Having never read a Thor comic in my life, I wasn’t really all that excited by the news that they were making a big screen adaptation of the Marvel Comic’s character. And while initially intrigued by Kenneth Branagh directing the movie, early pictures from the set were far from inspiring. In fact, the whole project looked kinda tacky. Then the trailer came out, and Thor looked far from tacky, fun even. So, I went in with an open mind, assuring myself that, if nothing else, Thor couldn’t possibly be as bad as X-Men Origins: Wolverine. I was not mistaken. Continue reading
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Tagged Anthony Hopkins, Asgard, Asgard (comics), avengers, Chris Hemsworth, Idris Elba, Kenneth Branagh, marvel comics, Movie, Natalie Portman, Odin, thor, Tom Hiddleston
I hope you all are weathering this current movie shitstorm with lots of streaming Netflix, books and video games. While I wish I could say Red Dead Redemption is so far the best movie of the year, I can’t. Aside from Toy Story 3, I haven’t seen ANYTHING that blew my cock off. Additionally, I haven’t been really excited for anything to the point of looking at my calendar and measuring how much longer I’d have to wait for whatever movie I was excited about. Not even Iron Man 2 made me do the movie happy dance. Inception has been the only “wait and see and hope” movie this year, I think. After the release of Predators, I wondered if I was growing out of my love for movies, or the movies we’re just that fucking bad. Thankfully, I’ve discovered it’s the latter, and I have news about it too.
Next summer isn’t looking much better… Continue reading
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Tagged 2011, avengers, captain america, christ, fast five, footloose, green lantern, harry potter, pirates of the caribbean, scream 4, summer movies, the hangover 2, The Thing, thor, three musketeers, transformers 3, x-men: first class