November 20, 2011


Title: Thor
Year: 2011
Length: 115 minutes
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Writers: Ashley Miller, Zack Stentz & Don Payne; story by J. Michael Straczynski & Mark Protosevich; based on a comic book by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber & Jack Kirby
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman
With: Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Stellan SkarsgÄrd, Kat Dennings, Clark Gregg, Idris Elba, Colm Feore, Ray Stevenson, Tadanobu Asano, Josh Dallas, Jaimie Alexander, Rene Russo
Music: Patrick Doyle
Cinematography: Haris Zambarloukos
Editing: Paul Rubell
I saw it: on video (rented from Netflix), yesterday
Synopsis: a Norse god from outer space is exiled to Earth

My reaction
Concept: 1/4 (Bad)
Story: 2/4 (Indifferent)
Characters: 2/4 (Indifferent)
Dialog: 2/4 (Indifferent). Good with banter, bad otherwise.
Pacing: 3/4 (Good)
Cinematography: 2/4 (Indifferent)
Special effects/design: 3/4 (Good). Good design. The effects are good in places, and bad in others.
Acting: 2/4 (Indifferent)
Music: 1/4 (Bad)
Subjective Rating: 6/10 (Okay, 2/4). There's a section in the middle, for about 20 minutes, when it's a comedy. That part's kind of awesome. The rest is pretty dumb, but could have been a lot worse.
Objective Rating (Average): 2.0/4 (Indifferent)

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