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Thor: The Dark World [2013 film] (2013)

by Alan Taylor

Other authors: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Actor), Jaimie Alexander (Actor), Tadanobu Asano (Actor), Kat Dennings (Actor), Christopher Eccleston (Actor)14 more, Idris Elba (Actor), Chris Hemsworth (Actor), Tom Hiddleston (Actor), Anthony Hopkins (Actor), Zachary Levi (Actor), Christopher Markus (Screenwriter), Stephen McFeely (Screenwriter), Natalie Portman (Actor), Rene Russo (Actor), Stellan Skarsgård (Actor), Ray Stevenson (Actor), Alan Taylor, Brian Tyler (Composer), Christopher Yost (Screenwriter)

Series: Thor Films (2), Marvel Cinematic Universe (08)

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  freixas | Mar 31, 2023 |
The movie is terribly hampered by having all of the scenes providing depth and motivation to the villain cut entirely (the incomprehensible fact is they were filmed and are freely available as deleted scenes), leaving him a cardboard threat that I was never able to remotely care about. This leaves a huge vacuum at the centre of the film, which only partially is redeemed by the strong subplot concerning Thor and Loki's hugely compelling and entertaining relationship, and a good bit of genuinely fun humour. It is unfortunate, for a stronger villain (which they easily could have had with 10-15 minutes more running time to flesh him out) would have saved this film, rather than having it limp around in the weakest echelon of MCU installments (which, by all means, is still quite watchable). ( )
  Lucky-Loki | Jul 23, 2018 |
Nihilistic space elves want to destroy the universe.

The only reason to care about the character is because previous movies made him likable - which is enough to make the (mostly pretty good) action scenes work, which is in turn enough to make the movie entertaining.

Concept: F
Story: D
Characters: C
Dialog: C
Pacing: B
Cinematography: B
Special effects/design: B
Acting: C
Music: C

Enjoyment: C plus

GPA: 2.0/4 ( )
  comfypants | Nov 19, 2015 |
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Alan Taylorprimary authorall editionscalculated
Akinnuoye-Agbaje, AdewaleActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Alexander, JaimieActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Asano, TadanobuActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dennings, KatActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Eccleston, ChristopherActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Elba, IdrisActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hemsworth, ChrisActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hiddleston, TomActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hopkins, AnthonyActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Levi, ZacharyActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Markus, ChristopherScreenwritersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McFeely, StephenScreenwritersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Portman, NatalieActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Russo, ReneActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Skarsgård, StellanActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stevenson, RayActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Taylor, Alansecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tyler, BrianComposersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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