Movie Review: Thor: The Dark World (2013)

THURS_003B_G_ENG-GB_70x100.inddHey look, Jane’s back – Avengers chronological re-watch, film #8

Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston
Director: 
Alan Taylor

Synopsis: In the lead up to an extremely rare cosmic event called the convergence, scientist Jane (Natalie Portman) finds herself accidentally ported to an unknown world where she comes in contact and accidentally infected with a substance called the aether. When Thor (Chris Hemsworth) discovers this infection he takes Jane back to Asgard to seek help in saving her, however, drawn in by the power of the aether, a once thought to be extinct race of dark elves threatens the safety of Jane, Asgard and the entire universe. If he is to protect Jane, Asgard and all of the 9 realms, Thor must work together with the one person he thought he’d never trust again, his brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston). Continue reading Movie Review: Thor: The Dark World (2013)

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Movie Review: Thor (2011)

thor posterThor’s eyebrows, that is all – Avengers chronological re-watch, film #5

Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman
Director: 
Kenneth Branagh

Synopsis: Thor (Chris Hemsworth) is the God of Thunder, the son of Odin and a hot headed, cocky and totally unready successor to the throne. After disobeying his father and essentially re-starting a war with a long time enemy of Asgard, Thor is stripped of his powers and banished to earth. Here he meets scientist Jane (Natalie Portman) and with her help he learns compassion, empathy and what it means to be a king and save a world. Continue reading Movie Review: Thor (2011)