Could the Facebook and iPad generation relate to this most unconventional of Marvel superheroes? Well, forget what you think THOR will be: thanks to an ambitious studio and an adept filmmaker, class is in session at your local cineplex this Friday.
Director Kenneth Branagh matches his cinematic bravado with the clever brawn of star Chris Hemsworth, and together they make THOR succeed beyond expectation. To their credit, this seemingly awkward superhero fits keenly into the expanding 21st century Marvel film universe. The surprising result is a film forged with bold, uncanny good fun, not intellectually taxing but its entertainment value may well catch doubters off-guard. Read FilmEdge’s review of THOR.