Review of Thor

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh
Written by: Ashley Miller, Zack Stentz, & Don Payne
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, & Anthony Hopkins

A TCC RATING OF:

If I was forced to describe Thor in one word, it would be: Tonal Mess. That is not to say it doesn’t have good things about it, it just means that they don’t work well together. Thor as a whole is less than the sum of its parts.

Thor tells the story of Thor (Chris Hemsworth), the future King of Asgard, who is an arrogant warmongering brat who defies the King/his father (Anthony Hopkins) and gets banished to Earth, while also losing the ability to use the mighty Mjolnir, the hammer which gives him his powers. Meanwhile in Asgard, Loki is planning his ascent to the throne and starts a whole lot of trouble. Review with spoilers after the jump.

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Episode 17: El Foxo

Everybody hold on to their butts! It’s a week of TCC that you may or may not ever forget! I bore the gang with my pick of the week: The Mask of Zorro, that fun flick from 1998 starring Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, and the ever beautiful Catherine Zeta-Jones. I remember when I first saw this. My family rented it from the local Take-2-Video and we settled down to watch what would become perhaps one of the more fun films I’ve seen. There’s action, intrigue, and romance with a capital arrr. Hrm. Rolling the r’s doesn’t quite work in text.

As always, you can sync the episode up with the DVD. Just wait for our countdown and then press play when we do! Enjoy!