Here is my review of 2017’s Thor: Ragnarok. Marvel’s legendary almighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally. Thor must fight for survival and race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home and the Asgardian civilization. Of course, the film stars Chris Hemsworth as Marvel’s Mighty Thor. There’s also tons of other great actors like Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Karl Urban, Tessa Thompson, Mark Ruffalo, and Benedict Cumberbatch which all have stunning parts in this science fiction superhero film. By the way, this is a spoiler free review. Hope you all enjoy!
Now, Thor and Loki might be adopted brothers but brothers no less. As like any brothers, you don’t stop being brothers. As my own brother would say, “Blood makes you related, loyalty makes you family.” For me at least, I see this in Thor and Loki. Of course, it’s because I see my brother and I. The brother’s dynamic duo just works perfectly. Of course, you’d think it would because well they are brothers! But it seems that everyone in this film has some kind of dynamic duo pair up or at least a connection like being friends or family take Skurge and Valkyrie too.
Karl Urban (known for Lord of The Rings and Star Trek) portrayed Skurge, an Asgardian warrior and the guardian of the Bifrost Bridge in Heimdall’s absence. Every time Skurge is on screen he steals the show. From how bad ass he looks to his one liners to even a crippling conflict within himself. Skurge is one of my favorite character from this Marvel Cinematic Universe flick. Yes, I know everyone flocks to Thor and Loki but come on this guy is an undeniable bad ass. He’s got this dynamic feel with Thor then later you see the conflict within him.
Now, you cannot for get about Valkyrie. This charming characteristic woman is filled with fiercely buried emotions and a tragic past to run from. She’s constantly head to head with Thor which gives him a fierce fight too. You have just got to see it to understand their dynamics. Additionally, Valkyrie is portrayed by Tessa Thompson; known for her work on When A Stranger Calls, For Colored Girls, Selma, Dear White People, and Creed.
Overall, the cast and story was well done with what I can see as an iconic film that will stay standing for years to come. The visuals and cinematography just stuns you with joy and good vibes. This is without a doubt the best Thor film yet. If you have not seen this then you need to! Secondly, you should see Doctor Strange, and Guardians of the Galaxy volume two before seeing this just to be able to connect the dots. Trust me on this one, it’s a 10 out of 10! And that soundtrack was so bomb!
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