THOR: Grading, Discussion, Review **SPOILERS***

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Captain Craig, Apr 17, 2011.

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What grade do you give THOR?

Poll closed Nov 3, 2011.
  1. A+

    25 vote(s)
    12.2%
  2. A

    48 vote(s)
    23.4%
  3. A-

    49 vote(s)
    23.9%
  4. B+

    33 vote(s)
    16.1%
  5. B

    24 vote(s)
    11.7%
  6. B-

    9 vote(s)
    4.4%
  7. C+

    5 vote(s)
    2.4%
  8. C

    6 vote(s)
    2.9%
  9. C-

    1 vote(s)
    0.5%
  10. D+

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. D

    2 vote(s)
    1.0%
  12. D-

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  13. F

    3 vote(s)
    1.5%
  1. Dream

    Dream Admiral Admiral

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    Yahoo loved it.

    http://uk.movies.yahoo.com/blog/article/163539/thorreviewed.html

    Hemsworth is getting wonderful reviews. Being compared to Bale and RDJ is high praise.
     
  2. Anwar

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    Nice to see Branagh successfully add another genre to his resume of movies made. Shakespearean Epic, Shakespearean Tragedy, Noir detective/mystery, horror/supernatural and now superhero.
     
  3. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    From Deadline Hollywood:

     
  4. Argus Skyhawk

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  5. Llama

    Llama Captain Captain

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    It's 9.20am now(ish) and I'm seeing it at 1.20pm - only four hours to go!
     
  6. Skywalker

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    Llama, are you going to see it in 3D or 2D? I'm still trying to decide which I'm going to go with. Apparently the live action stuff was filmed in 2D, but all of the special effects were done in 3D, rather than being converted after the fact.
     
  7. Obiwanshinobi

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    Is there an IMAX option without 3D?
     
  8. Llama

    Llama Captain Captain

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    No IMAX option here. There was only one 2D session today (at 11.15am - too early for me) so I'm seeing it in 3D, although I'm no fan on the 3D fad...
     
  9. Aragorn

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    If you didn't already know, The Asylum has "Almighty Thor" coming out to ride the coattails of Thor, and they have Richard Greico as Loki!

    Here's the trailer for you to view if you've ever wanted to see Thor using a submachine gun. :lol:
     
  10. chrisspringob

    chrisspringob Commodore Commodore

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    I watched the movie last night. I thought it was probably comparable to Iron Man in quality....quite good for this type of movie, but not at the level of, say, Nolan's Batman, and not as subversive as a movie like Kick-@$$. Of course, given the subject matter, there's no way to make a movie like this as grounded as "The Dark Knight". So it was as good as it had any right to be, given what it was aiming for.

    I hope that makes sense.
     
  11. Captain Craig

    Captain Craig Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Letter Grade?

    Until others have seen it to vote and see the results perhaps for awhile people could also put their letter grade in their post as well. :)
     
  12. od0_ital

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  13. Llama

    Llama Captain Captain

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    Couple of initial thoughts:
    No need to see it in 3D - the only bit that was worth it was the closing credits!
    Enjoyable, fun, well acted, but not very epic (this for a movie set in 3 realms)
    After credit scene will be confusing to non-fanboys
    Grade = B+
     
  14. captcalhoun

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  15. Skywalker

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    Thanks for the info, Llama. I have a free movie ticket, but it's not good for 3D showings, so since Thor's 3D apparently isn't anything special, it looks like I'll be seeing this in 2D. :techman:
     
  16. Llama

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    Now that I've had a little time to think about it I think I know why it didn't feel as epic as it should have. Both the redemption of Thor and the romance with Jane seemed to happen literally overnight. Had they stretched these two story points out a bit longer, the whole movie would have felt more real.

    Some other thoughts:
    The best scene is a quiet scene when Loki visits Thor on earth. A touching scene between two brothers, even though Loki was obviously being deceitful.
    Skif (is hot) and seems to have a crush on Thor
    The humour works - similar to Iron Man
    Nice references to Don Blake MD
    Irrelevant intro to hawkeye, who wasn't mentioned by hero name, but briefly called by name.
    The warriors three were fun; hope they have a bigger role in future films - I'd love an epic film to the other realms with them as sidekicks
     
  17. Gov Kodos

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    I am looking forward to this. I can understand the Sif crush as she and Thor are married in Norse mythology though not in the comics as I recall.
     
  18. Obiwanshinobi

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    You lucky basterds! Aussies and/or Europeans! :)
     
  19. Gov Kodos

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    This was inevitable, love the ending.
    Little Thor:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPNjWWQqWCA

    I see odo got there first up above. Well, it seems Thor comes out this Friday here in Seoul, if I'm reading the movie guide aright. I am looking forward to it.
     
    Last edited: Apr 23, 2011
  20. ColeMercury

    ColeMercury Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Just saw it a couple of hours ago.

    I enjoyed every minute of it. But overall, it seemed a little... unfinished? Not as in "unpolished", everything looked & sounded great -- I mean as in the story seemed a bit more compressed than I thought it would be. Less epic.

    Overall I give it an A-. Definitely recommend seeing.
     

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