Exiled to Earth after his arrogance fans the flames of an ancient conflict, The Mighty Thor (Chris Hemsworth) of Asgard discovers the meaning of humility when a powerful old foe dispatches a destructive force to crush humanity. Only when the banished prince has defeated an opponent capable of crushing him in battle will he learn what it takes to be a true leader. Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman, Stellan Skarsgård, and Tadanobu Asano co-star in a comic-book adventure from acclaimed director Kenneth Branagh. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
Thor maybe far from the best Marvel comic adaptation, but its one heck of a fun ride! With epic Action, roller coaster-like thrills, humor that hits the mark, and lavishly, huge-budget special effects, Thor is with out a doubt an ambitious and successful effort.
I am just back from the cinema and I have to say, Hollywood knocked it out the ball park. I was prepared for a cheesy low budget comic book movie, what I came away with was chills and wanting a part 2 and NOW! Amazing action, suspense, special effects and even a bit of a love story. You have to see this at least once and I am already planning to see it again once it comes out on Disc. By far at least One of the best movies I have seen this year.
See-it - Something about an Australian swinging a hammer just didn't strike me as "cool" superhero material, but Thor, like Iron Man, is comic-book movie gold, with the perfect mix of action and laughs, and brilliantly ironic direction by Kenneth Branagh. But boy do I feel bad for younger brother Liam Hemsworth who lost out to big brother Chris for the title role of a lifetime.
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This wasn't as clever as Iron Man, not as action packed as the Hulk, but it was a pretty good movie and I enjoyed it. They could have put a little more volume in the climatic action scenes but overall, it was well put together and a good movie.