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« Reply #1860 on: October 28, 2017, 08:29 am »

it follows


(no actually it's very good and interesting with some good creepy bits and also the soundtrack fucking rules)

but it's not so great when you consider that it's coming from an alive lady
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« Reply #1861 on: November 08, 2017, 12:59 pm »

Thor: Ragnarok

Upside: It's hilarious.

Downside: It's too hilarious.

Which is to say, the (consistently funny) comic spoofing of pompous superhero epics ends up undermining a legitimately epic story that could have been one of the all-time-greats. There's great character work, intriguing if undercooked anti-colonial themes, and some tremendous shake-ups to the status quo of Thor's world and our universe, all of which is thrown under the bus of a nonstop array of jokes. It's undeniably entertaining, but could have been genuinely powerful if anything here had any weight.

But on the other hand, you can't not like a movie where the dystopian tyrant of a garbage planet is played by Jeff Goldblum at his Jeff Goldblumiest, or Tessa Thompson rocking the role of a constantly drunk Valkyrie, or Cate Blanchett chewing every bit of scenery she can get her teeth on.

What the hell is wrong with you people? Cashews are the worst nut.
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