REVIEW: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Gives Action, Comedy & Thrills ★★★★

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“Thor: Ragnarok” turned out to be everything Marvel fans were expecting from the epic superhero. Whether you're a Marvel fan or not, you will still enjoy this film as it combines everything to meet the entertaining movie requirements.

The story line and the comedy combined with the action sequences turned the film into exactly what fans want to see with the God of Thunder. Not to mention, Chris Hemsworth spends quite some time without a shirt on... So Ladies, you're welcome!

If you recall, the last time we saw the hunky, Chris Hemsworth who plays the role of Thor, was in 2015 film, “Avengers: Age of Ultron”. At the time he was trying to figure out the meaning behind the vision he saw of the destruction of his home, Asgard. Ragnarok picks up right after, 2 years later when he's forced confront his long lost sister, Hela, played by the phenomenal Cate Blanchett.

The plot twist of finding out about his long lost sister takes you on a wild roller coaster ride with both Thor and Loki. At first they try to be welcoming with their long lost sister thinking there can be some type of peace. But little did they know she was coming back with a vengeance to take over the throne as the rightful heir after being banned by their father. The self-proclaimed Goddess of Death has such an immense power that even rivals that of Odin, her father.

During this confrontation, the beloved brothers are transported to a planet that is covered in waste and people on the other side of the galaxy. During this time, Thor and Loki become separated and Thor is captured and sold to the Grandmaster, played by the incomparable, Jeff Goldbum. Thor demands he be released and he agrees to it only if he ins in his 'Contest of Champions'.

It's pretty much clear who his champion is from the looks of the trailer. When the battle commences, it's a pretty hilarious reunion. But, that's wall we will say about that scene.

Trying to keep this one spoilers free because it is one of the most anticipated Marvel films this year. So if you're trying to decide whether to watch this film or not, don't think about it. You won't be disappointed. It absolutely tops the previous Thor films with the witty humor and action sequences.

 

Thor: Ragnarok

Starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, with Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins. Directed by Taika Waititi.
Running time: 130 minutes
Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief suggestive material.