that the action scenes in the first Thor movie looked better and more impressive. Loki is such a trickster, every time you think he is dead, he is not, it is one of the best characters in the MCU. The death of Frigga was sad to see, but I think it was a smart addition to the storyline. Darcy and Ian's relationship was the most awkward thing I have seen in the MCU.

Overall a pretty good film, I hope 'Captain America: the winter soldier' is better."

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Mix Up Theatre Movie Chart Position: #547


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