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'Thor: Ragnarok' November 3 2017

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So I finally got around to watching it. Definitely the best Thor movie (though IMO the bar wasn't that high), but I find the humour felt a bit forced at times; it's a similar comment I had for Guardians 2.

Still a good movie overall. I feel the transitions were a bit eclectic (like if Taika was given too much sugar when editing), but it was good stuff.

I didn't really get the beginning about what happened with Odin though...
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i saw it on saturday in imax. i agree its the best thor movie to date, however its flawed. i didnt like how they tried to tell 2 separate stories in a 2 hour movie. quite honestly it should of just focused on the ragnarok. but trying to tell 2 stories that are vastly different in a 2 hour movie, just didnt work. it was too rushed.

i didnt like the humor in the movie, people in the audience were laughing and i was thinking to myself "why the hell are they laughing, none of this is funny". we are talking about what is suppose to be a dark, serious end of days storyline and they is humor in the movie, not even dark humor, just humor, i felt it took away from the movie.

we got to see 1 gladiator battle and thats it.....i felt kinda ripped off, i was hoping for atleast a few more. i never felt the emotional weight of the storyline or the impact of choices characters are making. i felt the battles could of been longer as well.

overall i liked it, but like i said, its flawed. the planet hulk storyline should feel like the gladiator movie but with hulk in it. the ragnarok storyline should have a serious end of days scenario like T2 judgement day.

it was another marvel movie that caters too much to the general audience and not enough to the hardcore fans. i really want marvel movies to be like the marvel netflix shows.
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Agreed, I didn't find he humour as funny as the rest of the audience. Maybe I'm getting too old......still, the movie was good, but I can't believe I'm saying this but I think I prefer for first Thor movie. I went into the movie expecting a lot more Planet Hulk elements than what we got.
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Nov 13th, 2017 8:33 pm
Agreed, I didn't find he humour as funny as the rest of the audience. Maybe I'm getting too old......still, the movie was good, but I can't believe I'm saying this but I think I prefer for first Thor movie. I went into the movie expecting a lot more Planet Hulk elements than what we got.
I think the CGI budget would have been shot lol.

Plus they would have to introduce Beta Ray Bill or Hulk's son.

I think they way they did it, makes sense, Thor ascends to the Throne, brings back Hulk to the fold, will run into the Guardians in Space as the head to Earth/encounter Thanos.

The Planet Hulk storyline would mean a very pissed off Hulk returning to Earth to exact his revenge on his allies for kicking him off Earth.
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Nov 13th, 2017 8:39 pm
I think the CGI budget would have been shot lol.

Plus they would have to introduce Beta Ray Bill or Hulk's son.

I think they way they did it, makes sense, Thor ascends to the Throne, brings back Hulk to the fold, will run into the Guardians in Space as the head to Earth/encounter Thanos.

The Planet Hulk storyline would mean a very pissed off Hulk returning to Earth to exact his revenge on his allies for kicking him off Earth.
Ya, in my mind I knew they weren't going to do Planet Hulk justice in a Thor movie, but my heart was hoping for more. Haha.

I still have the comics and animated movie to fall back on.
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Nov 13th, 2017 7:59 pm
i saw it on saturday in imax. i agree its the best thor movie to date, however its flawed. i didnt like how they tried to tell 2 separate stories in a 2 hour movie. quite honestly it should of just focused on the ragnarok. but trying to tell 2 stories that are vastly different in a 2 hour movie, just didnt work. it was too rushed.

i didnt like the humor in the movie, people in the audience were laughing and i was thinking to myself "why the hell are they laughing, none of this is funny". we are talking about what is suppose to be a dark, serious end of days storyline and they is humor in the movie, not even dark humor, just humor, i felt it took away from the movie.

we got to see 1 gladiator battle and thats it.....i felt kinda ripped off, i was hoping for atleast a few more. i never felt the emotional weight of the storyline or the impact of choices characters are making. i felt the battles could of been longer as well.

overall i liked it, but like i said, its flawed. the planet hulk storyline should feel like the gladiator movie but with hulk in it. the ragnarok storyline should have a serious end of days scenario like T2 judgement day.

it was another marvel movie that caters too much to the general audience and not enough to the hardcore fans. i really want marvel movies to be like the marvel netflix shows.
I agree with most points. They even put back in 30 minutes of humour after it was slimmed down because they felt the mainstream audience would eat it up and everyone did.

