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THOR

Saturday, October 08, 2011

THOR
Rs.599/-
CAST: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins
DIRECTOR: Kenneth Branagh

If you’ve loved reading Marvel Comics and their superheroes, this flick from the Marvel Studios should be exciting, for Thor is Marvel’s best superhero movie for the moment. Like earlier flicks ‘Iron Man’ and ‘The Incredible Hulk’, Thor also has some of the most visually stunning and spectacular special effects that we have come to expect of Marvel films, with amazing sets, great costumes.

The story is set partly in Asgard, the realm of the gods, and partly on Earth. Thor (Chris Hemsworth) is the first born son of the King of Asgard, the wise Odin (Anthony Hopkins). Thor is a proud and arrogant person and can’t wait to be king. This brings him to war between Asgard and the Frostgiants. The war results in Odin confiscating Thor’s hammer and exiling him to Earth as punishment, in the hope that he can be changed and more humble. Odin also strips Thor of all his powers. But on his descent to Earth, he makes friends and also falls in love with an astrophysicist Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) and her team (Stellan Skarsgard, Kat Dennings) as they study atmospheric disturbances in New Mexico. While on Earth Thor starts out as an arrogant person, but as the film rolls down and Thor spends his time on Earth, he realises what it means to be a hero.

Back in Asgard, his traitorous brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and also the antagonist in the film has other plans that may endanger his brother’s life and his home. With time,  Loki begins to fall and Thor rises from a bad guy to being good. The finale of seeing Thor finally wield his hammer and summon the lightning is memorable. A good fantasy film that focuses on the hero’s journey. Watch out for some well acted father-son drama, palace shots and epic confrontation between Thor and Loki who change with the setting of the story.
    — Verus Ferreira

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