Film: The gods are smiling upon this Thor

Marvel’s house style is ironically detached and knowingly self-aware, but Waititi puts a silly gag in every line and slapstick in every scene

29th October, 2017
Chris Hemsworth in Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok: Directed by Taika Waititi, Nationwide, 12A, Rating: 

Grace Jones: Bloodlight & Bami: Directed by Sophie Fiennes, Selected Rating: 

With lyrics about the hammer of the gods and Valhalla, the connection seems obvious, yet no one had done it before. The second thing, and not unrelated, is he turns this third standalone iteration of Marvel’s bulging hero into an overblown comedy.

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