While I still enjoy Marvel movies, this is one of the problems I have with them. They lighten everything. Take GOTG2 for instance when Ego was building up to something significant only to deflate it with a cheap joke.



This is one reason I hope Marvel doesn't end up buying Fox. We would not have gotten Logan or Deadpool. New Mutants is also looking like a good departure from the standard super hero fare. Disney/Marvel is only interested in raking in as much cash as possible and not expanding their properties artistically and it's kinda sad.
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I thought the new mutants was this new show they have on tv called the runaways.

Stop me if I am wrong.
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I thought the new mutants was this new show they have on tv called the runaways.

Stop me if I am wrong.
Marvel's mutants belong to Fox. The New Mutants is a Fox movie.



The Runaways are a show about the kids of super villains. You may be thinking of The Gifted which is a Fox show about mutants that are part of the X-Men universe.
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Nov 13th, 2017 9:03 pm
Disney/Marvel is only interested in raking in as much cash as possible and not expanding their properties artistically and it's kinda sad.
I disagree. With Phase 3 its become more apparent that the directors are doing what they wanted. I believe Marvel has key messages they want across in their films and how the director gets there is completely up to them Thor Ragnarok is 100% a Taika Waititi film. He`s merely using the Thor Universe. They even let me restart Thor from the ground up. The same with the Guardians 2. It`s a James Gunn movie completely. We will see with Black Panther but all signs point to Coogler being able to do what he wanted. They let him bring in all the people he worked with before.

While its all rumors and hearsay, the DC films are artistic but then they get undercut by WB at every turn.
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I really enjoyed this latest Thor movie. The comedy was much needed because superhero movies take themselves far too seriously.

First Thor bored me tons, and I had to watch it in multiple sittings because it put me to sleep. So now the million dollar question is whether I should go back and watch the second Thor movie?
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Nov 26th, 2017 8:26 pm
I really enjoyed this latest Thor movie. The comedy was much needed because superhero movies take themselves far too seriously.

First Thor bored me tons, and I had to watch it in multiple sittings because it put me to sleep. So now the million dollar question is whether I should go back and watch the second Thor movie?
im sorry what? comic book movies should be more dark and gritty, you are obviously a more casual comic book movie fan as you appreciate something more light hearted. as a hardcore fan, i prefer something more serious and more faithful to the original material.
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Nov 27th, 2017 8:24 pm
im sorry what? comic book movies should be more dark and gritty, you are obviously a more casual comic book movie fan as you appreciate something more light hearted. as a hardcore fan, i prefer something more serious and more faithful to the original material.
Obviously, the money doesn't come from hardcore fans. All MCU movies outside of maybe The Incredible Hulk are filled with humour, more so as we move along. The best way to bring in the mainstream audience is a thin story, lots of action, humour and low stakes. They're so good at getting casual fans that my now retired in-laws never misses an opening weekend.

As fun as Ragnarok is and as much as I enjoyed it while watching it, looking back on it felt like there was nearly no story that made me care about any of the characters. The comic story had gravity. It had real stakes. Nearly all the MCU movies are a bunch of laughs leading up to the big purple dude that hopefully provide something more.

Really, who cared when Quicksilver bought it?

Then again, Gunn did a great job making us care about Yondu.
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brandonly wrote:
Nov 27th, 2017 8:24 pm
im sorry what? comic book movies should be more dark and gritty, you are obviously a more casual comic book movie fan as you appreciate something more light hearted. as a hardcore fan, i prefer something more serious and more faithful to the original material.
There can be campy light hearted superhero movies and also dark/gritty superhero movies.

I prefer the latter, but it's fine for the first to exist for the casual movie goers.
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I bet you they'll have a remake of all marvel movies with dark gritty settings in like 10 years.
brandonly wrote:
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im sorry what? comic book movies should be more dark and gritty, you are obviously a more casual comic book movie fan as you appreciate something more light hearted. as a hardcore fan, i prefer something more serious and more faithful to the original material.

WOULD SOMEBODY THINK OF THE CHILDREN!!!
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Obviously SPOILERS. One of my favorites in YouTube. HISHE and his reviews.



Love Thor Ragnarok but the ending and Hela especially who's supposed to be this "Goddess."

Is it really that easy where Dr. Strange can send her in eternal fall and out Thor's hammer back together.
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